Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Jun 21, 2007
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  • Jun 21-27, 2007
  • Vol. 24, No. 6

News

  • Obsessed

    What part of “stay away from me” can’t a stalker understand?
  • Hits & Misses

    Wheels Off - MISSnttIt’s all about local news over at The Salt Lake Tribune, remember? Stories about stay-at-home dads in Sandy and summer jobs at Lagoon'gritty stuff. How to explain, then, the dearth of coverage about the amazing performance of...
  • Weird Science

    Toddler weighs in on BYU gender experiments.
  • Rollin’ in Rose City

    The Association of Alternative Newsweeklies held its 30th annual convention last weekend'this year, the traveling circus of alt-weekly partiers, er, conventioneers met in Portland. City Weekly sent a contingent of employees (Frost Bytes included) to learn...
  • Letters

    Genuine Parody ttThank you for reviewing my novel The Missionary Journal of Rulon Moak [“Paperback Writers,” May 31, City Weekly]. It was nice of Geoff Griffin to say that it was a “great satirical concept” and a “wonderful...
  • 5 Spot

    Carolyn Jones of Rotary International
  • Trash Detail

    June 21 may mark the official start of summer, but people have already been jumping the gun on all those fun-in-the-sun summer activities like going topless or having backyard barbecues. Any good neighbor will overlook a harmless topless barbecue, particularly...
  • Freewill Astrology

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) ttWe’re almost halfway through 2007. It’s time to take inventory of how well you’re capitalizing on this year’s unique opportunities. So let me ask you, Aries: Have you been making reconnaissance missions...
  • Cretan Cleansing

    Last time I wrote a Private Eye column from here in Chania, Crete, I had just read in the Deseret Morning News online that Salt Lake City Mayor Ross “Rocky” Anderson was having a hissy fit with local news organizations. He and I were already...
  • The Missionary Position

    Mike Willden tt28, music festival director ttServed Raleigh, N.C., mission, 1998-2000How did you keep up on current events? tWe called on a man in his 70s who had about a third of his teeth left, wore a large stained tank top and was as skinny and tall...
  • Against All Odds

    Despite pending charges, E. Ozwald Balfour continues to rise above moral outrage in the Republic Party.
  • The Way It Is

    A Germany theorist from the Frankfurt School once said that art must be original or it is not art. If it succeeds in being art, then it gives the viewer a new experience. That experience can illustrate a new way to look at the world, which in turn can...
  • Blaming Lamely

    It’s always a kick to hear a political candidate offer a reason for exiting a race early. The truth is, it’s almost always about cash'specifically the failure to raise enough of it. But that’s not the kind of simple justification a candidate...
  • The Ocho

    Eight alternatives to the Utah Office of Tourism’s new “One Tank Away” slogan to keep vacationers in-state this summer
  • Power Up

    Life signs for Utah’s alternative-energy market.
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Newsquirks

    Curses, Foiled Again ttWhen a man demanded $5,000 from a bank teller in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, she informed him she could give him only $200 and that he’d have to pay a $5 transaction fee because he wasn’t a regular customer. He then...
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Home, Sweet HFA

    Everyone’s always talking about how great home-field advantage is in sports, but how important is it really? The mindless stats everyone repeats about how NFL teams with home-field advantage do better in the playoffs drive me crazy'the teams earned...

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • Voluptuous Viognier

    Honeysuckle, apricot, braised fennel, jasmine, honey, peach, nectarine, acacia, orange blossoms, mango, roasted pineapple, kiwi, tangerine, guava, lychee, ripe melon, pear, lemon-lime, and … fresh gardenias. This is just a smattering of descriptors...

Music

  • Pop Rocks

    Knocking back a few at Habits with SLC’s Cavedoll.
  • Music Picks

    Christopher Lawrence, Lucinda Williams, Deftones, Dan Deacon ...

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