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Motherhood left little time for Carol Tyler, a onetime Sacramentan, to follow her passion to become an underground comic artist. But the release of her new book, Late Bloomer, proves the wait was worth it.
By Becca Costello
This article was published on 03.30.06
A handful of renowned underground comic-book artists have local roots.
By Jackson Griffith
A Davis artist is the pre-eminent repairman for the world’s most lifelike, and creepy, love dolls.
By Claire St. John
Real ID gives the government—and corporations—yet another tool to keep tabs on law-abiding citizens.
By Nancy Brands Ward
By Jason Probst, and R.V. Scheide
The Sacramento area has fostered many a countercultural comic-book author in recent decades.
By Melinda Welsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
We love to wave the flag and leave the mess for someone else.
By Alison Rood
Bites saves Nibbles from an untimely explosion.
Why must our city officials keep approving sprawl?
It appears that Rob Reiner has used tax money for political purposes—and that’s illegal.
By Dave Cox
Delaine Eastin, former California superintendent for public instruction, says real patriots fund public education.
By Delaine Eastin
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
The Pamela Skinner Gallery offers a window into the Bay Area art scene.
By Saunthy Singh
DeLillo explains why writing a play isn’t as easy as it seems.
By John Freeman
The author comes up with another reason why it’s not a great time to be young.
Reviewed by Julie Foster
Prom night doesn’t have to be a drag, but SN&R thinks it’d be more fun if it were!
By Erin Sierchio
Duelling film festivals begin this weekend.
By Jonathan Kiefer
Trade your wife, affirm your life.
By Keith Lowell Jensen
It’s the addictive, lo-fi bastard cousin of World of Warcraft.
By Matthew Craggs
Bland confections in love, against a backdrop of national trauma.
Reviewed by David Riedel
A poem by William S. Gainer of Grass Valley.
By William S. Gainer
Who knew South Park could break your heart?
A woman’s place is in the pulpit.
By Jeff Hudson
Shakespearean language with Western accents? Better listen closely.
Hamlet in the Middle East?
By Patti Roberts
How ’bout delicious Vietnamese food?
By Kate Washington
Culinary-arts professor Teresa Urkofsky testifies about the importance of salt.
Temple Fine Coffee and Tea offers delicious espresso with no language barrier.
So many influences, so little time.
By Jason Roberts
Reliably alluring and well-controlled.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Jackie Greene needs a band like the Band.
By Jim Lane
As boring for this critic to recount as it was to sit through.
Whoring, barfing, shouting, writing.
By Robert Berry
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