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Ladies’ Home Journal Names Entertainment Director

lhj.pngLadies’ Home Journal named a new entertainment director today: Susan Pocharski, a 20-year industry vet with experience wrangling celebrity interviews for magazines like People and Us.

Pocharski most recently worked for Reader’s Digest, booking their entertainment coverage. She also worked as a senior editor at People, where she produced the magazine’s first Oscar Daily feature, and served as executive editor for Teen People, George and Maximum Golf, which she helped launch in 1999.

Pocharski will be replacing Marisa Fox, who recently left the magazine. But we’re wondering, will this mean more high profile celebrity interviews in LHJ?

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FBLA 20 Questions: Leslie Gornstein

lesliefierce.JPGE! Online’s Answer Bitch and woman to watch, Leslie Gornstein took time off from abusing underlings to answer FBLA’s 20 Questions.

1. What newspapers do you read?
No physical papers; occasional stories from any outlet that has its stories easily reachable online.

2. Which ones do you move your lips to while reading?
Zero.

3. Which Web sites are on your favorites bookmark (Aside from FBLA?)
Poor Man Institute; Sadly No; Cintra Wilson’s Dregulator; Wolcott; Go Fug Yourself; Fafblog, Dependable Renegade.

4. Where do you get your car washed?
I know the freelance market is tough, Mayrav, but I don’t think they’re hiring.

5. Do you know your dentist’s first name?
Why? He doesn’t refill my Vicodin prescription. Howard does.

6. Do you believe newspapers are going to die? If so, when?
I guess you missed the shiva.

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