Are there any outlets left NOT trying to be ironic and meta? Because even Martha Stewart, the icy queen of sincere homemaking, is launching a parody of herself. The show, "Whatever, Martha!", will be run by Stewart's daughter Alexis who, judging from a fresh New York profile, is still acting as self-consciously over the top as she was three years ago, when she first got her satellite radio show. She hates on a paraplegic! She has casual sex, sometimes even with women! She bought a handgun in preparation for a U.S. invasion! And now she's going to run a show where she'll make fun of her mom's old shows on a show co-produced by that same company. In the process we'll all get an uncomfortable look behind the scenes in the Stewart family, which involves learning the following:
Etsy and Kalin just closed a $27 million funding round on January 31 and it's unlikely investors would be ready to flip so soon — especially considering that two Etsy investors, Flickr cofounder Caterina Fake and delicious founder Josh Schachter, were burned selling to Yahoo months too soon. "I don't think either would say "Oh, flipping to Yahoo when i did was awesome!," a source familiar with their thinking tells us.