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Abigail Freeman In all, this year’s Dead Celebrities earned a collective $960 million, more than triple last year’s haul. In addition to Dahl, this year’s newcomers include Luther Vandross, Bing Crosby, and songwriter Gerry Goffin (“(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “The Loco-Motion”), all of whom benefitted in the afterlife from Primary Wave being willing to pay for their recurring royalty streams. David Bowie’s estate is rumored to be next in line for a catalog buyout, with bids approaching $200 million. Falling off are Kobe Bryant and Freddie Mercury, who both saw a one-time spike of interest in 2020, as well as Marilyn Monroe, whose predictable licensing revenue stream was nudged out by the spate of acquisitions. “The reason these families partner with us is because they want us to reintroduce the brand and the incredible music to a new youth culture,” says Larry Mestel, founder and CEO of Primary Wave, which is responsible for Bing Crosby’s first appearance on the Dead Celebrities list after buying a piece of the singer’s master recordings as well as his name and likeness for roughly $30 million. “The key is to acquire smartly and then to execute on marketing ideas to grow the value.” Mestel and the Crosby heirs are looking try here beyond “White Christmas,” the 1942 song originally from the movie Holiday Inn, that holds the Guinness World Record for the best-selling single of all time with an estimated 50 million copies sold globally. The goal, says Crosby’s son Harry, partner of private equity firm of Trilantic North America, is to extend his father’s cultural influence well beyond the holiday season.  “I really wanted to not just focus on low hanging fruit,” Crosby says. “It's like a flywheel. You start priming the pump with certain things that get the name out in a really thoughtful way—it could be a song or a series. Then that creates more demand for the vast library.” Here’s the lowdown on the biggest moneymakers from the great beyond.

We didn’t talk much further on the topic, because we didn’t need to. I immediately knew, and later confirmed, exactly what Mike was saying: lifting weights helps keep you from becoming an egotistical jerk. Lifting weights helps keep you grounded. Weight lifting, of course, is just one of many activities in the real world that can help keep you from losing touch with reality. Cycling, swimming, gardening, hiking, and climbing are all just a few other examples of activities that can help you stay grounded. In researching and reporting my new book, The Practice of Groundedness , I came across a common theme among peak performers who are also grounded: they regularly do real things that are hard, and as a result, they regularly practice humility and gain deep and lasting fulfillment. When the barbell drops, it drops.

A line graph showing that U.S. 9- and 13-year-olds read for fun less often than they used to Around a quarter of 13-year-olds (23%) said in the most recent survey they read for fun once or twice a week, while fewer than two-in-ten said they read for fun either once or twice a month or a few times a year (16% and 15%, respectively). The NAEP’s questionnaire has historically asked 17-year-old students how often they read for fun, but that portion of the 2020 survey – scheduled to begin last March – was canceled when many schools moved instruction online at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. When the question was last asked in 2012, just 19% of 17-year-olds said they read for fun almost every day. Around a quarter (27%) said they never or hardly ever read for fun. In the 2020 survey of younger children, female students were more likely than male students to say they read for fun. Nearly half of female 9-year-old students (46%) said they read for fun almost every day, compared with 38% of male students of the same age. And two-in-ten 13-year-old female students reported reading for fun almost every day, while 14% love it of their male counterparts said they did so. The share of both male and female students who say they read for fun almost daily has declined across both age groups since 1984. There was a 21-point decrease among 13-year-old girls and a 12-point drop among 9-year-old girls.