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Kevin Smith, HuffPost Live Host?

Because Kevin Smith still and primarily uses an AOL email address (!), he is utterly familiar with HuffPost Live and a major fan of the nascent network. From the get-go of his half-hour chat alongside Jason Mewes with Alicia Menendez this afternoon, he kept dropping hints about wanting to be a host himself.

Smith continued energetically banging that drum, leading a producer to tell Menendez in her ear that he was hired. Then, HuffPost Live president Roy Sekoff bounded on set to seal the deal.

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HuffPost Live Adds to Team

HuffPost Live, the soon-to-launch streaming video network from The Huffington Post, has added Alyona Minkovski to its team. Minkovski has been named a Host/Producer for the online venture. Minkovski comes to the company from RT.com, where she hosted “The Alyona Show,” a news program based out of Washington D.C.

Minkovski joins a HuffPost Live team that already includes Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, Alicia Menendez, Marc Lamont Hill, Abby Huntsman, Josh Zepps, Mike Sacks, Jacob Soboroff and Janet Varney.

HuffPost Live launches August 13.