Entries Tagged as '2011'

i am an invaluable jazz junkie

May 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

i am an invaluable jazz junkie seeking conscious fulfillment thru an empty carton of cigarettes and way too much free-time…wasted (of course), lusting after the poisoned, homicidal kisses …contained within Her lips Look for Joseph David Soukup’s new chapbook at the Space for Ames, under a bridge, or tacked to the stall walls in a [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · May 2011 · Poetry

Like Mountains Beyond Mountains

May 22nd, 2011 · 5 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. “We started with almost nothing, mostly our own collection.” Rob, co-owner of Mayhem Collectibles, rings up a [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · Lane4 · May 2011

Filth: The Writings of Archibald Crouton, Part V

May 21st, 2011 · 3 Comments

Something ends. The little stage, where once stringed, roughed, and mantled moppets danced, blackens and battens. Even after all have gone home to their kittens and placemats the stage remains. A tableau. Symbolizing what lingers when all the sounds of smiles have faded and all that was once created have returned to their place on [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Filth · May 2011 · Nonfiction

Kamikaze Party Dude Gets Tanked!

May 21st, 2011 · 3 Comments

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cartoons · May 2011

Shoganai: English Class, a Cokehead, and Friendship in Japan

May 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments

After graduating with a philosophy degree from Iowa State University, Servo Jefferson moved to Japan in the fall of 2006. There, he taught English with the dysfunctional and profit-hungry Nova Group before the school’s bankruptcy the following year. The following is an excerpt from the zine he wrote about his experiences. Its title, Shoganai, roughly [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Features · May 2011

Boots: First Impressions

May 20th, 2011 · No Comments

Specialist Christopher Robinson is a member of the Iowa Army National Guard currently serving in Afghanistan. Throughout the course of his deployment, he is sending reflections on his experience as a soldier in a controversial military engagement. This is part five of his series of dispatches on the war. I could hardly breathe. My rucksack [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Boots · May 2011

A Different Vision for Campustown

February 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. Campustown needs some love. But it does not need to be demolished in order to be improved. [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Nate Logsdon · Of Local Importance

A Different Vision for Campustown: Embrace What’s There, Don’t Slash and Burn

February 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. It’s clear that our Campustown needs work. Regardless of your stance on the current situation with LANE4, [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Of Local Importance

A Different Vision for Campustown: Why Not a Slow and Steady Approach?

February 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. There are many problems evident concerning LANE4 and the revitalization of Campustown. However, I would like to [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Of Local Importance

A Different Vision for Campustown: Reconsider the Varsity Theatre

February 23rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. I really would have enjoyed having a movie theater by campus. I’m kind of disappointed that at no [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Of Local Importance