Free to Be You and Media Notes

Another slow day in the LA media universe. A few notes:

Another slow day in the LA media universe. A few notes:

L.A. Observed reports hearing uncomfirmed rumors that Michael Kinsley is vying for the editorship of the Atlantic Monthly. (So would he commute to Boston from Seattle?)

– It’s KCRW pledge drive time again! Is it just my imagination or is there a tinge of neediness in the airwaves this time around? I’m hearing a little more pleading than usual this early in the week. Meanwhile, signs of KCRW blowback on local blogs. KXLU 4eva!

– Soup choices at the LA Times commissary today (told you it was a slow news day): Chicken with corn, Vegetable, Chili.