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1. PSY – GANGNAM STYLE 2. Somebody That I Used to Know – Walk off the Earth (Gotye – Cover) 3. KONY 2012 4. “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen – Feat. Justin Bieber, Selena, Ashley Tisdale and more 5. Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney. Epic Rap Battles Of History Season 2.

Music for a Film

I went to film school + once had someone tell me that I “thought life was a movie.” It was supposed to be an insult, but, really what’s wrong with that? I knew I would never move to Los Angeles and work in the film industry despite professional mentors urging me to do so early in my career, but I loved movies + wanted to study them. The truth is, life used to be a lot more like a movie. Movies used to be more like movies. One absent aspect of films that I often lament is the director’s (or studio’s or distributor’s) choice to forgo the cost/involvement associated with scoring the film and instead include popular music.

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