The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Goldman Sachs has instituted a ban on swearing in electronic messages that encompasses emails, instant messages, and texts from company phones. [via NYO]
2. Forget Jessica Simpson or Justin TimberlakeDiddy says that he wants to replace Simon Cowell as a judge on American Idol because of the awesome salary. [via TV Squad]
3. You can watch the first episode of Showtime‘s new cancer drama The Big C, which stars Laura Linney and premieres August 16 at 10:30pm, for free online right now. [via Vulture]
4. Meryl Streep and Tina Fey in a mother/daughter comedy that’s directed by Stanley Tucci? We don’t even know the storyline, and we’re sold! [via THR]
5. Steve Carell makes a lot of fat jokes in the latest installment of Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis… and it ends in tears. [via The Daily What]

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