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InterPersonals: Silicon Valley's matchmaker

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For the Week of
October 12-18, 2005

Cover Story: Gag Orders:
Is the work of Cisco Systems and other high-tech companies helping China to crack down on dissent?

News: Plight of the Iguana:
Local business owners say landlord stepped over the line playing hardball on downtown space.

The Fly: Electile Dysfuntion.

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Silicon Alleys: Tripping Through Silicon Valley.

Techsploits: Meme War.

Rev: EV Phone Home: In the past couple years, a ragtag group of EVers has also held month-long vigils in Sacramento to stop Ford from taking people's leased electric vehicles.

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On Your Marks: MACLA's 'Can Control' displays graffiti's artistic side.

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Mammary Man: A new biography of soft-core exploitation director Russ Meyer gives the king of rack & roll an overdue tribute.

Kentucky Pain: Kooky stewardess meets grieving businessman in Cameron Crowe's unfunny, unromantic romantic comedy.

War Kids: 'Innocent Voices' examines the children who grew up as soldiers in El Salvador.

Scoundrel Time: 'Good Night, and Good Luck' re-creates the story of how Edward R. Murrow gave McCarthy the boot.

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Get Over Yourself: Tender rock star egos crave the validation (and big bucks) that a solo career affords.

Chairman M.I.A.: You can't spell 'mania' without M.I.A.

Club Life: The Cave.

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Book Box: 'Woken Furies' by Richard Morgan; 'Cinnamon Kiss' by Walter Mosley; 'Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary' by Henry Hitchings.

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Coming Soontofu: Omogari will help you brush up on your culinary vocabulary before Korean food gets big.

Live Feed: Know Before You Go.

5 Things to Love: Bubble Tea Shops.

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Out Of the Tragic Ashes: Phaedra and a flaming bird take flight at Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley.

Wit and Worlds of Words: Teatro Visión and Herbert Sigüenza conjure up the spirit of the great Mexican film comedian ¡Cantinflas!


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