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Potter Battle, Messy YouTube Divorces

Bill Radke

Tricia Walsh Smith dishes on her hubby
(Tricia Walsh Smith/YouTube)

1. Rep. John Murtha (D-PA), age 75, said this week that Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), age 71, is too old to be president. Did that analysis strike you as good news, bad news or no news?

2. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against a fan who's compiled an encyclopedic Harry Potter lexicon. This week, this mild-mannered librarian faced the author -- his idol -- in a Manhattan courtroom, and the guy broke down sobbing. Is this court fight good news, bad news or no news?

3. This week, the New York Times reported on the trend of messy divorces on YouTube. For example, the soon-to-be ex-wife of a New York theater mogul has posted a video telling her side of their legal battle and exposing parts of their private life. Of course, we have no way of knowing whether she's telling the truth -- but now we all know what she's saying. Is this good news, bad news or no news?

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