Hope this Tuesday finds you well, Smart Set. Every morning, we bring you the gossip coverage, filtered. The peeks behind the scenes, a moment in the life, a more intimate look at the people who fascinate. Today we have: Mary Louise Parker's most hated beauty tip, a blog-on-blog hug, and the blooming bromance between Leonardo DiCaprio and Jay-Z.
- Arianna Huffington and Gawker's Nick Denton seemed to bury the digital hatchet last night after sharing the stage at a Dow Jones panel on online journalism. One witness says the two blog moguls "hugged and made nice”at the end of the event. [Mixed Media]
- In 2000, Nicolas Cage reported to police that someone had stolen his copy of Action Comics No.1, the rare 1938 comic book that first introduced audiences to Superman.and has fetched as much as $1.5 million at auction. A decade later, Cage's comic has been discovered, inside an old storage locker that was set to be auctioned off in Los Angeles. Nobody's quite sure how it got there, but Cage's pricey comic book dealer has confirmed this is the actor's copy. Whether he'll get it back remains to be seen: Cage received an insurance settlement after the initial disappearance. (Then again, he's also the same guy who can't stop buying castles. The man does what he wants.) [NYDN]
- Mary Louise Parker has seen the enemy and it is Brazilian hair straightening . "I’ve experienced hair fall-out in the past, and it is not fun, this treatment resulted in more," she said. "My advice: don’t do it! [T]
- How tight of a hold does 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley have over the anchor desk on the CBS Evening News, soon to be vacated by Katie Couric? "[It is] Scott's to lose," one CBS News executive tells Brian Stelter. [NYT]
Dan Abrams has hired former New York Post business reporter Peter Lauria as a contributing editor for Mogulite, the soon-to-launched companion site to Abrams' Mediaite. Lauria's will return to the "mogul beat" he worked for the New York Post and Daily Beast. [Michael Calderone]