LAT in 90 seconds


— “‘American Idol’ celebrates its constituency – the gawky, geeky and well-fed young women of this land who don’t live on a starlet’s diet of cigarettes and diet colas.” If this much thought went into prognosticating, say, an exit strategy for Iraq, our lads would be home by now.


— Inject Botulinum toxins, lose the Zoloft. (We say: Expect Botox freebasing horror stories around six months from now.)


— There are the little white lies a guy feeds his girlfriend, and then there’s the Double Whoppers with Cheese.