Day: October 18, 2005

From the Basement On the Hill, II

Twenty-two unreleased Elliott Smith songs, dubbed From the Basement On the Hill II, are available for download. Get them soon because they will only be up for about a week. Though I was disappointed with the post-mortem release, you bet…

Miers is Not Pro-Choice

No surprise here. As a candidate for a seat on the Dallas City Council, Ms. Miers answered “yes” to the following question: “If Congress passes a Human Life Amendment to the Constitution that would prohibit abortion except when it was…

A Corner Where L.A. Hits Rock Botton

L.A. Times columnist Steve Lopez ventures out to his city’s skid row, reporting on the squalor and sadness he sees there. This week his column focuses on one corner where prostitutes live in porta-potties and offer oral sex for $5…