Week Around the Ists

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Week Around the Ists

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  • Torontoist took issue with an ad campaign treating homeless people like billboards, especially after the ad agency's creative director proved he maybe didn't know what "exploitive" means.
  • LAist found it to be a sad and grim week with a major train collision leaving over 20 dead (photos), a serial killer on the loose and a deeper look into Skid Row.
  • DCist snapped some shots of the Pentagon Memorial opening.
  • Phillyist was all about saving cats and dogs this week—especially from assholes who want to do them harm.
  • Seattlest wondered if they should be nervous about a new poll that shows McCain gaining on Obama in Washington.
  • Shanghaiist covered the latest food scandal in China involving infant milk powder tainted with melamine.
  • Gothamist observed the seventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Question: Is this NY Post cover too crass?
  • Bostonist learned about the unconventional political views of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and comedian cats and dogs this week—especially from assholes who want to do them harm.
  • Londonist speculated on what might have happened when 2000 pints of beer were mistakenly delivered to Windsor Castle (the Royal Residence), instead of the nearby pub of the same name.
  • SFist wondered where city officials were during a particularly heinous crime wave affecting the city's Mission district.
  • Last Updated 15 September 2008