7 Popular Songs Inspired by Books

7 Popular Songs Inspired by Books

There’s more than you might think! Here are 7 popular songs inspired by books!     1. Panic! At the DIsco, “Time to Dance”   [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwT83GYB7kA]   “Time to Dance” was inspired by Chuck Palahniuk’s Invisible Monsters. The novel follows an unnamed ex-model who has been left disfigured by a gunshot to the face, as she attempts to navigate through the new life she’s left with. Her friend, Brandy, is a trans woman seeking a sex change operation, and her presence serves as a symbol self-love and acceptance. Things get more complicated than this, but I don’t want to spoil …

Friends of Anne Frank Throw Her 90th Birthday Party in Her Apartment

Friends of Anne Frank Throw Her 90th Birthday Party in Her Apartment

Birthdays never stop being special; even when we grow tired of them, the people in our lives do not. Someone almost always shows up with a gift—socks, shirts, Doritos (thanks mom). It’s the thought that counts right? Pleasant reminders that we are not in the world alone. But, let’s be honest, sometimes the best gifts are the ones we personally pick out ahead of time. This was most definitely the case for young Anne Frank.   On June 11th, 1942, a day before her thirteenth birthday, Frank chose a gift. While browsing through a bookstore with her father, Anne Frank …