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Photo du jour: Bikini contest
LA photoblogger Malingering has a keen sense of how ridiculous Angelenos can be — and how idiotic we can look. She (we think she's a she) also has a keen eye for the too-low low-rise, the belly fat, the mullet at the ballpark. So why, we wonder, did she subject herself to a Memorial Day bikini contest on Venice Beach? She sounds bitter, sure, but we think it secretly makes her very, very happy.
photo by Malingering via Flickr
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