You don’t need permission.
If you quote songs, or scripts, you need permission based on how much you use.
I don’t believe titles are copyright protected, which is why there are so many books and movies with the same titles.
You wouldn’t be able to name your book “Star Wars” but I believe that’s trademark law, not copyright law.
Keep in mind that I write for a cop named Jack Daniels, and haven’t had any problems.