• Issue Archive for
  • Aug 21-27, 2008
  • Vol. 15, No. 45

News & Comment

  • Fresh & amp;amp; Tasty

    CASUAL Oxidizing Ungulates & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & H & lt;/span & aving grown up in a family of hunters, I find that eating dinner while a couple of stuffed and mounted animal heads stare at me feels downright homey. So I'm comfortable at THE RUSTY MOOSE --
  • Book Review

    by ANN M. COLFORD & r & & r & Good-Bye and Amen & r & by Beth Gutcheon & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & he most notable thing about Beth Gutcheon's latest novel isn't that it's a sequel -- or, indeed, the third book exploring the same extended family and commu
  • The Player

    by MARTY DEMAREST & r & & r & Top Spin 3 & r & Rated Everyone; 360, PS3, Wii & r & 4 Stars & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & don't know much about tennis, but I've spent my life listening to music. So I quickly turned off the volume for Top Spin 3's soundtrack a
  • Wall Off Sprawl

    by PAUL K. HAEDER & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & was going to pen a bitter commentary on the Southgate debacle, zeroing in on our city council members. We have the gavel-worshipping council president who warns the public to not waste his time; the
  • Sportscaster vs. Cancer

    by ROBBY DOUTHITT & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & W & lt;/span & hile John Stockton was dishing out passes for Gonzaga Prep in the late '70s and Mark Rypien was throwing game-winning touchdowns for Shadle Park in the early '80s, a future telecaster for ESPN's Sport
  • Take Two

    Star Wars: The Clone Wars & r & & r & by MARYANN JOHANSON & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & "Y & lt;/span & ou fought in the Clone Wars?" Oh man, do I remember hearing Luke Skywalker say that when I was 8 years old and thinking, "Wow, cool! Clone wars! What could that hav
  • Memories Like Gold Medals

    by ANN M. COLFORD & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & A & lt;/span & lot of people know Celeste Shaw now as the irrepressible owner of Chaps, a Western-themed caf & eacute; and restaurant in the Latah Creek Plaza. Many others have known her as a nurse at Deaconess Hospital. Bu
  • What's Next?

    by JOEL SMITH & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & welve jurors continued to hear evidence this week in the federal sentencing of Joseph Edward Duncan, who has been convicted of 10 separate crimes in connection to the 2005 kidnappings of Dylan and Shasta
  • Remote Possibilities

    by TED S. McGREGOR JR. & r & & r & Summer Olympics & r & & r & (various NBC/Universal networks) & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & W & lt;/span & ith 1,400 hours of Olympics coverage spread over six networks -- and another 2,200 hours on nbcolympics.com -- why is it that I pretty
  • D.B. Rising

    by HOWIE STALWICK & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & S & lt;/span & ergio Gilliam is just a few credits shy of a sport management degree at Clemson University, but he has come to a conclusion: He was a dummy in college. Gilliam, like so many college players with visio
  • Opening Films

    by INLANDER STAFF & r & & r & DEATH RACE & r & & r & Jason Statham stars in a high-octane remake of the paranoid classic of '70s science fiction. A NASCAR driver wrongly imprisoned is given a chance at freedom if he can just win Death Race, a competition where conv
  • Championship Preview

    by HOWIE STALWICK & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & V & lt;/span & ipers Scouting Report: The Vipers, based in Huntsville, Ala., are the American Conference champions. They were seeded fourth in the conference playoffs after tying for second in the South Division. Te
  • Now Playing

    by THE INLANDER & r & & r & THE DARK KNIGHT & r & & r & Seldom do follow-ups ring so true to the original, then do them one better. Director Christopher Nolan revisits what he did with Batman Begins and improves everything. Christian Bale is gloomier, lonelier and
  • Recently Reviewed

    The Inlander Staff & r & & r & KLINK'S ON THE LAKE & r & & r & The journey to Klink's deck beside Williams Lake built our anticipation for the resort's weekend breakfast. Klink's serves real, heavy cream with its Cravens Coffee, so just a dab will do. The breakfast
  • Buzz Bin

    by MICHAEL BOWEN & r & & r & Bright Side/Dark Side & r & & r & Search on YouTube for "Spokane" (just "Spokane"), and the first two items form a great contrast: first, a cheesy civic-booster filmstrip extolling Expo '74, and then, in "fight at Spokane skatepark," tw
  • DVD Review

    The Counterfeiters & r & & r & by KEVIN TAYLOR & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & his year's Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Film is a taut and powerful tale of Jewish concentration camp prisoners who were handpicked to run a secret -- and ambitious -- c
  • Fake News

    by ROBERT HEROLD & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & M & lt;/span & any studies have concluded that most American voters couldn't pass a freshman-level American government examination. From what I've seen over 40 years of teaching freshman about American government, th
  • Sound Advice

    Thursday, 8/21 Beverly's (208-765-4000), Robert Vaughn Bluz at the Bend, The Perones The Blvd., The Ringers, The Architects Bottoms Up (892-1778), DJ Fusion Brooklyn
  • CD Reviews

    Conor Oberst & r & & r & Conor Oberst & r & & r & 3-1/2 STARS & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & t's difficult to understand what makes this artist want to write a solo album. Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't Bright Eyes basically just a glorified solo project?
  • Trail Mix

    by TED S. McGREGOR JR. & r & & r & Schizophrenia Nation & r & & r & If you ever wondered why it seems like America is stuck in neutral on some of our most pressing issues, here's Exhibit A: Harry and Louise have switched sides. Yes, that fictional couple that starr
  • Bomb Garden

    by LUKE BAUMGARTEN & r & & r & Overloadlympics & lt;BR & & lt;BR & I think I've learned something about myself watching -- or rather: failing to watch very much of -- the Olympics. I have a hunch it might be applicable to other people as well, to this whole generation of our
  • Rough Waters

    "I feel that there's a component of the fishing community that doesn't want

Music & Film

  • The Wicked Witch is Undead

    by D.X. FERRIS & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & S & lt;/span & peaking in metal shorthand, Skeletonwitch guitarist Scott "Scunty" Hedrick has described his band as "Immortal beating the shit out of Metallica at a keg party." If you need more specifics, then know thi
  • Dwight's No Drummer

    by ED SYMKUS & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & A & lt;/span & rock band is about to hit its stride. A record label is ready to sign them, and they are more than ready to do the signing. The band members are practically jumping up and down, shouting, "We're gonna be

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