Top 5 (hey, I'm still sad) things about being laid off at the L.A. Times

5. No more crazy commute.

4. Hundreds of emails from people who were actually reading my stuff. (Who knew?)

3. Scores of lovely emails from my former co-workers. (Thank you!)

2. In the next round of layoffs (oh, yes) I don't have to worry.

1. I can finally say this: NO ON PROP 8!!!

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