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Lost in space

Dave Newman on the documentary In the Shadow of the Moon After he returned to Earth, Buzz Aldrin toured the world. As he met people, he began to realize people around the world shared the same enthusiasm for the moon landing as the people of…

DIY: Fasting

Bryhanna Greenough hides the plates and ditches the silverware. Meranda Squires often goes days without eating. She’s not starving herself to lose weight. And it’s certainly not a hunger strike. …Is it for spiritual purposes? Well, partly, since the St. John’s resident says fasting puts…

Commanders: Attack of the Genos (2008)

Video Game Review: Commanders: Attack of the Genos (2008) Another fresh entry for the ever-evolving Xbox Live Arcade library, Commanders is a hill of a game in a mole-sized package. Doing the 1930s as Bioshock did the 1960s, this beautiful art deco title is a…

CD Review: Cat Power – Jukebox (2008)

CD Review: Cat Power – Jukebox (2008) Jukebox offers up soulful, bluesy and rockin’ renditions of songs by seminal artists such as Hank Williams, James Brown, Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell. I’d say it’s the most convincing love letter to rock n’ roll to date….

Free Will Astrology

“Boink the wind,” Scope astrologer Rob Brezsny tells Scorpio. Pisces (February 19 – March 20) In the coming week, you should try to experience, or at least visualize, scenes like the following: an apple pierced by an arrow that’s lying on a bridge near a…

Savage Love

Sex and love columnist Dan Savage says you should brush up on your polyamory skills. At first glance, I am the guy your mother wants you to marry. Successful, sweet, clean shaven. Below the surface, I am the guy your mother warned you about: pierced…

Comics Contest 2008

Have you ever found yourself shouting angrily at the comics section of the daily newspaper? Are you more depressing than Charles Schulz, inhabit a world more Kafkaesque than Scott Adams, or eat more candy than Nick Gurewitch? Are you funny—or something like it? If so,…