VIDEO: Lebowski Fest 2009 — “The Dude’s Prayer”

Photos and much more to come in an LAist review. Don’t miss the next Lebowski Fest in a city near you. http://lebowskifest.com

LA Times Brand X Blog Goes Live, Just in Time for Coachella

Following up on my [somewhat] harsh post last month, LA Times launched BrandX yesterday. An events blog for the kids. Yawn.

“It’s content sharing on an extremely local level and will bring our great work to an audience that does not currently see it,” explained Times editor Russ Stanton in an all-hands memo.

So far it’s good blog content, written mostly by Carolyn Kellogg, a friend who was once editor of LAist (she also blogs for the Times’ book blog, Jacket Copy). The appearance and presentation could definitely pop more and have more interactivity, especially if Brand X is aimed at the younger set.

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Blankspaces Panel 4.7.09 – how to be green in LA

Thanks to Michael Liskin and Blankspaces for setting up a great event last night, here’s the video from the panel — some good stuff, although nothing particularly interesting from me. Also on the panel, Siel (Green LA Girl), Tracy Hepler (Your Daily Thread), Mike Hill (AoSA), Karen Solomon (Opportunity Green), and Natalie Freidberg (All Shades of Green).

Live TV by Ustream

UPDATE: Read Lisa Borodkin’s extensive review of the panel.