Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Aug 2, 2007
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  • Vol. 24, No. 12

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  • Five Spot

    New Yorker Thea Chassin is founder of Bald Girls Do Lunch, a nonprofit for women with baldness caused by alopecia areata. The organization will hold a luncheon for women the condition at noon on Aug. 5 at the downtown Market Street Grill (48 W. Market...
  • Private Eye: Demeaning Dancers
  • Private Eye: Demeaning Dancers

    n n n Without admitting you’ve ever been, did you go to a “gentlemen’s club” (strip joint) for the naked dancers or the booze? Lisa Hines: I went to see pretty ladies get naked, or...
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  • Lake Effect: Scary Gary

    It’s always good to see our friends in Happy Valley achieve notoriety, proving that Utah County’s reputation for blandness is ill-deserved. We’re also glad to see Santaquin has become a destination for Hollywood’s hottest playas....
  • The Ocho

    Eight reasons Major League Soccer “savior” Freddy Adu left Real Salt Lake and the USA for Portugal’s Benfica: 8. Filming for his reality TV show, Adu to America, co-starring either Baby or Sporty Spice (contract pending), begins soon....
  • Let Us Spray

    All over the sprawling Salt Lake suburbs, the writing’s on the wall(s).
  • Barberi: Barbs, Beefs & Bites
  • Barberi: Barbs, Beefs & Bites

    Holly is away this week and invited me to play in her corner of the City Weekly sandbox. Where do I start? Having been off the air this past year has caused me to have an almost terminal case of mental constipation. I am already sick of the race for...
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  • Cop Out
  • Cop Out

    Saxton attacks “honesty, integrity” of police board investigator, but won’t cite her sources
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  • Missionary Position

    Steve Perschon, 32, assistant principal Served Russia St. Petersburg mission 1994-96 What was your biggest rush in Russia? If you like cold showers, St. Petersburg is the place for you. In the summer, they replace many of the hot water pipes that get...
  • Hot Potato

    Who should have final say on the proposed sky bridge?
  • Hits & Misses

    River Obstruction Utah is one of two Western states that has no rivers designated as “wild and scenic.” It isn’t because we don’t have and rivers worth protecting. Instead, it’s a knee-jerk reaction of Utah politicians against...
  • Freewill Astrology
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  • Freewill Astrology

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) Would you like to shed your soul’s baby fat without having to go on a diet? Do you want to supercharge your immune system, improve your memory for the events that really matter, and build the spiritual power of your sexual...
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  • Ask a Mexican
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  • Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican: Why do Mexicans say “¡Ojalá Dios quiere!”? Ojalá refers to Allah the Muslim god, and Dios is the Christian god. Do Mexicans want to cover their bases and get a double blessing, or maybe they can’t they...
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  • The Straight Dope: It’s a Gas
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  • The Straight Dope: It’s a Gas

    I was watching an episode of Nature on PBS about sea turtles, and at one point the narrator mentioned vast deposits of methane at the bottom of the ocean in solid form. Then he gave some vague warning that the warming oceans may unleash all this methane...
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  • Newsquirks
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  • Newsquirks

    Curses, Foiled Again Police named James Coldwell, 49, as the man they said robbed a bank in Manchester, N.H., while disguised as a tree. Video surveillance showed the suspect with branches duct-taped to his head and body. After the footage was shown...
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Eat & Drink

  • The T House
  • Wine
  • The T House

    Q4U’s barbecue master brings his familiar flavors to a spacious new location.
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Music

  • Get Lost
  • Get Lost

    Andrew Whiteman wanders away with Apostle of Hustle.
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  • LIVE
  • LIVE

    This Week’s Music Picks
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  • Portia, Portia, Portia!

    Portia Early, X96 weekend DJ and host of Live & Local (Sundays, 8-10 p.m.), wants to tell you about three more of her favorite Utah bands and songs: Dimension Zero, Nascentes I received a demo from Dimension Zero last year and thought I had them...

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