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Make-A-Wish Season of Wishes Kicks Off!

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The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles kicked off the 2008 A Season of Wishes holiday campaign this weekend at Westfield Topanga.

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FBLA’s Tina Dupuy Invites You To Laugh At Her

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Tina Dupuy, the newest fishie here at Fishbowl LA, is a funny lady. How funny?

We don’t know, we haven’t actually met her. But you have a chance to get all up-close and personal with her as she performs at the Improv tonight.

If you’ve loved her posts (and we definitely have), then you owe it to yourself to see the lovely lady in person. Cover is $13.

*The person in this flyer is not Tina Dupuy. Or maybe it is. We don’t know. We haven’t actually met her.

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Make-A-Wish Foundation Kicks Off Season Of Wishes

makeasmall.jpgFishbowl LA is partnering with the Make-A-Wish Foundation this year (See? We’re not all snark and bad manners). This puts us in a small, elite group of media sponsors:

KTTV-TV (FOX 11 LA), KSCI-TV (LA18), KOST-FM (103.5), Showtime Networks Inc., Multivu, PR Newswire, Cision, Los Angeles Magazine, Oversee.net, The Walt Disney Company

OK. Maybe not so small and elite. Still, we will be proudly reporting the wishes granted this holiday season — including one on Nov. 17 at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, where Disney will grant one child his or her wish to visit Walt Disney World in Orlando.

The Season of Wishes kicked off on Friday at The Grove, featuring the tales of various wish children and an appearance by Kiely Williams of The Cheetah Girls.

For those of you who are just visiting from Mars, Make-A-Wish grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. Not even we can find snark in that. To wit:

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An Inconvenient Question: Why Didn’t DiCaprio Pay His Crew?

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Obviously, Fishbowl LA is a fertile breeding ground for cranky writers. Grist stumbled upon our work, and liking what they read, sent us out to an unsuspecting Warner’s press rep, a major movie star and a ballroom of innocent by-standers. The result:

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Leo’s feel-good press conference is interrupted by a feel-bad question.

(Our photographer was hung over, judging by the result above. We could have lied and said that security tried to seize the camera.)

A reader named Cushing was the first to contact FBLA and complain. Exchange below.

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