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Feb. 23. 2007 

The Town the Law Forgot by JEFFREY ANDERSON. No Peace in the Valley by STEVEN MIKULAN. Li'l Dickens Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Make Love to the Vice President by JERRY STAHL

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{mosimage} The Town The Law Forgot: An L.A. ’burb is mired in gangs, cartels and south-of-the-border-style politics. By JEFFREY ANDERSON


No Peace in the Valley: According to former porn star, Kulak’s Woodshed is barely legal. By STEVEN MIKULAN

Li’l Dickens, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Make Love to the Vice President. By JERRY STAHL


A Considerable Town

The Audacity: Barack Obama hits Los Angeles and, eventually, gets around to giving a speech. By DANIEL HERNANDEZ

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Sweetheart Deal: Providence’s night of happy endings, by JONATHAN GOLD.

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Books

The Crescent Moon Is Down: Suggested reading for the president, by MATTHEW FLEISCHER.


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Pink Elephants on Parade: Tim Hawkinson’s lost weekend, by DOUG HARVEY.

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MUST SEE ART: Nathan Hylden’s “Again and As If to Begin” and Aurie Ramirez by AMRA BROOKS

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Who’s Afraid of Edward Albee? Don’t call it a comeback — the playwright was never gone; an interview by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS.

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Too Sweet the Sound: Amazing Grace ODs on sanctimonious idealism.

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Glastonbury: The Sound and the Filth. A muddled, wasted tribute to Britain’s infamous music fest by ROB NELSON

More reviews of new films, including The Astronaut Farmer, Gray Matters, and Reno 911!: Miami

SHORT RUN: Our Daily Bread by J. HOBERMAN


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In SURF REPORT, ROBERT ABELE finds The 1/2 Hour News Hour comes up short.

 
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Focus Group: Blur’s Damon Albarn talks to JOHN PAYNE about his new project with former Clash bassist Paul Simonon, and MARK MAUER reviews the new record.

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