HEADLINES: Friday 23rd May

I know it’s Saturday, but I forgot to schedule this post.  Please forgive me.  I beg you.  Or don’t.  I don’t care. Here are the links:


This is my jam: “Cry” by The Mavis’s.

POP CULTURE
Did you know that Adele’s “Someone Like You” was written by a guy from the band Semisonic?  [MusicFeeds]
The vocal ranges of various popular music artists – according to this, I have a range similar to Justin Bieber.
Arthur Darvill and Friends cover “No Diggity” [YouTube]
90 facts about top TV shows that will blow your mind [BuzzFeed] – ignoring the over-the-top article title, some of these are quite interesting.  After reading, my mind remained intact, however.
Arctic Monkeys perform “Snap Out of It” on Jools Holland [YouTube] – this is my other jam.  It’s an old clip, but I love this song.
A podcast in which Butch Vig and Shirley Manson talk about writing the song “Felt” – I haven’t actually listened to this yet, but I imagine that it’s good.

WRITING/SCREENWRITING/TELEVISION AND FILM INDUSTRY STUFF
Writer files suit against BBC for allegedly stealing Orphan Black – this is why producers don’t like to look at your spec scripts.
12 TV showrunners you should know [Rolling Stone]
Why are 23.4 million people watching The Big Bang Theory? [Vulture] – an interesting look into what makes multi-camera sitcoms popular.
How writing for Community cured me [Medium]
Showrunners reveal lies they’ve told execs, and the worst advice they’ve received [The Hollywood Reporter]

TRAVEL
Westographer – this guy takes photos of houses and shops and people in Melbourne’s western suburbs.  It’s pretty cool.

MISC
Why red M&Ms disappeared for a decade [Priceonomics]

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