Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Aug 24, 2006
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  • Aug 24-30, 2006
  • Vol. 23, No. 15


  • Pornographic Excuse

    In a world with diminishing excuses, the taboo of pornography still works.
  • Blotter Fodder

    Partners in Crimenn08/18/06, 11:21, Robbery, 325 N. 300 Westnn“The victim was in his motel room when the suspects entered and told him to empty his pockets. The suspects took all of the victim’s cash and a credit card. One of the suspects,...
  • 5 Spot

    Random questions, surprising answers
  • The Missionary Position

    Ben DieterleServed mission in Sweden, 1987-89Public-relations coordinatornnDid your missionary experience foreshadow your coming out?nnSix months before my mission was over, my parents sent me a care package wrapped in the Atlanta newspaper’s personals...
  • The Way It Is

    Robert Saunders, owner of Black Box Internet Café and Gaming Center, 2030 S. 900 East, is sick of Utah lawmakers’ attempts to lump video games together with porn. nnVideo games are not a crime. Mom and Dad should learn that video games are not...
  • The Ocho

    Eight Hatch-isms
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Newsquirks

    Police said that Pierre Barton, 20, tried to rob a Cleveland pizza place by waving a gun in the manager’s face. When he dropped the weapon, which turned out to be two sticks taped together and covered with a black cloth, he hastily grabbed the bulky...
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Putrid Petrol

    Popular opinion holds that gasoline is unstable and lasts six months at the most; some claim it loses its “edge” after as little as two weeks. Practical experience seems to show that gasoline can be stored without special precautions for years...

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • Small Wonders

    At Zola, small plates are beautiful and vibrant'if not exactly cheap.
  • Wine
  • Tippling With Tapas

    There is a distinct “We’re not in Kansas anymore” feeling about Zola, the new small-plates restaurant located above Squatters on 300 South (see Dining, p. 34). Not only does the place look and feel different than most restaurants, with...


  • Music Picks

    Thursday 8.24nn• Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven (Gallivan Center); Salty Frogs (Piper Down); I Am the Ocean, Gaza (Broken Record)nnFriday 8.25nnPARK CITY JAZZ FESTIVALnnThink there’s only one way to do jazz? Think again. Consider the basic formats'Dixieland,...

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