Culture Cheat Sheet
Lady Gaga Will Sing in Space, Oprah Announces Her 2013 Favorite Things
And you could be the next Han Solo.
Lady Gaga will sing in space in 2015. Gaga will blast off on a Virgin Galactic ship and sing a number during the Zero G Colony high-tech music festival in New Mexico. The pop star, with her manic interviews, psychedelic music videos, and out-there outfits, is already the ultimate space cadet. Us Magazine
Oprah shares her 2013 'Favorite Things' list. The mega star unveiled her annual list in the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. Perfect for the high-tech, fashion-forward, truffle-loving millionaire in all of us. USA Today
Disney hosts open casting call for new Star Wars film. Casting directors will be meeting aspiring Darth Vaders and Princess Leias throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, hoping to cast fresh faces in two unspecified lead roles. NY Post
FX renews American Horror Story. The campy thriller will return with a fourth, 13-episode season set to air in 2014. NY Daily News
Tom Cruise defends his parenting skills. Cruise filed a $50 million lawsuit against Life & Style and In Touch magazines for claiming that he abandoned his daughter Suri after divorcing Katie Holmes in 2012. Cruise believes he effectively balances his career and fatherhood. Here's hoping Suri turns out better than Oblivion. TMZ