Taking the temperature of pop culture
100°F The King’s almost dead. With ”Hung Up,” Madonna matches Elvis’ record mark of 36 top 10 hits.
80°F Xbox 360 sales surge. Nintendo inaugurates international wireless gaming network. Nerds rejoice.
60°F Save the eviction notices for now. Rent may have opened to tepid ticket sales, but Broadway receipts are way up.
40°F Joaquin Phoenix and Kate Hudson hint at retirement. How about announcing they like acting? Anybody?
20°F Jackie Chan says U.S. movies erode Asian culture. This from the man who brought us The Tuxedo.
0°F The Donald to help launch Trump Super Premium Vodka. So strong it’ll make even his hair stand up.