For the Week of
September 29-October 5, 2004
Cover Story: Life In the New Normal:
Where Cat Stevens is a terrorist, a Hummer symbolizes freedom and John Kerry isn't a war hero. Welcome to the new normal, where everything is just like it was--except that it's not.
News: Taxing Traffic
Ballot measures seek to improve North Bay transportation woes.
Rev: Patent No. 6,757,593: If 'anger' is showing, the display shows an 'angry' expression and the speaker outputs an audio message: 'I am angry now.'
Critic's Picks: A guide to the week's best arts, theater and music events.
Sex Scene: The 2004 Mill Valley Film Festival reveals a few naked truths--and a whole lot more.
Journey's End: 'Aging Out' examines what it means to be all alone and 18.
True Believer: New CD pays tribute to a cowpunk legend.
Line on the Fish: Psychedelic relic Barry Melton's dual life.
Travelin' Tummy: Eating your way to Bodega Bay (and back again).
Swirl 'n' Spit: Simi Winery.
Country Matters: Memory and truth collide in magical 'Drawer Boy.'