Week Around The -Ists

By Londonist Last edited 97 months ago
Week Around The -Ists

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Stuart Gaffney, left, and John Lewis, partners for 22 years, huddle outside of the federal courthouse in San Francisco, Monday, Jan. 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

  • SFist came across two historic events: the Federal Prop 8 trial, which started this week, and these rare color photos of the Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.
  • Torontoist firmly maintains that its citizens look best without pants on, thank you very much.
  • Seattlest talked about graphic novels in the Middle East with artist and writer Joe Sacco.
  • LAist watched closely as the Federal Prop 8 trial got underway, and went out on a (twisted) limb to speak in defense of the "real victims" here.
  • Shanghaiist wept openly when they found out Google was leaving China.
  • Bostonist rounded up links and asked questions about naked Senate candidate Scott Brown's stance on tea parties, health care, evolution, and dogs.
  • Chicagoist was so stunned when former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich told Esquire that he was "blacker than Obama" - and immediately apologized - that they talked to the the man who wrote the profile.
  • Londonist, whilst mildly disappointed that the 2012 Olympics will no longer feature a 40mph stream of human effluent, were cheered to discover that our bodily waste is still being put to productive use.
  • Phillyist staffers vowed to get in shape in 2010.
  • DCist was stunned when Metro General Manager John Catoe suddenly resigned less than a day after he sat down for a lengthy interview with bloggers.
  • Gothmaist wondered why Park Slope parents insist on bringing their babies to bars.
  • Last Updated 17 January 2010