Remains of the Day: Emile Hirsch, Birdie Clark, Morrissey

Our Web site had a hairball for most of the day, so excuse the Culture Czar for coughing up these stories a little late. Here’s what we missed:

Into the Wild was, predictably, the big winner at the Gotham Awards last night in Brooklyn. Go Emile!

The Weinstein Co. has acquired publishing and screen rights to Bridie Clark’s upcoming novel I Think She’s Got It, which is billed as a modern version of Pygmalion set in New York.

25 million people watched Dancing With the Stars. We’re losing faith in humanity.

Carrie Brownstein ponders Rock Band vs. real bands.

Morrissey is no longer a free agent after signing with Polydor/Decca.