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Depending on what time you're visiting LAist today, things might be a little screwy. We're going through some changes by upgrading our blogging software and doing some graphic redesigning. Our tech team, led by the best man to do the job, Neil Epstein, are working hard to get us through this as fast and smoothly as possible. Housekeeping: This is a good time to remind that you can read us via RSS (subscribe at and follow us on Twitter @LAist. If you're going "what the hell are those," then this RSS and this Twitter video should help (plus, they're fun to watch!).