The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. David Lynch is working on a film about The Beatles’ meditation guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. [via NME]
2. Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker, and Doug Yule will make an extremely rare joint public appearance on December 8th at the New York Public Library to discuss the Velvet Underground’s music and legacy. [via Billboard]
3. The National Book Award winners will be announced today; track the nominees’ sales before you place your bets. [via The Faster Times]
4. The San Diego Opera is currently tweeting the history of the genre at the rate of two posts a day. [via ArtsBeat]
5. Bob Weinstein says brace yourselves for Scream 4, 5, and 6. [via Vulture]

Bonus link: Beyoncé: “Video Phone” feat. Lady Gaga (extended version)