Justin Vernon

Behold the Justin Vernon Family Tree

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Some leaked photos of Joel Kinnaman wearing his RoboCop suit on the set of Jose Padilha’s upcoming remake are drawing criticism from film bloggers due to its derivative, Dark Knight-inspired design. [via Huff Post]

2. Rob Reiner and Jamie Lee Curtis will guest star on the upcoming season of The New Girl… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. The lineup for Lollapalooza 2012 has been announced, and it’s a mixed bag of older/reunited acts like Black Sabbath, At the Drive-In, and Afghan Whigs; radio-friendly artists like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Black Keys, the Shins, Florence + the Machine, and Jack White; and buzzed about newcomers like The Weeknd, tUnE-yArDs, and… Read More

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The Morning's Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. The Hunger Games has already made more than $25 million from midnight screenings alone, and conservative estimates are that it will draw in something like $125 million over the course of its opening weekend. Do you have your tickets yet? [via Variety]

2. The LA County Coroner’s office has officially ruled that… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon is launching a new rarities label, Chigliak Records, as an imprint of Jagjaguwar, that will feature music that was “never commercially released” or “locally released [in Wisconsin] and never put out on vinyl.” [via NME]

2. You do not want to know how much money Apple CEO… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Both the album art and tracklisting for Lady Gaga’s Born This Way album have surfaced online. Although her publicist hasn’t confirmed anything yet, the images suggest that there are 14 songs, with the title track as the album’s opening song. [via NME]

2. Zach Galifianakis has signed a first-look deal… Read More

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What’s on at Flavorpill: Links That Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we sent this tax form for the marginally employed to almost every marginally employed person we know. We imagined what it would be like to live on a floating island the size of Hawaii made from the plastic floating out there in the Pacific Ocean. We were afraid of … Read More

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