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Volume 40 Number 31

May 3 – May 9, 2006

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Fag Fridays: 10 years of faggoty goodness

The Big, Mawkish Adios

May 3, 2006
http://www.eastbayexpress.com/Issues/2006-04-26/music/downinfront.html The Big, Mawkish Adios   

Fate of ‘Voice’ could impact all alt-media

May 3, 2006
http://www.prweek.com/us/news/open/free/blogs/556016

International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX) and Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

May 3, 2006
http://www.ifex.org/en/layout/set/print/content/view/full/74129/ International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX) On 3 May, World Press Freedom Day, IPI highlights the relationship between the death of a...

“The Man Box and Beyond”

REVIEW Postfeminism — which is not the death of feminism so much as an effort to examine how culture creates gender differences in terms...

King “B”

King "B"ICON John Saxon is many things to many people: 1950s teen idol (during his Universal contract player days he won a 1958 Golden...

Bronson’s Loose! The Making of the Death Wish Films

Bronson's Loose! The Making of the Death Wish Filmsby Paul Talbot (iUniverse)BOOK REVIEW This slim, yet essential tome is jammed with information about the greatest...

“Fab Mab Reunion”

› a&eletters@sfbg.com April 8, Fillmore LOCAL LIVE "Typical Flipper," Flipper frontperson Bruce Loose quipped at one point during the...

Bright knight of the analog soul

Going deeper with Tiny Telephone's John Vanderslice

Worst album of the week

› kimberly@sfbg.com "A strange new sound that makes boys explore." — Will and Grace's Eric McCormack singing Elton John and Bernie...

Dumpling drifter

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS Me and Wayway went to the store and bought 67 chicken wings, a carton of buttermilk, and a big...

Splitsville

Without Reservations › paulr@sfbg.com Split is a splendid little word, one of my favorites, at least when we are wandering...

Crazy on you

› paulr@sfbg.com Kookez looks like a name from The Epic of Gilgamesh, or perhaps the name of some lost city in ancient Persia...

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May 2, 2006
APR. 26–May 2 ARIES March 21-April 19 Aries, you've reached total system overload. It's like you're having your...

Going low-tech

› naturesucks@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION I had the urge to be low-tech, so I spent a day walking across Manhattan. If you believe that culture...

Stick to it

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: This might be a little vanilla for you, but I thought I'd chance it. My...

Single town?

Like Clear Channel radio stations, many smaller papers would have little or no staff, nobody to answer the phone, nobody to take local tips...

A dose of reality on immigration

EDITORIAL The massive immigrant rallies, marches, and work boycotts on May 1 may have been an inconvenience to some, and the sight of tens...

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› tredmond@sfbg.com Editor's NoteThe Healthy Saturdays folks were out leafleting in Golden Gate Park this weekend, on a stunningly beautiful Sunday, along with thousands...

No more bogus school budgets

OPINION Spring means budget season at the San Francisco Unified School District. Under the state Education Code, the SFUSD is required to...

The veto question

Supervisors approve Saturday park closure, but will Newsom kill yet another measure prized by progressives?

After the Murmur

Artists and hipsters can bring dormant neighborhoods to life, but do they invite gentrification and displacement?

Last call?

City commission pushes booze ban at North Beach festivals, raising concerns about an antifun crackdown at the start of the street fair season

More New Times Info

May 2, 2006
http://www.eastbayexpress.com/Issues/2006-04-26/music/downinfront.html The Big, Mawkish Adios   http://www.prweek.com/us/news/open/free/blogs/556016 Fate of 'Voice' could impact all alt-media  http://lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=3658&IssueNum=151 Maverick, Amok:...