Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 15 - 21, 2005

Vol. 15, No. 14
John Kittell


Movie Times

Aping a Classic

Peter Jackson Makes Good on His Dream

Film Shorts

This Week on Television

Ritual and Catfights

Memoirs of an Anglophone Chinese Geisha

Bareback Mountin'

Critics Fumble the Gay Cowboy Movie


Slice and Dice

Hokey for the Holidays

A Hellish Family with a Dreamy Dad


Ghosts in the Machine


Border Radio

Roots & Americana


The Nostalgia

Ray of Light

Silver Sunshine's Cosmic Pop


Jake Shears Chats Up Kiki & Herb

Up & Coming

Who? Where? When?

Club Directory

The Score

Kelley Johnson

CD Reviews

Live Wire


Classical, Jazz, & Avant Concerts

Poster of the Week

Data Breaker


Of Friends and Fairy Tales

Cuddling Up to El Olio Wolof

All Ages Action

My Philosophy

Hiphop Ya Don't Stop

Party Crasher

Cos and Effect

Haunted Heads

Spook the Horse Set the Mood

Hammy Holidays

Christmas Chaos with 'The Stranger'

Live Music & DJ Listings

Parties Listings


Now Without Smallpox

Lots of Error, Little Comedy

Theater News

Christmas Smoke Break

Theater Listings

Mice and Nightmares

How One Little Girl's Christmas Horror Spawned a Holiday Heartwarmer

Food & Drink


Stripe of Magic

Style to Spare

Veil Brings Lush Food and Fussy Design to Queen Anne

Chow Bio


Eatin' Out


Counter Intel

$50,000 Questions

Driving Lessons

City Council Treks to San Francisco, Checks Out Possible Alternative to the Mayor's Viaduct Tunnel

Battle Lines

Activist High Schoolers Frame the Debate

In Other News

Unhappy Guest

In the Hall

Noise Annoys

Police Beat

The Animal Madman

Visual Art

Visual Arts Listings

On Exhibit

Information Society


Strangercrombie 2005

Final Hours! Bid Now or Never!

Hurry Up and Date

How I Scored with 11 Men in Under an Hour

Take It Outside

In Praise of the Smoking Ban

A View From the Stage

Notes on the Smoking Ban from a Musician



Jackets and Soup

Readings Listings

A Rock and a Rural Place

Growing Up in America with a Black Adopted Brother, Racist Parents, and Christian Signs Along the Highway

A Desire Called Utopia

Fredric Jameson Gets to the Bottom of Science Fiction