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Whatever you think of her, you've got to admire Arianna Huffington's ability to generate publicity. The idea that a Greek gay-husband-marrying, Republican-turned-Democrat, failed-gubernatorial-candidate, frequent-Bill Maher-guest, blogger could use a by-the-numbers self-help tome to induce the orgy of coverage she's recently received is astounding; if nothing else, she's certainly an artist. But Oprah? Once again, negative. Although the whole husband thing does at least put her in Star Jones territory.

The new Oprah? [Guardian]

Dear Rachel Sklar: We're sure she's a perfectly nice person and we'll grant that she's an accomplished author in her own right. Please don't take this as a personal insult. XOXO, Gawker