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933138913_c50f8b8387.jpgPower To The Bloggers: Jessica Guynn profiles TechCrunch creator/blogger Michael Arrington who “decided to parlay his considerable clout into a different kind of currency. He thrust Silicon Valley onto the national political scene in December when he took the unusual step of mounting a campaign of his own: a ‘tech president primary.”

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Wanna know what LAT reporter Michelle Quinn thinks of the new iPhone? She doesn’t hide much with this lede: “Apple Inc. is giving iPhone customers more for less.”

10dundy.190.jpgMemorial Service: From the obit page (we think — it’s hard to tell online): “A memorial service for writer Elaine Dundy, a novelist and memoirist who wrote about her stormy marriage to critic Kenneth Tynan and their life among the rich and famous, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Pierce Bros. mortuary, 1218 Glendon Ave., Westwood. Dundy died of a heart attack May 1 at her Los Angeles home. She was 86.”

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We (Heart) LAT Tech Geeks

buchheit1.jpgThe PR department at the L.A. Times just sent us an e-mail (see below) promoting the Business Section’s new blog — as if we needed the introduction!

We have already become addicted to the musings and findings of Alex Pham, Chris Gaither, Joseph Menn, Michelle Quinn and Jessica Guynn.

From schadenfreude (or to use a newspaper term “breaking news”) about Henry Nicholas‘ indictment to that YouTube-as-marketing-tool issue we told you about yesterday, Technology never seemed so … digestible. (We were going to say “cool,” but then we’d lose our spot in the Mean Girls clique.)

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37444500-0ss2174509.jpgWeekend Box Office Predictions: Josh Friedman is betting on pro football.

37482089.jpgApple Beats Wal-Mart: Michelle Quinn and Dawn Chmielewski report that Apple’s iTunes store surpassed Wal-Mart as the largest music retailer in the country – a distinction it will get to enjoy until MySpace swallows it whole.

kdougii.jpgNewest Celebrity Blogger? Kirk Douglas. And, no joke, the kids love him.

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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.

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handminds.jpgWinning Hearts and Minds: Democrats are starting to see a shrink.

iphonehack.jpgTheir Kung-Fu Is Better Than Ours: We read this Michelle Quinn story about hackers spending a sleepless weekend together to “unlock the mysteries” of the iPhone. And we almost understood every word of it.

madgetar.jpgLive Earth: That big concert thingy happened. And, apparently, Ann Powers thought it was interesting.