The summer blockbuster was we know it was born on this day in 1975 when Jaws opened.
- Want to research media piracy? The MPAA is offering $20,000 grants for “unbiased” research.
- What is this whole music streaming thing doesn’t work out? Unlikely, but someone has asked the question.
- Gerry Goffin, who co-wrote such songs as “Pleasant Valley Sunday” for the Monkees, “Saving All My Love for You” for Whitney Houston and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” among many, many others, has died at the age of 75.
- So what will the Song of the Summer be? Here are your candidates.
- Conductor wakes from a coma when his wife plays him a recording of his own music.
- Now Michael Jackson’s hologram is being sued. You heard me.
- A member of One Direction just bought an English soccer club. (It plays two levels below the Premier League, so don’t get too excited.)
- What if the Glastonbury lineup if the appearance orders were decided by streaming numbers?