Ypulse Essentials: 85% Of College Grads Move Home, ReachOut Reads, Pharrell Joins Karmaloop TV

College GraduatesIt’s graduation season, and what will college students (be doing now that they’re leaving school? 85% are moving home with mom and dad, according to one study. Sorry, IKEA, but next quarter isn’t looking so good. What other options do they have? This flow chart has it figured out) (Time) (College Humor)

- YA author Mindy Klasky (is publishing her next project, “Fright Court,” as a serialized, reader-supported novel. Readers will be prompted for PayPal donations at the end of each chapter, and, similar to projects funded on Kickstarter, readers donating at a certain level will get gifts, such as a magnet or signed posters. In other YA news, ReachOut Reads is a program for the month of May featuring YA novels that focus on different personal and mental heath issues facing teens — from bullying to depression to eating disorders. The books were vetted by the ALA’s Young Adult Library Services Association) (GalleyCat) (BoingBoing)

- Pharrell Williams gets a new gig (as Creative Director for New Programming for Karmaloop TV. He’s the perfect fit for the new network focusing on “underground and trendsetting fashion, music, film, art, dance, lifestyle, and entertainment,” which will launch later this year) (Broadcasting & Cable)

- Apple’s iAds network (has ceased targeting children in apps on iPhone and iPads because its advertisers “prefer that their advertising not appear in applications that are targeted for users that are young children”) (Ars Technica)

- ‘Glee’ does prom (with covers of Rebecca Black [we warned you this was coming], Adele, and ABBA) (Billboard)

- Miley Cyrus kicks off her latest tour (performing in a bra top and leather hot shorts. Why do child stars think they have to prove they’ve grown up by sexing up their style? In other former-Disney-star news, Nick Jonas has composed the soundtrack for a world in the online game Wizard 101) (Egotastic) (Mashable)

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