• Issue Archive for
  • Jun 7-13, 2007
  • Vol. 14, No. 34

News & Comment

  • Take Two

    by LUKE BAUMGARTEN & r & & r & Knocked Up & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & K & lt;/span & nocked Up is good. If you're a dude, you'll think it's really good. If you're a girl, you'll think it's pretty good but lacking seriously in female insight. It's an argument that's impo
  • Buzz Bin

    So you're filming a movie about Long Island and Brooklyn families who discover, while trying to set up their sons with nice Jewish girls, that the sons are already involved in a long-term relationship. W
  • Remote Possibilites

    ABC, Wednesdays at 10 pm & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & n the debut of ABC's much ballyhooed Traveler, a museum blows up and two grad students are framed for it. They go on the run, get chased by the FBI, get cau
  • Book Review

    & & by MARTY DEMAREST & & & r & & & & lt;i & The Children of H & uacute;rin & lt;/i & & & & & by J.R.R. Tolkien & & & & & r & & r & & & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & must confess that I'm not up on my elven genealogy. I'll also admit that I don't know the difference between an elf of Be
  • Opening Films

    The first Hostel was a marvelous film, prompting arguments among filmgoers over whether the torture-filled tale was exploitative, satirical, obscene, or if it even qualified as a work of art. In any case, it was su
  • Recently Reviewed

    Small is the new big at Coeur d'Alene's hot spot for tapas, with selections like sauteed mushrooms, grilled prawns and beef tenderloin, all elegantly arranged on a bed of mild chili citrus rice. Our coconu
  • No More Pencils, No More Books

    by DOUG NADVORNICK & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & M & lt;/span & ost Inland Northwest schools will close their doors for the summer next week. Some, like the families and staff of Pratt Elementary School in east Spokane, will look back on the year with great emoti
  • Now Playing

    Seven months have passed since the last Rage Virus victim died of starvation in London. The U.S. Army controls the empty city's quarantined district where adolescent siblings Tammy (Imogen Poots) and Andy (Mackintosh
  • Fresh & amp;amp; Tasty

    Seasoning Basalt On a summery day south of Cheney, where the Channeled Scablands meet the Palouse and basalt-lined lakes dot the rolling rock-strewn landscape, the scent of sun-warmed cedar prevails ou
  • Sayonara, Snowpack

    & r & & & -- Rowland Howard (1876) & & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & U & lt;/span & ntil recently, global warming and th
  • DVD Review

    by MICHAEL BOWEN & r & & r & Venus & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & "A & lt;/span & dirty old man and a sluttish young girl -- that's what this story is about," says Peter O'Toole in the featurette on the DVD of Venus. Director Roger Michell, however, asserts that his fi
  • Adventure in Eating

    by LAUREN McALLISTER & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & K & lt;/span & udos to Walt Worthy and company for adding a tall building to the Spokane skyline, something that hadn't been done for -- yikes! -- 25 years. And while the Davenport Tower may not be particularly dis
  • METEOR RIGHTS

    In the fall of 1902, Willamette Valley farmer Ellis Hughes, "a humble, intelligent Welshman," (according to Scientific American), was cutting wood near the present town of West Linn when lunchtime came.
  • Finding the Lost Half

    by MICHAEL BOWEN & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & H & lt;/span & edwig is angry about Soviet repression, homophobia, callous indifference, the way her gender-reassignment surgery was botched, having to play gigs like this one and oh, just about everything. Hedwig is
  • The Player

    & & by Marty Demarest & r & & r & & & & & & lt;i & Mario Party 8 & lt;/i & & & & & & r & & r & Rated Everyone; Wii & r & & r & & & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & here was a time when Mario Party was such an addictive videogame that Nintendo was required by law to issue special gloves t
  • CD Reviews

    Sky Blue Sky 4 Stars & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & he cool thing about Wilco is that no two records are alike; Jeff Tweedy and the boys are adding new listeners with each CD. Sky Blue Sky is their f
  • Quiet Revolution?

    by ROBERT HEROLD & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & M & lt;/span & ayor Dennis Hession recently made a game, if wooden, attempt to make contact with the Cliff-Cannon Neighborhood Council folks. He took the rostrum, i.e. the table at the front of the Roosevelt Elementa
  • Bomb Garden

    & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & S & lt;/span & o with all this talk of the Recording Industry Association of America's insidious dealings with mixtape artists -- soliciting sample-heavy recordings of major label artists for promotional
  • SPJ Awards

    & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & O & lt;/span & n Saturday night, Inland Northwest journalists gathered to note the best work of 2006. The Society of Professional Journalists' Inland Northwest chapter honored The Inlander with the following awards. The competitors were non
  • Increasing Gay Visibility

    & & by CATHERINE D. WILLIS & r & & r & & & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & he signs went up without explanation or fanfare May 1 - seven identical billboards featuring 14 Spokane-area residents sporting a simple, upbeat greeting: "Hi Spokane! We're your family, f
  • Sound Advice

    Thursday, 6/7 Barrel Room No. 6, Doghouse Boyz Big Easy, DJ Graffix Big Foot, Cary Fly Bluz At The Bend, Trilogy The Blvd., DJ Bruski Brooklyn Nights, Groove Patrol Ca
  • Quick Hits

    by INLANDER & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & C & lt;/span & apitalizing on grunge by inventing the genre called post-grunge, CANDLEBOX signed to Madonna's Maverick label and made a bunch of money. It was a move prophesied by Kurt Cobain himself, who, knowing his ide

Music & Film

  • Getting Serious

    by LUKE BAUMGARTEN & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & D & lt;/span & espite evidence to the contrary, founding members Chris Henderson and Seth Swift swear they always wanted Mistress and the Misters to be a real, serious, touring band. It's taken four and a half ye
  • Unlucky Number

    by COLE SMITHEY & r & & r & OCEAN'S THIRTEEN & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & P & lt;/span & ersonality is noticeably lacking in director Steven Soderbergh's cotton candy caper confection that should, but will not, end his superfluous Ocean's franchise. George Clooney an

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