Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Dec 7, 2006
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  • Dec 7-13, 2006
  • Vol. 16, No. 50


  • Graphic Account
  • Graphic Account

    Munhall's Ed Piskor talks about illustrating famed comics writer Harvey Pekar's new graphic novel, Macedonia
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  • Profit From Non-Profit?
  • Profit From Non-Profit?

    The deed to a North Side halfway house includes a provision barring the sale of the building until 2037.


  • UUBU6
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • UUBU6

    An old social hall has been converted to serve our generation's finest communal function: fine dining in a funky atmosphere.


  • Quiet Storm, a local mainstay, unplugs music

    No more will the Cubano sandwich and the gyro burrito live in harmony with rock 'n' roll. The reason? Renovations to three apartments attached to the rear of the venue.


  • Terry Gilliam's <i>Tideland</i> comes in, and it's dark.
  • Terry Gilliam's Tideland comes in, and it's dark.

    Gilliam is habitually free with the lens, but here it is positively, madly, joyously anchorless: floating, fisheyed, drunkenly lurching as if attempting to rationalize what's senseless.
  • Blood Diamond
  • Blood Diamond

    There's requisite action scenes and battles, but in Blood Diamond, they're backlit by the country's chief resource: diamonds.
  • Unknown
  • Unknown

    Call it Reservoir Dogs meets Memento meets a twist on Stockholm Syndrome, with some climactic surprises.




  • Vox Pop
  • No Surprise

    As many predicted, Air America done in by its own predictability

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