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Week Around the Ists

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Week Around the Ists

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Picture from forum thread on military.club.china.com.

  • Shanghaiist was shocked by this highly provocative depiction of the state of Sino-US relations by a Chinese netizen.
  • LAist fires up reactions when one reader describes getting a $200 ticket for smoking on a public sidewalk.
  • Do you like Heinz Condensed Cream of Tomato Soup and misogyny, but can't figure out a way to unite the two? Torontoist featured one of the soup company's ads from 1950 that contains this gem of a line: "Most husbands, nowadays, have stopped beating their wives, but what can be more agonizing to a sensitive soul than a man's boredom at meals?"
  • Gothamist may be in the city that never sleeps, but now many bars are closing at 2 a.m., instead of 4.a.m.
  • Londonist explored an alternative London on Second Life and drove a double decker bus as R2D2.
  • Phillyist was really irritated with how ABC handled this week's democratic debate in their hometown.
  • Chicagoist readers were trapped on the El and had to escape through underground tunnels, but at least they avoided the cougar that was shot and killed wandering around the city.
  • SFist asked readers to recall their cab rides from hell.
  • Last Updated 21 April 2008