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Friday afternoon cleanup

Slow August Friday out there in medialand. Plus, it’s really hot, I ate a huge lunch, and my air-conditioner is broken, so between us, I think it’s best if I lie down for a bit. But before I throw myself on the divan:

- Local radio host / blogger Hugh Hewitt was profiled by Nicholas Lemann in this week’s New Yorker. The piece isn’t available online, which, if you ask me, is kind of a dumb move, because if it were, all sorts of conservative blogs would link to it, and, who knows, maybe some of those conservative-blog-readers would become New Yorker subscribers. Or am I just crazy?

- Turns out that guy probably wasn’t killed by Nigerian internet scammers, but Independent Sources has photos from the scene.

- Great, the Huffington Post has entered the lingua franca of popular culture criticism (scroll down).

Have a good weekend! If you go to the Silver Lake Street Fair, please don’t throw any litter on Micheltorena Street! And please consider carpooling! And pipe down after midnight, because I’m trying to get some sleep! Thanks!

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