December 11, 2012 |
Those New Yorkers really have a problem with us Angelenos. Maybe it's because we have the temerity to live in this wonderful Mediterranean climate (the forecast today in L.A. is for a high of 70 with rampant sunshine; in Gotham, it's 47 and gloomy). Who knows? But for some reason not even our literary enterprises are immune from their snarky comments. “Los Angeles finally gets a poet laureate - just a few decades after Brooklyn.” So reads the headline in “Page Views,” the bookish blog of New York's Daily News.