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Salon.com Open to Merger

"We'd like to think you don't have to be a media conglomerate to succeed at doing high-quality journalism. The content economy we have today says you probably have to be."

By Mike Vilensky

Is the Internet Shrinking Our Plates?

Salon makes a spurious argument about how the distractions of the internet make us non-committal, small-plate diners.

By Jay Barmann

Is the Internet Shrinking Our Plates?

Salon makes a spurious argument about how the distractions of the internet make us non-committal, small-plate diners.

By Jay Barmann

Zacharek Out at Salon

After eleven years at the site, film critic Stephanie Zacharek is leaving Salon, she announced in a farewell post tonight.

By Lane Brown

Salon Launches Food Site

Editor Francis Lamb calls on advisory board for advice and ideas.

By Aileen Gallagher

Another Food Site

Salon.com tries to turn things around via a new food site.

By Daniel Maurer

Meredith Whitney Eyes Goldman After Stock Drop

Analysts aren't so hot on the formerly golden bank this week. Plus, the latest on Andrew Cuomo, George Clooney, Diane Von Furstenberg, and more, in our daily industry report.

Moby Loves It When We Call Him a Slut

Moby is still talking about the time when we called him a "stealth slut." But he protests that he's not the sluttiest guy around! Wilmer Valderrama, for example, has defiled many more young actresses. Maybe.

The ‘Times’ Has Great Long-term Memory, Short-term Not As Much

Hillary and Rudy

Hey, remember yesterday when Salon's Rob Polner did an awesome, in-depth story looking back over Hillary Clinton and Rudy Giuliani's last political contest, the 2000 Senate race? It walked you through all of the icky details of Rudy's self-destruction then, from the time he relentlessly attacked her for accidentally playing "Captain Jack" at a campaign rally to the whole mess with his prostate cancer and surprisingly revolting public affair. Polner also reminded us of the time when a cop killed 26-year-old Patrick Dorismond and instead of apologizing, Giuliani released a statement saying Dorismond was "no altar boy" himself (in case you forgot, he was an altar boy). The Salon piece noted how now Giuliani is using some of the same absurd anti-Hillary attacks that didn't work the first time, and Hillary is using her same hardworking, calm but tough grassroots strategy. Yeah, it really was a good article. We can only assume that's why Adam Nagourney wrote the same exact one in the Times today. When Rudy Met Hillary [Salon] Senate Race that Fizzled Honed Skills for '08 [NYT]

Chumley’s Will Be Back to Its Old Tricks in the West Village

Cobble Hill: Employees at the Key Foods deli counter apparently don’t give a damn if you want your Sausalito turkey sliced thin, or they don’t know how to recalibrate the machine. [Clean Plate Club via Brooklyn Record] East Village: Sex in the bathroom of Angels & Kings predicted to be less “grotty” than it was at CBGB's, further lessening the spot's rocker cred. [Gawker] Midtown West: The Japanese chain Go-Go Curry, which translates 5-5 Curry, will open at 273 West 38th Street on May 5, unless straining to create quirks that involve the number five delay opening. [NYS] Soho: Wash your hands and more next to your date in the FR.OG restrooms. [Restaurant Girl] Tribeca: A divorce is behind the name change of Sosa Borella to Estancia 460. [NYT] West Village: A former Bungalow 8 bouncer will open a Cuban social club in the former Salon space (with help from Giuseppe Cipriani) that’s supposed have a neighborhood feel. [Eater] Chumley’s plans to reopen June 1, after a partial wall collapse threatened to shutter the historical watering hole permanently. [NYT] Williamsburg: Bling Kong bandmates Liz “Shredder” Schroeter and Scott “Steakbomb” Gold will demonstrate their recipes featured in the rock-star cookbook at the Brooklyn Kitchen tonight. [Brooklyn Record]