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Wild and Scenic Film Festival Comes to Boise On Tournew

These films will highlight some of the environmental issues that are troubling us today.
Boise Weekly  |  Alex Blackwell  |  04-20-2011  |  Movies

Kiss My Apps: Geology IDnew

Geology ID ($6.99 on iTunes) may be the best iPhone, iPod and iPad app about Idaho rather than the stuff that people say about Idaho or what people do in Idaho.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  04-20-2011  |  Tech

Think You're Not Poisoned by Plastic? 'Plastic Planet' Says Otherwisenew

Plastic Planet says we're in the age of plastic and we're all treated like laboratory animals.
Boise Weekly  |  Jordan Wilson  |  04-20-2011  |  Reviews

Comedy Central's 'Workaholics' Doesn't Worknew

Basically, they're the kind of guys most of us wish would just hurry up and go extinct.
Boise Weekly  |  Damon Hunzeker  |  04-20-2011  |  Reviews

The Projector: Movies Opening Friday, April 15new

Singing cartoon parrots, presidential assassinations and one more reason to Scream, it's all at the movies.
Boise Weekly  |  James Ady  |  04-15-2011  |  Movies

Zach Galfianakis Is Between Two Ferns and a Hard Placenew

If only more interviewers could be like Zach G.
Boise Weekly  |  Alex Blackwell  |  04-13-2011  |  Movies

I Love You, Phillip Morris (Even If The U.S. Didn't)new

I Love You Phillip Morris, now out on DVD, almost didn't see the inside of U.S. theaters
Boise Weekly  |  Jordan Wilson  |  04-13-2011  |  Reviews

'The Confession': A TV Show That Doesn't Require A Pesky TVnew

The Hulu-only show fits more substantive dialogue into seven minutes than the entire DVD collection of Grey's Anatomy.
Boise Weekly  |  Damon Hunzeker  |  04-13-2011  |  Movies

Abe Lincoln and the Sundance Kid: Redford's Latest on the Other Lincoln Lawyernew

Oscar-winning director Robert Redford chose the unlikely figure of Mary Surratt for the centerpiece of his newest effort, The Conspirator.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  04-13-2011  |  Reviews

Looks Like Charlie Sheen is Still #Winning As Others Look to Cash In on the Madnessnew

A few people are trying to make some cash off that crazy. Case in point? The new DVD release of Troma's 1989 drama A Tale of Two Sisters, which was written and narrated by Sheen and is "from the mind, poems and DNA of Charlie Sheen."
Boise Weekly  |  Jordan Wilson  |  04-13-2011  |  Reviews

Get Gnarly With the Red Bull Rampagenew

See the footage of Red Bull's annual mountain bike competition and get a thousand easy answers to your kids questions about why you won't buy them a bike.
Boise Weekly  |  Alex Blackwell  |  04-07-2011  |  Sports

High Levels of Drugs Found in Cattle Linked to Dairiesnew

When test results released last year by the United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service showed extremely high levels of drugs and antibiotics in cattle from dairies across the nation, the federal agency announced it would launch a series of tests to address a potential problem. The Idaho dairy industry decided to preclude the FDA action with some unofficial testing of its own. Yet records of the testing are inaccessible and records of their strategy meeting don't exist.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  04-07-2011  |  Animal Issues

Idaho Vodkas Make High-End Use of the Humble Potatonew

From boutique distilleries to multi-brand companies, Idaho's most famous crop is getting fermented instead of fried.
Boise Weekly  |  Guy Hand  |  04-06-2011  |  Food+Drink

'Desert Flower' Needed a Better Gardenernew

Considering its subject matter and broad scope of characters and landscape, Desert Flower comes across as a bunch of posies pulled from the ground rather than a florist's carefully designed bouquet.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  04-06-2011  |  Reviews

Wow, This Sucksnew

What Sucker Punch lacks in dignity, it makes up for in bad taste.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  03-30-2011  |  Reviews

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