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LAT In 90 Seconds – Afternoon Edition

Hey, kids. We’re a bit slow today (we blame the Tryptophan), but we’re still here to give you the hottest news that someone else reported. Heretofore:

quietobit.jpegCum On Feel The Void: The lead singer of Quiet Riot, Kevin DuBrow, was found dead in Las Vegas today from unknown causes. The LAT has yet to post its own story, and the Reuters’s piece quotes a bandmate’s blog.

33958592.jpgOld News: How many stories like this one are we going to have to endure about old people having sex before it becomes clear to reporters that we’ve heard this all before?

manonmenu.jpgSpecial Of The Day: Envy? So, is it just us or does Elizabeth Snead sound a tad jealous that Britney Spears is dating a waiter? Had your eye on this fella, Liz?

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