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Posts Tagged ‘Bob Pool’

LAT In 90 Seconds

42377769.jpgDriven: Bob Pool is surprised to learn that there are cab drivers in Burbank with hybrid cars. We are surprised to learn that there are cab drivers in Burbank.

fadfa.jpgGoogle Monde? The European Union is reviewing the Yahoo-Google deal for antitrust implications there, “adding to recent public criticism from major U.S. advertisers and a worldwide association of newspapers.” (photo stolen from here.)

the_office_ir94ndkn.jpgForget TV. What’s On IMDB: Dawn Chmielewski hips us to the fact that IMDB is now in the broadcast business. Kinda. The site “started offering more than 6,000 feature films and television episodes for free viewing online.”

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Saar On Silverman in NY Times

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Over the weekend, Mayrav Saar, whose name should be familiar to faithful readers, writes of 87 year old Malibu scenester, Mike Silverman, in the NY Times. He lives next door to the notorious Polaroid Party House and seems to enjoy it immensely.

Bob Pool, writing on the same topic in the LA Times, missed or ignored Silverman and got the cranky neighbors to go on the record, because no one has any fun in LA.

(photo by Jonathan Alcorn for The New York Times)

LAT in 90: Moving On

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The Los Angeles Times, condensed.

Shopping is an Art
Pretend you care: MOCA will sell Luxury Vinyl, aka Louis Vuitton, purses as part of the Takashi Murakami show.

Shutting the Garden Gate

Robert Smaus, probably the last living columnist to earn the “beloved” sobriquet, is moving out of state.

Stride of Pride
Hollywood’s Walk of Fame is short a few stars during construction. Bob Pool digs up a little controversy about the process.

Captive Audience
Patt Morrison, whose tongue is embedded just a tich too firmly in her cheek, reviews the DVD version of driving school. Since when does Patt drive? Isn’t she a legendary bus rider?