Print Edition for the week of
Nov. 28 - Dec. 4, 2012

Vol. 22, No. 13
Cover by Ellen Forney. Continue reading the first chapter of her book, Marbles, here.

Film

The Heat of R. Kelly's Imagination

Trapped in the Closet Tests the Limits of Narration

Citadel: A Creepy, Child-Strewn Nightmare (Thumbs Up!)

Killing Them Softly: A Good, Gossipy Film Noir

Hitchcock: Congratulates You for Liking Hitchcock

Art House

Radio Unnameable: Experimental Radio as Twitter's Grandfather

Music

The World Is Yours

Two Concept Albums by OC Notes

Composed Pop

Jherek Bischoff Gets By with a Little Help from His Friends

Up & Coming

Lose your piles of synth every night this week!

Sound Check

Califone Feel Like a Lanternfish

Never Heard of 'Em: Wire

My Philosophy

Billy the Fridge, Mac Minati, DJ Phinisey, Bruce Leroy, More

What's Crappening?

News, Reviews, and CATS

The Homosexual Agenda

Tuck Your Trouble, Ham Your Holiday

Data Breaker

Untold, Switch, TJ Max, Patternmaster, Goodwin, Panabrite

Poster of the Week

Poster by Aric Atienza

Underage

Death Grips: An Execution in Chaos

Theater

Cienna's Christmas Corner

Scrooge: The Musical: Sweet, but Too Long

Nothing Shocking

How They Attack Us Is a Familiar Look at American Paranoia

Food & Drink

Now Open

New Places for Stuffing Faces

Eat Dessert First

La Toscanella Has Great Pasta—and Even Better Pastries

News

Tim Burgess Is Running for Mayor

It’s Official: The Council Member and Former Cop Throws His Hat into the Ring

The Problem That Won't Go Away

In Response to Lawsuit, SPD Releases Controversial Dash-Cam Video

Boeing Screws Gays

Tells 23,000 Workers That It Will Deny Equal Pension Benefits to Same-Sex Married Couples

Sources Say

News for All Your Face Holes

Visual Art

Beyond in Front of You

The Henry Is a Finely Tuned Instrument Right Now

Loose Lips

Cunnilingus, Valentines, Suckers, and the Slog vs. Kenny G Holiday Charity Challenge!

Books

Masculine Mystique

T Cooper's Surly, Glorious Memoir About Becoming a Man

Features

Everything Was Magical and Intense

The First Chapter from "Marbles," a Memoir about Bipolar Disorder by Stranger Genius Award Winner Ellen Forney