peHUB First Read

Media Smackdown! Fortune rips Forbes–now that’s how you beat up on the competition!

Return of the Jedi: And Forbes hits back

Yel-P-O: The consumer review site brings on an IPO-savvy CFO

He’s the Man: Vinny Marino gets a promotion with the Tennessee Titans. Vince Young does not.

Once More, With Feeling! Washington will try and save its debt ceiling negotiations from freshman factions of the House apparently dead set on tanking the economy

Strictly For My Flaks: Why Wade Roush might not cover you

Ruh-Roh: Debt impasse ripple effect begins. Washington responds, places hands firmly over ears, screams “I can’t hear youuu!”

Straight Dope Pt. II: Everything you needed to know from the NFL’s whirlwind free agency week