Coke vs. Pepsi. Kennedy vs. Castro. Heidi vs. L.C. Epic yet minor rifts when compared to the timeless power struggle between New York and Los Angeles. In the name of settling this battle royale, each week Radar will take stock and determine which city truly holds the competitive edge.
This week: No one cares about New York and Los Angeles except for people in New York and Los Angeles. But, sweet narcissistic baby Jesus, we’re sort of okay with that. On to the scoreboard!
L.A.: UCLA coeds divest themselves of their board shorts and take part in the college’s annual Christmas Undie Run.
NYC: Chalk it up to subfreezing temperatures, or the epidemic of body dysmorphia in NYU’s pasty undergraduate population, but the Washington Square park kids, thankfully, kept their clothes on.
L.A.: Ike Turner dies in L.A. at age 76.
NYC: Just when you thought Rupert Murdoch‘s paper had lots its touch for off-color headlines, the New York Post offers this gem: “Ike ‘beats’ Tina to death”