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mmor.jpgSomething’s Gotta Give: Former actress, Sen. Sheila Kuehl, wants to protect the “postmortem right of publicity” for dead celebrities, like underwear adorner Marilyn Monroe. Because celebrities should only be exploited while they’re living.

cnnyoutube.jpgBoxers Or Briefs? The Internet town hall debate, a partnership between CNN and YouTube is being advertised as the ultimate in citizen journalism and truly democratic participation in the presidential election process. But, as Paul Brownfield points out, it’s all just a dumb stunt.

mandy.jpgThe Potato (Pancake) Famine: We know he covers television, but can a guy with a name like Scott Collins really get away with saying “tsoris” in a story?