“The voice is instantly familiar; the tone, confident, even cocky; the cadence, distinctly Trumpian. The man on the phone vigorously defending Donald Trump says he’s a media spokesman named John Miller, but then he says, ‘I’m sort of new here,’ and ‘I’m somebody that he knows and I think somebody that he trusts and likes.'” Marc Fisher and Will Hobson take you back to the 90s when Donald Trump masqueraded as publicist to brag about himself. (He was ahead of his time. The rest of us didn’t start doing this until the Internet got big.)

+ The news is from Cannes, but the headline really couldn’t be more quintessentially American: Paris Hilton to produce unflinching documentary about herself.