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Time Celebrates 90 Years - Posted February 28, 2013
Time turns 90 this week. To celebrate, the magazine has a slew of offerings, including a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time Celebrates 90 Years - Posted February 28, 2013
Time turns 90 this week. To celebrate, the magazine has a slew of offerings, including a ... [FishbowlNY]

Janice Min Tweets Out Her Fall Book Tour - Posted October 23, 2012
Janice Min is no dummy. With a new book to promote, the editorial director of The Hollywood Reporter has finally started to make use of a personal Twitter account (@janicebmin) that lay dormant for many months. Min officially joined the Twitter revolution September 17, one day before the release of her beauty... [FishbowlLA]

National Magazine Award Finalists Unveiled - Posted April 3, 2012
More awards! The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) has unveiled the 2012 National Magazine Award finalists, and leading the way are two fantastic titles -- New York and The New Yorker -- each nominated for six Ellies. All those accusing the ASME of having a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

National Magazine Award Finalists Unveiled - Posted April 3, 2012
More awards! The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) has unveiled the 2012 National Magazine Award finalists, and leading the way are two fantastic titles -- New York and The New Yorker -- each nominated for six Ellies. All those accusing the ASME of having a... [FishbowlNY]

Wrong Moves | Judge First, Read Later | News to Us - Posted March 29, 2012
TVSpy: George Zimmerman wasn't arrested for killing Trayvon Martin, but Sanford city police are saying that they ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Wrong Moves | Judge First, Read Later | News to Us - Posted March 29, 2012
TVSpy: George Zimmerman wasn't arrested for killing Trayvon Martin, but Sanford city police are saying that they ... [FishbowlNY]

Joel Stein Thinks 'Adults Should Read Adult Books' - Posted March 29, 2012
Time columnist and satirist Joel Stein baited the Internet with a controversial New York Times essay entitled "Adults Should Read Adult Books... [GalleyCat]

How the Sandra Fluke Story Unfolded - Posted March 5, 2012
Before last week, the name Sandra Fluke had only entered the discussion in a column by TIME humorist ... [TVNewser]

Digital Royalty Relocating to Santa Monica - Posted October 27, 2011
Her name is Amy Jo Martin (pictured). She's 32-years-old, attended Arizona State University and once did PR for the Phoenix Suns. These days, per a fun ... [FishbowlLA]

Slate's Tom Scocca Also Notes Joel Stein is Not Funny - Posted July 7, 2010
This just in from the Obvious Files: Joel Stein is pronounced not funny. This time it was ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List 10.09.09 - Posted October 9, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. The President woke up this morning a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Above is the photo that was brought to White House press secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

Dog Poo On Air Force One|More Mulling Over Gourmet|Classical And Spanish Radio Stations Get Ready To Swap|Time's Joel Stein Writes A Memoir - Posted October 8, 2009
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Dog Poo On Air Force One|More Mulling Over Gourmet|Classical And Spanish Radio Stations Get Ready To Swap|Time's Joel Stein Writes A Memoir - Posted October 8, 2009
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Morning Reading List 03.13.09 - Posted March 13, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! 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. ... [FishbowlDC]

Joel Stein Knows How To Save Journalism - With POM Wonderful - Posted March 12, 2009
Joel Stein's latest column in Time is an—ahem—very serious look at how to save journalism, and the answer is: with product placement. "My first idea was to get every reporter to switch beats and cover only cats doing funny things," he writes. "Then I had some more Pom Wonderful, allowed the antioxidants... [MediaJobsDaily]

Gays Listen to Joel Stein - Posted December 10, 2008
Today is Call in Gay Day. It was an idea floated by our example for what's rarely funny, LAT columnist Joel Stein. Yes, in his column he suggested that those that disagr... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 24, 2008
Crossing The Dateline: In this Charles Piller report about how, as governor, Sarah Palin... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds -- Election Edition - Posted October 10, 2008
Rock the No-Vote: Joel Stein suggests people should stay home and not vote. FBLA suggests Joel Stein should stay home and not write. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 26, 2008
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Time.com Relaunches: Podcasts, Archives, Video, Oh My - Posted September 15, 2008
Frequent visitors to Time.com may already have noticed that the page looks a bit different this morning. That's because the magazine has officially relaunched their website today. FBNY stopped by the Time offices last week to get a quic... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time.com Relaunches: Podcasts, Archives, Video, Oh My - Posted September 15, 2008
Frequent visitors to Time.com may already have noticed that the page looks a bit different this morning. That's because the magazine has officially relaunched their website today. FBNY stopped by the Time offices last week to get a quic... [FishbowlNY]

BREAKING: FBLA Finds Something Good In A Joel Stein Column! - Posted September 12, 2008
Finally! Something worth reading in a Joel Stein column -- of course, that something is a ... [FishbowlLA]

HEEBs Take Over L.A. - Posted September 9, 2008
Go to this. You could always leave before Joel Stein goes up. The critically acclaimed Jewish culture magazine, Heeb, heads to Los Angeles on September 23 for the latest installment of its national storytelling series. Comedian Brody Stevens... [FishbowlLA]

Covering Fashion Week: You've Got the Look, and the Blog, and the Twitter - Posted September 8, 2008
So, we just remembered it's Fashion Week here in New York. What a relief after all this "Palinating." No need to go to the tents even, since it appears everyone seems to have everything covered from every angle possible. As per usual, NYMag's got the Fug Girls ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering Fashion Week: You've Got the Look, and the Blog, and the Twitter - Posted September 8, 2008
So, we just remembered it's Fashion Week here in New York. What a relief after all this "Palinating." No need to go to the tents even, since it appears everyone seems to have everything covered from every angle possible. As per usual, NYMag's got the Fug Girls ... [FishbowlNY]

Petition to Take Back the Times - Posted August 15, 2008
TellZell has started an online petition urging everyone in Los Angeles who knows how to read and write (and Joel Stein... [FishbowlLA]

Notes From the Showroom Floor - Posted July 27, 2008
We were wandering through the showroom floor at Comic Con 2008 and had some sightings. We believe we saw what we think was Fred Savage. And we also think we saw about 20 guys that really looked like Fred Savage. We also spotted ... [FishbowlLA]

John Brady and FBLA Are in Total Agreeance - Posted July 8, 2008
John Brady has a piece in Folio about Time magazine and Joel Stein. Brady writes: Does anyone here reme... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted June 6, 2008
Hello Imma. Hello Abba: Joel Stein wants us to believe that the Jews who run Hollywood all got their gigs by going to the same Jewish summer camp together -- and he offers as proof a ... [FishbowlLA]

George Clooney--Salad Spritzer. Watermelon Freak, Pepper Grinder - Posted April 7, 2008
Ian Parker succeedes where Joel Stein failed. In the New Yorker's 10 page celebrity profile, we learn that George Clooney ... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset: Local Color - Posted February 22, 2008
HBO has picked up Academy-Award nominated doc. A Taxi to the Dark Side, after Discovery chickened out. Barbara Walters will interview Ellen Page, Harrison Ford, Vanessa Williams, and Mylie Cyrus. Pick t... [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]

LA Times Wants to Polish the Big Orange - Posted December 6, 2007
We hear that the LA Times is soliciting opinions for a year-ender on how to improve the cultural life of our city. Unfortunately, they're calling it Polishing the Big Orange The Big Orange? Or the Big O? If we wanted to live in New York, we would. Can't our local paper figure out a... [FishbowlLA]

Did Joel Stein Steal Feeble Column Idea from Semi-Obscure Blog? - Posted November 5, 2007
Did Joel Stein copy Media Bloodhound's not-all-that-brilliant idea? Stein wrote a column introducing Ann Coulter Mad Libs (thus dating himself by about 20 years) a full two weeks after the blog post heralding ... [FishbowlLA]

Tina Dupuy Wins BrooWaHa Contest - Posted October 15, 2007
Stand-up comic Tina Dupuy won the BrooWaHa writing contest with a nifty essay on jury duty, Stand Up, Sit Down, Do Your Civic Duty . The notice stated that jurors should dress "business casual". But this is LA. I'... [FishbowlLA]

Joel Stein Chat Miserable Failure - Posted August 7, 2007
Just when you thought that Joel Stein could not be humiliated ever again..... Mike Schneider alerts us the the chat that never was. Remember when Stein threw down the gauntlet and challenged the blogitopians to a duel? No, we don't either, but evidently there was a contest, and the LA Times misjudged... [FishbowlLA]

Joel Stein Column on Captivity In Captivity - Posted July 12, 2007
Log jam of writers at the LAT re: the Captivity party. Paul Cullum Babes, blood and B-listers at the 'Captivity' party A dominatrix at work, the Suic... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Goes to the Party: Captivity Premiere Party: Not All That Freaky - Posted July 11, 2007
After Dark's producer Courtney Solomon promised that the premiere party for his horror flick, Captivity, wouldn't be the same old blah evening of red carpet, screening, sponsored cocktail and home by 11. Biggest difference? No screening and open bar. Despite the presence of the ... [FishbowlLA]

Joel Stein Won't Teach Blow Job Class - Posted June 18, 2007
Joel Stein has decided that teaching a class in oral sex might be a bad idea, after all. Babeland's blog blames Gawker for alerting the LA Times, which is unlikely, as who at the LAT reads that? ... [FishbowlLA]

Joel Stein Teaches How To Give Head - Posted June 14, 2007
Is Joel Stein subtly signaling the LA Times that he needs a raise? Or is he just off on another of his wacky stunts? Either way, he's teaching a class in How to Give a Blow Job at Babeland. Stein is teaching the class with ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 - Posted March 6, 2007
Doncha wish your writer was snark like me? Paul Brownfield, of all people, takes a look at ANTM and the Pussycat Dolls. As this is the 8th season of Top Model, you'd think he'd figured out how it works. Smokin' i... [FishbowlLA]

Killing Time In New York - Posted March 5, 2007
If you're into this sort of thing, some fascinating meta-media notes on Joe Hagan's piece on Time magazine in this week's New York mag: Editor Richard Stengel tells Hagan he wants Time to be a bit more like the Economist. Time Inc. editor-in-chief John Huey... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Killing Time In New York - Posted March 5, 2007
If you're into this sort of thing, some fascinating meta-media notes on Joe Hagan's piece on Time magazine in this week's New York mag: Editor Richard Stengel tells Hagan he wants Time to be a bit more like the Economist. Time Inc. editor-in-chief John Huey... [FishbowlNY]

FBLA 20 Questions: Joel Stein - Posted February 19, 2007
Columnist Joel Stein kindly answered our 20 questions. If you think he's really funny, be prepared for a disappointment. Anyone can have an off day or two. We'd blame ourselves except everyone else we asked has been funny. 1. What newspapers do you read? I get the ... [FishbowlLA]

Joel in Jane? Gawker - Posted February 14, 2007
Joel Stein, whom we like to think of as our own personal whipping boy, will be free-lancing for Jane, according to Gawker. (Aside to Gawker: you've got Rachel, we g... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted January 11, 2007
Online, No One Can Hear Your Scream: In an apparent bid to either ramp up its Web site or drive Joel Stein mad (either outcome would be much appreciated), the LAT will begin weekly, hourlong online chats. For the f... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted January 5, 2007
News As Art: In a thoughtful piece about museums' slow acceptance of photojournalism, Christopher Reynolds highlights the Getty's exploration of "the borderlands between art and news." The story does a good job d... [FishbowlLA]

Joel Stein Hits Zeitgeist Nerve/FBLA Wants to Knock the L Out of Joel - Posted January 3, 2007
FBLA tried not to join the Jump on Joel Stein mania, But we did have some questions, so we emailed those LA Times commenters with valid addresses, asked and got answers. It seems so simple, doesn't it? FBLA asked: Why does Stein engender such strong response... [FishbowlLA]

Joel Stein Compares Self To Tom Hanks, Phillip Roth, Doesn't Want Readers To E-Mail Him - Posted January 2, 2007
We'll just let columnist Joel Stein — he of Time magazine, SecondLife and VH1's I Love The Whatever fame — explain ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Joel Stein Compares Self To Tom Hanks, Phillip Roth, Doesn't Want Readers To E-Mail Him - Posted January 2, 2007
We'll just let columnist Joel Stein — he of Time magazine, SecondLife and VH1's I Love The Whatever fame — explain ... [FishbowlNY]

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