Week Around the -Ists

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Week Around the -Ists

Photograph of the Trump Soho by Riccardo Sinti

  • Gothamist went to the scene of the Trump Soho construction collapse, which left one construction worker dead and others injured (an indirect culprit - Manhattan's hot real estate market, causing rushed construction jobs).
  • Shanghaiist is confused by media reports as to whether Playboy will be available in China during the year of the Olympics.
  • LAist got fugged in an interview with the Go Fug Yourself girls.
  • Torontoist set hearts aflutter by featuring some fake information flyers being distributed around their transit system by street artist extraordinaire, Posterchild.
  • SFist uncovered even more of SOMA district's recurring neo-Naziesque graffiti.
  • Phillyist visited scantily-clad women giving out Tofurkey in honor of Philadelphia's favorite founding father.
  • Londonist witnessed

    href="http://londonist.com/2008/01/6_years_on_amne.php">Amnesty International bringing Guantanamo Bay to the American embassy

    to raise the profile of the continuing campaign to close the detention center.
  • Seattlest reviewed J.J. Abrams' new camcorder monster movie.
  • DCist was relieved to hear that Stephen Colbert's portrait is finally hanging up in the National Portrait Gallery.
  • Austin was in shock after hearing about an Arlington stepfather who sodomized his stepson who sodomized his daughter.
  • Chicagoist healthily reported on week three of the smoking ban.
  • Houstonist saw a recent Rice University scientific creation, touted as "the darkest substance known to man."
  • Last Updated 20 January 2008