The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. In which Gawker asks: Who is the hipster of the decade? While we love Hipster Runoff’s Carles, we’re going to have to go with Dash Snow. [via Gawker]
2. Quentin Tarantino‘s next project is going to be “smaller, less epic” in scale than Inglourious Basterds, and in a “different genre entirely.” [via Vulture]
3. Zing: Rage Against The Machine have invited Simon Cowell to host the free gig they’re planning to celebrate beating The X Factor to Christmas Number One, which is a big deal in the UK. [via NME]
4. The first trailer for the fourth and final Shrek movie is out; it hits theaters next summer. [via Digital Spy]
5. Def Leppard are pitching a cartoon show starring themselves to networks in the US. [via BBC]

Bonus link: Lord of the Rings Facebook Statuses