Conference calls aren’t getting any less frustrating, and Sir Mix-a-Lot performed with an orchestra

June 10

The score was written to “get inside the musical mind of Sir Mix-A-Lot; to understand how his rhythms, textures, sounds and harmonies work,” according to the composer. (Seattle Symphony)

- An 11 year old from New York was responsible for yesterday’s crazy Google doodle. Hers bested more than 100,000 other student-submitted drawings. She visited Google in California to help animate her illustration.

- Audra McDonald snagged her sixth Tony award Sunday night. She’s now the most decorated actress in the Tony history and has won in all four of the major acting categories.

- A Jezebel writer who binged on the new season of “Orange is the New Black” found the show more self-aware this time around. If only Soso had some of that self-awareness.

- Now in real-life prison news, a Pennsylvania woman is accused of duping jail guards who released her instead of an inmate with a similar-sounding name.

- Elsewhere in Pennsylvania, one high school commencement there this month will feature a lot of familiar faces: William Tennent High’s class of 2014 includes 14 pairs of twins.

- Sir Mix-a-Lot performed “Baby Got Back” with the Seattle Symphony on Friday.

- You know what there’s not an app for? Solving the crippling confusion and frustration induced by joining and participating in a conference call. (Well, there are apps, but no perfect solutions. Yet.)

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