The Academy Is… - One More Weekend
Arctic Monkeys – Despair in the Departure Lounge
Augustana – Just Stay Here Tonight
Death Cab For Cutie – You Are a Tourist
Feist – I Feel It All
Arctic Monkeys - Old Yellow Bricks
Foster The People – I Would Do Anything For You
Les Shades – A l’Horizon
The Foxes – Sweet Little Wonder
Jack’s Mannequin – People, Running
Jake Bugg – Someplace
John Mayer – Back To You
Lucy Rose – Bikes
Neon Trees – Mad Love
Parachute – You and Me
This playlist is based from the novel Just One Day by Gayle Forman. The lyrics of the songs I chose portrays the events from the book. Hope you like it!
Andrew McMahon is writing songs for “Smash” Season 2. Insert appropriate screaming GIF here.
My favorite singer/songwriter + my favorite guilty TV pleasure? Sweet!
"[T]he strategy to propel that title to the top of the bestseller list is usually multi-pronged […] Express tremendous enthusiasm for new, innovative means of promotion – viral videos, mixtapes, wall murals, shaving the book title into the back fur of two dozen liquored-up Bonobo monkeys and releasing them at the American Library Association’s annual dinner – followed by tremendous disappointment that there isn’t money in the budget for any of them."
- from “Hell is my own book tour,” via Salon
Books Everyone Should Read, compiled by the author of Visual Miscellaneum, using sources like UK’s most borrowed library books, Man Booker Prize winners, Oprah’s Book Club, and more! (via Information Is Beautiful | Books Everyone Should Read)
I just saw a job listing that wants someone with 8 years of social media marketing experience. 8 years ago was 2005 (and yes, I used a calculator to figure that out because I am bad with headmath). That’s one year before Twitter started, two years before Tumblr started, and only a year into Facebook’s existence. So, uh, have fun sorting through resumes that list MySpace, LiveJournal, Six Degrees, and Friendster among their areas of expertise.
Following on the heels of the Ten Books to Read Now That HBO’s Girls is Back from renowned literary bastion The Millions, we have more book recommendations for the Dunham-obsessed amongst us. New York magazine’s Vulture blog features Lena Dunham’s ideal bookshelf as illustrated by Jane Mount from the book edited by Thessaly La Force.
We’re happy to see both volumes of The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry in good company on her bookshelf with Ghost World and the Letters of Edna St. Vincent Millay.