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SocialTimes: OKCupid is getting into the housemate matching business. If you’ve ever used OKCupid, you can probably imagine how well this will go.

FishbowlDC: One of the benefits of Twitter is being able to watch people like The New York Post’s John Podhoretz slowly lose their sanity.

FishbowlLA: The Variety rumors are flying and you can’t stop them.

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Plagiarizing Italian Journalist Appears to Have Tapped LAT Archives

Following up his initial report about some Ynet-published content lifting, Tablet staff writer Marc Tracy today itemizes additional examples of apparent plagiarism committed by Italian freelance journalist and author Giulio Meotti. Including this passage from a February 2011 contribution to Commentary magazine:

In the post, Meotti wrote: “A nostalgic, utopian, and well-ordered traditionalism is the future heralded by the Brotherhood.”

In 1995 (!), John Balzar wrote in the Los Angeles Times: “A nostalgic, utopian and well-ordered traditionalism is the future heralded by the brotherhood.”

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Andrew Breitbart: Sensitive Olden Days Guy

breitbart.jpgChoire Sicha penned a piece in Radar about Andrew Breitbart‘s new venture into the conservative Hollywood entertainment news ‘market’:

What is more absolutely interesting to America than actors who have opinions about politics? Gosh, not much! (Economic regulation theory, maybe?) So, good news! Andrew Breitbart, the longtime Drudge henchman, is launching BigHollywood, a website for the non-left out in L.A. (Politico hilariously calls the staff “a who’s who of regular writers such as the Weekly Standard’s Joel Engel, Commentary’s next editor John Podhoretz, and novelist-screenwriter Andrew Klavan.” They mean, I think, a “who’s what?” It is run by the guy who ran the “website for L.A.’s conservative Liberty Film Festival.”)

Then Breitbart left the first comment:

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