Cometh more bad: Sara Nelson laid off at PW, ironically on the same day her column posits that the worst of the cannings have passed, and things will inevitably look up. David Ulin at Jacket Copy has it right -- her voice is a big loss to the magazine. (But, of course, best of luck to the new editorial director, SLJ's Brian Kenney.) See also: The New York Observer weighs in.
Okay, so that's too depressing a note to end on... How about the news that Lauren Graham's got a new TV project in development and describes it as "Arrested Development"-like in tone?