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More on Angler: Barton Gellman has been getting great traction for his book, Angler, about Dick Cheney‘s vice presidency. And for good reason. As Tim Rutten quotes in his positive review: “In Cheney’s estimation, a president’s authority was close to absolute within his rightful sphere.”

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O.J. And The Media. 2gether 4ever: Rutten has a decidedly less glowing review of how the media have fared since the first O.J. Simpson trial and the way they are conducting themselves now. “There’s nothing to be said about TMZ other than the fact that the people who run it are the informational equivalent of pimps and panderers. But what to make of Entertainment Tonight, which has a reasonable reputation, and of ABC News?”

42534645-23195046.gifGoogle Me Sometime: Google Inc. showed off G1, its iPhone rival, “a mass-market device with a sharp touch screen and slide-out keyboard that brings the experience of mobile Web surfing closer to that of a personal computer.”

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actressli_john_52027572_600.jpgDoes Elizabeth Snead Miss Her Old Job: Former E! Fashion Policewoman Elizabeth Snead is back to familiar tricks with this critique of Lindsay Lohan‘s Red Carpet (give it a minute).

youtubeim.jpgYouTube, ITube, We All Tube For YouTube: “A $1-billion copyright infringement lawsuit challenging YouTube‘s ability to keep copyrighted material off its popular video-sharing Internet website threatens how hundreds of millions of people exchange all kinds of information, YouTube owner Google Inc. said.” In other words, Marx is laughing in his grave. And we don’t mean Groucho.

39269997-26143654.jpgOur Favorite Episode Was the One About the Slumber Party: Robert Lloyd misses Square Pegs as much as we do. Think Carrie Bradshaw could relate to Patty Greene?