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  • May 29 - Jun 4, 2008
  • Vol. 25, No. 2

News

  • The Straight Dope | Mean Drunks
  • The Straight Dope | Mean Drunks

    Cecil: Do hard liquors have different psychological effects on an individual? Is there any truth to the common understanding that gin makes people mean? Off to conduct personal research …  —Jasmine Gin’s been associated with bad...
  • Newsquirks | From Bad to Worse

    Curses, Foiled Again The day after police in Waterville, Maine, charged Connecticut visitor Darryl Copeland, 25, with assault, nine packets of heroin were found near where he was arrested. Suspecting Copeland had tossed the drugs, detectives waited until...
  • The Way It Is | Anna Brozek of Slowtrain
  • The Way It Is | Anna Brozek of Slowtrain

    Experts want to reduce investment in biofuels like ethanol which are made from corn, arguing that they’re hurting food prices too much. Biofuel proponents contend that the tradeoff is worth the savings in gas prices. City Weekly asked Anna Brozek...
  • Ask a Mexican | Self-Hating Mexicans & Podunk Rednecks

    Dear Mexican: I’m a Mexican-American, but I always lie and tell people my ancestors were from Spain and immigrated to the United States in the 1920s. My whole family says this. We feel embarrassed if we tell people that our heritage is Mexican because...
  • Lake Effect | Comic Relief
  • Lake Effect | Comic Relief

    We’ve mentioned it on our Salt Blog and in True TV, which is twice as much attention as Salt Lake City comedian Marcus has received from the rest of the local media for making it onto NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Sure, it’s not as big...
  • Cheap Shot | Delicious Ruts: Digging the Blue Plate Diner
  • Cheap Shot | Delicious Ruts: Digging the Blue Plate Diner

    I’m not a handyman, but to save a few dollars I do own a toolbox, a few power tools and a shovel. When my kitchen sink was leaking, I didn’t call a plumber, I replaced the faucet. When my dining room light quit working, I learned the positives...

Restaurants & Bars

Music

  • Music | Portia x 3: Mutton Hollow, Estrago & Danger Mouth
  • Music | Portia x 3: Mutton Hollow, Estrago & Danger Mouth

    Portia Early, X96 weekend DJ and host of Live & Local (Sundays, 8-10 p.m.), wants to tell you about three more of her favorite Utah bands and songs: Mutton Hollow “Love Story” Davis County screamo boys Day Two originally got their start...
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Culture

  • Free Will Astrology | May 29-June 4
  • Free Will Astrology | May 29-June 4

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) Ernest Hemingway said that his best work was a very short story consisting of six words: “For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.” Alan Moore’s brief masterpiece of fiction is, I think, just as good: “Machine....
  • Soak Up the Sun 2008
  • Soak Up the Sun 2008

    {::NOAD::} City Weekly wants you to kick off your summer right by giving you chances to win FREE summer lodging, shopping, recreation and entertainment. 10 winners will be drawn every week throughout the month of June receiving a package worth $250....

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