Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Jun 14, 2007
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  • Jun 14-20, 2007
  • Vol. 24, No. 5

News

  • Letters

    Layton’s Waitin’ ttI work at Roosters Brewing Co. and was really excited for this City Weekly issue because for the first time, we had signed a contract for advertising. As I was flipping through to see how our ad turned out, I saw Ted Scheffler’s...
  • 5 Spot

    Author Erika Krouse
  • Pony Tale

    Mitt: White-horse rider or horse’s ass?
  • Drop the Bomb

    A threat against mankind to rival Dr. Evil’s Alan Parsons Project laser? Faaa-bulous! A watchdog group that tracks military spending recently stumbled across a 1994 U.S. Air Force proposal for a hormone weapon that would turn exposed soldiers into...
  • Keep the Change

    I have spent a lot of time in Sugar House.I was among the throng of kids at the Saturday matinees at the Southeast Theater where a nickel bought a Sugar Daddy which lasted half as long as the movie. A few years later, I watched first-run films there'West...
  • The Missionary Position

    Grant Sperry ttXMission VP of Operations tServed mission in Minnesota 1982-84Any Bob Dylan sightings while on your mission? tI was a missionary near Dinkytown, where Bob Dylan played and hung out in the University of Minnesota area. I also visited Dylan’s...
  • Party Game

    Utah partygoers'particularly goers going to the kind of party where people laugh and have fun, as opposed to a party where people just stand around looking cool'are excited about a recent discovery that has potential as a party game.nnTo get it started,...
  • The Way It Is

    I was buying groceries in Wild Oats the other day and asked the cashier if she was in a union. Her reply: “What is a union?” I said she ought to find out. City Weekly asked Megan Zimmerman who works in freelance film production why unions...
  • Freewill Astrology

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) ttDon’t take your time, Aries. Move double fast and strategize from many angles, always thinking 10 steps ahead. Please don’t keep your hands clean, either. Play with the muck and roll in the mud and learn from the...
  • Vouch for Us

    The money flowed like sweet cream to Utah’s school voucher camp earlier this year via a national political-action committee called All Children Matter. The donations to All Children Matter came in part from heirs to Amway and Wal-Mart fortunes'the...
  • The Ocho

    Eight more equally relevant slogans to display in Utah classrooms besides “In God We Trust”
  • “Trigger” Happy

    Utah lawmakers chip away at abortion rights as they move closer to a total ban.
  • Dying to Live

    The closer Chris Hutcherson gets to death, the tougher his decisions become.
  • Hits & Misses

    MISS: Trust UsnA Utah man is on a mission to have “In God We Trust” posted in every Utah classroom next to the American flag. Some Utah lawmakers and school officials have reportedly signed on. Backers say it’s not about forcing religion...
  • Air Up There

    Doctors say Utah’s air isn’t as clean as feds claim.
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Newsquirks

    Curses, Foiled Again ttPolice identified Steven Clay Stephenson, 34, as the suspect they say tried to rob a convenience store in Inwood, W.Va., by covering his face with women’s blue panties and brandishing a pistol-shaped cigarette lighter. The...
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Mass. Mediums

    I’ve seen history shows about the Salem witch trials and the accusing girls’ hysteria, but the narrative usually ends with the end of the trials. What happened to the accusers later? Did they recant or insist they told the truth? Were the...

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • Pho Real

    For an introduction to Vietnamese cuisine, start with one small syllable.
  • Wine
  • Pretty Pretty Pouilly

    Normally, I have some say regarding what I’m going to drink with dinner'but not this time. I was under strict instructions: “I don’t care what we’re eating for dinner, but we’re drinking white Burgundy!” my wife said....

Music

  • Music Picks

    Thursday 6.14 ttHeiruspecs (The Urban Lounge); The Firm (Zanzibar); Xur (Broken Record); Fail to Follow (Burt’s Tiki Lounge)Friday 6.15 ttTHE HIGH VIOLETS ttIn case you haven’t noticed, the ’90s are back in a major way. This is a very...
  • Garden Center

    Tortoise gets ready to plant a few more ideas.
  • CD Reviews
  • CD Revue

    New releases from X27, Femi Kuti and Jennifer Gentle

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