Suicide Aid in Dying: God, PR and the right to die in
California. By MATTHEW FLEISCHER
With Big Boy – The voice of Power 106: What’s a few hundred pounds
between friends? By SCOTT T. STERLING
Minuteman’s Tale: A political obituary: Jim Gilchrist, 2005–2007.
By BEN EHRENREICH
A Considerable Town
Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut: Remembrance by DAVE SHULMAN with an illustration
by ANABEL CURRY
Pies by DWAYNE BOOTH.
Power: JUDITH LEWIS steps up with stilt walkers and activists for a day
of “national climate action.”
the Tables: KPFK’s lesbian, African-immigrant boss is accused of sexually
harassing its white news chief, by DANIEL HERNANDEZ.
Money: Poverty-wage young soldiers wed strangers and friends to get cash
and housing, by NATHAN McINTIRE.
in Low Places: A city-approved towing firm’s manager faces opium-distribution
charges — no big deal in Bell Gardens, by JEFFREY ANDERSON.
Another judge nixes Villaraigosa’s school takeover plan, by DAVID
In NIKKI FINKE’s
DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD, high rollers, humbled Harvey and The Hills.
Gold Wins Pulitzer Prize: First time for a restaurant critic, first for
Eat & Drink
Fries Go With That Ube Shake? Perfected fast food at Oinkster, by JONATHAN
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 Chinatown’s Mountain Bar.
JUDITH LEWIS celebrates a
week of Earth Day in HOOPLA,
Precarity: Singer-songwriter Peter Case’s memoirs, round one, by DAVE
Cream of Conceptualism: Ginny Bishton’s persistent vegetative state,
by DOUG HARVEY.
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
Is Where the Fear Is: Middle-class dreads take center stage, by STEVEN MIKULAN.
ALAN RICH’s A
LOT OF NIGHT MUSIC
PICK: Marc Maron, Janeane Garofalo and Henry Rollins by Libby Molyneaux
PICK: The Diary of Anne Frank by Mary Beth Crain
PICK: Poisoning the Well by Ann Haskins
Fuss: In SURF REPORT, Meet the Press host and guests get called out, by
and Spark: Ryan Gosling fires up Fracture, by SCOTT FOUNDAS.
Relativist Hole: ELLA TAYLOR reopens Black Book and takes in Doug
Coupland’s second act, Everything's Gone Green.
PAUL CULLUM remembers John
S. Rad, 1936–2007
and Remembrances: City of Lights, City of Angels winds down with dark ruminations
and hopeful sentiments by SCOTT FOUNDAS
Is the Champion: Brother Ali raps beyond the pale, by JOHN PAYNE.
In KATE SULLIVAN’s ROCK
& ROLL LOVE LETTER, Coachella and the cure for the common festivalitis.
CLUB PICK: Bondage Ball by Lina Lecaro
Last Call – Herman Riley’s horn falls silent by BRICK WAHL
LOVE by DAN SAVAGE
HOROSCOPE by ROCKIE GARDINER