Yesterday, it started to look like what we of the meedjah refer to as the no-real-news-is-happening 'silly season' was, finally, over - or maybe not. The latest hype surrounding the intercom ranting, beer can-grabbing, emergency-slide activating JetBlue flight attendant in the US suggested not, as did this ingenious, non-story-generating internet hoax; then came GM, lots of GM, all at once.