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“They Just Had an Unbelievable String of Assholes Running the Place”: The L.A. Times, Once a Print-Media Tragedy, Is Rising from the Near-Dead | Vanity Fair

Having survived a foul-mouthed owner, “frat boys,” and new-media loopiness, L.A.’s paper of record is now journalism happy-news, with a passel of prestige hires and a billionaire running it “like a family project.” But not everything is rosy in El Segundo. Of all the once-mighty media organizations that have been …

Dunkin’ Donuts Ad in Thailand Causes Uproar | TIME.com

A new ad from Dunkin’ Donuts’ Thai division has the American pastry-maker on the defensive and critics in America crying racism. The Los Angeles Times and the Associated Press report that Dunkin’ Donuts Thailand recently released an advertisement for the company’s “Charcoal Donut,” which displays a young woman wearing pink lipstick …

Taco Bell is Testing a Waffle Taco | TIME.com

As part of its new, low-price menu, Taco Bell is testing out a novel concept called the Waffle Taco. Currently available only at three Southern California locations, the 89-cent breakfast option features a sausage patty and scrambled eggs folded into a waffle. It also comes with a packet of syrup, which, theoretically, …

Lyndon Johnson drives in a lake in his Amphicar (PHOTO).

In this photo from April 1965, Lyndon Johnson took two visitors to his Stonewall, Texas, ranch on a ride in his Amphicar. A West German firm built 3,770 of these land-to-water vehicles between 1960 and 1968, and the president loved his lagoon-blue model. According to one of LBJ’s aides, Joseph …