By Nick Rizzo
August 18, 2011

In a blatant publicity bid, Abercrombie & Fitch has offered to pay a “Jersey Shore” cast member not to wear their apparel. Ouch. That organization is like a publicly traded organization of Mean Girls. At least it received its comeuppance, losing more than 8% of its value.

LA to S&P: “You’re fired.” Now no more ampersands in this post, I promise.

Dude, where’s my inflation?

Here’s a rather interesting, rigorous analysis of how the unemployed re-orient their time priorities. Read it, if you can spare the time.

Christine O’Donnell walks off the set of her interview with Piers Morgan. Perhaps she found out that his people came to this country to burn witches.

After wasting our time with two days of Media Power Bachelors and Bachelorettes, the New York Observer can at least claim credit for one new happy couple. (Created by this amusing app.)

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Re: LA vs. S&P. That makes sense. Complain that they didn’t downgrade fast enough a couple years ago, then when they downgrade, fire them. Money talks. “The truth? You can’t handle the truth.”

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