The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Morgan Spurlock, Joss Whedon, Ain’t It Cool News founder Harry Knowles, and Stan Lee are collaborating on a documentary that will “follow seven different people from across America, and around the world, as they descend upon the veritable Mecca of fandom and experience the rapture that is Comic-Con.” [via ABC News] 2. The winners of the Moby Awards for Best & Worst Book Trailers were announced at a ceremony last night, including Jonathan Safran Foer for Most Annoying Performance by an Author. Eeep! [via GalleyCat] 3. Is the Whitney Museum of American Art really planning to lease its flagship location to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and relocate downtown completely? [via ARTINFO] 4. While you wait for Season 3 to start, stream True Blood: Volume 2, which features a new song by Beck, and tracks from M. Ward, Lucinda Williams, and Elvis Costello. [via EW] 5. Hallelujah: Governor Paterson has reenacted a more restrictive law against ticket scalpers from the 1920s that prohibits reselling tickets for more than $2 above face value. [via NYDN]

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