This is how you troll all of New York City

This is how you troll all of New York City
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New York has a pretty high opinion of itself. It's a city that thinks of would-be rivals in the Northeast as cute little towns (cough, Boston) and mega-cities on the opposite coast as populated by shirtless bros and Scientologists (Los Angeles). This is obviously an irritating tic to everyone else, and so Ann Friedman at the Los Angeles Times has responded by writing an article about New York in the style of how The New York Times talks about L.A. — and it's kind of humorous!

A sample:

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Ryu Spaeth

Ryu Spaeth is deputy editor at TheWeek.com. Follow him on Twitter.