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Linda Immediato Leaves LA Weekly

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Brady Westwater alerts us to the departure of Linda Immediato from the LA Weekly:

Anyhoo, gotta say a big, big bravo to Linda Immediato, who tirelessly covered Fashion Week down to its smallest thread, here on Style Council and in the paper, the past two weeks, and of course seasons past. Alas, it was her last hurrah, as my dear S.C. co-hort has left the Weekly to do more exciting things in the world of journalism. You go girl!

Immediato is such a cool name–she should lose the Linda and join the ranks of the mono-named.

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GOOD’s: Nov/Dec High Tech Low Tech

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GOOD’s High Tech/Low Tech issue hits the magazine racks, and here’s a peek inside:

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita The New Nostradamus?
Michael Lerner profiles the man some think is the most brilliant foreign policy analyst, and others think is a wacko. Cool.

Morgan Clendaniel looks at Second Life. We’re sick of Second Life. Can’t someone invent a virtual plague and kill the place off?

Sam Slovick is guided by a 12 year-old through Skid Row. It reads quite a bit like a piece he wrote for Whole Life Times, last June. His LA Weekly piece on the same subject was criticized by Brady Westwater, who would be a great subject for GOOD.

If It Ain’t Broke explores seven practices that haven’t changed much over time for one simple reason: they got it right on the first try. One of these is prostitution and another is hanging. Good grief.

GOOD is having their first anniversary party this Friday, so subscribe and RSVP, in that order, please.

FBLA 20 Questions: Brady Westwater

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Downtown advocate, gad-fly or whatever he is, Brady Westwater is the LA Cowboy. Since we’re moving into his neighborhood, we tried to get on his good side, but he was wise to our tricks. So, lookin’ for 8 right out of the gate*, here’s Westwater’s answers.

1. What newspapers do you read?

LA Times, New York Times, Downtown News, LA Weekly, City Beat, Daily News, and Rodeo News plus the LA Business Journal, Journal of the Arts & Wall Street Journal if I can score a free copy.

2. Which ones do you move your lips to while reading?

Cowboys don’t move our lips unless food or sex is involved. But if we did – it would be the NYT’s editorial page and LAT’S West magazine.

3. Which Web sites are on your favorites bookmark?

Fishbowl LA & NY, MissSnark, LAObserved, the Curbs, Kausfiles, and DrudgeReport plus any site with naked cowgirls on it

4. Where do you get your car washed? Cowboys don’t have cars. Cowboys ride horses.

5. Do you know your dentist’s first name? If I need a tooth pulled, I use a horse, a saddle and a rope.

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