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You Know, For Kids

Seventeen will introduce an online game for teen girls called “Editor’s Assistant.” Well-heeled parents not required for play. [WWD]
• Daniel Menaker, the editor who signed Ben Kunkel and Gary Shteyngart, will step down as executive editor-in-chief at Random House. [NYT]
• First they came for the book reviewers. Now it’s the classical music critics. [NYT]

• How does Meadow Soprano score $170,000 as a first-year associate? [Above the Law]
• A new study shows law students are almost as unhappy as your typical mental-health patient. [Law Blog/WSJ]
• Clarence Thomas and Anthony Kennedy are the only Supreme Court justices who aren’t millionaires. [AP via]

• When Lloyd Blankfein first applied for a job at Goldman Sachs, he was turned down. No matter — now he’s the CEO. [NYT]
• Who doesn’t have a private-equity firm these days? Former San Diego Spur David Robinson is starting his own fund to make “socially conscious” investments. [Deal Journal/WSJ]
• Steve Schwarzman will be a billionaire eight times over if the Blackstone IPO goes according to plan. [Bloomberg]

• Kate Moss and Pete Doherty will appear separately in ads for Roberto Cavalli’s fall campaign. [WWD]
• Jimmy Choo’s Tamara Mellon: perfumier. The shoe queen will launch a fragrance by spring 2009. [British Vogue]
• Tom Ford plans to open four more stores. [Downtown Darling]

You Know, For Kids