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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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  • 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 >>

  • Saving Private Mad Max

    published June 29, 2000

    Despite what many believe, it doesn't come down to explosions, star power, or millions of greenbacks thrown at the producers. The true indicator... 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... More >>

  • Where the Stars Are

    published April 27, 2000

    You're just going to have to accept that Natalie Portman and Ashley Judd are far too glamorous for the roles they inhabit in Where the Heart... More >>

  • Misbegotten in Denmark

    published April 6, 2000

    What is it with filmmakers and mental retardation? It seems as though use of the differently abled as a central theme ranks second only to... More >>

  • Pluck of the Irish

    published March 16, 2000

    If you think the prevailing attitude toward sex in the United States is often somewhat backward, consider that of late-1960s Ireland, as depicted... More >>

  • Grappling For Respect

    published March 16, 2000

    It's OK. You can say it. Just five little words. Don't be shy. "I… am… a… wrestling fan." You certainly wouldn't be alone if you... More >>

  • Diesel Power

    published February 17, 2000

    Moviegoers rejoice! The first fun movie of the year has arrived. Oh, Leo's little seaside adventure was pretty to look at, but the attempts at... More >>

  • The Not-So-Magnificent Anderson

    published January 6, 2000

    When Paul Thomas Anderson's second feature, Boogie Nights, was released in 1997, critics and film-industry types fell over themselves to... More >>

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