Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Jan 19, 2006
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  • Jan 19-25, 2006
  • Vol. 22, No. 36


  • Surplus and Sanity

    With the current mood of the country, never mind Utah, so solidly steeped in Republican red you’d think more of us would long for the days of fiscally responsible Republican politics. Or, at the very least, fiscally responsible Republican rhetoric....
  • Fast Access

    This “Speed Dating” nonsense to raise money for political parties is a necessary evil of our system. I know that money is the mother’s milk of politics, but do they have to make it seem like a night out at the Bunny Ranch? The idea that...
  • Shorts Story

    Short films fight for attention, but it’s hard to find them after festivals.
  • Film & TV
  • Still Dead

    Match Point can’t deliver the latest attempt at a Woody Allen “resurrection”.
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Need a Lift?

    I’ve noticed that when people want to “prove” that humans are capable of amazing things under stress, they often cite the 90-pound mother who lifts a car off her trapped child. I know humans can do incredible things, like the guy who...
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Newsquirks

    Nebraska state police reported that Arlie Bichlmeier, 58, tried to rob a bank in Norfolk but fled before getting any money. Witnesses said that the suspect escaped in a black GMC pickup with the personalized license plate “FINDME.” Within...

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • Seeing Rojo

    While I was on vacation over the holidays'which I combined with doing some culinary and oenological research'I came across a very interesting wine bar in the most unexpected of places: Cabo San Lucas in Baja California, Mexico. I’ve written here...
  • Wine
  • Going Bland

    “Authentic” Mexican food can be underwhelming in Cabo'and at L.A.-Café.


  • Music Picks

    Imogen Heap, Aesop Rock, Circle Jerks ...


  • Film Festival
  • 2006 Sundance Film Festival Feature-Film Capsules

    ADAM’S APPLES ** (Spectrum)nnFor a little while, the outright weirdness of the characters in Anders Thomas Jensen’s dark comedy trumps the overwhelming predictability of its redemption narrative. Skinhead parolee Adam (Ulrich Thomsen) comes...

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