For the Week of
September 14-20, 2005
Cover Story: Best of Silicon Valley 2005:
As a response to all those lame talk show jokes about the San Jose Wendy's scandal, our cover girl wanted to raise a different finger, but we didn't want to lose some of our advertisers.
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Editors' Short List
News: Flight Club:
Is 'white flight' threatening to bring segregation back to Silicon Valley schools?
The Fly: The Constant Gardener: Pete Constant quietly plants the seed for his District 1 campaign.
Silicon Alleys: Gnarly Computations For the Future.
Techsploits: You Can't Take the Sky From Me: A 'Firefly' fan sings the praises of Joss Whedon's antiauthoritarian sci-fi franchise.
Rev: Open Only in Case Of Emergency: I'm stockpiling food and water. I'm taking survivalist training. I'm preparing to be able to do anything in order to survive.
Video Wasteland: The Found Footage Festival stars Corey Haim, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Traci Lords and the beer abusers of Oceana County, Mich.
Shell Shock: The best intentions can't save Nicolas Cage in Andrew Niccol's 'Lord of War.'
Nerdtopia: 'The Baxter' is a cozy little comedy about the too-nice guy who gets stranded at the altar.
Drive, She Said: A wife, a mistress, and a two-timing husband confront each other in Tahmineh Milani's Iranian drama 'Unwanted Woman.'
Filmlets Go Manhattan: Twelve films compete for the love of viewers in 'The Manhattan Short Film Festival.'
Download Update: Cinequest announces downloads and rentals for fans of independent films.
Frantic 'Antics': Interpol moves beyond the comparisons.
All Born to Die: Nevada Backwards look on the sunny side of life.
A Fancy Prose Style: In 1955, Vladimir Nabokov shocked readers with a novel of forbidden lust; 'Lolita' still has the power to disturb.
Coach Potatoes: Frank Fitzpatrick's fascinating 'The Lion in Autumn' is one of the best books ever written on the rise and fall of a great college football coach.
Book Box: 'The Trudeau Vector' by Juris Jurjevics; 'Spice: A History of a Temptation' by Jack Turner; 'Sons of the Conquerors: The Rise of the Turkic World' by Hugh Pope.
Flea Enterprise: Buy! Sell! Eat! The flea market is an offbeat culinary adventure.
Live Feed: Bomb Shelter Cuisine.
5 Things to Love: Heirloom Tomato Varieties.
Witch Hunt: Opera San José's production of 'The Crucible' proves relevant in new era of Patriot Act hysteria.
Haunted, Dead or Alive: San Jose Rep inhabits a famous local mansion with ghosts and other goodies in 'The Haunting of Winchester.'
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