We all know L.A. is a regular little party town--whether the bash is in the back room at Spago or on a tailgate at the Coliseum. But it looks as if everyone--even people who never give them--is throwing a party Election Night. Here's what the pollsters are saying:
Party Dress: Red, white and blue anything. Faux pearls optional.
What They're Eating: Not your usual range-fed gourmet pizzas. Look for message foods--such as broccoli, chocolate chip cookies, anything Southern.
Best Spot to Watch: If you're among the 50 lucky guests, it's the bedroom of Jim Bellows, Hollywood bureau chief for TV Guide.
"Yeah, he has a big media thing in his bedroom. He has sofas," says TV Guide writer Mary Murphy, who came up with the idea for the party. "My entire family spent the riot weekend at Jim's. We sat in there night and day. It's a great TV-watching room."
New Chief of Protocol: Based on the invitations to his Election Night Party, screenwriter Michael Grace is a shoo-in: "Michael Grace and the Society for the Final Demise of the Reagan-Bush Era . . . cordially invite you and a guest to . . . Burn Bushes and Shoot Quayles. . . ."