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We have one less link on our Email Scan. Variety's style blog, TheStylphile.com, first published in 2004, has just sent out its last newsletter. Its editor Caroline Ryder writes "Along with Wall Street, WaMu and the city of Detroit, this esteemed lifestyle blog has fallen victim to the bananas collapse of the American economy. A few days ago, I was informed of my forthcoming execution. And as I kneel, blindfolded, neck on recessionary chopping block..." [The Stylephile]