The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. The New York Times has issued a correction for Lynn Hirschberg’s M.I.A. profile, admitting that certain quotes were presented out of order. [via The Daily Swarm] 2. The New Yorker‘s “20 under 40” list of fiction writers is out; it’s chock full of thirtysomethings, and the youngest person included is Téa Obreht, 24. [via The Awl] 3. The Smashing Pumpkins will go on a tour of smaller venues this summer, playing what Billy Corgan calls, “a balance of classics, a few obscure ones, and new material.” [via Spin] 4. Apple has applied for a patent for a solar-powered iPhone. (Side note: Have you downloaded Flavorpill’s free iPhone app yet?) [via Inhabitat] 5. Listen to Dirty Projectors cover Bob Dylan’s “I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine.” [via Vulture]

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