Arianna Huffington and Cory Booker — We Really Did Not See That Coming

MEDIA
• Blogosopheric scoop of the month: Looks like Arianna Huffington and Cory Booker may be dating. [NYDN]
• Elizabeth Spiers's crazy idea for Portfolio: Fire Joanne Lipman and put Tina Brown in charge. Wow. Elizabeth Spiers writes for The New Republic? [TNR]
• Keith Olbermann's news show to run before NBC’s Sunday Night Football. You can go home, after all! [TV Newser, NYT]

FINANCE
• The implosion of one big dollar fund may have been due to more than just bad strategies: The SEC charged Sentinel, which handled $1.5 billion, with defrauding investors. [DealBreaker]
• Most private-equity execs blame the press for the industry’s bad rap, but 3 percent admit their firms are “ethically challenged.” [Deal Journal/WSJ]
• Fugitive hedge-funder Angelo Haligiannis, who swindled $78 million from investors with his Sterling Watters Group, was finally tracked down and caught hiding in Crete. [NYP]

LAW
• Lawyers, just like other geeks, spend plenty of time editing Wikipedia, taking shots at other firms, fixing articles on BDSM, and hiding personal links to Skull & Bones. [Legal Blog Watch]
• Eight out of the top ten firms on the AmLaw 100 have Facebook groups. The only holdouts are Mayer Browne and Weil Gotschal. [LexBlog via Above the Law]
• Merck still hasn’t paid a cent to plaintiffs in the Vioxx litigation, and Kenneth Frazier, the firm’s former GC, can take most of the credit. [NYP]

FASHION
• Fashion house Belstaff is replacing Kate Moss with lesser-known models for the fall ad campaign. Which is good — she needed a rest and a snack. [WWD]
• Will Fashion Week be totally bereft of celebs — again? One can only hope. [NYP]
• Soon you too can stitch together the designs on Project Runway. The harsh judging, however, is sold separately. [Jossip]