Friday, February 12, 2010

p3 morning reading: Four possibly-unrelated items


Ana Marie Cox, most recently at the now-shuttered Air America, has been named GQ's Washington Correspondent.

"The monthly magazine is one of the few things I haven’t tried yet," said Cox, who was founding editor at Wonkette, Washnigton editor of, and a braodcaster at Air America until a few weeks ago.


Meet the latest Abraham Lincoln biographer: Bill O'Reilly.

The Fox News host and best-selling author is working on "Killing Lincoln," a history book that will take readers "into Ford's Theater and into the mind of Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth, and on the manhunt to find and bring to justice the killer of one our greatest presidents," according to a statement issued Thursday by Henry Holt and Company.

"Killing Lincoln" is scheduled to come out in the fall of 2011 and will be co-written by Martin Dugard [ . . . ]


Reality show star Kim Kardashian is producing a half-hour documentary about celebrity PR, titled, 'The Spindustry.'

The show will follow Miami-based firm Command PR as it prepares for the launch of a "luxury lollipop." Command PR is run by Jonathan Cheban and Simon Huck, who don't rep Kardashian, although the three are close friends.


Sumner Redstone is optimistic about Viacom despite his fortune dwindling to a mere $2 billion last year. The entertainment conglomerate’s quarterly revenues are falling faster than anyone anticipated, but cost cuts and strength in DVD and Blu-ray releases helped push profits up well ahead of expectations.

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