This Week's Most Commented & Recommended
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So here are this week's top posts, as endorsed by you via the recommend feature, or as indicated by the level of talk going on in the comments:
A Call for the End of Irony Is irony in or out? Do we need a bar that caters to the crowd that embraces irony? What is irony, anyhow? Is it like rain on your wedding day? Or a black fly in your Chardonnay? Or, in the case of Stinkers, the bar in question, a black fly in your pull-tab beer?
Atheism Only Lasts a Few Days in Rancho Cucamonga "A billboard in Rancho Cucamonga asking viewers to 'imagine no religion' was taken down this week after residents and the city complained about its message. The Freedom From Religion Foundation advertisement was first installed last week causing local conversation and complaints. The pressure quickly built up and the General Outdoor sign company took it down."
Extra, Extra: The First Lady of Ta-Dow! In what may be an LAist first, our daily news roundup garnered a top slot in the comments collection, thanks to your burning desire to try your hand at a quiz on American History, share the results, then debate the validity of the quiz itself...all in our comments. Rage on, American nerds!