Today on Observer.com: August 10 By Joe Pompeo • 08/10/09 6:55pm Some highlights from our daily online coverage:Meet Michael Schmidt, the Young Times Writer Who Exposes Baseball’s WorstBloomberg and Booker, a Love FestObama Thwarts Attacks on Health Care Plan With a New Web SiteBen Kaufman and His Quirky Toy FactoryHug It Out! William Morris Endeavor Hunts for Fresh N.Y.C. DigsAt East Hampton Authors’ Night, Baldwin Says Literary Theme of His Life is ‘Something Dickensian’The Week in DVR: Mad Men Marathon! Plus, an Anniversary with Regis and Spike Lee’s Summer of SamBox Office Breakdown: G.I. Joe Is a Real American Hit! Plus, Julie & Julia’s Opening Slightly Half BakedUnreal Estate: 500 Days of PincusBooked!