• Issue of
  • Jun 19-25, 2008
  • Vol. 25, No. 5

News

  • The Ocho | Podcast this!
  • The Ocho | Podcast this!

    Eight least-popular Salt Lake City-based podcasts currently available on iTunes:8. Ex-Mormons Who Really Have Nothing Unpleasant to Say About the LDS Church 7. Chillin’ With Shurtleff 6. Live! From the Burt’s Tiki Lounge Bathroom! 5. Pioneer...
  • Staffbox | Summer va-ca vs. gas prices

    How does the cost of fuel affect your vacation plans this summer?Jesse James Burnitt: I’ll be spending more time on my bike, so keep raising those prices! By the end of the summer, I want to see fields of abandoned SUVs. Wake up. Nick Clark: No...
  • The Straight Dope | Second Guessing
  • The Straight Dope | Second Guessing

    I often see statistics on the number of deaths in the U.S. related to handgun accidents and murders by civilians. What I think would be a powerful statistic next to this is the number of people that have been saved by the use of a firearm. I have a funny...
  • Newsquirks | When Guns Are Outlawed

    Curses, Foiled Again New Zealand police charged Michael Geoffrey Linn, 36, with robbing a bank in Cromwell after he drove to a lake and used gasoline and some papers from his car to start a fire to burn the clothes he wore during the hold-up. Nearby construction...
  • Lake Effect | Herriman Ãœber Alles
  • Lake Effect | Herriman Ãœber Alles

    Ellen Lindsey, the Fort Herriman Middle School health teacher who was placed on leave for allegedly revealing non-government-approved facts about sex during a sex-ed lecture, is a new hero. The resulting furor, during which purse-lipped and/or hysterical...
  • Ask a Mexican | Unruly Dodger Fans, Immigrant Reform & Germans

    Dear Mexican: I recently went to a Los Angeles Dodgers game at Dodgers Stadium. It was good to see the familias having fun with their children, pero I then saw and heard something disturbing. There will always be rivalries in any sport, of course, pero...

Restaurants & Bars

  • Dining | Wine: White House Vino

    Susie Selby has something you don’t. No, I don’t mean a winery, though she has that too. But she has an official George W. Bush Sharpie pen. “It was slightly chewed on one end,” she said as we sipped and supped at last week’s...

Music

  • Music | Ah Ha Hum: Imaad Wasif unpacks the voices in his head
  • Music | Ah Ha Hum: Imaad Wasif unpacks the voices in his head

    Imaad Wasif’s latest music explorations are a slice of love and a bit of madness. The lauded indie-rock guitarist from bands like Lowercase, Alaska! and the New Folk Implosion spent the past several years honing his solo chops while touring in support...
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Culture

  • Free Will Astrology | June 19-25
  • Free Will Astrology | June 19-25

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) We’re halfway through 2008. It’s a perfect moment to take inventory of how well you’re capitalizing on this year’s unique opportunities. So let me ask you, Aries: Are you working your ass off in order...

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