· Saddam Hussein owns a $90 million stake in Hachette Filipacchi. [Page Six]
· Judith Regan was nearly struck by lightening. Literally. [Page Six]
· "Queer as Folk" star Gale Harold on the show's straight female following: "Why is that a surprise? A big thing with heterosexual men is watching women together. So maybe our show has discovered some new aspect to female sexuality. Can that be bad?" [Liz Smith]
· Bruce Willis says recent events made him want to join the military, but friends told him he was too old. Simon and Garfunkel are considering doing a free show in Central Park. [NY Daily News]