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  • Nov 12-18, 2008
  • Vol. 17, No. 20


  • Still Outside the Wire
  • Features
  • Still Outside the Wire

    "Outside the wire" is military jargon for being beyond the relatively safe confines of a base camp or support installation. Experienced combat soldiers know what "outside the wire" means.
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  • Bipartisan Idaho

    Could Walt Minnick's election herald a new era of cooperation?
  • citydesk

    Obama, bennies, trains and vets


Food & Drink

Odds & Ends

Arts & Culture


  • Cobweb
  • One Day Left

    That's right, you've got just one more day to get in your entries for the annual Boise Weekly Fiction 101 and Bad Cartoon contests.

    All entries for both contests are due no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19.

  • Cobweb
  • Anti-anti gay marriage rally

    Opponents of California's Prop 8 and anti-gay marriage ballot measures that passed in Florida, Arizona and Arkansas, will march on Boise City Hall on Sat., Nov 15, at 11:30 A.M...


  • Going Steady
  • Going Steady

    The Hold Steady prove their staying power with new release, Stay Positive
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  • Film
  • I'll Cry if I Want To

    It's not her party, but Anne Hathaway steals the spotlight in Rachel Getting Married
  • Film Reviews
  • Hank and Mike

    Think of the foulest, dirtiest segment you could ever see on sketch comedies Saturday Night Live or The Kids in the Hall. Multiply it by 10, give it an R-rating for drug use, nudity and foul language, and you've got a movie called Hank and Mike, the worst thing to ever happen to Easter.

Rec & Sports


  • Ted Rall
  • President Obama's First Day by Ted Rall

    The first in a series of animated political cartoons by award-winning syndicated cartoonist Ted Rall and David Essman a tongue-firmly-in-cheek look at liberal Democrats' fantasies of how an Obama Administration would instantly change things for the better
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