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LAT In 90 Seconds — The Jet-Lagged and Cranky Edition

rateblog.jpgDouble Dose of Justification: Not only is the LAT health section going to report the news that you (kinda) can use, it’s reporters are going to explain exactly why they wrote the story. Usually that info is self-evident in, you know, the story. But, um, thanks.

39035558-19102456.jpgJ-Hud Releases Debut Album: Jennifer Hudson’s first album is set to drop in September, which you knew if you read this story today. Or, like, any of the millions of publications that reported this facts months ago.

39035600-19101451.jpgSlow News Day: What does Kenneth Turan do after breathlessly watching Indiana Jones? By his own admission, not much of anything.

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LAT In 90 Seconds

37084353-23155530.jpgFanboys Are Wetting Themselves: The promos for The Dark Knight have geeks salivating over their way-too-cool interactive in-jokes. We’re still having a hard time with the posters featuring Heath Ledger’s mug.

37107276-24082017.jpgIn Other Died-Too-Young News: Jason Rae, husband of Grammy-nominated British singer Corinne Bailey Rae has been found dead in the northern English city of Leeds. Officers are awaiting results of toxicology tests to determine the cause of death.

veronique.jpgSlow News Day: Veronique de Turenne gives us a video clip of Marilyn Monroe drinking something and lounging. Or is it Lindsay Lohan? We can’t tell anymore.

LAT In 90 Seconds

34350548.jpgSlow News Day: We admit that we laughed in places at this piece, but, c’mon, Mary McNamara. Is Tina Fey’s Amex commercial really worth 12 inches?

34251996-13123702.jpgPeople’s Choice Scales Back: The writers’ strike strikes again. The People’s Choice Awards hopes to avoid picket lines at its Jan. 8 show by presenting the awards “magazine-style” rather than in a live ceremony with presenters. Queen Latifah, will still host, but the show will consist of taped pieces. Don’t worry, though, viewers. It will probably be as awful as it always is.

34347376.jpg‘Into the Wild’ Gets Four SAG Noms: And in other shows-no-one-watches news, that Sean Penn movie is apparently pretty good.