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A Girl Walks Into a Bar (Exam) reads the Wall Street Journal (so we don't have to). She snips parts of a story about not passing the bar -- one guy made it after taking the California bar 47 times.

Jaguar Edu blogs about conscientious street vendors in Lincoln Heights.

Slate combines two recent scientific studies and comes up with the booze-n-coffee diet. Better than Atkins!

Local nouveau horror producer Gregg Hoffman (Saw, Saw II, Saw III) has died. At age 42, of natural causes. No, we don't get it either.