• Issue of
  • Jan 4-10, 2001
  • Vol. 8, No. 53
  • Thou Shalt Not Overeat


  • Thou Shalt Not Overeat
  • Thou Shalt Not Overeat

    Resolve to quit overeating in 2001? Diet books are filled with theories on why we overindulge, and how we can cure the urge to overeat.
  • The P.U.-Litzer Prizes for 2000

    For the ninth year in a row, weve sifted through a pile of entries for the P.U.-litzer, the annual award that pays tribute to this nation's stinkiest media performances. As usual, the competition was fierce.


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • IQ: Talkin' 'bout my resolution
  • IQ: Talkin' 'bout my resolution

    If you're like most people, your annual New Year's resolution is to break your resolution. This year -- the year of the true millennium -- the stakes are higher and so it's time to resolve to do something so outrageous that breaking it cannot be an option this time.
  • Outsider

    Hate to be the one to break the news, but we're going to have municipal elections come April.
  • Public Eye

    Bush's picks have repercussions here in Colorado; Former City Councilwoman Lisa Are popped up as a born-again columnist in the December issue of Colorado Christian Chronicle; Councilman Guman plans to run for El Paso County Commissioner; and Eugenia Echol's departure from her post as city spokeswoman leaves us hoping access to public records is swift and headache-free this year.

Food & Drink

  • Little teriyaki stand on the prairie

    Located in the new shopping center at Lexington and Woodmen, Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill is a small red and black-tiled eatery consistently filled with the 15 to 26ish age group, all armed with chopsticks.


  • Playing Around: Gyzunglasus
  • Playing Around: Gyzunglasus

    This week we highlight Gyzunglasus, the blues-infused alternarock band, who will be performing at the Ritz Grill on Friday-Sunday, Jan. 5-7, at 9 p.m.


  • Glimmers of Hope
  • Glimmers of Hope

    Billy Bob Thorton's All the Pretty Horses and Robert Zemeckis' Cast Away have succeeded admirably at producing compelling takes on traditional themes.
  • Party Girl

    Nobody does bumbling and endearing better than Sandra Bullock and in Miss Congeniality she lets it rip.
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.


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