• Issue Archive for
  • Jul 13-19, 2006
  • Vol. 13, No. 39

News & Comment

  • DVD Review

    & & by Josh Smith & r & & r & & & & & & lt;i & 18 Fingers of Death & lt;/i & & & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & W & lt;/span & ith its slick packaging, 18 Fingers of Death draws you in with a triple feint: That's Pat Morita on the cover, along with a one-two combination claiming that "I
  • Spokane Style

    by Lauren McAllister & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & t's about 4,000 miles from Spokane to Hawaii, but you can experience a bit of island hospitality right here in the Inland Northwest at Okan & eacute;, perched at the top of the South Hill. You'll have to lo
  • Dylan on the Dial

    by Brandon Stosuy & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & W & lt;/span & ith a couple of exceptions, I don't really listen to the radio. If I head to southern New Jersey to visit my parents, I'll briefly tune in to WPRB, the Princeton University station, to see what's up w
  • The Player

    & & by Marty Demarest & r & & r & Over G Fighters & & , Rated Teen, Xbox 360 & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & he nose of the F-18 Hornet is long and pointed, and when I pull back on the throttle, it pierces the clouds like a needle. Engaging the afterburners, I
  • Fresh & amp;amp; Tasty

    by Lauren McAllister & r & & r & Hooray for Beignets BREAKFAST & r & Sleeping in is great, especially on the weekend. But some things, like a pleasant breakfast surprise, make the pain of sleep deprivation worthwhile. Case in point: I walked through the doors of
  • Buzz Bin

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Downstage Center Donations & r & After thieves broke into CenterStage Monday night and stole computers, cash and credit card receipts -- check your records carefully if you used a credit card there anytime between June 25 and July 7 --
  • Sketchy Comedy

    by Michael Bowen & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & L & lt;/span & et's get the bad stuff out of the way: On Friday night, at the fourth performance of "The Wacky World of David Ives" at CenterStage (through Aug. 25), the audience was small, the humor often strained,
  • Take Two

    by Raoul Hernadez & r & & r & Neil Young: Heart of Gold & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & n this sushi age of methamphetamine concert DVDs and dysfunction junction music tell-alls, Jonathan Demme dreams us back to the golden age of performance films. Like M
  • Book Review

    & & by Ted S. McGregor Jr. & r & & r & & & & & & lt;i & Doing Nothing & lt;/i & & & & & by Tom Lutz & & & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & t's a script that's followed in every generation: The father, who once dreamed of doing nothing, passes harsh judgment on the son, as
  • Summer Adventure! - White Knuckle Waters

    by Joel Smith & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & n the Summer Guide we published last month, we gave you a wealth of ideas to help you create that perfect, idyllic summer -- the kind that involves playing croquet in the front yard with friends, drinking
  • Owing Owen

    & & by Cole Smithey & & & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & Y & lt;/span & & lt;i & ou, Me and Dupree & lt;/i & is a situation comedy that subsists purely on vibe -- namely Owen Wilson's ever-boyish projection of an innocence that has overstayed its welcome long into adulthood. As
  • The Nuclear Option

    by Dan Frosch & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & W & lt;/span & ill global warming create a new nuclear age? At the end of Al Gore's movie, An Inconvenient Truth, tips are offered to help reduce the threat of global warming: Use florescent light bulbs, drive less, rec
  • Opening Films

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & You, Me and Dupree -- You, Me and Dupree is a sitcom that subsists on Owen Wilson's ever-boyish projection of an innocence that has overstayed its welcome long into adulthood. As Dupree, Wilson plays the best friend to his pal Car
  • Letters to the Editor

    by Inlander Readers & r & & r & Milfoiled Again & r & As a (soon-to-be-licensed) naturopathic physician, I am appalled at the prospect of having my own family -- as well as anybody else swimming in Lake Pend Oreille -- be exposed to (amongst other chemicals) 2,4-D,
  • Summer Adventure! - Living the Legend

    by Susan Hamilton & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & t's the kind of life most people only dream about. Clocks don't dictate your day. You're free to explore the Northwest wilderness from the back of a steady horse. The scents of pine and sagebrush and the
  • Now Playing

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & The Break-Up & r & It's a sexy mess when Brooke and Gary break up but refuse to move out of the condo they share. Gary's slovenly buddies, played by Jason Bateman (!) and John Favreau come to his aid while Brooke's ambiguously gay br
  • Party on Perry

    by Luke Baumgarten & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & n our busy, multi-tasking society, if you can have fun and do a good thing -- well, then you bloody well should. Mark your calendar for the seventh annual South Perry Street Fair this weekend and you
  • Shoehorned Ship

    by Robert Herold & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & D & lt;/span & espite the fact that the majority of downtown's business and civic leaders opposed putting the new convention center at Division Street and Spokane Falls Boulevard, now that construction has been compl
  • Curses, Foiled Again

    by Kevin Taylor & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & he first granules of chemical herbicides were unleashed upon Lake Pend Oreille's burgeoning mats of Eurasian milfoil Monday to booming celestial attention -- in the form of intense thunder and lightning
  • Warped Wrapped

    by Andrew Matson & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & t's Warped Tour time again. That annual maelstrom of Red Bull and power chords will descend on George, Wash., in a blind fury of tight jeans, skate shoes, metal belts and trucker hats, hastily uniting
  • Sound Advice

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & 30 Seconds to the Met & r & Jared Leto's prog-mo project, 30 Seconds to Mars play the Met Sunday. Leto complained that their first album created a fa & ccedil;ade that obscured his true vision. A Beautiful Lie, the band's sophomore effort, so
  • CD Reviews

    by Luke Baumgarten & r & & r & Dr. Octagon & lt;a href= & quot;http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=rQy1MLe70wI & amp;offerid=78941 & amp;type=3 & amp;subid=0 & amp;tmpid=1826 & amp;RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fphobos.apple.com%252FWebObjects%252FMZStore.woa%252Fwa%252FviewAlbum%253Fi%253D15833

Music & Film

  • The Gospel According to Slayer

    by James Pants & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & L & lt;/span & et all who have ears listen, for rivers of blood are soon to engulf our city. The voices of great prophets have spoken to me in dreams. They have warned me of great danger, singed flesh and cracked bones
  • Owing Owen

    & & by Coley Smithey & & & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & Y & lt;/span & & lt;i & ou, Me and Dupree & lt;/i & is a situation comedy that subsists purely on vibe -- namely Owen Wilson's ever-boyish projection of an innocence that has overstayed its welcome long into adulthood. As

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