Linkage: Taylor Swift Eyed For Joni Mitchell Role, ‘Frogger’ Gets Real

Taylor Swift and Alison Pill are in the running to play Joni Mitchell and Carole King, respectively, in the film adaptation of Sheila Weller’s book Girls Like Us. Swift did just fine in Valentine’s Day, and she has certainly got the pipes — why not give her a go? [IndieWire]

The Frozen Planet series has nearly covered the whole of Earth, and in high-definition no less. What series has not done, in high-def or otherwise, is address the climate changes that it so vividly evidences. The New York Times asks, why not? [NYT]

As tribute to the late Levon Helm, Bon Iver added a worthy cover of The Band’s "Ophelia" to his set last night. [Pitchfork]

FIfth Ave. Frogger, a game created and developed by Tyler DeAngelo, takes that imperiled amphibian you know and love from the classic Frogger game and throws him into real-time Fifth Avenue traffic. Shit gets real. [AnimalNY]

In honor of Paste‘s inaugural comedy issue, Marc Maron of the very funny twice-a-week comedy podcast WTF with Marc Maron has made a list of five up-and-coming funny people he has his eye on. Perhaps you might keep an eye on them, too?  [Paste]

Raymond Chandler would not have it with copy editors rejoining his split infinitives nor clearing up his "sudden words of barroom vernacular." This, as he explained to the poor Atlantic Monthly‘s copy editor in both both letter and poem form, "is done with the eyes wide open and the mind relaxed but attentive." [D+T]

Quick check: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez? Still not engaged. Happy Friday! [MTV]

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