Week Around the Ists
- Shanghaiist was shocked by this highly provocative depiction of the state of Sino-US relations by a Chinese netizen.
- LAist fires up reactions when one reader describes getting a $200 ticket for smoking on a public sidewalk.
- Do you like Heinz Condensed Cream of Tomato Soup and misogyny, but can't figure out a way to unite the two? Torontoist featured one of the soup company's ads from 1950 that contains this gem of a line: "Most husbands, nowadays, have stopped beating their wives, but what can be more agonizing to a sensitive soul than a man's boredom at meals?"
- Gothamist may be in the city that never sleeps, but now many bars are closing at 2 a.m., instead of 4.a.m.
- Londonist explored an alternative London on Second Life and drove a double decker bus as R2D2.
- Phillyist was really irritated with how ABC handled this week's democratic debate in their hometown.
- Chicagoist readers were trapped on the El and had to escape through underground tunnels, but at least they avoided the cougar that was shot and killed wandering around the city.
- SFist asked readers to recall their cab rides from hell.