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Mark Lacter's got Vanity Fair's Power List, and reaction to Apple's decision to drop prices for the iPhone. LA Biz Observed.

Eric Savitz, who was in SF for Apple's product announcement, said "this was a move that no one in the room expected; people were truly stunned; and I mean jaw-dropping, mouths agape, stopped in their tracks stunned. The news almost erased all the good feeling in the room from the day’s various product announcements, and replaced it with a sense of shock. You’d think a dementor had flown into the room."

Adios to the paddle boats in Echo Park this Sunday. Jenny Burman has the sad news.

Malibu author Melissa Lion reviews a fancy French cookbook (and shares the challenges of life in a 300-square-foot trailer) in BookSlut.

I love to cook, but because this is a travel trailer, there are no counters. The fridge has no defrost mechanism and so we have at it with a screwdriver once a month. I haven’t cooked a meal from scratch for a year.

Tractor pix in Here in Malibu. No good reason, really, just tractor pix.

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