Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Aug 18, 2005
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  • Aug 18-24, 2005
  • Vol. 22, No. 14

News

  • Road of Ruin

    Activist Kathy Justice brought attention to Utah’s deadly Highway 6. Is it a safer drive today?
  • Meaning Strangled

    Compared to its British original, American English has always been loose and easy, as in “Hey, buddy! Gimme a beer!” These days our language is being systematically strangled not just by cliché'“Cool, dude!”'but by egregious misuse....
  • Campaign of Hate

    Nobody tests the limits of free expression more than idiots. “Idiots,” of course, are not ordinary, garden-variety fools. Throughout history, fools have been so plentiful and omnipresent they’ve managed to get their ideas on the table,...
  • Film & TV
  • Piece Meal

    Jim Jarmusch serves up another intriguing puzzle in Broken Flowers.

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • Tequila!

    Like about 99.7 percent of the American drinking population, my first encounters with tequila weren’t pleasant ones. I’m guessing that approximately 100 percent of tequila drinkers swore off the stuff after waging that initial battle with...
  • Wine
  • Border Crossing

    If you can’t go to Mexico, let Mexico come to you at Taqueria Lolita.

Music

  • Track Stars

    What locals are listening to this week ...
  • Music Picks

    Old Haunts, Business Lady, Kasey Chambers ...

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