Two left feet?

Shall we dance: The contestants on the upcoming Season 17 of “Dancing With the Stars” include Valerie Harper, who’s defied the odds in her battle against brain cancer, and Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Harper’s presence on the show will be inspirational — as will Nye’s. For here we have proof that dorks who wear bow ties can get girls to dance with them.

Not a good thing: J.C. Penney is reportedly dumping the Martha Stewart brand because her merchandise has been selling poorly.

On hearing the news, Stewart showed no emotion, but did crush the Halloween table centerpiece she was crafting.

Hands-on management: Yahoo rolled out its first new logo in 18 years Thursday. CEO Marissa Mayer said she personally oversaw the logo design with a team that included an intern.

The Buzz guesses the intern’s contribution consisted of repeatedly saying, “You’re absolutely right, Ms. Mayer.”

— Mark Carlson, Herald staff

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