• Issue Archive for
  • Jul 20-26, 2006
  • Vol. 13, No. 40

News & Comment

  • Opening Films

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Monster House -- This computer-animated film looks like it's for the kiddies, but has moments that are too intense for anyone 5 or younger. Everyone else will likely laugh and scream over the tale of a trio of kids who go up agains
  • Book Review

    by Joel Smith & r & & r & The Starving Artist's Survival Guide by Marianne Taylor and Laurie Lindop & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & M & lt;/span & arianne Taylor and Laurie Lindop begin their survival guide's third chapter ("Day Jobs") with a quotation from George Berna
  • Now Playing

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Cars -- Like every one of the six previous features Pixar has delivered, Cars is smart, snappy, entertaining cinema. And like every one of those six previous features, it's grounded in fundamentally strong storytelling -- you know,
  • Barn Raisin' Bluegrass

    by Michael Bowen & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & he boys in Big Red Barn have fun, but sometimes they have difficulty in overcoming stereotypes about bluegrass music. Patrick Klausen, a producer at KPBX who plays bass and does vocals for the group, r
  • DVD Review

    by Michael Bowen & r & & r & Tristam Shandy & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & Y & lt;/span & ou set out to write your life story, but naturally you need some context. So you describe your parents' lives, and their relationship, and how your mom went into labor, and the sham d
  • Debating Health Care... Again

    by Suzanne Schreiner & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & A & lt;/span & s Yogi Berra used to say, "It's d & eacute;j & agrave; vu all over again." Next Wednesday, Group Health hosts a community forum on universal health care. If you cast your mind back to the 1990s, you may remember Hil
  • The Player

    & & by Marty Demarest & r & & r & & & & & & lt;i & Prey & lt;/i & & & , Rated Mautre, Xbox 360 & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & n & lt;i & Prey & lt;/i & , it turns out that the Native Americans -- well, a few, including my grandfather -- were the only people on Earth who were prepared to
  • Recently Reviewed

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Okan & eacute; -- Experience a bit of island hospitality right here in the Inland Northwest at this chic little restaurant with modern Asian-inspired minimalist d & eacute;cor. Try the rock shrimp "smitty" ($6), a big mound of tempura-fried rock shr
  • Truly Conservative

    by Robert Stokes & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & he U.S. Supreme Court recently rejected the special tribunals President Bush had established to try people seized during the war on terror. The case involved Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a Yemeni man who admits
  • Invasion of the Pod Snatchers

    by Paul Lindholt & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & L & lt;/span & ast summer, several of us locals joined five others from Boise and Lewiston in the Idaho wilderness divided by the Salmon River. Three Forest Service employees guided us -- through 80 miles of river can
  • Bienvenidos Amigos!

    by Ann M. Colford & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & S & lt;/span & ometimes dining is about more than food. In fact, my peak food experiences (except for guilty solo dives into a pint of Ben and Jerry's) are usually about comfort, camaraderie, community, hospitality
  • Hoops for Hope

    For the second straight year, Dickau is utilizing his considerable charms to coax fellow National Basketb
  • Take Two

    & & byColey Smithey & & & r & & r & & & & lt;i & Lady in the Water & lt;/i & & & & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & A & lt;/span & pologists for M. Night Shyamalan have their work cut out defending yet another cinematic killjoy from the "auteur" whose high box office receipts do not ref
  • Buzz Bin

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Keep the Motor Running & r & July 24 is National Drive-Thru Day. We're thinking you're going to feel deprived because you lack immediate access to such wonders of convenience as the drive-thru pawn shop in Oklahoma City; the drive-th
  • Quick Hits

    & & by & & & & Luke Baumgarten and Joel Smith & & & r & & r & What do images of dirty, backwater asteroid-mining operations have to do with the acrid smell of French fry- and pad Thai-infused vegetable oil? In a word: & & CONSTANTS & & . The former is the Boston b
  • Curing Crime

    by Ted S. McGregor Jr. & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & 've often wondered why we call it "law enforcement." I don't mean to say it doesn't make sense -- of course we need a way to get people to play by all the rules we've all agreed upon via our gover
  • Jam Again

    Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has basically one thing to say about
  • CD Reviews

    & & by Luke Baumgarten and Ted S. McGregor Jr. & r & & r & & & & & Keane & & & & & & & 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.w
  • The Truth Seekers

    by R.V. Scheide & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & O & lt;/span & n Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked four jetliners, crashing two planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center and one into the Pentagon. The fourth jet smashed into the ground in Pennsylvania
  • Heart of One-Legged Doug

    by Kevin Taylor & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & he mourners were thinning out and shade from stately conifers was covering most of the grassy bowl at High Bridge by the time Patrick, with some collected funds mashed into a pocket, hiked the hillside
  • Sound Advice

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Reggaeton & r & Everyone's favorite Wu-Tang-collaborating reggae star, Junior Reid -- accompanied by his oddly named band, the Reggae Angels -- is hitting the Big Easy this Saturday. There's like zero chance he'll play "One Blood Under

Music & Film

  • Comfort of Producers

    by Mosi Reeves & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & S & lt;/span & ome musicians are incredibly productive, recording songs as if they were opening the floodgates of their minds. Others let their music slowly emerge from their psyches, fermenting like fine wine, before
  • House Chills

    by Ed Symkus & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & L & lt;/span & et's play compare the movies. But let's limit the game to just two titles: Monster House and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. OK. Pirates has a cast-load of pirates, with names such as Davy Jone

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