Deadwood Edition Issue #190

April 8, 2008

Who's Afraid of Peak Oil?

A local look at a global scare

The world's runnin' out of oil. While such a problem can seem too big and tangled to deal with on a local scale, Tim Hjersted, director of the Films for Action project, wants city leaders to take a serious look.

Peak Oil - What It Means to You

You wouldn't know it from the mainstream media's coverage of rising gas prices, but the squeeze we're all feeling at the pump is just a small part of a much larger picture. The current price of gas is more than a just a little rough patch that might get worked out by the markets or policy wonks in Washington.

Actual News*

*...based on actual news

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Coat or Die!

Coat Party is going to burn your f*cking house down

Coat Party exudes enough vim and vigor to melt the eyes out of your sockets. This Lawrence dance-rock foursome-especially when performing live-will mash punked-up Gang of Four style rhythm, Gameboy soundtrack atmospherics and dual shout along vocals all over your face!

The Full Nelson

Nelson-Atkins Director Marc Wilson on all things art in K.C.

It's springtime, reader, and what better time to go for a visit to a fine art museum?

GreenTown, Realized

The Reinvention of Greensburg

Last May, immediately after the tornado hit, talk of rebuilding Greensburg began.


:bedlam edition!

As Jennifer Chiaverini wrote on page 246 of her latest novel, "The Winding Ways Quilt":

Save & Splurge

Fort Riley troops arrive in Baghdad

Plus: Honoring a fallen Kansas soldier.

Fort Riley soldier dies in Iraq

Capt. Donnie R. Belser Jr., 28, of Anniston, Ala., died Feb. 10 in Baqubah, Iraq.