Eavesdropping Is What Guests Do Best...

by CHRISTOPHER CONFESSORE · June 11, 2009

Forgotten about that swine flu thing? Don't, it's on the verge of being certified as a "pandemic" [CNN]

Stodgy old media New York Times gives a shot right back to the Daily Show's takedown, with out of context quotes, etc. [NYT]

Midtown catching up to all the new old-timey lounges downtown, with a new space in the Empire State Building in the works [Eater]

Are you ready for the great Facebook username land rush of 2009?  It's this Saturday [Daily Beast]

Diesel, having colonized your jeans and t-shirt drawers, now wants to be what you are sitting on too [If It's Hip, It's Here, via Racked]