Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 23 - 29, 2004

Vol. 5, No. 30 Guy Burwell


Ball's in Their Court

Justices Left to Decide Fate for Same-Sex Marriages

Bah, Bum Hug

Council Brings Back Sit/Lie Just in Time for X-Mas

In Other News...


Season's Bleating

Lost Songs of Christmas Past

Alphabetically Yours

Aa's Unpredictable Bombast

DJ Listings


It's Who You Know

Best Column Of the Year

CD Review

Live Music Listings

Up & Coming

Movies & TV

A Red Cap and a Speedo

Wes Anderson's Euphoric Life Aquatic

Want to Meet the Fockers?

Trust Me. You Don't.

Fear of a Germy World

Howard Hughes and the O.C.


Fat Albert as Reviewed by Mushmouth


The Power to NUMB Your MIND!

I'm Staying Home

Cinematic Confections

This Week on TV

Film Shorts

Food and Drink

Look Who's Coming to Dinner

A Christmas Feast About Town

Candy Review Revue

Mercury Candy Critics' Picks and Pans (with No Candy Coating)

A History of "Delicious"

The Mercury's Timeline of Candy--from Pre-History to That Crappy Candy Bar You Had Last Week

The Candy Makers

Profiles in Greatness

Candy's greatest enemies

Learn to Identify Candy-Haters--Or Your Candy May be Next!

We Hate Candy And We Don't Like Cookies Either

A Counterpoint/Counterpoint Discussion

Science Says: Candy is the Perfect Food

Theater & Performance

Employee Picks

I, Anonymous

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love

No Shit?

I Love Television

What'd You Get Me?