NEWS & FEATURES
Mark Jurkowitz on how President Bush has suddenly become the loneliest man in Washington. Who’s in more trouble? Him or us?
With the City elections coming this Tuesday (mark your calendars!) we present two resources for the uninformed voter. First, Katie Liesenger has compiled the candidates' words on their ideas for the city. Second, Adam Reilly provides the answers to the questions many of you are likely asking. Namely, "why should I vote in Tuesday's city election?" For political novices, this one's a must-read.
Chris Wangler has been attending IKEA grand openings since he was a toddler. On the eve of the Stoughton branch's debut - the first IKEA store in New England - he attempts to find the company's warts. Are there even any?
Dan Savage on sex.
ID Check: Josh "Wisdumb" Spivack
In the Phoenix editorial: Hennigan for mayor, plus Phoenix endorsements for City Council.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
SEX AND SALARY Mind the wage gap
FREEDOM WATCH Give Alito a chance
RUNNIN’ ON VEGETABLE OIL Piebald tour US on 40¢ a gallon
BIRD WATCHING Bush delivers for the drug companies
THE GOOD SOLDIER Swofford won’t play politics with Jarhead
GIRL-ON-GIRL VIOLENCE Patricia pulls no punches
QUOTES + NUMBERS Gas money or school money?
In Theater, Geroge Ross' One-Man Star Wars Trilogy.
In ‘Frontiers’ and Willie Cole in Worcester; plus Joan Snyder and Morgan Schwartz.
Ken Micalleff takes a detour into the strange world of Super Furry Animals.
Ted Drozdowski on Depeche Mode's Playing the Angel.
Tony Ware checks out the carefully constructed house of Luomo.
David Day discovers Tom Vek. He also delivers Circuits.
In Cellars By Starlight, Sarah Tomlinson talks to Aberdeen City about their adopted hometown pride. She also has notes.
In Giant Steps, Jon Garelick checks out Anthony Braxton.
In Out: Matt Ashare enjoys the Rudds' Cheap Trick costume.
In Download: Eli Anderson sifts through the garbage the labels have been dumping over these past few months.
Live reviews of:
Lost City Angels, Richard Thompson with Danny Thompson, and Kanye West.
Also, short reviews of:
BIG STAR IN SPACE
BROADCAST TENDER BUTTONS
DANE COOK RETALIATION
DEVIN THE DUDE TO THA X-TREME
THE KINGSBURY MANX THE FAST RISE AND FALL OF THE SOUTH
QUINTRON & MISS PUSSYCAT SWAMP TECH
Peter Keough enjoys The Squid and the Whale, the latest from Wes Anderson co-conspirator Noah Baumbach.
Peter Keough is less enthused about Jarhead, a war film with nothing to do.
Also, short reviews of:
DORIAN BLUES/FUNERAL PARADE OF ROSES
Carolyn Clay on three offerings: Carol Mulroney, Lord of the Flies, and True West.
Marcia Siegel on the Limón Dance Company.
Christopher Millis on Christian Jankowski.
Ted Drozdowski on Lost Delta Found.
Chris Nelson on BBC's latest attempt to cash in on Ricky Gervais-mania: an Alan Partridge retrospective on DVD.
HOTDOTS: TUESDAY 8 | 9:00  FRONTLINE: THE LAST ABORTION CLINIC | The pro-life team has severely curtailed abortions by using local laws to close clinics. In Mississippi, for example, only one working abortion clinic now exists.
BY CLIF GARBODEN
Dining Out Robert Nadeau on The Kebab Factory.
On the Cheap Teriyaki House
Taste Buds: Upcoming local dining events
Noshing & Sipping: Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter.
Guide To Fall
Best Music Poll 2005
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Education Section 2005