Week Around the Ists
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- LAist watched as the Lakers won the NBA championship then as people "celebrated" by vandalizing, looting, smashing, and burning things in Downtown L.A.
- Gothamist had its full of the controversial, from a scandalous Calvin Klein billboard (with threesome) to the killing of Canada geese, in the name of airline safety.
- Seattlest went 29 days without rain, and girls went feral and old men turned on each other.
- Torontoist staked out Woofstock, the largest (and surely the most adorable) dog festival in North America.
- Houstonist talked to Roger Clemens, who said he hopes to clear his name.
- Bostonist took umbrage when a local sports columnist asserted that Dominican baseball players love steroids. And we taught commuters how to use doors.
- Shanghaiist geeked out with a series of inspirational techie speakers during the city's TedXShanghai event.
- SFist wrote a cheeky response to oil heirs Peter and Billy Getty's new blog on SFGate, and the former brother defended himself enthusiastically.
- DCist was amused by a local ad seeking a Lil' Wayne impersonator who doesn't necessarily have to look anything like Lil' Wayne.
- Londonist, once again, enjoyed gawping at hundreds of happy naked cyclists. And why not?
- Phillyist is trying to find a home for the unlikely pairing of Ceiling Cat and Basement Cat.
- Chicagoist was paid a visit by Johnny Depp and Christian Bale for the Public Enemies premiere and they brought some nasty weather with them.