The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. So, what do we think of Betty White’s latest SNL promos? (Or do we even have to ask?) She also cameos in the trailer for this new Kristen Bell comedy. [via Vulture] 2. When old-guy attempts to be hip go horribly wrong: Roger Waters commissioned tags on an Elliott Smith memorial wall. [via Village Voice] 3. Neil LaBute and Samuel L. Jackson (who worked together on Lakeview Terrace) are teaming up on a new Showtime project about a white supremacist family. [via Variety] 4. Attention literary types: The One Book, One Twitter book club launches today, and readers worldwide are being asked to tackle Neil Gaiman’s American Gods. [via Guardian] 5. What will Bruce Willis’ new fragrance smell like? Evidently, “it embodies every individual feature of the Hollywood star: strong, self-confident, consistent.” Yikes. [via Luxist]