HOT EFFORT TO GET HER SLICE OF THE PIE: Eminem's grandmother, Betty Kresin, is providing more background about the embittered rapper, writing a book about her own rough life, "The Ties That Bind."
BRUTALLY VAPID MAG SURE TO BE A HOT SELLER: The new In Touch Weekly, "today's 20- and 30-somethings," is like a dumbed-down People. Stories like "Why Jen Can't Resist Brad" are sure to reel 'em in.
HOT RAP BABE: Have you seen the newly slim Missy "Got her freak on" Elliott?
HOT REMAKE: The Easy Star label has re-recorded Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" as a reggae album. Like the 1973 original, the reggae CD, due in February, also syncs up with the action in "The Wizard of Oz."