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...day. The bottom margin contains upside-down text which is the last pages of the opposite volume. If you open the book on Hailey's side, you will then read the beginning of her story and the end of Sam's. Only Revolutions, has been nominated for the 2006 National Book Award for fiction. The winner of the award will be announced on November 15th, in New York City. The complete address of the Borders is 1360 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles. The event will start at 7pm. To learn more about Danielewski, go to www.onlyrevolutions.com or visit his myspace page at http://www.myspace.com/danielewski (more)
...downtown lofts skyrocketing, the city center's new residents will be clamoring for things to do that are close to home. AN OPEN CALL TO OUR LOCAL DEVELOPERS & BENEFACTORS: Think about it Eli Broad: dump a little energy into this idea-- it sure would add value to your Staple Center holdings. Hey, Casey Wasserman: wouldn't your Grandfather be proud if you got involved in a project like this? Message to Ron Burkle: stop wasting time on New York's trashy Page Six... and get on the same page for furthering urban renewal in your own backyard. Get on board... and keep our 'lost' gems sparkling. (more)
The political world was rocked by yet another scandal today as footage was leaked to the New York Times by unnamed sources from within the White House of President Bush eating what appears to be an adorable kitten. When asked about the pictures White Press Press Secretary Tony Snow cited executive privilege and national security issues prevented him from commenting at this time. He proceeded to say, "Look over there! Gay illegal immigrants from Iran are getting married!" The press briefing ended abruptly with Snow disappearing behind a sudden cloud of black sulphuric smoke. This is just the latest... (more)
...now. 826 is a nonprofit started by Dave Eggers, founder of McSweeneyâ€™s and author of such works as A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and Giraffe? Giraffe!. What started out as an act of love in San Francisco has spread like a benevolent cancer across our nation to Seattle, New York, Chicago, Ann Arbor and our own fair City of Angels. Its purpose is to support students aged 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to help teachers inspire their students to write. What this means is that volunteers do whatever it takes to ignite and foster a love of... (more)
... an over-whelming lead when it comes to the homeless. Some groups would point to racial profiling as a main cause. But, itâ€™s uncertain as to why these statistics pan out the way they do. Those numbers are intimidating when presented alone. But, when compared to other major cities, like New York or Chicago, alarms start to sound. LA, on average, has more than 100,000 more homeless on its metropolitan streets than either of those cities. These issues have come back into the limelight of current affairs in Los Angeles after a kind-of hiatus. Ironically, the resurgence of interest in... (more)
Former Beatle Paul McCartney has been going to private 90-minute Hatha yoga classes in The Hamptons in New York along with actor Alec Baldwin. Yoga is designed to provide "a balanced and wholesome approach to achieving perfect physical and mental health, happiness and tranquillity" and a pal said that McCartney, who has been attending the classes three times a week, turned to yoga to help him cope with the stress that he has been under over his divorce the past few months. Alec Bladwin has had ongoing stress over custody battles for his daughter with Hollywood beauty, actress Kim Bassinger.... (more)
...2008. "The simple fact is that it is really dangerous to talk on a cell phone and drive at the same time," Schwarzenegger said. "It's very important for people to know ... stop using the cell phone right now, because you are putting people at risk." The fine will be $20 bucks if you're caught for the 1st time asking your wife what's for the dinner while driving back home from work, and $50 the second time when you will be ordering from Pizza Hut when she will have answered that she is not your personal cook. Similar bans have already been approved in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. (more)