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Off The Media: Urinating Editors

Did you think we’d forgotten “On the Media”? Nah, we’ve just been a little distracted.

This week:

  • This joke co-host Brooke Gladstone told didn’t make sense to us until we read it in the transcript:

    A reporter and an editor are going through a desert. They’re really parched. They come upon a pristine pool of water. The reporter jumps right in. The editor, on the other hand, drops his trousers and begins to urinate. And the reporter says, “What are you doing? What are you doing?” And the editor says, “It’s okay, it’s okay. I’m making it better.”

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    Brian Williams Takes Anti-Britney-Anna Stance | Graydon’s Oscar Party | Obama In L.A.

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    • Obama: And moguls in L.A. [Pop Matters]
    • The Power of Anna: Transcends celebrity weeklies’ deadlines. [WWD]
    • Grey’s Anatomy Spin-off: Reportedly in works at ABC. [WSJ via ETP]
    • Libby Trial: Winds down, jury deliberates. [Bloomberg]
    • Condé Nast’s Photo-blographer Schuman: Heir to Bill Cunningham’s throne? [NYO]
    • New York ‘Internet Addict’: Sues over adult chat room firing. [AP]
    • Graydon Carter’s Oscar Party: 800-plus on guest list. [MIN]
    • Brian Williams: Sorry, no Britney, Anna Nicole tonight, kids. [Daily Nightly]

    LAT in 90 Seconds

    creativeduo.jpgBermanBraun: Gail Berman, who resigned this month as president of Paramount Pictures, is teaming up with another ex-exec, outsted head of Yahoo Inc.’s media group Lloyd Braun, to produce TV programs, movies and shortform shows.

    alsoran.jpgAlmost Famous: Fawning sentences like this one “The leggy singer with the cascade of brown hair knocked her hips from side to side theatrically,” really should be reserved for an empty profile of an A-lister. Not for an American Idol also-ran.

    arif.jpgStraight Face: In testimony in the Scooter Libby hearings, Ari Fleischer confirms that he spent the entirety of his tenure as White House press secretary being a douchebag. To wit: “It was like a lot of things that I said to the press. It had no impact.”