Week Around the Ists
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- DCist went nuts over some new glamour shots of the National Zoo's adorable clouded leopard cubs.
- Torontoist has something for your architecture nerds: a look at the very best and very worst new buildings in their city, all of which are nominees up for public praising or shaming in this year's Pug Awards.
- Bostonist mixed it up with our nemeses Regretsy and Joe Lieberman.
- Shanghaiist mourned the death of a Chinese man killed by friends that inserted an eel up his ass.
- Chicagoist learned you shouldn't wear a t-shirt with a certain naughty word on it to court or risk getting jailed (but at least you can sue in retaliation).
- LAist learned about the mental health problems that prompted a woman to stab 4 strangers inside the Target in West Hollywood.
- Seattlest responded to the recent arrival of TechCrunch blogger Michael Arrington with the same welcome the rest of our fair city has given him - a resounding "meh."
- Gothamist learned that a car bomb in Times Square, planted by a Connecticut man, was meant to become a dangerous fireball. Thank goodness for vendors, but now Times Square is getting shut down for suspicious ham sandwiches and water coolers.
- Houstonist caught up with former Astro Morgan Ensberg and his quest to become a full-time broadcaster.
- Phillyist took a moment to reflect on assholes at sporting events following tasergate and the next day's copycat field runner.
- SFist talked about another anti-gay leader caught dipping his toes in the homosexual pond.