Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Dec 13, 2007
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  • Dec 13-19, 2007
  • Vol. 24, No. 31

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  • Mullen | Writing a Wrong: The letters that make you think harder

    There’s a certain comfort in our letters section here at City Weekly. The section reflects a feeling of ownership by the writers. It’s their page, mirroring back their thoughts—to themselves and to the rest of the readers. On a good...
  • Lake Effect | Ho x 3: The Santa Pub Crawl is on!
  • Lake Effect | Ho x 3: The Santa Pub Crawl is on!

    A shout-out to plucky tipster Derek Meik for sending this info directly to me. Thanks, Derek: Santa Pub Crawl is on! Last week we received a letter wondering what happened to Salt Lake City’s crawl, noting that the only one publicized was in Park...
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  • Hits & Misses | Kids with Guns, Utah Air & Utah Worker Reform
  • Hits & Misses | Kids with Guns, Utah Air & Utah Worker Reform

    Shootin’ Students Nothing says “higher learning” like goofballs walking around campus with six-shooters hanging from their belts—at least according to the Second Amendment Students of Utah. Not satisfied that Utah’s Legislature...
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  • The Ocho | The Holiday Office Party
  • The Ocho | The Holiday Office Party

    Eight most extravagant local-media office holiday theme parties of the season: 8. KUER’s “Thoughtful Sweater Gathering” wine-and-cheese luncheon at Doug Fabrizio’s wind-powered mansion. 7. SLUG magazine’s “Leftover...
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  • Cheap Shot | I’m From There: Phil finds a home at Piper Down
  • Cheap Shot | I’m From There: Phil finds a home at Piper Down

    This is a good year to be from New England. The Red Sox won the World Series and the Patriots used a page right out of the oldest East Coast playbook: One if by land, two if by sea and three if by football. Howdy, howdy, I’m from Texas. Not since...
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  • The Way It Is | Clayton Williams of Williams Fine Art
  • The Way It Is | Clayton Williams of Williams Fine Art

    Mitt Romney finally gave his Kennedy-style faith speech explaining why a Mormon president would not answer to the prophet—perhaps to pacify evangelical Christian voters in the south. City Weekly asked Clayton Williams of Williams Fine Art for his...
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  • Staffbox | Any birthday wishes for John Saltas?

    Private Eye columnist John Saltas turned another year older on Dec. 11. Do you have any advice or birthday wishes for him? Susan Kruithof: Bring back the daily Hawaiian shirts and start drinking chiladas again. It’s cold outside, and the fond memories...
  • 5 Spot | Son of Stitch N’ Bitch author Debbie Stoller
  • 5 Spot | Son of Stitch N’ Bitch author Debbie Stoller

    Author, Bust magazine editor and hip yarn crafter Debbie Stoller comes to the Main Library (210 E. 400 South) on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. to discuss her books, the most recent being Son of Stitch ‘N Bitch, a guide to knitting and crocheting...
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  • Free Will Astrology | Dec. 13-19
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  • Free Will Astrology | Dec. 13-19

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) “Everything absolute belongs to pathology. Joyous distrust is a sign of health.” So proclaimed Friedrich Nietzsche. Note well that he used the adjective “joyous” to describe distrust, not “cynical”...
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  • The Straight Dope | Remember the Main
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  • The Straight Dope | Remember the Main

    Dear Cecil: I was reading your enlightening discourse on the likelihood of people dining on mammoth [Sept. 14] and was somewhat dismayed to see you use the term “entree” to allude to the main course of a formal dinner. I understand that as...
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  • Newsquirks | Second-Amendment Follies

    Curses, Foiled Again After Malaysian police stopped Aw Cheng Fatt at a checkpoint in Kuala Lumpur, he offered an officer $15 to avoid a breath analyzer test. The Star reported the officer administered the test, which Aw passed, but then arrested him for...
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  • Ask a Mexican | Detroit Mexicans & Fairies

    Dear Mexican: I’m sad that there aren’t more Mexicans here in the Detroit area. We’re one of the few areas in the country that is predominately Catholic. We’ve welcomed wave after wave of Catholic immigrants for well over a hundred...

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • Indochine, Vienna Bistro and Vertical Diner

    At an Indochine lunch with my friend John Becker, he told me a charming story about the restaurant. He lives in the neighborhood and had eaten there a couple of times. One early Sunday evening, he phoned the restaurant to place a takeout order for his...
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  • Cocktails: Apres skiing and slopeside sipping

    For some of us, “après ski” translates most accurately as “excuse to ski.” And some don’t actually wait around for après, but feel we’ve earned the right to imbibe after a solid run or two on the slopes....

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