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Possible Sale of <em>LA Times</em> to Koch Brothers Sparks Protest

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Approximately 300 union members, activists, and Los Angeles Times readers rallied downtown yesterday to protest the potential sale of the paper to right-wing billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch. The [...]

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Angelina Jolie Reveals Double Mastectomy in <em>New York Times</em> Op-Ed

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Earlier this year, actress Angelina Jolie underwent a preventative double mastectomy after genetic testing revealed she had a high probability of developing breast cancer. The actress candidly discussed the elective [...]

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The G-Rated Parenting Blog Facebook Doesn’t Want You To See*

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The Tumblr blog Reasons My Son Is Crying is only 6 days old and already has an enthusiastic following. That’s because the site’s chronicle of the very specific logic behind [...]

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Dog Lovers Hijack Barnes & Noble Facebook Page

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No, the page hasn’t been hacked or anything. But since the news broke last week that the bookseller planned on hosting book signings for former dogfighter Michael Vick, Barnes & Noble’s Facebook [...]

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Publisher Says Threats of Violence Behind Cancellation of Michael Vick Book Tour

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When Barnes & Noble announced Monday the cancellation of Michael Vick’s scheduled book signings at 3 of the bookseller’s stores, animal lovers celebrated. Thousands had protested Vick’s appearances at the B&N [...]

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Not Even Porn Stars Look Like Porn Stars

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Makeup artist Melissa Murphy has been posting “before and after” shots of her porn actress clients on Instagram for months, but it was only this past weekend that they went viral, [...]

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Michael Vick’s Appearances at Barnes & Noble Stores Cancelled

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According to the Barnes & Noble website, Michael Vick’s upcoming book signing events at 3 of the bookseller’s stores have been cancelled by the book’s publisher. Animal lovers began an [...]

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Michael Vick Book Signings Spark Barnes & Noble Boycott

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Bookselling giant Barnes & Noble is taking some heat for hosting multiple signings this month for Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and convicted animal abuser Michael Vick. Vick is scheduled to appear at the [...]

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Should You Write For Free? Journos Weigh In on the Thayer/<em>Atlantic</em> Kerfuffle

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When freelance journalist Nate Thayer posted an email exchange he’d had with an editor at The Atlantic, who hoped to publish his work without compensation, he had no idea it would garner so much [...]

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Hidden LA Sues <em>Los Angeles</em> Magazine Over Borrowed Moniker

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Hidden Los Angeles, the popular Facebook page and website dedicated to our town’s lesser-known treasures, has slapped Los Angeles magazine with a trademark infringement lawsuit, reports LA Observed. Hidden LA’s complaint is with the magazine’s [...]

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Pizza With Porn Stars at the AVN Awards

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So our last minute attempts to score press credentials for the AVN Awards landed us only nosebleed seats, probably better than we deserved, but far too far from the show. [...]

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James Deen Wins ‘Best Male Performer’ and Isn’t Retiring From Porn Any Time Soon

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Our porn crush James Deen won top honors tonight at the 30th annual AVN Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, landing the award for Best Male Performer of [...]

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FishbowlLA at the ‘Oscars of Porn’

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It’s awards season, and that means the media indulges in an orgy of award shows to congratulate themselves for their best work from the past year. L.A.’s multi-billion dollar porn [...]

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BREAKING: BuzzFeed Uses Twitter to Interview Moviegoers Trapped by Westchester Mall Hostage Crisis

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Approximately 200 moviegoers are trapped inside the Rave movie theater at the Howard Hughes Center mall in Westchester due to a hostage situation at the Nordstrom Rack next door. The SWAT team [...]

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Tessa Stuart Joins BuzzFeed’s New LA Bureau

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LA Weekly reporter Tessa Stuart is the latest addition to the new Los Angeles Bureau at BuzzFeed. Stuart worked at the alt-weekly for less than a year, but that was long [...]