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Corey Feldman, Nicholas Brendon, Gary Dourdan -- can we blame Daylight Saving Time?

March 17, 2010 | 11:46 am

Brendon dourdan feldman Is it the time change? The earthquake? The new moon? We have no idea, but something's got L.A. all wonky this week -- and it's hitting the demi-celebs as well.

Police responded to a report of a drunken man making a commotion in the wee hours Wednesday morning in Venice, and soon after, actor Nicholas Brendon, a.k.a. Xander on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," was taken down with a taser. The actor, who according to TMZ sources swung at officers and then ran, is being held on $20,000 bail and facing a felony vandalism charge. 

Actor Gary Dourdan, formerly of "CSI," was scratched up in a dispute in Venice on Tuesday -- his girlfriend Maria Asis del Alamo was the one arrested and booked on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic battery. Just so you can get a visual: She's 5-foot-8 and 110 pounds; he's 6-foot-2 and 190. 

And Corey Feldman got a tattoo Tuesday night in the Valley to commemorate his pal Corey Haim's death. Haim was laid to rest earlier in the day in Toronto. Though Feldman didn't attend the funeral, and discouraged the press from covering it, he posted an open letter to Haim on his website that includes this sentiment:

"I wish you could see how big the story is. I wish you could see your face finally filling the cover of People magazine and Entertainment Weekly!"

We can only imagine what St. Patrick's Day revelry will deliver overnight.

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photos, from left: Nicholas Brendon in a 2006 production of the play "Lobster Alice"; Gary Dourdan at a party in Paris on March 8, 2010; Corey Feldman at home in West Hills in June 2009.  Credits, from left: Carlos Chavez / Los Angeles Times; Julien M. Hekimian / Getty Images; Nancy Pastor / For the Los Angeles Times

Related dispatches from the Ministry of Gossip:

Funeral for 'Lucas' actor Corey Haim is held in Toronto

Corey Haim's personal items being sold on EBay

Corey Feldman on 'Larry King Live': Corey Haim and the pitfalls of Hollywood

PREACH IT! Feldman and other celeb friends mourn Corey Haim, dead at 38

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