For the Week of
December 1-7, 2004
Cover Story: Meet Your Mocker:
Who is Lonn Partridge, and why must he yank Silicon Valley's chain?
News: Muscle vs. Fitness
Weight can be a sign of health problems, right? Wrong. But it still leads to prejudicial thinking.
The Fly: This week's political bites.
Biter: The Bay Area Glass Institute turns molten glass into a work of art.
Techsploits: Annalee Newitz loves porn.
Rev: New Automotive Dictionary: I got to suckle at the thesaurus, discovering new words that would make me sound smart.
Locked In Gilded Cages:
'Women on the Verge' show depicts the cultural confinement of the 19th century.
Animals: Get as far away as you can from 'Closer.'
Soldiering On: Edward Dmytryk's 'The Young Lions' puts Marlon Brando in a fetching uniform.
Gone to Seed: All right, Chucky movies were never great, but do they have to drag Jennifer Tilly down with them?
Once More, With Feeling: What happens to a one-hit wonder? Dishwalla doesn't want to find out.
Motion Picture Perfect: Why pop songs become popular through movies.
Make a Pass: Salang Pass Restaurant offers an elegant entry into Afghan cuisine.
Silicon Veggie: A Christmas Tale.
5 Places to Love: Brewpubs.
Scare Tactics: Dark tales unfold at San Jose Stage Company's 'The Woman in Black.'