Only Shooting Stars Break the Mold: The Massive Musical Footprint of ‘Shrek’

““Shrek was the first animated picture to have, in its dialogue and in its music, pop references,” says Marylata Elton, Shrek’s music supervisor. “What ended up [happening] is that Shrek became pop culture itself.””

Source: The Ringer
Published: May 18, 2021
Length: 20 minutes (5,005 words)

One Twitter Account’s Quest to Proofread The New York Times

“In 2017, the Times dissolved its copy desk, possibly permitting more typos to slip through. Meet the anonymous lawyer who’s correcting the paper of record one untactful tweet at a time.”

Source: The Ringer
Published: Aug 18, 2020
Length: 21 minutes (5,283 words)