Afternoon Links: The Yes Men Dupe the AP with Hoax GE Letter

yesmen Afternoon Links: The Yes Men Dupe the AP with Hoax GE LetterVanity Fair won’t let the Kennedys rest in peace, and all the “never before seen” photos are boring the shit out of their young readers. [The New Republic]

The Yes Men wrote a fake GE press release pledging the government all money they didn’t pay in taxes. The AP fell for it. [MSNBC]

An unpaid HuffPo blogger and union organizer has filed a $105 million class-action lawsuit against Arianna Huffington. “We are going to make Arianna Huffington a pariah in the progressive community,” he said. “No one will blog for her. She’ll never [be invited to] speak. We will picket her home.” [Forbes]

Bill Keller, Joanna Coles, Terry McDonnell and definitely many more turned out for the Paris Review’s Spring Revel at Cipriani’s. Everyone agreed it was “the best party in town.” [WWD]

CNN is looking for a non-white host for the 7 p.m. slot. The pilot they taped with Soledad O’Brien was “unwatchable.” [Post]

Daily Beast Newsweek patron Sidney Harman passed away. His representatives are signaling that his estate will continue to support the venture as planned. [NYT]

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