Music, Movies and the Not So Mundane

click to enlarge Not Radiohead
Not Radiohead

It turns out that an alleged old Radiohead demo called “Putting Ketchup in the Fridge” is actually called “Sit Still” and not by Radiohead at all. It’s by Toronto bakery owner Christopher Stopa. “As nice as it is, because I like Radiohead, and on some technical level it means I sang [the song] well, I don’t really want to be known as the person that was mistaken [for] Radiohead,” Stopa said in an interview with the Torontoist. You can stream the single and read the full story here.—-

Here is an interview with Tanya Morgan, the once trio, now duo behind Brooklynati. Brooklyn-born Von Pea and Cincinnati rapper Donwill talk life after Ilyas and what’s next for Tanya Morgan.

Matt Damon has dropped out of what would be his directorial debut, but could still star in the film that was penned by writer Dave Eggers (Away We Go) and The Office star John Krasinski. Frances McDormand is also set to star in the untitled film.

Max Gregory Warren, a songwriter from Pennsylvania, is suing Wiz Khalifa for fraud and deceit, copyright infringement and civil conspiracy for allegedly stealing his concept for “Black and Yellow.” Warren claims that his song “Pink and Yellow” was copyrighted back in 2008 and, according to the lawsuit, Khalifa “engaged in a scheme to defraud plaintiff out of the fruits of his copyright of the subject song.” Warren is suing for $2,375,000 in damages.

Jessica Chastain (The Debt, The Tree of Life) is in talks to star in Kathryn Bigelow’s upcoming film about the death of Osama bin Laden.

The family of a commodities trader who died while partying in Las Vegas are accepting $350,000 in damages to end a federal lawsuit that claims the man’s internal organs went missing between the time of the autopsy and the body being returned back his home in London.

This happened yesterday:

Happy Birthday to Norman Reedus, Rowan Atkinson, Nicolette Scorsese, John Singleton, Frank Sivero, Richard Norton and the late Loretta Young.

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