VideoSift shared an almost three years old 3.5 minutes Vimeo video showing "Happy Birthday Alternatives in Film and Television" that shows replacements to the copyrighted song -- "... The song 'Happy Birthday To You' is the most recognizable song in the English language, but it can cost independent filmmakers an estimated $10,000 to clear the song for their films, and it will remain under copyright protection in the United States (U.S.) until 2030. This is a major stumbling block hindering the creation of new works of art. It's time to shake (or at least unsettle) 'Happy Birthday' from it’s fortified cultural throne, and replace it with a melody that the children can sing without fear of being served..."
Dark Horizons shared a simple online web old school arcade game titled "Leo's Red Carpet Rampage" -- "Get Leo the Ultimate Award or die trying in Leo's Red Carpet Rampage, an arcade style platform game where you race down the red carpet on a quest for the ultimate award. Collect as many Emmy's and Golden Globes as you can along the way. But beware of pushy photographers and watch out for Lady Gaga... and Icebergs..."
TV.com shared its mid-season 2016 (American TV/)television premiere dates.
The Washington Post asks why pardon turkeys for Thankgivings -- "... Every year for a quarter-century now, the president of the United States (U.S.) -- one of the most powerful humans on the planet -- has pardoned a turkey.