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Cover Story: Year in Review: Strange Change

Polls defied, voters mobilized, janitors victorious

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 26, 2007
What's old was new again in 2007 as Greater Cincinnati voters returned all of the same politicians to city council, kept debating what should be built along the city's riverfront and again rej  

Cover Story: The Year in Film & Music: Bowl Cuts, Dicks & Day-Lewis

'Best of' observations on the year in movies

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Best unabashedly wack studio release: Craig Brewer´s Black Snake Moan comes on like a scuzzy, Southern-fried Tennessee Williams melodrama and rarely lets up. Teetering on the edge of complet  

Cover Story: It's Sad and Beautiful World

Screw a list! My 2007 recollections cannot be contained by your silly number system!

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
The seventh year of the 21st century was the most fucked up year of my life. Fucked up in a good and bad way, if that makes sense. I felt my heart crumple and then soar. Peppered with little fantas  

Cover Story: Essential Home Viewing

'Best DVDs of the Year' lists are odd beasts

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
No critic/reviewer has the time and/or energy to watch every DVD that floats across his or her desk. It's an impossible task, save for those who can survive without sleep, food, bathing, fresh a  

Cover Story: The Killer(s) Inside

From cable TV to film, 2007's killers spread the sickness

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
In 1952, Jim Thompson made his name with The Killer Inside Me, a crime thriller about small-town Texas deputy Lou Ford. At 29, Ford lorded over the community with easygoing, good-old-boy charm wh  

Listopia 2007

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Greater Cincinnati musicians and writers pick their favorite musical things and moments of 2007, including Linford Detweiler's favorite things.  

Cover Story: Psychotic Festival

Soothsayers and sages at your service

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Your dead dog is trying to reach you. So is your late grandmother. Gnomes, fairies and elves have information to share with you. You can communicate with all these beings if you have about $30   

Cover Story: You're Getting Warmer

It's been 10 years since the Kyoto Accord was struck; why has so little been accomplished?

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 5, 2007
The Kyoto Accord began the race to halt global warming. On its 10th anniversary, why are we barely past the starting gate? I remember so well the final morning hours of the Kyoto conference. The  

Cover Story: Activism, Environment, Politics

Without U.S. participation, the Kyoto Accord was doomed

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 5, 2007
In geological time, 10 years is hardly noticed. A speck of dust. But for sentient beings, much happens in 10 years. Children grow up, parents and friends pass away, wars start and end, president  

Cover Story: Ask the Environmentalist

Well-known experts weigh in on the Kyoto Accord

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Ross Gelbspan, author of The Heat Is On and Boiling Point, www.heatisonline.org What is needed is a new Kyoto Accord that reflects the urgency and magnitude of the challenge: a rapid global tran  

Cover Story: Bob Loves You

Tyrants of Big Oil just want to be your friend

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Bob Ridge wants to talk. In fact, the VP of health, safety and environment at ConocoPhillips says it's been too long. You know, we should have sat down sooner -- like before the American public be  

Cover Story: A Countercultural Christmas

How to opt out of holiday consumerism

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 28, 2007
You could easily be labeled a Grinch for taking a stand against holiday consumerism. In a culture fixated on possessions and money, binge shopping and going into debt to give Christmas gifts loo  

Cover Story: 'Santa, I Want a New Dildo'

Mistletoe isn't the only way to get some

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Christmas and its related winter celebrations are supposed to be a season of joy, and few things bring as much joy as good sex and an intense orgasm -- whether it be with another person or by your  

Cover Story: Christmas for One

How to avoid the family tradition and have a good time this season

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 28, 2007
The holiday season can be an exhausting time. The extensive schedule of family gatherings often feels more like a whirlwind of obligations than a relaxing time with friends. Family members feud o  

Cover Story: Yule Love Losar

Lesser-known winter holidays underscore cultural diversity

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Not all winter holidays are based on religion, but many are. Some of the more interesting events aren't very well known but embody the spirit of giving and renewal that are frequently missing in