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Archives: May 2008

Weistein Books Party at Chateau Marmont

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Picture are blogger Tina Dupuy, author Donna Sozio and author Lisa Daily.

The Weinstein party Friday night had 10 different food items being passed around. Eight were bacon. One was crab. Ahem.

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The First Generation and the Next Generation

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We found Leonard Nimoy giving out autographs.

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And we met Next Generation star turn LAist blogger Wil Wheaton. Pictured here with GalleyCat guru Ron Hogan.

Nerd alert.

Nina Revoyr Reading New Book

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Nina Revoyr local author and LA history geek was in attendance reading from her third novel The Age of Dreaming, about a Japanese American silent film star.

Yep, that’s right there are authors AND history right here in LA. Take that Bay Area!

Books Signing With Slash…We Think

slashBEA2008.jpgThe book Reckless Road was being signed by Slash. Well…it was either Slash or a washed up Cher impersonator. We’ve heard conflicting stories so far.

Michael Moore is MIA at BEA

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Sources tell us that Micheal Moore didn’t show up to his luncheon this afternoon.

Sources also tell us it may be because of weather and a plane delay.

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Is Sex and the City Day an Official Holiday Yet?

Sex and the City main.jpgSex and the City. All the time. Everywhere. Can’t get enough. (And seriously, if you really can’t get enough you should check this out).

In the meantime, in the midst of all this talk about print vs online we wondered: if Sex and the City were to take place in New York City 2008 where do you think would Carrie Bradshaw would be working? Tell us what you think, after the jump.

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The New York Times: No Crystal Ball Necessary

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While a lot of people are talking (ad nauseam) about the future of newspapers, the NYTimes is doing. Case is point: Their interactive homepage coverage of today’s crane collapse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, which visually walks the reader through tragedy. All this and they still manage to win Pulitzers.

Barbara Walters at BEA

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There was a swarm of people gathering around. We used our rather pointy elbows to push through and see who they were there for. It’s Barbara Walters.

Fawn.

Warren Cowan Spotted at BEA

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We met this unnamed publicist that got Warren Cowan‘s badge.

Always with us in spirit? We guess…

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