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Robert Pattinson - very much alive.
The Sun is reporting that “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson (age 24) predicts he’ll be dead by age 30 because he’s already enjoyed so much success. Personally, I hope he lives, but I’d love it if the really awful series of movies he’s starred in are never mentioned again within the next 6 years and beyond. Stay alive Robert!
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Thom Yorke preparing for "the crash"
Radiohead’s Thom Yorke is predicting the music industry will crash in “months, not years,” according to an interview he gave to a school textbook earlier this week. He urges up and coming musicians to self-release music so as not to be tied to contracts that will enslave artists once the business finally erodes. The music industry has reportedly lost $2.7 Billion each year due to slipping sales and music piracy. Not once is it mentioned that lackluster releases are the cause of the failing business.
I have a lot of friends that are in the music industry, so for their sake, I hope Yorke’s premonition does not come to pass; however, as I’ve been predicting, the state of the world is so messed up right now that without some major priority shifts, darker times will be happening long before golden days.
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