Links to the past, with relevance today:
HUFF POST: Mariah Carey wants to trademark "Queen of Christmas," and that isn't sitting well with some other divas, especially Darlene Love.
THR: Steve Martin, who just turned 77, says Only Murders in the Building will be his swan song. "This is, weirdly, it."
EW: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is formally apologizing to Sacheen Littlefeather for her abysmal treatment at the 1973 ceremony:
"The abuse you endured because of this statement was unwarranted and unjustified. The emotional burden you have lived through and the cost to your own career in our industry are irreparable. For too long the courage you showed has been unacknowledged. For this, we offer both our deepest apologies and our sincere admiration."
NYT: Nicholas Evans, author of The Horse Whisperer, has died at 72.
BOY CULTURE: A lovely "Hopelessly Devoted to You" cover by the Chicks in honor of the death of Olivia Newton-John.