• Tuned out: Some of Oprah's fans aren't happy with their ladyguru's political turn, accusing her of taking a "negative racial tone" stumping for Obama and just sort of killing the delusional buzz they had going from her "Favorite Things" holiday episode.
• Ground control: NASA releases e-mails in the bizarre astronaut love triangle case. "They want your size for the arctic gear," writes space shuttle pilot William Oefelein to the woman Lisa Nowak is accused of kidnapping. "I think I can figure that out—sized sexy and athletic."
• No spokesmodel: America's Most Smartest Model contestant Andre Birleanu claims VH1 is destroying his career by not allowing him to respond to allegations that he molested two women in a restaurant last fall.
• Out of theaters: A straight-to-video release date is confirmed for Jessica Simpson's latest masterpiece, Blonde Ambition. If beta were still available, it probably would have been released to that.