Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Jun 28, 2007
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  • Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2007
  • Vol. 24, No. 7

News

  • Letters

    Lesson From the Buddha ttChris Hutcherson [“Dying to Live,” June 14, City Weekly] should be given credit for the tremendous courage that it takes to face such a catastrophic change of life. When the prognosis is terminal, hospice is the only...
  • 5 Spot

    The Utah Shakespearean Festival’s R. Scott Phillips
  • Verboten

    We were surprised to discover the following notice posted on the Salt Lake City government’s Website: "We cannot answer inquiries about missing persons, genealogy, or non-City employment opportunities.
  • Freewill Astrology

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) ttWelcome to Part Two of your outlook for the second half of 2007, Aries. We’re checking up on how you’re progressing with the long-term tasks you were assigned six months ago. I hope that by now you’re seeing...
  • Making Amends

    I don’t like making mistakes. For one, I don’t like looking more stupid and insipid than I already am. Second, it’s rough on my fragile ego. Third, and finally, it does me no good, anyway, since, no matter how many mistakes I make, CW...
  • Doubt and Death

    When no one and everyone is to blame for a baby’s drowning.
  • The Way It Is

    Slovenian cultural theorist Slavoj Zizek contends it is not philosophy’s purpose to ask the big questions: What is freedom? What is liberty? Philosophy’s purpose is to turn such questions on their heads and rephrase them. What do you mean...
  • Hits & Misses

    Billionaires’ Wilderness - MISSnttKeep Out (unless you’re wealthy) signs are being posted around Utah’s wild places by the rich hoping to fence off a bit of paradise. The planned $3.5 billion Mount Holly Club near Beaver, featuring a...
  • The Ocho

    Eight reasons Rocky Anderson must run for a third term as mayor of Salt Lake City
  • Your Logo Here

    Salt Lake County asks businesses to sponsor a few good poll workers
  • The Worst Betrayal

    Some Mormon sex offenders are told to pray for forgiveness, while their victims pay the rest of their lives.
  • Short Story

    Bicyclists take license in dressing, riding badly.
  • Smackdown!

    Your final local women’s roller-derby report for June: The Salt City Derby Girls’ all-star team, the Salt City Shakers, mashed Boise’s Treasure Valley Rollergirls last Saturday, June 28, at the Utah Olympic Oval; final score 88-41. Over...
  • Syndicated Columns
  • The Straight Dope

    You MICR, You Brought HernttWhy did banks settle on that very ’70s futuristic'and downright awful looking'font as the standard typeface for the routing and account numbers on checks? Is there something inherently superior about it? If so, why isn’t...
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Newsquirks

    Curses, Foiled Again ttWhen sheriff’s deputies stopped a man for speeding in Goliad, British Columbia, Canada, they pointed out that the name on his driver license didn’t match the name tattooed on his back. He produced another license with...

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • Third Time’s a Charm

    Having just returned from the first ever Sun Valley Food & Wine Festival in Idaho, I find myself looking forward very much to the Third Annual Park City Food & Wine Classic. Being their first go-’round, the Sun Valley affair was a little rough around...

Music

  • Music Picks

    The Iron Maidens, Buck 65 & Sage Francis, Richmond Fontaine, Hot Rock’n Fourth ...
  • Winged Life

    Shearwater soar to such great heights.
  • Strange Brew

    Utah Arts Festival’s “eclectic” lineup could use re-tuning.

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