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Rob D. v. Kim K.: Kim Kardashian is presumably seeking a divorce from her very new husband, basketballer Kris Humphries. Though it’s not been confirmed, the news—predictably—received an onslaught of attention online yesterday. Then, comedian Rob Delany announced via a blog post on Vice that he’s planning to sue “Ryan Seacrest, E! Entertainment Television, and Comcast for promoting their sham marriage, bilking advertisers, and polluting the airwaves of America and every other nation unfortunate enough to be subject to the disease of Kardashia.” That’s funny and all, but couldn’t Seacrest just turn Delany’s hissy fit into a several-million-dollar miniseries production?
Read a Book, Read a Book: Ira Silverberg, who’s done most things in the publishing world, was named literary director of the National Endowment for the Arts. Arts Post notes that Silverberg will face some difficulty as habits of consuming literature change: “How people get their book fix is rapidly changing with digitization. Also authors and small presses scramble for funds to support their work. The NEA gives grants to small presses and literary magazines and has supported individual writers for 40 years.”
Ghosts N’ Stuff: Like, pretty much no one thinks that Buckethead or Deadmau5 are “good masked musicians,” per this totally unscientific Click Track poll.