Deadwood Edition Issue #225

December 9, 2008

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Townie guide to… the gift of fab

Leslie Kay, screen printer, rock show booker, junk refurbisher, cat whisperer

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A Carol Full of Monkeys

Sock monkeys fling holiday cheer at LOLA

Twas the weeks before Christmas, when all through the economy, Not a shopper was stirring, not even at Anthropologie.

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Actual news*

*...based on actual news

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Save & Splurge: Emily Rose Patrick

I actually subscribe to the stimulating-the-economy theory, where I just spend money to encourage a resurgence in the economy.

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O Christmas Free

Recession-proof party plans

With the economy in a seemingly endless nosedive, many holiday parties are being scaled back or simply canceled. Even Vanity Fair is planning to tone down its standard-setting Oscar bash. In light of all the news, whatever is a humble holiday house party (and its broke hosts) to do?

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Lawrence’s The Armory heralds “The New Depression”

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Style Scout: Kyra Sims

I'm pretty obsessed with Spongebob Squarepants. I try to watch it every day.

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Style Scout: Alex Carnales

I think there should be a mall in Lawrence. I'd also like to have more clubs for younger people.

Nobody f*s with potluck. Or The Faint.

Forgive this minor trip down memory lane and all of the bullshit elitism that is bound to emerge, but this is my personal story of my relationship with the band, The Faint


Breaking news! Unknown man on bar roof!!