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

Vol. 7, No. 20 Scott Rickey


Hall Monitor

Wake up!

PDC Hearts the Poor

Mental Disorder

Mayor and Police Chief Take Aim at Mental Health Crisis

Lock & Load

Send Racial Profiling Packing

Block Party

Neighbors Sick of Student Revelry

In Other News


Once More with Feeling

New London Fire

Beirut's Mournful Stomp

World Music from a World that Never Existed

Never Idle

The Busy Times of Manuok

The Scene Report

Local Music News

Live Music and DJ Listings


Pallin' Around with the Decemberists

Singing in the Storm

How Sufjan Stevens Kept His Head Above Water

Up & Coming

Movies & TV

Mork vs. Bodhi!

Succinct Reviews for the Discerning Cinephile

This Week on Television

I'm Staying Home

Gayer than Gay

Geek Love

Train Man: If Nerds Got Chicks

Film Shorts

Dreams Deferred

49 Up and the Intimacy of Strangers

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

He Died So that We May Live

How Nels Cline Saved the Guitar

Guitar Gods of My Life

Reality Check, People!

Jimi Hendrix was a Great Big Hippie

Anti Guitar God

Why Jimi's Probably Glad He Choked on Vomit


I Was a Teenage Hendrix Historian

Minor Deities

The Under-Appreciated Guitar Gods

God Bless America!

The History of the Electric Guitar

Axes Bold as Love

The Six-String Samurai of 2006

Play it Again, Maaan

Guitar Hero Videogame Makes YOU Rock

Guitar God 101

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

What Music Is Missing

We Need Guitar Face!

I Hate the 90s

A Reflection on a Bad Decade for Guitar Gods

Pro Guitar God

Face it, Your Gods Are Boring

A People's History of Joe Satriani

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

Fight for Your Right to Shred

The Crossroads of Metal on DVD

Employee of the Week

I, Anonymous

Sold Out

Fashion by—Hic!—Flashlight

One Day at a Time

New Column!

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

The Vagina Confessionals

I Love Television

I &hearts TV

Me vs. World