Quickies: TV’s First Loss of the Season, Plus A Death in the Beatle Universe

  • “The Beautiful Life: TBL” is the 2009-2010 TV season’s first casualty. [LA Times] — Poor Mischa.
  • Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy tie the knot in France. [Life & Style] — See, Hollywood, it is possible to get married quietly!
  • Lucy Vodden, childhood friend of Julian Lennon and the influence for “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds,” has died at 46 after a battle with lupus. [Entertainment Weekly] — “Look for the girl with the sun in her eyes, and she’s gone.” Rest in peace.

  • Sarah Palin’s memoir, “Going Rogue: An American Life,” is due on Nov. 17. [LA Times] — Sure to be that month’s selection of the Hockey Mom Book Club.
  • Apple’s newest milestone: Over 2 Billion Apps Downloaded [Bloomberg.com] – iPhones worldwide, rejoice.
  • Twitter now being used to save Ugandan gorillas. [Reuters] — Finally, Twitter gets used for something other than constant updates from Diddy about Tantric sex.