Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Jul 19, 2007
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  • Jul 19-25, 2007
  • Vol. 24, No. 10

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  • Lake Effect: Chop, Mince, Dial

    Tom Dickson has achieved YouTube.com celebrity as the man who can—and will—cheerfully purée just about anything. As owner/CEO of Orem-based Blendtec, the affable Dickson promotes his company’s line of high-powered blenders in...
  • Too Taxing?

    Salt Lake County slaps Hollywood Video with a late fee.
  • Missionary Position

    Norma Erekson 48, Westminster College admissions secretary Served mission in Guatemala City, 1979-1981 How did you celebrate your birthday on your mission? My birthday was two weeks into my mission, and my companion and I happened to be passing a Catholic...
  • Town Crier
  • Town Crier

    Two weeks ago, I posted a comment on my blog (mullentown.com) headlined: “If You Were the Architect.” I solicited ideas from bloggers on how they would fix downtown Salt Lake City. Sometimes, all you have to do is ask. Salt Lake City Councilman...
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  • Roll the Dice

    “I don’t know” still holds a firm lead in the race for SLC mayor.
  • Hits & Misses

    Mitt’s Mouth He is happy to take Utahns’ money (walking away with $1.1 million in the most recent presidential fund-raising reports). And when he’s in town, he’s happy to be a Mormon. But Utahns might want to listen to what Mitt...
  • The Ocho
  • The Ocho

    Eight less-famous phrases uttered by Brigham Young besides “This is the place” upon discovering the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847: 8. “Wait, I’m receiving a revelation … What exactly is a ‘condominium,’...
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  • Private Eye - New Blood

    I’ve only been once to the Rocky Mountain Revue, the NBA talent drive that assembles in Salt Lake City each summer. I’m not such a diehard fan of basketball that I can’t miss a game, so I’m not inclined to check out the Revue for...
  • 5 Spot
  • 5 Spot

    Tony Caputo owns Tony Caputo’s Market & Deli at 308 W. 300 South (CaputosDeli.com). You can join Caputo in Provence this October to learn to cook with French chefs (“It’s really an eat-athon,” says Caputo). We asked him about...
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  • Turn Me On
  • Turn Me On

    With The Nightside Project, KSL Radio is praying the kids will tune in.
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  • Staffbox

    You are the editor of The Salt Lake Tribune. What columnists do you can and which do you keep? Susan Kruithof: This question would assume that I read the Trib. I do not. They can can anyone they wish or hire anyone for that matter. Nothing would make...
  • The Straight Dope: Troy Story
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  • The Straight Dope: Troy Story

    In mythology class the other day, my teacher mentioned that Agamemnon’s death mask had been found which, coupled with the discovery of Troy in the 19th century, makes me wonder if the war and characters Homer described were real. What’s the...
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  • Ask a Mexican
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  • Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican: Why don’t Mexicans ever drop their Spanish? Even third- and fourth-generation Mexican-Americans still speak the language to some degree or another. I speak Japanese, but I’m losing it quickly, and when my mother passes on, so...
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  • Newsquirks

    Curses, Foiled Again Police in Gulfport, Fla., arrested a 14-year-old boy they said called detective Matt Parks and offered to sell him drugs. Parks arranged a meeting in the parking lot of a school, where the boy showed up with 18 grams of marijuana....
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  • Free Will Astrology

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) Here’s how you damage the Aries soul, according to astrologer Steven Forrest: You bore it, you deprive it of adventure, and you starve it of chances to grow evermore courageous. I’m worried this could happen in the...

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  • Local CD Revue
  • Local CD Revue

    n n n Kid Theodore, Hello Rainey Bands with more than five members always run the risk of sounding bloated and self-indulgent, adding extraneous instruments just because they can. So it’s refreshing...
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  • Form of Carnie
  • Form of Carnie

    Salt Lake City’s Accidente bring the carnival to the Help Marty cause.
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