Eavesdropping In: Wedding Bells Possible For Sesame Street's Bert & Ernie, Apple iPhone 5 Stunts Already Starting

by Mara Siegler · August 10, 2011

Change.org has started a petition to get Sesame Street to have Bert and Ernie get gay married. [Petition]

Global stocks were up early today following an uptick on Wall Street in the wake of the Fed's pledge to keep interest rates low. But...there could be trouble ahead. [Reuters]

A look inside the penthouse apartment of Jonathon Bricklin, one of Spin NYC's founders and Susan Sarandon's rumored boyfriend. [Gawker]

A man named Rob Shoesmith is camped outside London's Covent Garden Apple store in a tent, awaiting the release of the yet to be announced iPhone 5 and asking companies to donate products and services to test out while he waits as a PR and marketing stunt. He's blogging the whole thing.  [LAT]

Ali Lohan, the 17-year-old sister of troubled starlet Lindsay Lohan, has signed a multi-year modeling contract with NEXT Model Management. [NYDN]