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Story archive > 2007 > January > 18

  • This Week's Special Events

  • Lunacy

  • A new book explains authentic, healthy cuisine

  • With Letters From Iwo Jima, Clint Eastwood completes his WWII masterpiece

  • Myrna Williams tells it like it was

  • Mash Notes, Hate Mail, Urgent Communiqués, Secret Messages, Thesis Pieces

  • 'This is the way porn stars should be, I think, bad-ass and free, connected to their bodies but not overly reverent about it.'

  • Damon Hodge lists top legislative issues

  • A tricky little argument embracing our state's ills

  • Indulgence becomes de rigueur after a year-long Affair

  • Hail to the Queen!

  • Notes on the Dog Whisperer and the vicious superiority of small canines

  • Slow to Surface, Double Down New York, Punk is Dead

  • Three comics that take you from the horrific to the mundane

  • Visual ingenuity and fierce storytelling mark the films of the Mexican New Wave

  • The Nugget lights up Fremont

  • The Last King of Scotland

  • Pondering the nature of cinema on a late-night bar run

  • If it weren't for Iwao Takamoto, those kids never would have meddled at all

  • Come Early Morning

  • A DVD that teaches irrational behavior, awesomely

  • Sci Fi's latest original series is a supernatural dud

  • You won't find many Michelin stars at these restaurants—just great stick-to-your-ribs food at a fair price. That's America, pal.

  • All the ARTS + ENTERTAINMENT You Can Eat

  • Peggy Plots Your Planets

  • Fact is a relative concept in Fiction, a drama of dueling diaries

  • Talking with attorney Jonathon Forstel, founder of the Intellectual Discussion Group

  • Lindsey Buckingham, NOFX's Fat Mike, Coming to Town

  • A few words with the contestant you love to hate—or hate to love—on Bravo's Top Chef

  • Pan's Labyrinth is a dark and timely fairy tale

  • The Shins, Ghostface Killah, John Mellencamp, Stars of Track and Field, Of Montreal, Lee Hazlewood

  • Barbara Buckley takes it to the top.

  • Onstage