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Awards

  • 2008 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published July 5, 2007

    "Rock 'Em, Sock 'Em"

  • 2008 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published April 5, 2007

    "Fight Club"

  • 2007 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published July 20, 2006

    "Unreal Estate"

2000 Stories by Luke Y. Thompson

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  • Give Piece a Chance

    published December 28, 2000

    If you consider Northern Ireland to be part of Ireland proper, then An Everlasting Piece easily may be the best Irish film of the... More >>

  • The Negro Problem

    published October 19, 2000

    Let's be honest: As much as people may complain about Spike Lee's public pontifications on race, or his controversial stances, or his being a... More >>

  • Tears of a Clown

    published August 10, 2000

    In a perfect world, any documentary about televangelists narrated by RuPaul and a couple of sock puppets would be hailed as the unquestionable... More >>

  • Losin' It

    published July 27, 2000

    Only in the movies could a kid that looks and acts like Jason Biggs be called a loser. Let's see: charming conversationalist, big smile, washboard... More >>

  • The Sick Sense

    published July 6, 2000

    Is there a more bankrupt genre than the parody movie? So many movies nowadays are so painfully self-aware and referential anyway that there often... More >>

  • Crash of the Titan

    published June 15, 2000

    It's the year 3028, and man ... is an endangered species! (Haven't we heard that somewhere before, like last month?) But this time around,... More >>

  • Momma Mia!

    published June 8, 2000

    Could there be any less appealing image than that of a fat Martin Lawrence in drag scratching his rear, as on the poster for Big Momma's... More >>

  • Golden Graham

    published May 25, 2000

    Quick: Who was the most unbelievable movie character to appear onscreen in recent memory? Jar-Jar Binks? Mini-Me? South Park's Saddam... More >>

  • Better Scotch

    published May 4, 2000

    You've got to feel sorry for the Scottish Board of Tourism. First the Loch Ness monster is exposed as a fake, and then their nation's film... More >>

  • Death Be Not Proud

    published March 16, 2000

    What if fate has something horrific in store for you, and you can't escape it? It's an idea that's been around for a long time, from Greek myths... More >>

  • Dog on a Leash

    published March 2, 2000

    Willie Morris's autobiographical novel, My Dog Skip, is a nearly perfect piece of bedtime reading for kids and their parents. Each chapter... More >>

  • German Sex

    published March 2, 2000

    Think Pretty Woman meets The Monica Lewinsky Story and you've got A Girl Called Rosemarie. Based on Germany's biggest... More >>

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