Mr. Pop Culture Report – June 25

A Bowl A Day Keeps The Wax Away – Kellogg Co. is voluntarily recalling about 28 million boxes of Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops and Honey Smacks cereals, saying a “waxy” smell and flavor coming from the package liners could make people sick, the company said Friday. Kellogg spokeswoman J. Adaire Putnam said about 20 people complained about the smell, including five who reported nausea and vomiting. The company said the potential for serious health problems associated with the cereal is low.

A free concert in New York featuring Ke$ha has been canceled amid fears the show could descend into chaos like Drake’s recently scrapped gig in the city. The rapper was due to play a free show in conjunction with Paper magazine at Manhattan’s South Street Seaport on June 15, but police officials pulled the plug on the event after overcrowding led to violent outbursts. Six people suffered minor injuries and two were arrested.

The Times Are Good For… Premiere Radio and Fox News Channel’s Glenn Beck has another #1 bestseller with the debut of his novel “The Overton Window,” at the top of the New York Times adult fiction bestseller list with the July 4th issue. That gives Beck six consecutive #1 bestsellers on the Times lists. Beck said, “I am extremely grateful to my audience and thriller fans for responding so well to ‘The Overton Window.’”  Beck’s publisher Simon & Schuster says that Glenn Beck is the only author in history to ever top all of the New York Times hardcover fiction, hardcover nonfiction, nonfiction paperback and children’s picture book lists.