Kristen Lombardi scrapes up news about a new machine designed to ferret out drug smugglers among prison visitors is targeting grandmothers, substance-abuse counselors, and other innocent bystanders
Dan Kennedy looks at a deliciously bitchy new book kicks the world's most reviled media couple, Tina Brown and Harry Evans, while they're down -- but not yet out.
Seth Gitell says Brian Joyce and Cheryl Jacques may seem very different, but they have a lot in common -- especially if you're a Ninth District voter. If one of them doesn't drop out of the congressional race, the socially conservative Stephen Lynch will face a splintered opposition.
Chris Wright says that after 30 years of neglect, the dream of undersea living is making a modest comeback — but this time, it’s just for fun ;
Dorie Clark reports on City Council wrangling
In Talking Politics, Seth Gitell notices that Tom Finneran’s new congressional lines are just as gerrymandered as before, and don’t even create a minority-majority district.
In the Phoenix editorial, we ask: Where’s the outrage over the death of Genoa protester Carlo Giuliani?
In Out There, Anrew Weiner gets a Carson Daly haircut.
In Urban Buy, Nina Willdorf cleans shit up.
Plus, this just in:
PAY RAISES :
RIGHTY TIGHTY, LEFTY LOOSEY : Sinister sandman
ACTIVISM : Anti-racing activists get ballsy
ATTITUDE : Commodify your dissent
This time, it’s really over
THEATER : Play on!
SUMMER SIZZLE : Now we’re cookin’
TALKING POLITICS : Keeping the Eighth together
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