William Pfaff: Bin Laden’s Influence Lives On After Him – Truthdig : A day will undoubtedly come when Osama bin Laden will occupy the same place in 21st century history books as Gavrilo Princip holds in the histories of the 20th Century. Both committed acts that provoked great wars, brought down empires and profoundly altered their times.
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Every once in a while, The New York Times decides to turn its attention to the Best Coast, and this week the Grey Lady suggested checking out this bubbling asphalt pit full of prehistoric (or as we Angelenos refer to it B.F.: Before Freeways) fossils that’s right smack-dab in the middle of the Miracle Mile. Isn’t that insane?!! more › More here: The New York Times Discovers This Crazy Place Called the La Brea Tar Pits
http://www.youtube.com/v/Mm3TnPZ2MQI?version=3&f=user_uploads&app=youtube_gdata Ari Graynor talks to LA Times reporter Amy Kaufman at Sundance 2012. Go here to see the original: Ari Graynor at Sundance 2012
I was watching Saturday’s Lakers-Clippers game with friends who don’t keep up with sports like I do, although they do enjoy watching sports. You see, they have actual real lives while I live in this suspended adolescent world of athletes. Nonetheless they were still behind the times on the Clippers landing Chris Paul and Chauncey Billups. Although this is a huge indication that they don’t read anything I write, so they’re nothing more than pig fuckers. more › Excerpt from: Ugliness at STAPLES Center