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Meet AP's New Music Editor - Posted August 7, 2014
One of the signature elements of Associated Press is the clever, wink-wink lede (when and where appropriate). So we thought we'd take a look at some of the notable recent handiwork in that department by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Meet AP's New Music Editor - Posted August 7, 2014
One of the signature elements of Associated Press is the clever, wink-wink lede (when and where appropriate). So we thought we'd take a look at some of the notable recent handiwork in that department by ... [FishbowlNY]

It's Hard to Tell Whether Britney Spears' Vegas Show is Good or Bad for Her Career - Posted December 30, 2013
Britney Spears' Las Vegas stint "Piece of Me" at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino (50 shows in 2014 and 2015) debuted on Friday. And while it's great that she's back on stage, the AP starts by calling the gig her "early re... [PRNewser]

Britney Spears: Oops! She Did Racism Again - Posted December 13, 2013
Britney Spears is no stranger to the gone-damn-near-stupid category. However, she is coming strong with her damn-near-racist category leanings. At first, "Brit Brit" (as all the not-so-cool kids call her), was simply promoting her eighth CD Britney Jean because Michael Jackson isn't around to complain abou... [PRNewser]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' - Posted November 7, 2013
... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'Pretty Little Liars,' Martha Stewart - Posted October 24, 2013
Facebook Weekly... [AllFacebook]

Why Not All Mass Shootings Are Equal in the Eyes of the Media - Posted September 19, 2013
A good read from the Washington Post's Paul Farhi, who contends that, by Wednesday,... [TVNewser]

'GMA' Plays on into September - Posted September 9, 2013
Summer may be winding down, but "Good Morning America" is not slowing down the music. "GMA" produced a Wizard of Oz-themed show for Lady Gaga this morning. The show rolled out the yellow brick road as Gaga dressed the parts of Dorothy, Glinda the good witch, and the Wicked Witch of... [TVNewser]

Visualizing Music's Popularity On Facebook - Posted May 28, 2013
People love listening to music through Facebook-connected applications such as Pandora, ... [AllFacebook]

LA Artist Wants Gallery Patrons to Rub Kim Kardashian's Pregnant Belly - Posted May 24, 2013
Local artist Daniel Edwards has for some time now been celebrating the "beauty of celebrity pregnancy." In 2006, he kicked off his Celebrity Baby Boomer series with "Monument to Pro-Life," which featured a likeness of Britney Spears, nude, giving birth on a bearskin rug. ... [FishbowlLA]

Britney Spears First to Amass 6 Million Plus Followers on Google+ - Posted March 19, 2013
Pop singer Britney Spears became the first Google+ user to amass more than 6 million followers on the site, GPlusData... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tumblr Analytics | U.N. Twitter Typo - Posted November 30, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Britney Spears' Dog Joins Twitter - Posted November 29, 2012
Here's one for the "ridiculous" category: Britney Spears just got a new dog... and a Twitter account for it. She adopted a pupppy, Hannah, then tweeted, "I want you all to... [AllTwitter]

MTV and 'Jersey Shore' cast unite to 'Restore the Shore' post Sandy - Posted November 15, 2012
The Jersey Shore was terribly and significantly hurt by Sandy recently. In honor of helping the region that also shares the name of MTV's hit reality mega success, the cast and network are teaming up tonig... [Lost Remote]

Britney Spears May Publish a Novel - Posted November 8, 2012
HarperCollins may publish a novel by X Factor judge Britney Spears. E! News reported that the pop singer's representati... [GalleyCat]

Taylor Swift's Next PR Move (Why Can't We Let Teen Stars Grow Up?) - Posted October 29, 2012
We know it's hard to let go. The public loves its pop stars. We, the public, feel that entertainers like Taylor Swift belong to us, to our families and to our Rockwellian image of what a young American woman should be: smart, pretty and forever 17... [PRNewser]

Lucky is Sorry for Making Britney Spears Look Terrible - Posted October 29, 2012
Hell hath no fury like a Britney Spears fan scorned. If the editors of Lucky magazine didn't know this already, they do now. Fans of the pop star directed their outrage at the magazine for its December cover, which features a seriously pl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lucky is Sorry for Making Britney Spears Look Terrible - Posted October 29, 2012
Hell hath no fury like a Britney Spears fan scorned. If the editors of Lucky magazine didn't know this already, they do now. Fans of the pop star directed their outrage at the magazine for its December cover, which features a seriously pl... [FishbowlNY]

Women Occupy Seven out of The Top 10 Spots in Most Powerful List - Posted May 17, 2012
Forbes' "Most Powerful Celebrity" list is jam packed with women. In fact, women take seven out of the top 10 spots in the magazine's report, which ranks people according to earni... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Women Occupy Seven out of The Top 10 Spots in Most Powerful List - Posted May 17, 2012
Forbes' "Most Powerful Celebrity" list is jam packed with women. In fact, women take seven out of the top 10 spots in the magazine's report, which ranks people according to earni... [FishbowlNY]

$15 Million Marks the Spot for Britney Spears - Posted April 11, 2012
Desperate for higher ratings after a disappointing first season, The X Factor has reportedly landed pop star Britney Spears as a judge for a whopping $15 million, ... [FishbowlLA]

Find Out How Much Your Twitter Account Is Worth - Posted February 9, 2012
Want to find out just how much all that tweeting and retweeting has paid off? Try out this cute, simple app that tells you just how much money your Twitter account would get you if you sold it. ... [10,000 Words]

Britney Spears & The Hunger Games - Posted June 13, 2011
In the video embedded above, Luke Conard and Whitney Milam mashed up the Britney Spears' "I Wanna Go" with the plot of Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games in... [GalleyCat]

Britney Spears Has Joined Tumblr - Posted April 11, 2011
Tumblr is growing rapidly and gaining some esteem while celebrities are jumping on the microblogging site. One such celebrity is Britney Spears, who just joined Tumblr via her blogging intern. The intern will be channeling the singer's personality and comments like "Spread the words bitch..." Though, I am not too excited... [SocialTimes.com]

Find Out How Much Your Twitter Account is Worth - Posted March 4, 2011
Want to find out just how much all that tweeting and retweeting has paid off? Try out this cute, simple app that tells you just how much money your Twitter account would get you if you sold it. ... [AllTwitter]

Day after Oscars, 'GMA' outperforms 'Today' in one measurement. 'Today' leads in demo that counts - Posted March 1, 2011
Was it Charlie Sheen? The Oscars? The new EP? Whatever the reason (probably the middle one), "Good Morning America" outperformed the "Today" show by 87,000 Total Viewers Monday morning. As we reported Sunday night, it's big events like these which can give ... [TVNewser]

Britney Spears Takes Over Twitter - Posted February 18, 2011
She's baaaack. Love her or hate her (and there is a serious amount of love on Twitter), Britney Spears has returned to the spotlight with the premier of her new video, "Hold it Against Me" on MTV last night. The video broke MTV's viewing record with over 20... [AllTwitter]

Britney Spears Stars in Comic Book Biography - Posted February 3, 2011
Britney Spears will star in her very own biographical comic book. Bluewater Productions will release Fame: Britney Spears in March. The 32-page issue will explore everything from Spears' Disney ... [GalleyCat]

Even Christian Filmmakers Don't Pay Bloggers - Posted October 25, 2010
Seriously, what is the world coming to? A couple of Cal State Northridge Grads get together to make a film, Crossroad (not to be confused with the 2002 ... [FishbowlLA]

Piers Morgan Circa 2008: 'There's a Gap' on American TV for 'Edgy,' 'One-on-One' Interviews - Posted July 14, 2010
"America's Got Talent" judge Piers Morgan has been pursuing his primetime talk show since at least 2008. While the news that Morgan is poised to take over CNN's 9 p.m. ... [TVNewser]

Writers and Rockers Celebrate Riot Grrrl Revolution - Posted March 5, 2010
Earlier this week, former GalleyCat editor Emily Gould read alongside the young girl band Supercute! at the 92YTribeca in Manhattan--... [GalleyCat]

Obama Beats iPad (On Twitter) - Posted January 28, 2010
As PRNewser readers surely know, two major news events occurred yesterday: the launch event for Apple's iPad tablet computer and President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. On at least one medium -- Twitter -- Obama had more hype than the iPad. The State of the Union peaked at 9,000 tweets... [PRNewser]

Tiger Woods Scandal Captivates The Media, And The Menu, Too - Posted November 30, 2009
The Tiger Woods car crash and scandal was the biggest news on today's mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. Hosts Jason Boog of G... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tiger Woods Scandal Captivates The Media, And The Menu, Too - Posted November 30, 2009
The Tiger Woods car crash and scandal was the biggest news on today's mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. Hosts Jason Boog of G... [FishbowlNY]

Hey LAT, Is There Nothing Else to Have an Opinion About? - Posted November 18, 2009
The above screen grab is from today's front page of latimes.com. We understand Sarah Palin put her name on a book someone else wrote and was on Oprah this week. But does that warrant thre... [FishbowlLA]

Life & Style To Produce 1 Issue Without the Gosselins - Posted October 21, 2009
The press release reads like an Onion headline, "Life & Style Weekly will be ignoring Jon... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Life & Style To Produce 1 Issue Without the Gosselins - Posted October 21, 2009
The press release reads like an Onion headline, "Life & Style Weekly will be ignoring Jon... [FishbowlNY]

Banjos, Bare Feet and Books: A Party for Ryan Grim - Posted June 22, 2009
Grim's book (left) Members of Merle Haggard Haggard (right) Saturday night at American Legion #8 - Capitol Hill, DC journos and a few stray winos gathered to toast the release of Ryan Grim's new book, "... [FishbowlDC]

Simon Dumenco Takes on Huffpo...Again - Posted June 1, 2009
Ad Age media columnist, Simon Dumenco pulls no punches when it comes to Huffpo. He once called the site a 'media plantation.' A line we quote at cocktail parties all the time...unless... [FishbowlLA]

ABCNews.com Refresh: More Video, Easier Nav - Posted May 21, 2009
ABCNews.com has ditched the black, and gone with a white background as part of a refresh. Among some of the other improvements, easier navigation, including a iTunes-esque "Now Playing" series of ABC videos. Video is more prominent overall and the center well of news headlines is p... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Chesney Launches Mobile Fan Club with Mozes - Posted April 27, 2009
Country music superstar Kenny Chesney has signed on with Mozes to encourage mobile interaction with his fans throughout his 2009 Corona Extra Sun City Carnival Tour. During the tour, fans can join Chesney's Mozes-powered ... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Huffington Post Has The Final Word On Susan Boyle - Posted April 21, 2009
The other day this fishie got good and mad at our friend Ciaran for saying Susan Boyle had a face that frightens small children. She has a sweet, matronly face, we declared! Kids like that sort of thing! It's harpies like ... [FishbowlLA]

Need a Job? Become A Ghost Twitterer - Posted March 27, 2009
The expediential growth of Twitter&#151they increased 6.1 million in January to 9.8 million unique visitors in February&#151has made the site a media phenomenon. It's so big even celebs are getting in on the action. You can actually subscribe to the feeds of such mega... [MediaJobsDaily]

Megyn Kelly: "Bring It On, Britney" - Posted March 17, 2009
The latest feud involving a Fox News anchor? Britney Spears vs. Megyn Kelly. That's right — the American Newsroom anchor called out the pop star today after the music video for S... [TVNewser]

Murphy's Law: Diane Sawyer "Better Re-up" - Posted February 24, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist If Diane Sawyer plans to leave "Good Morning America" when her contract expires later this year, it's news to "GMA" boss Jim Murphy. "I don'... [TVNewser]

News From WebNewser - Posted January 14, 2009
• Remember when Rick Sanchez' and Fox News' (and Britney Spears') Twitter feeds got hacked? Click here to find out who was behind it. • Foxbusiness.com is back after it was down earlier this afternoon. ... [TVNewser]

Wil Wheaton is Beating Britney Spears - Posted January 8, 2009
The finalists for the Best Celebrity Blogger for the Web Blog Awards are Kat Dennings, John Mayer, Britney Spears, ... [FishbowlLA]

Hacking in 140 Characters or Less! - Posted January 5, 2009
Someone is hacking Twitter! We noticed a warning on our Twitter page when we logged in this morning and it turns out other, far more bolder faces, may have been taken for a bit of a twitter ride. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Hacking in 140 Characters or Less! - Posted January 5, 2009
Someone is hacking Twitter! We noticed a warning on our Twitter page when we logged in this morning and it turns out other, far more bolder faces, may have been taken for a bit of a twitter ride. ... [FishbowlNY]

Rick Sanchez' Twitter Hacked - Posted January 5, 2009
CNN anchor Rick Sanchez' very active Twitter account was hacked earlier this afternoon, along with Fox News' page (and Britney Spears'). WebNewser ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning America's "Circus" of Performances - Posted December 24, 2008
"ABC's 'Good Morning America' was the place for the biggest musical artists in 2008," brags a press release put out by the network today. Notably, 26 of the Billboard Top 100 albums were "launched" on the program. The big get (and biggest album of the year) went to the big comeback of... [TVNewser]

Yahoo! Most-Clicked List Boasts Nothing But Britney...And Some Other Stuff Too - Posted December 1, 2008
In looking at the past year, Yahoo! sent out the list of most-watched stuff. Surpisingly, or maybe not so much, Britney Spears topped the list. And World Wide Wrestling and ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 11.26.08 - Posted November 26, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC restaurant is featured above? Think you know? Email us and give us your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Madonna And Britney Appear In L.A.-- But What? No Kiss? - Posted November 7, 2008
The hot ticket in L.A. last night was at Dodger Stadium where Madonna warbled a few duets with none other than Britney Spears, but the gal girls failed to reprise their surprise sapphic embrace from the 2003 MTV Music Awards... [FishbowlLA]

First Family Becomes First Celebrities - Posted November 5, 2008
We took it as a joke (and a bad one, at that) when John McCain tried to compare Obama to Paris Hilton, et al. But it turns out ... [FishbowlLA]

HuffPo Reaches 4.5 million Visitors per Month, Up 472 Percent - Posted October 22, 2008
Hey! Looking to increase traffic for your website? Try writing about the election (of course at this stage of the game, we'd be hard-pressed to name anyone not writing about the election). Anyway, looks like politics has paid huge dividends for both HuffPo and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HuffPo Reaches 4.5 million Visitors per Month, Up 472 Percent - Posted October 22, 2008
Hey! Looking to increase traffic for your website? Try writing about the election (of course at this stage of the game, we'd be hard-pressed to name anyone not writing about the election). Anyway, looks like politics has paid huge dividends for both HuffPo and ... [FishbowlNY]

Michael Hastings Dishes on Dishing - Posted October 22, 2008
Michael Hastings, noted for using his personal experiences on assignment for material, has penned a piece for GQ titled,"Hack... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.18.08 - Posted September 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

RNC Debates Pushing Date Because of Hurricane - Posted August 29, 2008
Republicans are in a pickle. Gee...this is fun to watch. WaPo reports: Staging a convention during a major natural disaster would be a publi... [FishbowlLA]

TMZ at the DNC - Posted August 27, 2008
Seriously? After chasing Britney Spears' vagina, they're taking a break from celebrities and are going after that other historically glamorous population: democratic delegates. -- V... [FishbowlLA]

The Daily Show's Deck of "Cards" - Posted August 5, 2008
The Daily Show took on the recent media uproar over Sen. John McCain's ad featuring ... [TVNewser]

Is John McCain's New Attack Ad Racist? - Posted July 31, 2008
Apparently John McCain missed the Barack Obama teflon memo. The latest, and now controversial, ad out of the McCain camp includes images of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Is John McCain's New Attack Ad Racist? - Posted July 31, 2008
Apparently John McCain missed the Barack Obama teflon memo. The latest, and now controversial, ad out of the McCain camp includes images of ... [FishbowlNY]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted July 30, 2008
Paps Feel The Pinch: Bad economic times are hitting everyone. Even the guys who follow Britney Spears around: "The prices that photos fetch are often overs... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted July 18, 2008
Mad Men, Getting Madder: Scott Collins adds to the uproar by TV critics and boob tube junkies who continuously berate us for not watching Mad Men. They all say we're missing something... ... [FishbowlLA]

Another Star Singing for Shoes - Posted July 16, 2008
Heroes star Hayden Panettiere has a music video for her song... [AgencySpy]

LAT In 90 Seconds -- Afternoon Edition - Posted May 6, 2008
Favorite LAT paragraph of the Day: In a story about 75 students arrested in a San Diego State University undercover drug bust: "One alleged dealer was just a month away from receiving a master's degree in homeland security and had worked with the campus poli... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Exclusive: Former Child Star Central Is Our New Favorite Blog - Posted May 2, 2008
Freelance entertainment journalist/author/funny woman Joal Ryan has started up a shiny new blog dedicated to a very niche media obsession that has served her well over the years: former child stars. Scoff if you want to, but her blog posts are more addictive than Doritos (and we're going to guess, better... [FishbowlLA]

Four Questions For: Melissa Walker, YA Author - Posted April 16, 2008
"Four Questions For...": Because five's a commitment, but three seemed sparse Sometime subject and full-time friend of FBNY Melissa Walker got herself into a neat piece in this weekend's installment of T — no mean feat since ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Four Questions For: Melissa Walker, YA Author - Posted April 16, 2008
"Four Questions For...": Because five's a commitment, but three seemed sparse Sometime subject and full-time friend of FBNY Melissa Walker got herself into a neat piece in this weekend's installment of T — no mean feat since ... [FishbowlNY]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted April 9, 2008
Digging Up The Dirt: Charles Ornstein discovers the identity of the UCLA Medical Center employee who is said to have snooped the private medical records of 60 celebs, including Paris Hilton and Maria Shriver... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted April 7, 2008
Oops! The L.A. Times is retracting the erroneous Tupac story from its website because it "relied heavily on information that The Times no longer believes to be credible." Um... shouldn't they have done that back on March ... [FishbowlLA]

L.A. Times Scoops the Snoops: How Ornstein Got the Dirt - Posted April 3, 2008
Pulitzer prize-winning reporter Charles Ornstein speaks to us about his story in today's LAT which details yet another breach of confidentiality at UCLA Medical Center: 1. How did you get this story? Just ... [FishbowlLA]

L.A. Times Scoops the Snoops - Posted April 3, 2008
LAT kick-ass medical writer Charles Ornstein reports that months before employees were caught snooping on Britney Spears' files, UCLA discovered that 70s icon Farrah Fawcett's records had also been improp... [FishbowlLA]

Oh. So It Wasn't a Joke. - Posted March 18, 2008
We need to get out more. Because, if we got out more, we might have seen the Atlantic on the newsstands, and then we would have known that the cover (which we got in our inboxes last week and promptly deleted) were real. That really is Britney Spears on the cover. David Samuels... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted February 28, 2008
Heard It Through The Grapevine: We wondered if the Buddy Miles obit would mention the fact that he gave voice to those claymation California Raisins in the lede. It did. ... [FishbowlLA]

Call Me Daddy and Show Me the Money Say Celeb Sperminators - Posted February 27, 2008
Trend watch: knock her up to seal the deal. Baby daddies are sowing their seed everywhere, it seems. Britney Spears is allegedly preggers by maybe-husband Adnan Ghalib (can she even spell that?): "Britney is Adnan's dream come true. He knows that if ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted February 26, 2008
Who's Her Daddy? Britney Spears' father, James Spears, and her attorney John Eardley are fighting over who has the right to control her "finances and life" while the pop star's estate ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted February 14, 2008
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Makes Us Feel Fat And Lazy: LAT blogger Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (man, that sounds weird) speaks to the exercising-after-50 set, making us in the not-exercising-under-35 set feel like utter crap. Thanks, Kareem. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 02.12.08 - Posted February 12, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's the birthday of Abe Lincoln and Sen. Arlen Specter. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | BOOKS | ... [FishbowlDC]

Obligatory Britney Spears Post - Posted January 31, 2008
We don't want to but we have to. Britney Spears was rushed by ambulance to UCLA Medical Center, escorted by dozen motorcycle officers, two cruisers and two police helicopters. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted January 31, 2008
Brit's Back In A Mental Health Observation Hold: Because that's exactly what Britney Spears has been lacking all this time -- close, unyielding scrutiny by a phalanx of people standing just outside her fishbowl. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted January 7, 2008
Elizabeth Snead's Big Weekend: The Dish Rag makes us feel dirty... and, worse, somehow culpable in the destruction of Britney Spears. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted January 4, 2008
Britney Spears, Detained For Drug-Testing: Oh dear. Well, to look at the bright side, at least the LAT didn't re-post that ... [FishbowlLA]

Someone At L.A. Times Obsessed With Britney Spears' Lesbian Kiss - Posted January 3, 2008
Open Letter to Meredith Artley: You have a pervert on your staff. We don't know who it is (though if you feel like supplying the name, by all means ...) We just know that every time -- and we mean every time -- there is a story about Britney Spears in the... [FishbowlLA]

Stan's Cafe Serves Up Global Perspective With a Side of Rice - Posted December 26, 2007
For some, today might signal the final chapter of a month-long credit card-wielding saga. But to us, it's also a reminder that there's only a few more days to catch the month-long engagement of Of All the People in All the World: The Amer... [UnBeige]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted December 26, 2007
Quickie Movie Reviews: Kenneth Turan likes There Will Be Blood Kevin Crust turns his nose up at Bucket List (but ... [FishbowlLA]

Spears' Family Values - Posted December 20, 2007
Britney Spears wants her kids tested for drugs. So does her mother. And Casey Aldridge's family is probably looking for some drugs ... [FishbowlLA]

Bonnie Fuller: Shoots For Pregnant Fish In A Barrel. Still Misses. - Posted December 19, 2007
In HuffPo, Bonnie Fuller takes on Lynne Spears, the mother of Britney Spears and the knocked-up Jamie Lynn, 16. Fuller demands to know if Lynne ever sat her girls down and had "The Talk.... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 12.18.07 - Posted December 18, 2007
Good morning Washington. Don Rumsfeld resigned a year ago today and Brad Pitt, Keith Richards and Christina Aguilera all turn a year older today. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | ... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted December 12, 2007
Fractious Or Fictitious? There appears to be dissent among members of the Writers Guild of America, with "key members" pushing union leaders to get back to the bargaining table. But WGA officials say they haven't received many complaints... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Afternoon Edition - Posted November 26, 2007
Hey, kids. We're a bit slow today (we blame the Tryptophan), but we're still here to give you the hottest news that someone else reported. Heretofore: Cum On Feel The Void: The lead singer of Quiet Riot, Kevin DuBrow, was found dead in Las... [FishbowlLA]

Bonnie Fuller Bites Bad Mommies/Still Cashes AMI's Checks - Posted November 14, 2007
Bonnie Fuller shows that she has bigger balls than Santa Claus, as well as no sense of irony and a truly awkward relationship with written English as she rips in to Britney Spears, Madonna, and Angelina Jolie for being bad, bad mommies. Fuller writes ... [FishbowlLA]

Bantjes Trumps Vit In Layer Tennis With Obvious King vs. Riggs Overtones - Posted November 2, 2007
There's no asterisk affixed to her name just yet (denoting a win), but from a quick swing through the forums, it appears as though the victor in this week's historic inter-Speak Up league Battle of the Sexes Layer Tennis match is o... [UnBeige]

Correction: W Magazine Not Promoting A Cat Fight - Posted October 24, 2007
Our friends at Haute and Bothered alerted us to a little error in one of our earlier posts. Seems W Magazine's November issue features nine covers, allowing readers to choose from Nicole Kidman... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.18.07 - Posted October 18, 2007
Good morning Washington. It's a close one, but it looks doubtful that Stephen Colbert's presidential bid in SC will do any major damage. Roll Call announced that Jay Heflin is going to be joining the CongressNow staff full-t... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 12, 2007
Doris Lessing Wins Nobel Prize, Our Favorite Photo Award: We love this image of Lessing, the oldest-ever winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, sitting on her stoop like the 87-year-old landlady of a murder suspect. If we didn't know better, we'd imagine she'... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 4, 2007
They're Arabs. And They Play Them On TV: This Ashraf Khalil piece declares that Arab-Americans are getting more roles than ever -- as terrorists. The story opens with a few quotes from an actor with a European stage name who... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 27, 2007
Money Can't Buy You Everything: Except when it can. Henry Weinstein's analysis of the Phil Spector jury deadlock says Spector's freedom came down to cash: He had so much of it, he could hire enough experts t... [FishbowlLA]

Katha Pollitt on Britney Spears, Paris Hilton: They Can Take Care of Themselves - Posted September 26, 2007
And just in time for Salon's Rebecca Traister's sad little defense of Katha Pollitt, we find Pollitt writing about those oft-maligned young women, Paris Hilton and Britney Spears. Is she sympathetic? HA! From: Katha Pollitt ... [FishbowlLA]

KFC: J.Lo's Fame Is Finger-Lickin' Good - Posted September 20, 2007
Someone in KFC's marketing department is getting a raise. It's hard -- not to mention expensive -- to get celebrity endorsements when you're selling a low-rent product. But lucky for KFC, they found a low-rent star to give them free advertising. And the fried chicken house is giving back. After Marc Anthony told... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 19, 2007
Britney Spears To Pee In a Cup: An LA court commissioner said there was evidence that Britney Spears was "a habitual, frequent and continuous" user of drugs and alcohol and ordered random twice-weekly drug tests. This should bo... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 13, 2007
Scarborough County? UCI rescinded its offer to make liberal legal scholar Erwin Chemerinsky dean of its new law school because the frequent media pundit a bit too blue-state for Orange County's tastes. In particular, he was... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 10, 2007
Hey, You Try Lip-Synching With A Stretched Out Uterus: We hate sentences like these: "An out-of-shape, out-of-touch Britney Spears delivered what was destined to be the most talked about performance of the MTV Video Music Awards -- but f... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Photographed With Jessica Alba - Posted September 7, 2007
OK, not really. But the current issue of Cosmo features a pic of Jessica Alba on the cover ... and a shot of our own Guest Blogger, Chris Gardner inside. Gardner is Cosmo's Celeb Gossip Blogger, and the mag ran a little house ad/blurb declaring Gardner a "celeb know-it-all." G... [FishbowlLA]

Plasticgod Gets Political - Posted August 9, 2007
You remember we were so excited when we spotted Plasticgod's oh-so-in-the-moment rendition of Bald Britney Spears (wonder what's next, topless while holding two kids with a crapping... [UnBeige]

Sundown on Sunset: Tell Us All About It - Posted June 29, 2007
Paris Hilton's interview on Larry King Live brought in 3.2 million viewers; 1.4 million in the adults 25-54 demo, three times King's regular average. And some disapprove. Television Without Pity goes head-first into Rescue Me. Jack McGee... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Lauer: No 'Quid Pro Quo' Deal For Princes - Posted June 25, 2007
In the wake of the embarrassing debacle of NBC's now-you-see-it, now-you-don't $1 million deal for Paris Hilton's first post-penitentiary interview, Matt Lauer said during a conference call to promote next Sunday's "Concert for Diana" telecast that there was "no quid pro quo" involved in his exclusive interview w... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Matt Lauer: No 'Quid Pro Quo' Deal For Princes - Posted June 25, 2007
In the wake of the embarrassing debacle of NBC's now-you-see-it, now-you-don't $1 million deal for Paris Hilton's first post-penitentiary interview, Matt Lauer said during a conference call to promote next Sunday's "Concert for Diana" telecast that there was "no quid pro quo" involved in his exclusive interview w... [FishbowlNY]

'Media Hysteria For 13 Miles': Paris Covered Like O.J. - Posted June 8, 2007
Tears Best media summary we've seen of today's Paris Hilton penitentiary developments: Los Angeles had not seen anything quite like it since O.J. Simpson's slow-moving attempted flight from justice. Today it was ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Media Hysteria For 13 Miles': Paris Covered Like O.J. - Posted June 8, 2007
Tears Best media summary we've seen of today's Paris Hilton penitentiary developments: Los Angeles had not seen anything quite like it since O.J. Simpson's slow-moving attempted flight from justice. Today it was ... [FishbowlNY]

Britney Spears, Bald and Beautiful - Posted April 20, 2007
We couldn't resist snapping this shot of art imitating life at the Pop Cling show last night. Plasticgod is so on top of his celebrity caricatures that he's updated his ... [UnBeige]

Dean Baquet: 'Panic Had Set In' - Posted March 29, 2007
This morning at breakfast at the ultra-swank W Hotel in Midtown (blaring "salsatronica" at in the lobby at 8:00AM = unnecessary), Dean Baquet looked an awful lot like the next executive editor of the New York Times. As he sat alongside Gary Pruitt, president and CEO of the McClatchy Co. of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dean Baquet: 'Panic Had Set In' - Posted March 29, 2007
This morning at breakfast at the ultra-swank W Hotel in Midtown (blaring "salsatronica" at in the lobby at 8:00AM = unnecessary), Dean Baquet looked an awful lot like the next executive editor of the New York Times. As he sat alongside Gary Pruitt, president and CEO of the McClatchy Co. of... [FishbowlNY]

Jon Fine: Has TMZ Gone People? - Posted March 27, 2007
Business Week's Jon Fine posits that Britney Spears has neutered that supposed pitbull of celebrity journalism, TMZ.com. To prove his point, Fine lists a few recent TMZ posts about the pop princess. Close your eyes an... [FishbowlLA]

By All That's Holy--Armed Guards at Britney Spears' Church - Posted March 27, 2007
FBLA understands that, in certain parts of the planet, religous expression frequently takes a violent tone. But in Bel Air? At a Presbyterian church? Sadly, yes, when Britney Spears is the wors... [FishbowlLA]

Rush & Molloy 'K-Fed' Old Page Six Item - Posted March 21, 2007
Today's Rush & Molloy: K-Fed's birthday party, planned for tonight at the Eleven nightclub in L.A., has been canceled, we hear. The just-turned-29 K-Fed wanted $25,000 from a glossy to cover it, but not enough peo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rush & Molloy 'K-Fed' Old Page Six Item - Posted March 21, 2007
Today's Rush & Molloy: K-Fed's birthday party, planned for tonight at the Eleven nightclub in L.A., has been canceled, we hear. The just-turned-29 K-Fed wanted $25,000 from a glossy to cover it, but not enough peo... [FishbowlNY]

AWP Trumps Britney! - Posted March 6, 2007
At 11:49 PM yesterday, a special milestone in the publishing world was noted by Laurel Snyder: Because "so many poets (and writers) are blogging (or reading)...about AWP" it was the 3rd most popular search on Technorati - behind Antonella Barba and Ann Coulter, but two spots ahead of Britney Spears... [GalleyCat]

AP Ends Blackout On Paris - Posted March 2, 2007
It lasted but a week. The Associated Press' experimental blackout on news about Paris Hilton is over. The AP's Jocelyn Noveck delivers the sad news: So you may have heard: Paris Hilton was ticketed the other day... [morningmedianewsfeed]

AP Ends Blackout On Paris - Posted March 2, 2007
It lasted but a week. The Associated Press' experimental blackout on news about Paris Hilton is over. The AP's Jocelyn Noveck delivers the sad news: So you may have heard: Paris Hilton was ticketed the other day... [FishbowlNY]

Soft in the Head, Soft Tissues, Soft Money: Gossip Goodies - Posted February 21, 2007
Britney Spears checks into rehab and has a great story for the baldie thing--head lice. (But they're everywhere--she really can't escape.) Anna Nicole Smith'... [FishbowlLA]

Britney Spears Goes Bald: FBLA Sweeps Up Clippings - Posted February 17, 2007
Britney Spears goes GI Jane at some salon in Tarzana. FBLA rounds up the reactions. The Evil Beet explains the whole thing: drug testing. Approval: ... [FishbowlLA]

E!'s Love Ride Curse - Posted January 4, 2007
The reported Justin Timberlake-Cameron Diaz split — the first big one of 2007 — has celebrity media outlets in a tizzy. You know who else is in a tizzy? E! gossipist Michael Malkin, who appears to've been counting down the minutes since Britney dropped K-Fed to write this: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

E!'s Love Ride Curse - Posted January 4, 2007
The reported Justin Timberlake-Cameron Diaz split — the first big one of 2007 — has celebrity media outlets in a tizzy. You know who else is in a tizzy? E! gossipist Michael Malkin, who appears to've been counting down the minutes since Britney dropped K-Fed to write this: ... [FishbowlNY]

Britney Dumps Paris--Paris Dumps Britney: Either Way We Win - Posted December 27, 2006
FBLA knew it wouldn't last. US Weekly online editor Noelle Hancock (boy, that Yale degree really paid off, didn't it?) is reporti... [FishbowlLA]

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