Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Oct 4, 2007
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  • Vol. 24, No. 21

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  • Faith Lift
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  • Faith Lift

    He launched LDS cinema 10 years ago. Now Richard Dutcher takes a whole new direction in spiritual filmmaking.
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  • Lake Effect: It’s in the Water, Part 3
  • Lake Effect: It’s in the Water, Part 3

    Nutritionists have long extolled the virtues of Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil. One recent study even suggests that a diet high in fish may help combat depression. And wasabi combats the intestinal parasites that are ready to invade your intestines...
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  • 5 Spot: Patrick Thronson

    Patrick Thronson, Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson’s ninth communication director, boasts the second-longest tenure of the often-vacated seat. To what do you attribute your staying power? I thrive on being able to help make a difference,...
  • Hits & Misses: Liquor Lunacy
  • Hits & Misses: Liquor Lunacy

    Liquor Lunacy Utah has run out of licenses for restaurants to serve beer. The solution of the liquor commission: reduce the number of licenses for private clubs and taverns. Meanwhile, on the advice of a 9-year-old, a Provo grocery store is taking all...
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  • News: They Got Game
  • News: They Got Game

    Legislators back an arcane bill against Internet hunting while a ban on animal torture languishes.
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  • Private Eye: No, I Love You

    My brother told me he loved me today. I have six brothers, so one down, five to go. I have a sister, too. She doesn’t have to tell me she loves me. I can see it in her eyes. But, the brothers—ah, yeah. There’s no point in me saying which...
  • News/Media: Out-Foxed
  • News/Media: Out-Foxed

    KUTV sports anchor’s legal snarl says something bigger about squishy ethics in sports journalism.
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  • StaffBox: Love Songs

    What’s your all-time favorite love song? Jackie Briggs: “Kiss Me With Your Mouth,” because wine is always a good substitute for a loved one. Mmm, boy, I like me some wine. Lindsay Larkin: “Wild Horses” by the Rolling Stones....
  • The Ocho: Alco-Pop
  • The Ocho: Alco-Pop

    Eight reasons “alco-pop” beverages should be moved from grocery stores to Utah State Liquor Stores: 8. The kids are clamoring for the new “Hannah Montana Fizzy-Dizzy” strawberry malt cooler. 7. It’s easier to...
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  • The Way It Is: “Grampa” Clown

    After performing as a mime for three years at Sea World in San Diego, Alan Ware—aka “Grampa” Clown—went on to study the art under mime legend Marcel Marceau. Ware graduated from Clown College in 1996 and has performed with the...
  • Free Will Astrology
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  • Free Will Astrology

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) Vegan Erotica is a company that sells S&M bondage gear suitable for vegans. Its whips, harnesses, collars, cuffs and restraints are made of fake leather. So it’s now possible for you to conduct puckish experiments...
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  • The Straight Dope: Varied Treasure
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  • The Straight Dope: Varied Treasure

    Everyone is familiar with the idea of buried pirate treasure, and maps where “X marks the spot.” But is there any evidence of such a practice? Were there ever any pirate treasure maps as described?  —Jimmy Breck-McKye, South Yorkshire,...
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  • Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican: I’m a minority, and I know we can be overly sensitive sometimes, but I just can’t stand Carlos Mencia. Not only are his jokes asinine, but I feel they are actually racist. Whereas Dave Chappelle tried to make fun of society’s...
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  • Newsquirks

    Curses, Foiled Again Mario Orlikoff, 49, was sitting in a car outside a bank, police in Gloucester, Va., said, when Christina Finney drove by with her family and thought he looked suspicious. “He had on a hat, a tweed jacket and big sunglasses....

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • The Grapevine: The Wright Stuff

    One of the more impressive wine lists I’ve dug into in quite some time is that of La Caille (see Dining). Since Wine director/sommelier Joseph (Joe to his regular customers) Wright took over the wine program at La Caille it has become one of the...

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