The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Ozzy Osbourne and Mötley Crüe are touring together this summer. The last time they were on the road it was 1984, and Ozzy snorted Nikki Sixx’s urine on a dare. [via MTV] 2. Some early pics from the set of The Smurfs movie are out, and Hank Azaria makes a much better Gargamel than you might have assumed. [via ComingSoon] 3. Welcome to Twitter, @pattonoswalt. [via Pop Candy] 4. A few clips from the set of True Grit, the Coen Brothers’ latest, have arrived online, and while you can’t see much, we’re already getting excited for this December 2010 release. [via Slashfilm] 5. A painting that an Italian family kept hidden away in their sideboard because they considered it inferior to the rest of their collection is actually a self-portrait by Leonardo da Vinci. And it’s worth $287 million. So there you go. [via The Australian]