Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 12 - 18, 2006

Vol. 7, No. 20 Scott Rickey


Hall Monitor

Wake up!

Block Party

Neighbors Sick of Student Revelry

Lock & Load

Send Racial Profiling Packing

PDC Hearts the Poor

In Other News

Mental Disorder

Mayor and Police Chief Take Aim at Mental Health Crisis


Once More with Feeling

New London Fire

Up & Coming


Pallin' Around with the Decemberists

The Scene Report

Local Music News

Beirut's Mournful Stomp

World Music from a World that Never Existed

Singing in the Storm

How Sufjan Stevens Kept His Head Above Water

Live Music and DJ Listings

Never Idle

The Busy Times of Manuok

Movies & TV

Mork vs. Bodhi!

Succinct Reviews for the Discerning Cinephile

Film Shorts

Geek Love

Train Man: If Nerds Got Chicks

This Week on Television

Dreams Deferred

49 Up and the Intimacy of Strangers

I'm Staying Home

Gayer than Gay

Food and Drink

Trust in Le Pigeon

If Chef Rucker Says, "Eat It"? Eat It

Food Events

Visual Art

Pierre Huyghe

Visual Arts


Theater & Performance




God Complex

The Mercury Music Issue's salute to guitar gods

Minor Deities

The Under-Appreciated Guitar Gods

Guitar Gods of My Life

A People's History of Joe Satriani

by Film Editor Erik Henriksen's College Roommate, Stoner Guitarist Extraordinaire Seth, as told to Adam Gnade

Guitar God 101

What Guitar Gods of the Future Can Learn from Deities of the Past

God Bless America!

The History of the Electric Guitar

I Hate the 90s

A Reflection on a Bad Decade for Guitar Gods

Play it Again, Maaan

Guitar Hero Videogame Makes YOU Rock


I Was a Teenage Hendrix Historian

He Died So that We May Live

How Nels Cline Saved the Guitar

Pro Guitar God

Face it, Your Gods Are Boring

Reality Check, People!

Jimi Hendrix was a Great Big Hippie

Fight for Your Right to Shred

The Crossroads of Metal on DVD

What Music Is Missing

We Need Guitar Face!

Axes Bold as Love

The Six-String Samurai of 2006

Anti Guitar God

Why Jimi's Probably Glad He Choked on Vomit

Employee of the Week

I, Anonymous

Sold Out

Fashion by—Hic!—Flashlight

One Day at a Time

New Column!

Savage Love

The Vagina Confessionals

I Love Television

I &hearts TV

Me vs. World