34521811.jpgBest Story Of The Day: We don’t know when John M. Glionna was sent to China, but he dug up a great story there: a profile of the founder of Rural Women magazine, a women’s rights activist with an amazing tale.

22178970.jpgPremature Speculation: The guys at The Envelope apparently don’t know what to do with themselves in these few weeks before awards season starts. So they’re planning for next year. Out loud.

34519188.jpgQuiet On The Set: Columnist Jay A. Fernandez takes Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt and other A-list celebs to task for staying silent about the WGA strike.