In the Paper: Pillow Fights, Pelvic Exams, Publicist Parties, and Hell Week in Los Angeles

In The Transom: In the week before the Oscars, B-list actresses tell designers that, no, really, they’re in Crash too!; Charlie LeDuff gets crunk with Gene Loves Jezebel; Botox on demand! It’s seven days of beauty, chaos and Sasha Cohen in Los Angeles. Plus: Backstage at Jimmy Kimmel’s post-Oscar show, with Mr. Kimmel and Sarah Silverman.

Also in the paper:

At the annual publicist awards, P.R. people aren’t afraid to say that they don’t need the media any more.

Donatella Arpaia opens her fourth restaurant this month. This is how she spent $800K to do it.

Meet the woman who has had 3091 pelvic exams in the name of feminism and science.

While Baghdad burns, New York City’s kids are having pillow fights in Union Square.

In the Paper: Pillow Fights, Pelvic Exams, Publicist Parties, and Hell Week in Los Angeles