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The New Yorker: Wrong, but still sexy

Brit &  K-Fed.jpgHarvard-educated fact-checkers notwithstanding, this week’s New Yorker was not that innocent of goofing up a fact in its “Talk of the Town” piece, “The Britney Option” by Adam Green. Fortunately over at Lindsayism, not-a-girl-not-yet-a-woman Lindsay Robertson is a Slave 4 your fact-checking purposes and couldn’t help but notice the error:

…my eagle-eye was drawn immediately to a glaring factual inaccuracy. However, my superior knowledge of the topic is not something about which any New Yorker reader would want to gloat:

“By selecting a link embedded in each message, subscribers would be led to a recorded message, either from Spears herself…or from one of the members of her entourage, among them her personal assistant, Alicia, and her bodyguard, Big Rob.”

Britney Spears’ personal assistant’s name is “Felicia”, not “Alicia.”

To Brit’s credit, she’s also not named “Jessica Rodriguez,” which I think we can all agree excuses any number of Twinkies she may consume. In the meantime, New Yorker, don’t be sad. We all make mistakes. Chin up, you’re stronger for it.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.