Lineup for October 1, 2008

letterman100108 Lineup for October 1, 2008David Letterman might just have summed up last week when he said, “You heard it here first, ladies and gentlemen, this doesn’t smell right." Felix Gillette and John Koblin track the billion little pieces in our new A.D.D. news cycle. PLUS: Pumping McCain.

John Koblin looks at the last days of The New York Sun. "Staffers seemed in buoyant spirits, some even laughing."

Leon Neyfakh looks at Penguin’s financial crash book buying spree and wonders "Is buying three books about Wall Street a good investment?"

Plus: Toby YoungThe Mad Men of New MediaPaul Newman.