29953437.jpgThe King of the High C’s Hits His Final Note: Luciano Pavarotti died at the age of 71. Mark Swed has the story.

iphone.jpegiSpoke Too Soon? After every gadget freak told us the iPhone was the Second Coming (or first, or whatever), Apple slashes prices by $200 without raising the sales forecast, leading Michelle Quinn to write this lede: “Is the iPhone at risk of becoming an iFlop?”

32340801.jpgFamily F@#%ing Hour: A new report says sex and violence during the early prime-time TV slot have increased significantly during the last six years. We totally need to start watching more TV.