News and notes from the week we might’ve missed. How Are We Softening the Blow? 26%: Telling the Media First. Funny, because it’s so true. [The Onion] Beware, Lost Nerds: There are spoilers in this post. [via HowStuffWorks.com] Really Lost in Translation: WSJ reports that China has banned new foreign magazines on topics other than science and technology. Clooney Stalked via American Apparel: George, maybe you didn’t understand exactly who you were f*cking with.