• Issue of
  • Dec 24-30, 2009
  • Vol. 17, No. 52
  • Broken News
Digital Edition


  • Long story short

    Perhaps you've checked in on the Tiger Woods drama recently and read phrases such as "steamy purported sex texts," or "best known for her stint on VH1's Tool Academy." If so, maybe you've wondered whether news gets stupider than this.


  • Letters

    Mayor's pricey teens, Broadmoor backlash, thoughts on Maggie Mae's controversial omelet, thanks to the military and more.
  • IQ: What's the news?
  • IQ
  • IQ: What's the news?

    More and more, opinion, personality and confrontational partisanship seem to attract more play in news reportage than "the news," per se.
  • Advice Goddess

    If absence makes the heart grow fonder, what would you say a restraining order will do?

Food & Drink


  • Reverb
  • Reverb

    So, this is Christmas? Indeed it is, and unfortunately, I have some terribly disheartening news. Like "hope" and "change" and "health care," it appears the Rocket Room could end up as yet another casualty of this, the Year of our Lord 2009.
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  • Film
  • Movie picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films playing around the area.


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