Fourth Wall

Elling Lien has a question. Why isn’t there a regular time set aside for the public to ask questions at St. John’s city council meetings? Okay, that sounded totally boring. Let’s back up… You want bike lanes. When you’re watching city council meetings on Rogers…

News bites

Bikes galore It’s almost as if they hatched when the sun came out. On the long weekend less car traffic on the road meant more bikes venturing out into the street. Is there a lesson somewhere here? If you make cyclists feel comfortable on the…

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Photo by Rachel Jean Harding

DIY: Tely 10

Sarah Smellie Telys it like it is. It’s finally spring. Time to put away those thick sweaters, shed your clothing layers and bring out your warm weather wardrobe. If you, like me, take “snow day” to be a synonym for “cheese fondue day”, you’re probably…

Invincible Summer: an anthology (zines #1-8)

Zine Review: Invincible Summer: an anthology (zines #1-8), Nicole J. Georges, 2007 Nicole Georges is a Portland-based writer and illustrator, and her artwork is quirkily charming and intimate. Here we meet a 20-something version of Nicole who writes about collecting chickens, learning to work with…

Savage Love

Sex and love advice columnist Dan Savage puts your wheels in motion. I’m writing on behalf of a 19-year-old guy with cerebral palsy. As you may know, CP is a brain affliction resulting from insufficient oxygen at birth, and it causes the part of the…

AE Bridger – The Oh-Six (2006)

CD Review: AE Bridger – The Oh-Six (2006) Following the demise of local rock band The Elimination Dance, AE Bridger set out with his brother Dylan to help realize their own uniquely twisted musical visions. From the cover art—which appears to be some kind of…

Rainbow Six Vegas 2

I never come down on a game. Have you noticed that? Well, today’s your day. This game is garbage, and to fans who played the original, an insult. Save your $30 and buy the first one instead.

Free Will Astrology

Disneyland in Iraq? Astrologer Rob Brezsny gives Sagittarius the scoop. Gemini (May 21 – June 21) Giuseppe Rebaudi and Silvie Basain started dating in 1952. This year they finally decided to take the next step. After a 56-year courtship, the 101-year-old Italian man wed his…