Taking the temperature of pop culture
100F Jailhouse rocks: Lil’ Kim is in the clink, ex-con Martha Stewart’s shows launch, andPrison Break rolls on.
80F Year-to-date box office lags 2004, but heady fall films (not counting Cry_Wolf) drive season grosses up 7 percent.
60F When given the right to choose, Chief Justice nominee John Roberts prefers Doctor Zhivago and North by Northwest.
40F Let the Birkin-buying spree begin. Hermès’ CEO apologizes to Oprah on her show after Paris store snubbed her in June.
20F After 13 eps, HBO cancels Lisa Kudrow’s The Comeback. Looks like viewers really didn’t need to see that.
0F Come on over! Security at a New Orleans Wal-Mart reports everything in the store was stolen except country CDs.