April 20, 2007
Suicide Aid in Dying: God, PR and the right to die in
California. By MATTHEW FLEISCHER
Rolling With Big Boy - The voice of Power 106: Whats a few hundred pounds between friends? By SCOTT T. STERLING
Also, The Imus Factor
The Minutemans Tale: A political obituary: Jim Gilchrist, 20052007. By BEN EHRENREICH
A Considerable Town
God Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut: Remembrance by DAVE SHULMAN with an illustration by ANABEL CURRY
Vonnegut's Pies by DWAYNE BOOTH.
Clown Power: JUDITH LEWIS steps up with stilt walkers and activists for a day of national climate action.
Turning the Tables: KPFKs lesbian, African-immigrant boss is accused of sexually harassing its white news chief, by DANIEL HERNANDEZ.
Marrying for Money: Poverty-wage young soldiers wed strangers and friends to get cash and housing, by NATHAN McINTIRE.
Friends in Low Places: A city-approved towing firms manager faces opium-distribution charges no big deal in Bell Gardens, by JEFFREY ANDERSON.
Power Failure: Another judge nixes Villaraigosas school takeover plan, by DAVID ZAHNISER.
In NIKKI FINKEs DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD, high rollers, humbled Harvey and The Hills.
Jonathan Gold Wins Pulitzer Prize: First time for a restaurant critic, first for L.A. Weekly
Eat & Drink
Do Fries Go With That Ube Shake? Perfected fast food at Oinkster, by JONATHAN GOLD.
Satellite of Love: He went XM. She went Sirius. This is their violent, triumphant story, by LIBBY MOLYNEAUX.
Plus, LINDA IMMEDIATO is in the red at Chinatowns Mountain Bar.
JUDITH LEWIS celebrates a week of Earth Day in HOOPLA,
Living Precarity: Singer-songwriter Peter Cases memoirs, round one, by DAVE SHULMAN.
Condensed Cream of Conceptualism: Ginny Bishtons persistent vegetative state, by DOUG HARVEY.
ART PICK: Les Fleurs Du Mal, Paper Bombs by PETER FRANK
See Art Last Resort by Mark Mann at Taylor De Cordoba and
auction time by AMRA BROOKS
Home Is Where the Fear Is: Middle-class dreads take center stage, by STEVEN MIKULAN.
Plus, new theater reviews,
ALAN RICHs A LOT OF NIGHT MUSIC
COMEDY PICK: Marc Maron, Janeane Garofalo and Henry Rollins by Libby Molyneaux
CLASSICAL PICK: The Diary of Anne Frank by Mary Beth Crain
DANCE PICK: Poisoning the Well by Ann Haskins
Imus Fuss: In SURF REPORT, Meet the Press host and guests get called out, by ROBERT ABELE.
Court and Spark: Ryan Gosling fires up Fracture, by SCOTT FOUNDAS.
The Relativist Hole: ELLA TAYLOR reopens Black Book and takes in Doug Couplands second act, Everything's Gone Green.
PAUL CULLUM remembers John S. Rad, 19362007
War and Remembrances: City of Lights, City of Angels winds down with dark ruminations and hopeful sentiments by SCOTT FOUNDAS
He Is the Champion: Brother Ali raps beyond the pale, by JOHN PAYNE.
In KATE SULLIVANs ROCK & ROLL LOVE LETTER, Coachella and the cure for the common festivalitis.
DANCE CLUB PICK: Bondage Ball by Lina Lecaro
Brick's Picks: Last Call Herman Rileys horn falls silent by BRICK WAHL
SAVAGE LOVE by DAN SAVAGE
HOROSCOPE by ROCKIE GARDINER
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