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  1. undignified arrests
    Variety’s New Owner Gets Community Service for Yacht Club Break-inFor allegedly peeing on a plaintiff’s boots.
  2. the industry
    The Three Obstacles to Reviving VarietyNikki Finke’s parent company is doubling down on entertainment news. But is there a place for the hobbled institution anymore?
  3. business
    Variety Sold to Nikki Finke’s BossUnlikely bedfellows!
  4. ink-stained wretches
    Leo Wolinsky Out As Editor of Daily VarietyHe was on the job for less than a year. Hollywood is fickle.
  5. todd mccarthy
    Former Variety Movie Critic Heading to Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy will be THR’s chief film critic.
  6. variety
    Variety Killing All Reviews Now?The trade’s publisher said he “planned to cease all reviews this year,” according to a person suing ‘Variety.’
  7. new jobs
    Todd McCarthy to NYFFDeposed ‘Variety’ critic Todd McCarthy is employed again!
  8. doom
    Variety Axes CriticsEmployment prospects for Todd McCarthy and David Rooney not so boffo.
  9. consider this
    ‘For Your Consideration’ Ads: A Reader’s Guide to Oscar-Season VarietyFeaturing our patented Plausibilitron 2010™!
  10. the industry
    Nicole Richie to Play a Sitcom Version of Nicole RichiePlus: Tom Cavanagh! ‘True Blood’! Cartoons!
  11. printmediapocalypse
    Variety’s Website to Cost Money, Hollywood Reporter Possibly Going Paperless?Nikki Finke says both trades will put up paywalls online and ‘HR’ will soon dump its print edition.
  12. obits
    Army Archerd Dead at 87Legendary showbiz reporter Army Archerd passed away in Los Angeles yesterday, following an extended battle with cancer.
  13. blogs
    Anne Thompson Splits for IndieWireShe’ll move her blog from ‘Variety’ to IndieWire on August 1.
  14. beef
    Hollywood Blog Wars Continue to EscalateBut is the whole thing just a tempest in a teapot?
  15. spats
    Fox Atomic Bites the Dust… giving Nikki Finke another opportunity to swipe at ‘Variety.’
  16. promotions
    Peter Bart ‘Up and Out’ at VarietyBart has been given an exciting new meaningless title: “vice-president and editorial director.”
  17. nikki finke
    Nikki Finke Hits Back at VarietyWere the trade’s three hit pieces the result of a failed acquisition?
  18. personal vendettas
    Variety Attacks Bloggers, But Mostly Nikki Finke’Variety’ let loose a trio of incensed stories yesterday about “toxic bloggers.” But they’re particularly angry about one in particular.
  19. the economy
    Anne Thompson Out at VarietyLayoffs at the trade have claimed longtime deputy editor Thompson, along with 30 others.