Week Around the Ists
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- DCist was shocked when a local newscaster threatened a gay blogger on live TV while they were discussingKirby Dick's new film, Outrage, a documentary about outing closeted politicians who fight against marriage equality legislation.
- Shanghaiist knocked-off that super pretentious piece on bike culture by the New York Times by showing its own counterfeit bike style.
- Seattlest, staring at a week full of rain, started hunting for cheap flights to LA.
- Gothamist's week spanned the high brow—a visit to the New York Public Library's main branch—to the fast food brow—a free KFC grilled chicken promotion went wrong.
- Londonist toured Churchill's little-known emergency war bunker, largely untouched since the Second World War.
- Bostonist interviewed Eugene Mirman and Rob Riggle at the AltCom comedy festival, after following the suspension of Manny "Love Potion 99" Ramirez for steroid use.
- LAist wondered if California is ready to legalize marijuana after Gov. Schwarzenegger said he's open to debate the issue...especially if it could be a cash crop for the struggling state.
- Torontoist chronicled the Twitter update from a Toronto Star reporter that launched a thousand American right-wing ships. Who knew that joking about shooting Michelle Malkin would bug people?
- SFist wondered, why doesn't SF charge a fee for the monthly critical mass ride?
- Chicagoist was up to its ears in law between breaking down the Wilco lawsuit and Drew Peterson's arrest.
- Phillyist felt validated by The New York Times until they realized the writer is bad at Philadelphia geography.