Dear Dickheads – August 2014

Dear Dickheads – August 2014
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Dear Dickheads, 
So I just read your review of the SLC Punk 2 concert on the SLUG website, and while it’s adequate (if a bit dry), I’m a lot more upset by the actions of Ben Weasel than your reviewer seemed to be. … read more

Birds of a Feather: Avian Allure

Birds of a Feather: Avian Allure
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Avian Allure is a Lyra (also known as an aerial hoop or a Cerceau) Duet performance group created by Andrea Hansen and Mandi Johnson. There is no denying the allure of these two beauties—they look like sisters, and they tell me that I’m not the first to think so. … read more

Craft Lake City Artisan Profiles

Craft Lake City Artisan Profiles
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In preparation for the 6th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival, SLUG sat down with seven wildly different artisans. On Aug. 8 and 9, join us in celebrating these and many other artists at The Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City for Craft Lake City’s DIY Fest. … read more

Dear Dickheads – September 2014

Dear Dickheads – September 2014
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I respect your decision to identify as and call yourself a tranny … but … it is not O.K. to lambast other people who take issue with the word as it’s used against them, and it is especially offensive that any person would define someone else’s identity against their own repeated public insistence otherwise. … read more

Kick-Ass Cosplay in 6 Easy Steps

Kick-Ass Cosplay in 6 Easy Steps
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So, you want to cosplay at Comic Con this year. Awesome! I appreciate anyone who takes the time and effort to go beyond putting on a geek T-shirt and calling it good. I’ve got a couple of tips to help get you started. … read more

How I Learned To Love My Vasectomy

How I Learned To Love My Vasectomy
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A large group of kids paraded around my house, and in their wake, they left a path of destruction—juice boxes were strewn about, toys littered the yard, and my pleas for compliance were met with the proverbial 5-year-old middle finger. … read more

Princess Kennedy: Memories On Main

Princess Kennedy: Memories On Main
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I recently got a documentary from the library titled Salt Lake City in the 1950s. The best part of the doc was the segment on Main Street. I remember hearing stories from my parents and grandparents about the grandeur that was our modest Downtown. … read more

The Dahlia Room: A Sexy Little Preview

The Dahlia Room: A Sexy Little Preview
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The Dahlia Room, a charming, yet definitively sultry adult boutique has opened its doors in a cozy little spot on one of my favorite blocks in Salt Lake City. The Dahlia Room is basically a smorgasbord of local goodness, and it’s just going to keep getting better. … read more

Mike Brown: Moving

Mike Brown: Moving
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I lived in the same apartment for 12 fast years. Time flies when you are as drunk as I am. Several roommates had come and gone: some complete deadbeats, some amazing lesbians whom I never had to ask to clean, and one methhead who took down all my blinds for no reason and stole my watch. … read more

Into That Good Night: A Look At Salt Lake’s Graveyards

Into That Good Night: A Look At Salt Lake’s Graveyards
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There’s nowhere like a cemetery for peace and quiet, and you never know when you’ll stumble on some quirky or historic resting place. I went to two of Salt Lake’s oldest boneyards and found some interesting stops for this year’s Halloween season. … read more