Problem Solvers

Problem Solvers

The Martian creates a survival epic in which the scientific method is the hero.
"I'm going to have to science the shit out of this," says Mark Watney (Matt Damon) early in The Martian—and it's hard to imagine a more essential manifesto for the 21st century. Watney, as it happens, has no choice in adopting that ethic: A member of a six-person research expedition to Mars, he's been left behind after a massive storm forces them abruptly to abort the mission, and he's lost and presumed dead when his suit's vital-signs indicators go offline.

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Coming of Page

At 18 years old, the Utah Humanities Book Festival reaches across genres, and across the state.
Eighteen years old. It's a time of coming of age, and the Utah Humanities Book Festival in that span of time has come into its own.

Arts & Entertainment

Ice Holes

Benders, Dr. Ken and Casual debut; American Horror Story checks into Hotel.
Untitled Document Benders Thursday, Oct. 1 (IFC) Series Debut: Denis Leary has produced shows about firefighters (Rescue Me), EMTs (Sirens) and music (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll), so it was inevitable that he'd get around to another of his obsessions: hockey.

True TV

Essentials: Entertainment Picks Oct. 1-7

Bride of Frankenstein, TombQuest, Utah Rep and more
THURSDAY 10.1 Repertory Dance Theatre: Ritual

Entertainment Picks

Oct. 1-7: Accomplishments and Adventures

Don't be weighed down, Libra
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) The 20th century's most influential artist may have been Pablo Picasso. He created thousands of paintings, and was still churning them out when he was 91 years old.

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