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2007 Stories by Jay Bennett

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  • A Bunch of Bull

    published November 15, 2007

    If you waded through the flood of NBA preseason predictions, you probably found a handful of adventurous pundits who envisioned the Phoenix... More >>

  • Lust in Space

    published November 8, 2007

    Ever wonder how hot Lieutenant Uhura (circa '67, of course) would look on the big screen? Thought so. As if the nerd gods were listening, the... More >>

  • The Cold and the Beautiful

    published October 25, 2007

    Fun fact No. 1: Iceland was recently named the fourth-happiest nation on Earth. Fun fact No. 2: Some Icelanders, descended from Vikings and... More >>

  • Mural Retro

    published October 18, 2007

    Seems most folks around here still haven’t wrapped their heads around the notion of graffiti as art. In a land where the sand-colored wall is... More >>

  • The Tall-Tale Heart

    published August 23, 2007

    In Big Fish, author Daniel Wallace used tall tales to help a son search for the father he barely knew. In The Watermelon... More >>

  • Apocalypse Chow

    published August 9, 2007

    Ever wonder what saucy Scottish superchef Gordon Ramsay's really like? You know, when the cameras are off? Can the abusive, F-bomb-dropping,... More >>

  • Just Win-Win, Baby

    published August 9, 2007

    Baseball's trade deadline came and went 10 days ago without the Arizona Diamondbacks lifting a finger. Was this decision lazy or savvy... More >>

  • Allman Joy

    published August 2, 2007

    When it stands alone, Honeytribe sounds like the name of any forgettable jam band playing in Your Town on a Sunday night. But stick the words... More >>

  • Bringing Down the Houses

    published July 26, 2007

    It's hard to imagine the delicate arrangements and understated instrumentation of Portland chamber-pop collective Eskimo & Sons... More >>

  • Radio Birdman

    published June 21, 2007

    Second acts in rock are mostly tiresome, so it would seem Radio Birdman's reunion is a completely unnecessary exercise by a band whose existence... More >>

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