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Morning Shots: Steven Slater's Future Is So Bright, He's Gotta Wear Shades

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And now: The Inevitable. The Hollywood Reporter ponders what's next for flight attendant and inflatable-slide-rider Steven Slater. Interviews? An agent?

On a perhaps related note: please enjoy this unsettling profile in The Atlantic of the guy who can put scandal directly on your television, for a very reasonable price.

Ad Age looks at the current state of the daytime soap opera, which is, one might say, shaky.

Meanwhile, The New York Times looks at the current state of Barnes & Noble.

Zsa Zsa Gabor — bless her 93-year-old heart — has finally been released from the hospital after four weeks of confinement. Insert your own joke here about slapping the doctors, please.

Sure, it got that sweet 3D money, but that doesn't change the fact that Toy Story 3 is now Pixar's highest-grossing movie ever.

Apparently, AMC has picked up another pilot on the keee-razy theory that a story based on a European murder mystery involving a young female victim and the ensuing police investigation can find success in these United States. Where would they get that crazy idea?

Here's an interesting story from the Yahoo! TV blog that lays out salaries for some of your most and least favorite actors and actresses. Lessons? Jim Parsons needs a raise. Charlie Sheen does not, so much.

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