Table of contents for week of June 13, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Do state workers have it too good? Brian C. Jones reports that although public employees pose a tempting target for budget cutters, the differences from private sector compensation are sometimes more complex than they appear
Pam Steager on the 'F'-word and developing the requisite paranoia to be a true patriot
A conference put on by Campaign for America's Future, a progressive think tank and activist organization, hosted seven of the nine Democratic hopefuls, who then played to the party's left-liberal wing. Giving cause for hope, finds Richard Byrne, the candidates had more practical ideas than their hosts.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: A delightful dilemma
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Romantic regression
Plus, this just in:
SPORTING PURSUITS : The savage swagger of New York's baseball brutes
INDY MEDIA : Activists report straight from the ramparts
AS THE PROJO TURNS : Guild contract hangs in the balance
Bub Gulla on the healing power of the Call for Action DVD.
Franklin Soults on the new, improved Liz Phair.
Also, short reviews of:
Dave Ellis : STATE OF MIND
Aphex Twin : 26 MIXES FOR CASH
François K : A COLLECTION OF CLASSICS
Oleander : JOYRIDE
Righteous Boy : I SING BECAUSE OF YOU
Kelly Clarkson : THANKFUL
And, last but not least, Roadtripping
Peter Keough finds a miniature portrait of America in Spellbound.
This week's trailers:
RUGRATS GO WILD!
The last hurrah? Bill Rodriguez traces three generations of memories at Theatre-by-the-Sea.
Rodriguez is also on hand as NewGate serves Nicky Silver’s junk Food.
Julia Hanna on Tim Gautreaux's deep South.
Hot Dots Tuesday, 8:00 (10) Dog Eat Dog. Interesting to note that this extreme-contest show has been selected to be provided with video description for the vision-impaired.
Johnette Rodriguez says Celestial Café is a find in South County.
The Best 2002