Welcome back to The Daily Courant, your afternoon roundup of Puck’s latest reportage.
Today, we lead with Eriq Gardner’s indispensable guide to the Disney v. DeSantis legal fracas. Can superstar litigator Dan Petrocelli steer Iger’s case around a battalion of DeSantis-appointed Florida judges?
Then, below the fold: Tara Palmeri gets a pre-N.H. primary download from G.O.P. insider Matt Mowers. Lauren Sherman explains how Chanel leveraged Karl Lagerfeld for a posthumous Met Gala coup, before plotting out a succession scandal atop WSJ. Magazine. Eriq and Jonathan Handel powwow about the Hollywood writers’ strike. And on The Powers That Be, Peter Hamby and Dylan Byers identify the riveting mediaworld narrative behind CNN’s looming Trump town hall.