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Britney Spears May Publish a Novel

HarperCollins may publish a novel by X Factor judge Britney Spears. E! News reported that the pop singer’s representatives have been negotiating with the executives of the It Books imprint.

Spears (pictured, via) has co-written three books. She collaborated with her mother Lynn Spears on Heart-to-Heart (released in 2000) and A Mother’s Gift (released in 2001). Her 2002 title, Britney Spears’ Crossroads Diary, tied in with her Crossroads movie.

Here’s more from The Hollywood Reporter: “A source tells THR Spears would pen a roman a clef for the publisher. The story would incorporate fictionalized versions of her own experiences, much like Lauren Conrad’s 2009 New York Times bestseller L.A. Candy, which was about a girl who moves to Los Angeles and becomes the star of a reality show.”

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Britney Spears & The Hunger Games

In the video embedded above, Luke Conard and Whitney Milam mashed up  the Britney Spears‘ “I Wanna Go” with the plot of Suzanne Collins‘  The Hunger Games in a parody song.

What do you think?

In the funny and spoiler-free video, Hunger Games characters Gale and Peeta  compete  for the affections of Katniss–trying to win her over with a buffet that includes pie, cake, and dead squirrel. (Via io9)

 

Britney Spears Stars in Comic Book Biography

Britney Spears will star in her very own biographical comic book. Bluewater Productions will release Fame: Britney Spears in March.

The 32-page issue will explore everything from Spears’ Disney days to her more recent tabloid exploits. Patrick McCray wrote the script and Ricardo Jaime penciled the book.

In the release, publisher Darren G. Davis described the comic: “She was created in the Internet Age to be put on a pedestal, but no one can stand the glaring lights of celebrity that intensely. The title seeks to find the person within.”

Writers and Rockers Celebrate Riot Grrrl Revolution

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Earlier this week, former GalleyCat editor Emily Gould read alongside the young girl band Supercute! at the 92YTribeca in Manhattan–see all the pictures here.

Along with Sean Fennessey and Elizabeth Spiridakis, Gould helped support Marisa Meltzer‘s new book, Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music. The book studies “the role of women in rock since the riot grrrl revolution.”

GalleyCat missed the event, but TimeOutNY had a great write up of the rock & roll party: “[Supercute!] performed songs in between sets, including a cover of Britney Spears‘s ‘Oops!…I Did It Again.’ They also pitched in during blogger Emily Gould‘s presentation, which began with a performance of one of the dirtiest songs ever recorded, Liz Phair‘s ‘Flower.’ While Gould read a cleaned-up version of the lyrics (‘Blow Pop queen’ subbed in for one of the song’s more memorable lines), the girls of Supercute! sang a G-rated version of the song’s backing vocals.”

AWP Trumps Britney!

At 11:49 PM yesterday, a special milestone in the publishing world was noted by Laurel Snyder: Because “so many poets (and writers) are blogging (or reading)…about AWP” it was the 3rd most popular search on Technorati – behind Antonella Barba and Ann Coulter, but two spots ahead of Britney Spears.