Print Edition for the week of
Sep. 1 - 7, 2005

Vol. 14, No. 51

Savage Love

Restrain Yourself

New Column!



The Destruction of English Reserve

Movie Times

Not Persuaded

A Femme Fatale Who Doesn't Fascinate

Film Shorts


Go Big Green

Blow Up

DVD Dividends

This Week on Television


CD Reviews

Poster of the Week

The Score

Three Rips

Border Radio

Roots & Americana

Reduced to Move

Richie Hawtin Maximizes Minimalism

Live Wire

Beached Bums

My Philosophy

Hiphop Ya Don't Stop

Up & Coming


Lucky Thirteen

Club Directory

Classical, Jazz & Avant Concerts

All Ages Action

Data Breaker

Beat Seeking Missives

The Wild Bunch

Old Time Relijun's Jungle Rock

Storyboarding Songs

Minus the Bear Tell It Like It Is

Live Music & DJ Listings


Theater Listings

More Frills, Please

'Intimate Apparel' Needs Embellishment

Theater News

The Reggie Watts Tangent

Visual Art

Social Work

The Art of Disruption

Visual Art Listings


The 19th Nervous Breakdown

Bret Easton Ellis Battles Demons, Drugs, and a Dead Father

Dawson Does Ellis

James Van Der Beek Reads 'Lunar Park'

Readings Listings

Food & Drink

Pre-Flight Meals

Chewing Your Way Through Sea-Tac Airport

Bar Exam

Road Trip

Eatin' Out


Floating SUVs

The One-Mile-a-Gallon State of Mind

The City of New Orleans

This Is Not a Test

The Federal Government Has Been Rehearsing for Something Like This Since 9/11


Black Poverty Exposed

The Hurricane Didn’t Just Blow Away New Orleans. It Blew America’s Cover

Vomit and Gardenias

New Orleans Is the American Orient

Who’s to Blame?

Hurricanes Don’t Just Happen


Moon Blues

City Harasses Beloved—and Peaceful—University District Bar

One More Day

Port Reform

With Three Seats Open, Shakeup Seems Likely

Counter Intel

The Missing Governor

Bush's Lucky Day

The President Escapes Political Catastrophe, For Now

Sound Bite

Confidence Man

In Other Neighborhoods

Police Beat

Learning from Tacoma

In The Hall

Corr Constituency


Help Hurricane Victims

Hundreds of thousand have been made homeless in Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi, and thousands may be dead. You can help those in need by making a donation to the American Red Cross.

Table of Contents

Drunk of the Week

"R. Kelly"


Control Tower

Celebrity I Saw U

I Love Television

I ♥ Television

Be Prepared!

Last Days

The Week in Review

Letters to the Editor

The Stranger vs. Bumbershoot

Head Games

Dashboard Confessional Mad Libs

Booty Call

The Need for Nasty Hiphop

Here Come the Bad Boys

The Stooges and the New York Dolls Keep Nothin' in Their Pants

Slip of the Tongue in Cheek

Shaking Ass in Buttrock Suites

Intellectual Design

Meredith Monk Does the Unspeakable

The Mind's Eye

When Conscious Hiphop Kicks In

No Laughing Matter

Juana Molina's Guffaws-to-Guitars Sagaby

The Surreal World

Bumbershoot Stars Go for Broke on the Boob Tube

The Eternal Struggle

Cranium vs. Crotchium Performance Picks

Comics Are Hot!

Smartypants vs. Sexbombs!

Rocket Man

Dave Eggers and the Future

Second Skin

ShellEy Jackson's Permanent Ink

Bookish Babes

Five Female Writers You Don't Want to Miss

Satan Spawn and Selma's Cootchie

Highlights from the 1 Reel Film Festival

Who, When, Where