Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Nov 29, 2007
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  • Mullen | The Mayne Ingredient: Ed Mayne worked for the working man

    The last time I saw Ed Mayne—about a week before the Sept. 11 primary election—he was smiling big and broadly. That was some feat, considering he had just finished another brutal round of chemotherapy for the lung cancer he’d been fighting...
  • Lake Effect | War Stories
  • Lake Effect | War Stories

    Utah AM-radio talkers, long besieged by the forces of secularism, were shocked to discover that Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. has joined the enemy camp and declared war on Christmas. “Can you see it?” demanded local AM-radio babbler Rash Hannitard,...
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  • Hits & Misses | Rubber Penises, Park City Utilities & Tasers
  • Hits & Misses | Rubber Penises, Park City Utilities & Tasers

    Bluenose Vigilantes Wasn’t this a plot of a Woody Allen short? A vigilante posse forms to go after a renegade rubber penis. It really happened the day before Thanksgiving at a Sugar House grocery store where hordes plotted to fight the move of lingerie...
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  • The Way It Is | Florist Carla Anderson
  • The Way It Is | Florist Carla Anderson

    A man recently posted video of himself on YouTube being Tasered by a Utah Highway Patrolman for not signing a speeding citation. With all the press now given to his situation, City Weekly asked florist Carla Anderson if she thought he used the Internet...
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  • Cheap Shot | Gone to the Dog
  • Cheap Shot | Gone to the Dog

    I don’t know what I was thinking. Dewey is a 3-month-old puppy, and I have a cat. But, when Mike called and asked if I’d watch Dewey for five days while he took his family to Disney World, I said, “Yes.” And so began Mr. Dewey’s...
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  • 5 Spot | Lorrie Ann Dohoney of Slippery Kittens Burlesque
  • 5 Spot | Lorrie Ann Dohoney of Slippery Kittens Burlesque

    Lorrie Ann Dohoney founded the nine-member Slippery Kittens Burlesque in August of 2006. The troupe premieres “Around the World in Eighty Minutes” on Saturday, Dec. 1 at Bar Deluxe (666 S. State) at 10 p.m. Is burlesque just a fancy word for...
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  • Staffbox | Utah lost. What’s the good news?

    OK. Utah lost. So, what’s the good news this week? Lindsay Larkin: I closed on a condo and I’m painting it pink, because I do what I want … even if it’s not my birthday. Don’t judge. Justin Healy: The good news is that people...
  • The Ocho | Rejected Dick Nourse & Michelle King sign-offs
  • The Ocho | Rejected Dick Nourse & Michelle King sign-offs

    Eight rejected sign-offs for local TV newsanchors Michelle King (KUTV 2) and Dick Nourse (KSL 5), who retired at the same time Wednesday night: 8. King: “Thanks for watching my final night on the air instead of Count Chocula’s.” 7....
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  • Free Will Astrology | Nov. 29-Dec. 5
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  • Free Will Astrology | Nov. 29-Dec. 5

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) How much more can you hold? How much further are you willing to reach? How much bigger of a big picture can you open your mind to see? We will soon discover the answers to those questions, as well as several others that have...
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  • Newsquirks | Homeland Insecurity

    Curses, Foiled Again Authorities who charged Timothy Scott Short, 33, with possessing a stolen Digimarc printer, used by the state of Missouri to make driver’s licenses, identified him because he called Digimarc’s tech support line—twice—trying...
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  • Ask a Mexican | Meet the Parents

    Dear Mexican: With a scant four weeks before I cram my mochila with a few clothes for me and a horde of presents (read: bribes) for my future cuñadas, sobrinas, y mi mera suegra, I found myself terror-stricken tonight as mi novio and I watched...

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • The Grapevine | Cocktails: How to make a Cable Car

    Last week at the New Yorker (see Dining), I tasted my first cable car cocktail. It didn’t suck. In fact, it quickly became my favorite cocktail of all. It’s helpful to have a favorite, so you don’t make bartenders crazy while hemming...
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  • Gastronomy Philanthropy & John Thorne

    The New Yorker restaurant is, of course, a property of Gastronomy, Inc., owned by principle partners Tom Guinney and John Williams. Last week the National Restaurant Association (NRA) recognized Gastronomy as a Utah winner for outstanding community service...

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