Week Around the -Ists

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Week Around the -Ists


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  • LAist initially met the coolest police officer at the Anonymous protest, and then later, caught thousands of UCLA students celebrating spring break in their undies.
  • Torontoist found a tampered "skin-brightening" ad on the subway promising white skin and white power.
  • Shanghaiist was amused by the Tibet Communist Party chief Zhang Qingli's claims that the Party is the real Buddha of the Tibetans.
  • SFist, after reporting on Wednesday's anti-war bash, asked a simple style question: keffiyehs, hot or not?
  • Seattlest followed a local pillow fight from fun to fiasco.
  • Phillyist got word that Stephen Colbert will be visiting the City of Brotherly Love, and they intend to stalk the hell out of him while he visits.
  • Londonist followed the treasured English institution of lollipop folk who were licked by high winds and overcautious local councils.
  • Gothamist got a crazy dose of "politics as usual" with a new governor who immediately admitted having various extramarital affairs while he was a State Senator and claims that the former gay American NJ governor and his wife apparently had threesomes with a young aide.
  • DCist found footage of over 200 activists who staged a 'freeze-in,' part of this week's anti-war protests.
  • Bostonist spoke with the fashionable minds behind Go Fug Yourself and got the scoop behind Fug Madness.
  • Last Updated 23 March 2008