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Week Around the Ists
- Torontoist gawked at photos of all the celebrities who made it to this year's Toronto International Film Festival: George Clooney! Megan Fox! Ewan McGregor! Natalie Portman! And co-star of the smash hit White Chicks, Marlon Wayans!
- Shanghaiist found out that somebody (possibly government related) is sending journalists in China targeted malware ridden emails, though we haven't figured out why yet.
- Seattlest enjoyed the songs and F-bombs of the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia live show.
- Bostonist analyzed why LA doesn't like Boston and why Catholics don't like reiki.
- LAist realized that there's a clear media East Coast bias that's selling LA sports teams short...in favor of...Boston?! Shudder.
- Gothamist found out that the same fish has been residing in a Queens pet store's fish tank for the past 41 years. Also, his name is Buttkiss.
- Chicagoist sat down with writer/director Kevin Smith and found he had a lot to say.
- DCist followed the arrest on bribery charges of the chief of staff of a popular city councilman and all the details still unfolding in the case.
- Phillyist ran the gamut of funny this week. Very funny: an interview with Christian Finnegan; not funny at all: wrapping a cat in duct tape and leaving it to die.
- Londonist did a couple of shifts on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth.
- SFist saw a PETA protester smack Ronald McDonald in the face with a pie at a kids' event.
Michael John Mammone, 58, was riding his bicycle Wednesday along Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point when he was assaulted.
Please don't hurt yourself.
Anthony Lowe was shot and killed by Huntington Park police on Jan. 26. 'Thank goodness that we’re in the era of videos,' said the family attorney as they file a federal civil rights lawsuit
The mountain lion's death comes about a month after the beloved P-22 was euthanized.
With two hikers still missing — one the well-known actor Julian Sands — expert mountaineers say the usual scarcity of snow in the L.A.-area makes it especially hard to get enough experience to safely venture out in harsh conditions.
But Yeoh is the first to publicly identify as Asian. We take a look at Oberon's complicated path in Hollywood.