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Wednesday, July 06, 2005

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Frank Klein

NEWS

The Culler of Money: Late-Night Infomercial Clown Matthew Lesko Has Authored Nearly 100 Books On Government Grants. His Formula? "I Don’t Write," He Says. "I Plagiarize." | Feature by Dave Jamieson

Westward Ho: Back in its heyday, Paloma’s was as hot as the hottest tech stocks. | The Nose

Learning Business: A Successful Nonprofit For Dropouts and Troubled Students Looks to the Future | Mobtown Beat by Stephen Janis

Private Eyes: With zabasearch.com, Your Personal Information May Be Only A Mouse Click Away From Anyone Who Wants It | Mobtown Beat by Christina Royster-Hemby

The Mail | Murder Ink | Quick and Dirty

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COLUMNS

That’s Life: This man might not be wasting your time, but if he’s looking for a wife who isn’t going to want to be the boss of him for the rest of his life, you’re sure as hell wasting his. | Think Mink by Mink Stole

The Future Is Now: With all his recent appointments, Bush has signaled that he fully plans on being a divider, not a uniter, and this is his best chance to put his stamp on history | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Rock the Vote: The last thing Baltimore needs is for Roberts or Tejada to get injured in a meaningless contest. | Benchwarmer by Gabriel Wardell

Story Time: It was just black folks and straight razors and sacrifice and corn liquor and roots (that’s voodoo, for you Northerners) | Social Studies by Vincent Williams

Little Hitlers: With nothing much to report or analyze, daily newspapers were filled with breezy profiles of pols, vacation reports rhapsodizing about the fishing in Oregon or Maine, Aunt Minnie’s tomato patch in rural New Jersey | Right Field by Russ Smith

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COMICS

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

Sheet Comics

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ARTS

Artificial Life: Laura Amussen And Scott Newcomb Vividly Mine Organic Meeting Synthetic | Art by J. Bowers

Zings of Desire: Ten Short Productions Blast Modern Romantic Foibles | Art by John Barry

Passion is a Fashion: The Real Story of the Clash by Pat Gilbert | Review by Emily Flake

The Icarus Girl by Helen Oyeyemi | Review by Felicia Pride

A Way from Home by Nancy Clark | Review by Lily Thayer

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MUSIC

Thong Wrong: Phil Buckman May Be An Offensive Pop Genius As I Hate You When You’re Pregnant | Music by Ryan Boddy

Zwan Wake: Short-lived Band Mates Dave Pajo And Billy Corgan Cough Up Compelling Solo Albums | Music by Raymond Cummings

The Short List: WEDNESDAY: Super cute and super spunky, Louisiana’s Eames Era—making time at the at the Talking Head with Seldon Plan and Stalking Horses—crafts Throwing Muses-tinted, Scrawlish pop-rock, thanks to the instantly seductive and summery vocals of Ashlin Phillips and those kind of no-nonsense guitar shrugs that feel like afterthoughts and stay with you for days. | Music by Bret McCabe

Vocal Point: Artist And Mother Converge In Local Improviser Audrey Chen | Music by Bret McCabe

Brain Donor: Brain Donor | Review by Bret McCabe

Smog: A River Ain’t Too Much To Love | Review by Catherine Lewis

Various Artists: Vision Volume 3 | Review by Marc Masters

Lil' Mo: Dem Boyz | Review by Bret McCabe

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FILM

Saving Face | Review by Eric Allen Hatch

Á Tout de Suite | Review by Bret McCabe

March of the Penguins | Review by Ian Grey

War of the Worlds | Review by Ian Grey

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EAT

Lillies Mediterranean Tapas Bar | Review by Richard Gorelick

Orient Express | Review by Gadi Dechter

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