TGIF Round-Up: Some Stuff That’s Happening While Global Markets Free-Fall

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10/10/2008 11:30 AM |

TGIF like whoa! Are you worried about the stuff you might be missing while you try to teach yourself all about why everybody is broke now? It’s time to catch up! Herein, some handy newsy links for you to click on.

WORLD AFFAIRS!
Russia is maybe selling some bombz to Iran.

HEALTH!
The economy is in the shitter, ergo your health is improving.

MEDIA!
Haute Living is a publishing sweatshop.

RELATIONSHIPS!
A 105-year-old Scottish lady attributes her long life to not having sex.

ARTSY!
Reclusive and brilliant brills poet Emily Dickinson had a secret lover pen-pal, as detailed in Brenda Wineapple’s new and steamy-sounding book White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson.

NERD FUN!
There are typeface anachronisms in the stylized booze-hound critically acclaimed AMC show Mad Men.

GOSSIP!
Hairspray star Nikki Blonsky’s dad allegedly kicked former America’s Next Top Model contestant Bianca Golden in the hoo hoo, and she talks about it on the Tyra show.

That’s it, you’re all caught up and can go resume with your flinching over the Wall Street Journal headlines.