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Jossip Disses Los Angeles

prorun.jpgListen, Jossip, we don’t care for Project Runway anymore than you do, but keep your your hot-pink hands off our city. You’ve been warned.

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Could The Writers’ Strike Have Influenced The Presidential Election?

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Jossip seems to think so. Noting that journalist have “grown a pair” and started asking presidential nominee Barack Obama tougher questions in the last few days, the gossip site posits that it took two Saturday Night Live parodies to wake the press corp out of their love-fog.

Jossip takes journos to task for being woken up by SNL, of all things. We’re choosing to direct our ire at the movie studios. If they hadn’t been such asses and prolonged the WGA strike, those parodies woulda run months ago.

Vogue: Fat September

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Glossed Over live blogs the September Vogue, and lives to tell.

Gawker notes that the same issue has gained a little weight, while Jossip points out that last year’s issue was bigger.

Sienna Miller’s on the cover, despite all the Amy Winehouse gossip.

And Cathy Horyn actually found reading matter hidden in the dead-tree ad forest. Her readers tear the issue to shreds.

Villaraigosa Romantic Roundup

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Luke Ford was on CNN this morning. Remember, he was the first journalist/blogger to notice something funny going on and got ridiculed by Robert Greene, of the LA Times editorial board.

Greene wrote:

Start with blogger Luke Ford’s outrage that no one at this paper, or anywhere else, had weighed in on the excruciatingly important fact that L.A.’s mayor has been spotted without his wedding ring (snip)

He (Tony V.) also looks more and more like the next governor of California.

Translation: Leave journalism to the professionals, sonny.

Now, of course, Tony looks more the newest member of Los Primeros.

Jossip claims Telemundo is backing their homegirl. We’re guessing they don’t read ERS News.

Andy Martin questions those who ask for privacy through a press release.

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Portfolio–Here, There and Everywhere

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Portfolio, Conde Nast’s new business magazine, has officially launched.

Senior writer Amy Wallace (formerly with the LA Times) profiles Relativity Media’s Ryan Kavanaugh, a 32-year-old dealmaker, who gets Wall Street to invest in Hollywood.

Nancy Haas has a piece about Maroon 5′s big bucks backer.

Posh Spice is a fashion brand killer: she makes everything look bad, according to Fashion Inc.

The Culture and Lifestyle section doesn’t grab us, but then, we’re broke.

Job of the Week gives us a designer of doll clothes, and a video game artist.

The website offers the weakest drawings of the blog writers. Are they all really that ugly?

Jeff Jarvis weighs in. He also continues his appreciation of Amanda “Not a Journalist” Congdon.

FKC calls it an exciting new outlet.

Dealbreaker takes some credit.

Celebrity News sniffs at the lack of, well, celebrities.

Jossip is unimpressed, due to the lack of mention of same.

A Number of Journos To Lose Their Jobs In 40 Minutes?

bunnies.JPGJossip is reporting (and we always use that term loosely with Jossip) that at 3 p.m., Playboy TV will be shuttering its operations, following a 20 percent decline in fourth-quarter profits for Playboy Enterprises.

Playboy faltering? And we thought this was supposed to be the Year of the Pig.