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Posts Tagged ‘Thomas H. Maugh II’

LAT In 90 Seconds

43126299.jpgSuper Personal Touch: For a story about text message-based dating, the LAT ran a photo of one of the subjects that the subject took himself with his phone. A nice, meta touch — or more evidence that the LAT has fired too many workers?

41944255-291ffdsfd10756.jpgSwing Votes? Seema Mehta, following Sarah Palin on the campaing trail, reports today from Erie, Pa. that crowds booed the VP candidate when she told them, “I am thrilled to be here in the home state of the world-champion Philadelphia Phillies.” Turns out Erie is pretty divided between loyalties to the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cleveland Indians. But to be fair, folks in Erie can practically see Philadelphia from their porches.

43135569-31115309.jpgCoolest Job At The Paper: When we grow up, we want to be Thomas H. Maugh II.

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LAT In 90 Seconds

42492943.jpg-30-: Mary Garber, “the only woman to win sports journalism’s highest honor, the Red Smith Award given annually by the Associated Press Sports Editors, died Sunday afternoon at a retirement home in Winston-Salem. She was 92.”

42498689.jpgStonehenge! New findings confirms researchers’ beliefs that Stonehenge “was an ancient Lourdes where pilgrims congregated to have their wounds and illnesses magically healed.” And the story about the findings confirms our belief that Thomas H. Maugh II has the coolest job at the LAT.

42495626-21222037.jpgTruest Line of the Night: While describing Ricky Gervais as the only redeeming light in last night’s hideous Emmy Awards show, Mary McNamara admits that Gervais alone was not enough, as “no single man or presenter could completely save a show that showcased a medley of famous TV theme songs performed by Josh Groban.”