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As Sleeping Dogs turns ten, we ask: where the heck is the sequel?

As Sleeping Dogs turns ten, we ask: where the heck is the sequel?

Sleeping Dogs launched ten years ago today, and the open-world action game proved a hit with players and critics alike. So how come we’ve managed to go a decade without a sequel? United Front’s Sleeping Dogs launched in August 2012 as a spiritual successor to the True Crime series, with the game actually starting life …

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Inside Kendrick Perkins’ multimillion-dollar Frenchie business

Inside Kendrick Perkins’ multimillion-dollar Frenchie business

Kendrick Perkins, a former NBA champion and star analyst at ESPN, could very well make more money from his Frenchie business than he does in broadcasting over the next five-plus years. About four years ago, Perkins was approached by his brother-in-law Thomas Alpough with a succinct business pitch: “Man, we need to get into this …

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End of the line for Farmer John, a smelly L.A. landmark of Dodger Dogs, tourists, protests

End of the line for Farmer John, a smelly L.A. landmark of Dodger Dogs, tourists, protests

Visitors to Los Angeles often put on their list of city sights the Hollywood sign, the Venice boardwalk, the Watts Towers, and for the more adventurous and olfactory-challenged, the Farmer John’s meatpacking plant in Vernon. A favored destination for location scouts, for aficionados of camp, muralists and hot dog connoisseurs, this hidden-away abattoir was less …

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