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Published May 18, 2012 9:24 am

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Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• Facebook's IPO launches today - which brings up a joke I saw on Facebook this morning: "Why is Facebook going public? They couldn't figure out the privacy settings, either." [CNN]

• Having re-edited "Blade Runner" more times than people can count, Ridley Scott is finally hatching plans for a sequel - and is talking with the film's original writer, Hampton Fancher. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Donna Summer, the "Queen of Disco," died Thursday at the age of 63, after battling cancer. [Los Angeles Times]