Opening Credits: The Anthony Pellicano racketeering and wiretapping trial begins today in Los Angeles federal court, promising plenty of star power and intrigue, according to Greg Krikorian. Of course, he might not be around to cover most of it.
Lies and Consequences: Scott Timberg and Josh Getlin jump on the Margaret B. Jones story, pointing out that, really, the lily-white New York publishing world is kinda asking to be taken for a ride.
Why Is This Blog Different From All Other Blogs? Someone check Richard Rushfield’s wrists for a red bracelet. The Idol Tracker scrutinizes American Idol with a Talmudic intensity — and we don’t mean that metaphorically. Invoking the Book of Life, bar mitzvahs and Chosen People, the scribe might be taking his gig a bit too seriously. Dude, you write about a game show.