Week Around the Ists

By Londonist Last edited 112 months ago
Week Around the Ists

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  • DCist wasn't crazy about a local magazine cover that featured a Photoshopped, shirtless President Obama.
  • Torontoist investigated reports of a man-eating caterpiller (or a man eating a caterpillar) in the city's west end.

  • Shanghaiist explored one of the city's largest Muslim markets and stuffed themselves with lamb and pilaf.

  • Bostonist drooled over delicious (Southern) food and drink, from chicken bourbon to cheddar grits.

  • Chicagoist hopes former governor Rod Blagojevich took note of their suggestions for other reality shows because a judge declined Blago's request to go to Costa Rica to participate in I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Outta Here (though that didn't stop Blagojevich from filming a promo for the show).

  • LAist was just getting over Coachella when they found this video of a naked would-be wizard getting tasered by cops at the concert.

  • Gothamist spoke to MSNBC host Rachel Maddow about her show, the gift of the populist tea bag protests and pre-prohibition cocktails.

  • Phillyist ran away with the circus.

  • Londonist went dragon-spotting to celebrate St George's day.

  • Seattlest visited the 1960s this week, with John Steinbeck's visit to the Pike Place Market and the car that goes with the Space Needle, the never-built 1962 Ford Seattle-ite XXI.

  • SFist was surprised to hear SF Mayor and California Gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom defend Miss California.

  • Last Updated 27 April 2009