Michael Moore Schedules Next Documentary for Beginning of Bush's Third Term

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Fahrenheit 9/12: Michael Moore is making a sequel to Fahrenheit 9/11 (due in 2009) for Paramount Vantage and Overture Films, implying that the original 2004 documentary did not make right all the problems with our democracy. [Variety]

R. Kelly Jury Stocked With Haters: A fourth juror has been selected in R. Kelly's child pornography trial, "a college student studying criminal justice who says she wants to be a police officer." We suppose it could be worse; they could've picked Jay-Z. [Chicago Tribune]

American Idol Now Television's Most Popular Show by Slightly Less Huge Margin: The ratings for last week's two episodes of American Idol were the lowest in years, and viewership is down 18 percent from last season. If this alarming trend continues, Idol could lose its status as TV's most-watched show by 3059. [AP]

L.A. Times Politely Disagrees With Janet Maslin, Fries Frey: Providing a nice counterpoint to Janet Maslin's rave review of James Frey's new novel is the L.A. Times' David Ulin: "Bright Shiny Morning is a terrible book. One of the worst I've ever read." [LAT]

MoMA Kills Exhibit: Literally! It was a living coat of mouse stem cells which had to be killed because “It was growing too much.” This is horrifying. [NYT]