Damn Yankees: Former Mets slugger Mike Piazza still hasn't heard back from the Yankees, but the word on the street is that he should start looking elsewhere. (NYP)
Oprah Reality Check: I give credit to Oprah Winfrey for finally taking responsibility for her part in this whole James Frey mess. I guess this is her way of saying that she wouldn't want to be a member of any book club that would allow her to join -- or something. Just when I have my case against you, O, you gotta go and get it right. And now I hear she's saddling up for a full hour with the cast of "Brokeback Mountain"today-- I'll be there, gurl! (Washington Post)
Oh, Good: Commonly Used Drug in Heart Surgery May Increase Risk of Death (MedPage)
Dumb Waiter: NYT's Frank Bruni goes undercover as a waiter and the results are often hilarious. (NYT)
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