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Let Them Eat Louis Vuitton

Hundreds of potential Bear Stearns interns will be left jobless and hungry this summer! How will they survive? Call 1-800-KISS-OUR- TUCHIS to help!

Manhattan Rents Finally Dropping

Cerberus' founder goes on the record, Richard Butler goes free, and Bloomberg strong-arms Wal-Mart in today's news roundup.

NBC Throws a Changeup

The Peacock network is the first to ditch the traditional notion of television "seasons." That, and more news from the city's media, finance, law and real-estate industries.

A Eulogy for the Bear

This past weekend, in the wake of former Bear Stearns CEO James Cayne's getting over the denial stage and selling out his shares in the firm, thereby clearing the way for takeover by JPMorgan, 85-year-old Bear Stearns was prepared for death with more pomp and circumstance than an Egyptian pharaoh.

It Happened This Week: Striking Back

Hillary Clinton hit Barack Obama on Reverend Jeremiah Wright even as critics slammed her for fibbing about Bosnian sniper fire, Sean Combs smacked down rumors that he was involved with Tupac's shooting, and other events of the week that was.

Jimmy Cayne Sells Out

For a moment last week, it seemed like Jimmy Cayne, the chairman of Bear Stearns who was CEO for nine years before resigning in the wake of poor performance this past January, might rally to save the firm where he'd spent most of his working life. But not so much.

Dog Sculptor Jeff Koons Is in the Doghouse

Jeff Koons's porn star ex-wife says he's a deadbeat dad, protestors storm Bear Stearns ineffectively, and Vogue is in all kinds of trouble in our daily roundup of Law, Finance, and Media news.

Rick Astley Is Somehow Relevant Again

The Times gets "rickrolled," the NYPD searches cavities, and John McCain creakingly weighs in on the actions the Federal Reserve Bank took on behalf of Bear Stearns in our daily roundup of Media, Law and Finance news.

The Bear Market

The latest on the Bear Stearns fallout, and what Charlie Gasparino has to do with it.