For the Week of
October 12-18, 2005
Cover Story: Gag Orders:
Is the work of Cisco Systems and other high-tech companies helping China to crack down on dissent?
News: Plight of the Iguana:
Local business owners say landlord stepped over the line playing hardball on downtown space.
The Fly: Electile Dysfuntion.
Silicon Alleys: Tripping Through Silicon Valley.
Techsploits: Meme War.
Rev: EV Phone Home: In the past couple years, a ragtag group of EVers has also held month-long vigils in Sacramento to stop Ford from taking people's leased electric vehicles.
On Your Marks: MACLA's 'Can Control' displays graffiti's artistic side.
Mammary Man: A new biography of soft-core exploitation director Russ Meyer gives the king of rack & roll an overdue tribute.
Kentucky Pain: Kooky stewardess meets grieving businessman in Cameron Crowe's unfunny, unromantic romantic comedy.
War Kids: 'Innocent Voices' examines the children who grew up as soldiers in El Salvador.
Scoundrel Time: 'Good Night, and Good Luck' re-creates the story of how Edward R. Murrow gave McCarthy the boot.
Get Over Yourself: Tender rock star egos crave the validation (and big bucks) that a solo career affords.
Chairman M.I.A.: You can't spell 'mania' without M.I.A.
Club Life: The Cave.
Book Box: 'Woken Furies' by Richard Morgan; 'Cinnamon Kiss' by Walter Mosley; 'Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary' by Henry Hitchings.
Coming Soontofu: Omogari will help you brush up on your culinary vocabulary before Korean food gets big.
Live Feed: Know Before You Go.
5 Things to Love: Bubble Tea Shops.
Out Of the Tragic Ashes: Phaedra and a flaming bird take flight at Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley.
Wit and Worlds of Words: Teatro Visión and Herbert Sigüenza conjure up the spirit of the great Mexican film comedian ¡Cantinflas!