The Big O: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull got a 3.5-minute standing ovation when it premiered at Cannes Sunday. Let the Shia LaBeouf-taking-over-the-franchise chatter commence. Above, a brilliant reconstruction of Raiders as the matinee serial Spielberg and Lucas always imagined. Other chapters here. Via
• Down the rabbit hole: Papa Joe officiated the marriage of daughter Ashlee Simpson and mini-punk Pete Wentz Saturday. The ceremony was followed by an Alice in Wonderland-themed reception.
• Cleaning house: Top John McCain adviser Thomas G. Loeffler resigned over the weekend. It's at least the fifth departure from the McCain campaign in a week as Johnny boy cleans the house of lobbyist dustballs.