- Washington, D.C. as a pop tart. (Illustration by John Holcomb)
Newsweek and Daily Beast merge, putting Beast editor Tina Brown in charge of a magazine once again. Glory! (Observer)
Sarah Palin's Alaska reality show debuts Sunday. The Times says it's a little dull, but remains impressed that Palin actually climbs mountains of ice; WashPo calls it "blah," and asks, "Isn't [Palin] the kind of person whom forest rangers usually despise?"
Washingtonian reveals the (probable) salaries and speaking fees of mainstream media pundits: NBC4's Jim Vance pulls $1.3 million (!); Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson fetches at least $10,000 per speaking engagement; Bob Woodward, at least $25,000. But of course, Robinson still draws a fat salary from The Post, and Woodward is paid $100 a month for some reason.
Veterans Day in photos. (TBD)
Washington, D.C. as a pop tart: Seems bland and white on the outside, but inside it's pleasantly colorful and fruity. (DCist)