Joan Rivers is reviewed, HBO's search for an orgasm, and more - A "Monday, Monday" Link Roundup

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  • "Funny, Heartbreaking, And Casually Profound." A roundup of reviews of Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work from major papers, magazines, and blogs. [Jezebel]
  • Legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz's latest work -- shooting the World Cup's hottest stars -- are breathtaking in more ways than one. [Vanity Fair]
  • HBO has optioned the rights to Mara Altman's memoir Thanks for Coming: One Young Woman's Quest for an Orgasm. Mara Altman, 26, is one of Heeb Magazine's Heeb 100, and was recently interviewed about the HBO series at Deadline.com. [Deadline] [Heeb]
  • EllaOne, a new form of emergency contraception, is seeking approval from the FDA. The pill is similar to Plan B (comonly known as the "morning after pill"), but is effective for up to 5 days rather than Plan B's 72 hours. There is a debate over whether or not the pill causes abortions like RU-486. [Washington Post] [Ms. Magazine]
  • The Justice Department is expanding the Violence Against Women Act to cover cases involving gay and lesbian relationships. [The New York Times]
  • Brenna Ehrlich, a former editor of Heeb, news editor at Mashable.com and co-author of the popular blog Stuff Hipsters Hate, co-authored an article on "Nettiquette" for CNN. This is a great guide for anyone looking for advice on using social media for professional networking. [CNN]
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