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Rite of Passage

Walking into the co-ed lobby bathroom at the Standard Hotel in downtown Los Angeles evokes shock and humor. You find yourself immediately standing under a gigantic painting of a woman prepared to utilize the facilities. 31 more words


Belt faked 'Dodgy Unions' review?

Whenever there is fund raising on Whale Oil some of the endorsements look like promotional jack ups. They can do what they like on their own blog regardless of ethics or credibility. 718 more words


Standard watch

I keep a bit of a watch on The Standard, despite lprent’s attempts to block me from seeing any posts there. I’ve been a strong critic – and have been banned a number of times for being critical – and I also post on some of the worthwhile content. 89 more words

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Political activism and maintaining a career

An interesting post at The Standard – Left wing activism and the humdrum need to maintain jobs and careers, about the difficulties of being a left wing activist while maintaining a middle class mortgage supporting career. 712 more words


Bears take down MVC favorite in conference opener

The Missouri State men’s soccer team (3-2-2) defeated Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (4-3-1) 1-0 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener Saturday night. Junior midfielder Jack Griffin found his way to the ball and knocked a header into the net in the waning seconds of the first overtime. 361 more words



1. OUE SkySpace

Address: 633 West Fifth St

Details: Observation Deck Atop 72-story US Bank Tower

Owner: OUE

Part of a $50M rehab will add the highest observation deck in California, OUE SkySpace, to the tower—the tallest building west of the Mississippi. 371 more words

'Sick and stupid attitude'

Sad but not surprising to see this responses like this to the issue Anne Tolley raised about people having babies in at risk situations from Anthony Robins at The Standard: 376 more words