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The Year Of Livingly Tediously - The 10 Worst Things About 2008
Beyonce as Sasha Fierce, the Chinese officials not letting that poor little girl be seen singing her song during the Olympics' Opening Ceremonies, Sarah Palin, and, yes, Prop 8, were all part of what was really a tedious year.

No Pants Subway Ride Coming to Los Angeles
Is it morally negligent to commute to work one day a year in only your skivvies as part of a national improv prank? Or is it just silly, harmless fun? No Pants Day is being organized for Los Angeles for the first time, and that means on January 10th, your Red Line ride might be more like the Red Light District.

Recession Obsession: Eating Thai Town
Eating great food in a great neighborhood doesn't have to mean you break the bank. A while back, LAist ate at damn near every joint in Thai Town, and our Recession Obsession guru reminds us that in these tough times, a taste of Thai Town can be more than filling.