Media Minutiae: Blood-Soaked Edition

  • Saltzy: Village Voice critic Jerry Saltz peppers the New Yorker with literary birdshot over its profile of Sotheby’s auctioneer Tobias Meyer. (via Arts Journal)
  • Can’t wait for Simon Cowell’s American Mongolian Cow Sour Yogurt Supergirl Contest: One of China’s most popular shows, an American Idol knockoff called American Mongolian Cow Sour Yogurt Supergirl Contest (not kidding), faces a government crackdown.
  • Blood money: Human-rights activists scorch the Times for taking advertising from Sudan, reports Lloyd Grove.
  • Barron William Trump: Ahem.