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Don't look now, but is this too close to home?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Birdscribe, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. Birdscribe

    Birdscribe Active Member

    Former LA Timesman Roy Rivenberg came up with this doozie of a website.

    http://notthelatimes.com/

    It's a great parody of the Times website, especially the story titled "LA Times fires rest of it's staff."

    Priceless.
     
  2. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Hilarious site. Onion has a rival.
     
  3. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Funny stuff, but surely he'll get a strongly worded letter about using the Times' flag and web page design, won't he?
     
  4. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Haha. Priceless:

    But the seaside metropolis has attracted plenty of attention on EBay. As the auction continues, a bidding war has erupted between the Pechanga Indian tribe, Google Inc., Donald Trump, and Al Qaeda. In response to State Department objections, Al Qaeda said it merely wanted to turn San Diego into a time-share resort, not a springboard for terrorist attacks on Los Angeles and Disneyland.
     
  5. SixToe

    SixToe Active Member

    Outstanding.

    Click on "Print Version" in the left menu and also read the "LA Times axes last employee" story, followed by the Abrams Blog.

    The little Zell Troll is awesome.
     
  6. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Wow ... and BBAM is the lede photo.
     
  7. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Escalators stall.... dozens trapped.
     
  8. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    Love it!
     
  9. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    I do what I can, baby.
     
  10. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Is that a cameo appearance by a well-known newbie I see?

    The "Work For Us" link is amusing, and it's nice to see they remember the importance of corrections. The archives, however, may be time-consuming.
     
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