Today on Observer.com: July 6

Palin’s Exit Prompts Really Bad Punditry About Palin’s Future

Marisa Noel Brown’s Madoff-Tainted Townhouse Gets A Deal: $9.75 M.

The Grande Dame of New York City Land Use

Silverstein Goes to the Mattresses! Takes Legal Action To End WTC Stalemate

Meghan McCain Crashes New Museum Party

Ouch, It Hearst! Lydia Skips Her 4th of July Party; Gallstones Blamed

Aunt Mabel Suggests…

The Week in DVR: Ricky Gervais Goes Ghost and Showgirls Remind Us Why Bad Movies Are Sometimes So Good

Box Office Breakdown: Ice Age 3 and Transformers 2 Play to a Tie, While Public Enemies Steals Third

Today on Observer.com: July 6