“It’s not uncommon for companies to try to finesse their way out of a hefty tax bill, but one Manhattan strip club tried a unique excuse when attempting to skirt $3.1 million in state taxes: Its dancers were providing therapy to customers, and not just entertainment.” (In fairness, most of the patients did seem pretty happy.)

+ Dove has captured the attention of the Internet with its Real Beauty Bottles — consumers seem to be invited to choose a bottle shape based on their body type. (I combined aspiration and reality by buying the skinniest bottle, and then coming home and pouring it all over the couch.)

+ Bill Clinton teams with James Patterson to write White House thriller. (Like we really need another one of those at this point…)