Deadwood Edition Issue #50

September 28, 2004

Keeping up with a killer

AIDS-related deaths may be down, but local educators are doing their part to make sure the disease is not forgotten

When Chris had his first one night stand with a guy, he was plenty aware of the risk of AIDS. He knew he could get it by engaging in unprotected anal sex. He knew he could get it by sharing needles or getting a blood transfusion. He didn't know he could get it by giving a blow job. "For those of you who are wondering, no, he didn't reach a climax inside my mouth"

On record :: KJHK new music reviews

Bjrk's got balls. Over the past decade, she's maintained a celebrity hugeness here in the states by doing one simple thing: being herself. Her music has a personal uniqueness that is often as disturbing as it is breathtaking, which keeps her at a creative distance from other "divas." She's adventurous, which usually pays off.

Review :: Aubrey, "Aubrey"

Ah, fresh blood. It's the nectar of life; the cream pie of the heart; the jungle juice of the soul.

Review: Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys, "Empty House"

"The Good Ain't Gone" is the title of the leadoff track on Rex Hobart and Misery Boys' fourth album, and it may as well be the mission statement for the band and the entire genre of honky-tonk balladeering.

Jenna Jameson's turgid memoir doesn't suck

Jenna Jameson's new book "How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale" is an addictive read. That is, it's addictive in a vein similar to reading "People" magazine, or eating Whitman's chocolates -- we don't necessarily plan on reading the whole magazine, or eating the whole box, but before we know it we've snarfed down every last buttercream, and are feeling slightly sick because of it

Review: Fable - Xbox

Fable is a side-quest and customizer's dream. There is enough content here to keep anyone busy for weeks. It's too bad the core story didn't have a multitude of branching storylines as it once was supposed to be.

'First Daughter' launches conservative campaign

There's a scene in 1953's "Roman Holiday" where Audrey Hepburn's princess is stuck at another obligatory state function, and she's forced to politely dance for hours with one decrepit geezer after another.

Review: Silent Hill 4: The Room - PS2, Xbox

Has the survival horror genre passed its peak?

Has the survival horror genre passed its peak?

LIVE FROM: Day 2 - Big 12 Media Days

Day 2 of Big 12 Media Days in the Marriott Downtown in Kansas City, Mo. starts with Kansas University coach Mark Mangino addressing members of the media. The rest of today's lineup: Colorado, Kansas State and Oklahoma State.

Rasmussen poll: Roberts, McCain have 20-point Kansas advantages

A poll by Scott Rasmussen gives huge edges to Sen. Pat Roberts over likely opponent Jim Slattery in November, and the poll also said Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., now has a 20-point advantage in Kansas over Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., in the presidential race.