The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Feeling unsatisfied with last night’s Lost finale? The “alternate” endings from Jimmy Kimmel Live! are up on YouTube. [via Pop Candy] 2. Mark Twain left strict instructions for his tell-all memoir to be published 100 years after his death — i.e., now. The manuscript has been kept in a vault at U.C. Berkeley. [via Independent] 3. In celebration of MOJO‘s 200th issue, Tom Waits has agreed to guest edit the magazine and curate a 15-track compilation. [via 24Bit] 4. Five months after his wife’s death, Brittany Murphy‘s widower Simon Monjack was found dead in their Hollywood Hills home on Sunday night. [via TMZ] 5. Ratatat‘s new album, LP4, which is essentially leftover tracks from the recording sessions for their 2008 release LP3, is now streaming in full over at NPR. It’s out on June 8th on XL.

Bonus link: Heidi Montag’s pre-plastic surgery prayer