• Issue Archive for
  • Jan 17-23, 2008
  • Vol. 15, No. 14

News & Comment

  • The Player

    by MARTY DEMAREST & r & & r & Uncharted: Drake's Fortune & r & Rated Teen; Playstation 3 & r & 3 Stars & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & N & lt;/span & ate, sheathed in a gun harness and white bunched-up long-sleeve T-shirt like a Bruce Springsteen hard-workin' adventurer, stan
  • State of the Family

    by RICHARD MILLER & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & M & lt;/span & y Fellow Family Members: Tonight, I'm proud to report that the state of our family is strong. It has been my honor to serve as husband and father of this household for the past 17 years. In that time,
  • Winter Adventure

    by THE INLANDER STAFF & r & & r & A Fab Time in Fernie & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & L & lt;/span & ocated a little more than four hours from Spokane is the quaint town of Fernie, British Columbia, offering an affordable decadence and a great excuse to get over the bo
  • Take Two

    I'm Not There & r & & r & by LUKE BAUMGARTEN & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & he big story about I'm Not There, director Todd Haynes' film about Bob Dylan, is that six separate actors play the iconic misanthrope, including a woman (Cate Blanchett) and a bl
  • Borowitz Report

    By ANDY BOROWITZ & r & & r & HILLARY PLANS NEW CRYING STRATEGY & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & S & lt;/span & aying that she has learned valuable lessons from her victory in the New Hampshire primary, Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) today announced that she was scheduling a
  • Tunneling Up

    Rabbit Hole will be a hard sell to people who dismiss gloomy plays as "too depr
  • Super-Corn Nation

    by TAMMY MARSHALL & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & W & lt;/span & ith every bite of French fries cooked in corn oil -- with every burger and every soda that people consume -- they are in fact eating corn. And it's not just any kind of corn that people are eating, but
  • Comedy That Kills

    In Laughing Stock (on the Main Stage at the Civic through Feb. 2), playwrig
  • Remote Possibilities

    by BEN KROMER & r & & r & Top Five Cancellation Travesties & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & 'm of two minds about this ongoing writers strike. On one hand, some of the strikers are terrible at their jobs and deserve to be unemployed and miserable. On the o
  • Recently Reviewed

    The Inlander Staff & r & & r & THE VIKING TAVERN & r & & r & Whether you want classic breakfast or something from the lunch menu, the Viking aims to please with its new Saturday morning breakfast lineup. The breakfast menu consists of four items -- meat (bacon or sa
  • Buzz Bin

    by MICHAEL BOWEN & r & & r & 1:53 pm, -196 & deg;F & r & & r & That's how the time-and-temperature display appeared at a Walgreens on North Division last Friday. So we've got it all over those mountaineers on Alaska's Denali, with their stories of reaching the summit whe
  • Opening Films

    by INLANDER STAFF & r & & r & 27 DRESSES & r & & r & Twenty-seven times the maid of honor, never the bride. After a couple dozen weddings that aren't your own, you'd think it'd get easier facilitating other people's dreams while sublimating your own. It hasn't for
  • Mojo's Working

    by CARRIE SCOZZARO & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & M & lt;/span & ojo is a polymorphous word meaning magic, style, self-confidence and that elusive quality which sets one apart. In that case, it's an apt name for the Spokane Valley restaurant that strives to be -- a
  • Book Review

    by LUKE BAUMGARTEN & r & & r & Exit Ghost & r & by Philip Roth & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & 'm too young to understand the perils of prostates: the crippling humiliation of incontinence, the sheer emasculating force of impotence. I don't understand, then,
  • Now Playing

    ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS The classic ca
  • Fresh & amp;amp; Tasty

    EVENT Sample Sandpoint & r & & r & In the past year, we've told you about all the cool dining spots in Sandpoint, from newcomers like Oishii and Three Glasses to standbys like Sand Creek Grill, and tonight you can sample their wares at the 2008 TASTE OF SANDPO
  • Younger Readers the Key for Newspapers

    by JASON NIX & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & W & lt;/span & hen 38-year-old Adolph S. Ochs purchased the New York Times in 1896 -- the heyday of yellow journalism -- he decided to bet on the intelligence of his audience. Even though the paper was losing money, he low
  • Mitt : Perfect-Mormon-Man

    Having been drubbed in two primaries he expected to win, Mitt Romney can't be optimistic about his chances. Mormons are frustrated. One Mormon woman wrote in a letter to the editor: "(He) is the best th
  • CD Reviews

    The album succeeds most when the 25-year-old rapper's writerly tendencies take over. On "Gotta
  • TRAIL MIX

    by TED S. McGREGOR JR. & r & & r & Washington's Moment & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & L & lt;/span & ast year, there was a lot of discussion about when Washington should hold its presidential primary -- and whether it should be a primary or a caucus. Ultimately, state l
  • Bomb Garden

    by LUKE BAUMGARTEN & r & & r & Plugging a Leak & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & t's pretty easy to look critically at the world. It's considerably harder to look critically at yourself and your own work. Self-analysis can be exhausting -- rewarding, too, ev
  • Team Up For Toilets

    by DOUG NADVORNICK & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & W & lt;/span & hen Spokane County runs the first gallons of effluent through its new wastewater treatment plant in east Spokane -- perhaps in 2012 or 2013 -- employees of a private firm, and not county workers, will
  • Anti-Star

    by ANDREW MATSON & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & W & lt;/span & ye Oak -- named after the iconic Maryland tree that was thought to be the largest white oak in America (until it blew over in 2002) -- is a bold signifier for an unassuming-looking Baltimore two-piece ro
  • Survivor USA

    by MATHEW FLEISCHER & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & M & lt;/span & att Taibbi has a singular approach to media criticism. As a writer for the Moscow alternative weekly eXile, he once held a contest to find the worst foreign correspondent in Russia. For his Putin ap
  • Drawing Straws

    by KEVIN TAYLOR & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & daho Gov. Butch Otter asked the Legislature last week for $3 million to study the Spokane Valley/Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer -- a seeming puzzler of a move since the aquifer was the topic of a four-year, tw
  • Sound Advice

    Thursday, 1/17 Artisan Room, DJ Parafyn Big Easy, DJ Graffix Bluz at the Bend, Ten Second Tom Brooklyn Nights, Groove Patrol Caterina, Open Mic w/ Jacob Butcher Club M

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