Print Edition for the week of
May. 20 - 26, 2010

Vol. 10, No. 52


The Un-Smoked Cigars

Can Public Campaign Financing Survive Another Brutal Election?

Another Mentally Ill Man Dead

Will a Police Shakeup Change Anything?

Help Is on the Way... Perhaps

Promised Mental Health Center "Relatively Certain"

Hall Monitor

V for Vindictive


Heaven Ain't Happening

The Secular Spiritualism of Pearly Gate Music

Storm Clouds Clear

Frog Eyes' Weird, Triumphant Rock

Come Undone

Toro y Moi Unravels Rock History

The Everyman Band

The Quick & Easy Boys Do it All

Up & Coming

Movies & TV

Getting Squared Away

Australian Stuntman Becomes First-Class Director


MacGruber: an SNL Movie That Won't Make You Want to Throw Yourself off a Freeway Overpass

Once More unto the Breach

Shrek Forever After: The Long-Awaited Final Chapter

False Hope

The Systemically Anti-Choice Mother and Child

Navel Diving

The Exploding Girl Doesn't Feature a Single Explosion!

Remedial Realism

Princess Kaiulani: Not Bad! Not Great, Either.

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

I'm Staying Home: Mercury Video Picks

The AIDS Movie (Done Right)

Food and Drink

Tantalizing Taquería

Los Gorditos Goes Indoors


I Dream of Jillian

Life in an Asian Harem as Seen by a New Jersey Teen

Marine Layers

Content Isn't Key—as Demonstrated by Point Dume

Cracks in the Pavement

Bryan Charles' Personal History of Wowee Zowee

The Jesus Myth

Philip Pullman on Jesus

Theater & Performance

Magic, Science, and Musical Numbers

Exploring Faith with Gracie and the Atom

Simply Irish

Conor McPherson's Bawdy, Heartfelt This Lime Tree Bower


Estate of Mind

A Mount Tabor Mansion Goes into Foreclosure—and Becomes a Temporary Artists' Colony

Savage Love

Mom Found My Sex Doll

One Day at a Time

Sold Out

I, Anonymous

Town Crier

I Love Television

I Love Television™

System-Wide Shutdown