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New Issue

The new double issue is up on your right. It includes a plethora of fantastic articles. Olly Ruff discusses the Ward Churchill brouhaha; Melissa Hanks takes on the Women’s Center; and Ben Brown has an interesting report on a former vice chair of the PFC.

Enjoy. Let me know if you encounter any problems or glaring mistakes.

  1. Josh M. says:

    Damn metric system!

  2. Tyler says:

    Math has never been our strong suit, Josh. I blame it on Ruff.

  3. Josh M. says:

    This may just be nitpicking, but the mission statement speaks of the Commentator’s “nineteen-year existence,” yet the magazine was founded in 1983. So unless this issue creates some type of time warp while reading, I just don’t think that’s right.

  4. Timothy says:

    I lead a rampant life of petty crime, Bret is mostly doing the killer-for-hire thing these days.

  5. Tyler says:

    I almost forgot about this:

    Jon Collegio? For fuck’s sake, the guy’s been gone since ’98 or ’99, Casey. What the fuck happened to Tim Dreier or Bret Jacobson for that matter. I can fill you in if you’re interested.

  6. Tyler says:

    Mason is 28 … almost 29.

    By the way, I read Dave’s comics as he worked on them at the bar (yeah, surprise) and I thought they were fucking hilarious. Lighten up, Clint. Have a drink or twelve.

    That is all.

  7. Danimal says:

    Olly, you mispelled “res ipsa loquitur.” I’m disgusted.

  8. Anonymous says:

    How old is Mason?

  9. Anonymous says:

    Quiroz story has a typo in the first line. No pun intended.

  10. Timothy says:

    That is Jeff Jarvis…I thought so.

    Clint: That comic is hilarious, I think you are humor deprived.

  11. Ian says:

    Personally, I thought the Dorms article was great. Was it “necessary”? Maybe not, but it was damn funny. I do question the comparison of PBR and HRD, though. The blue ribbon-winning champion shouldn’t be compared to crap like HRD.

    Tyler, there are some tiny things I noticed that you may want to look at before you send it off to be printed:
    * In the second-to-bottom line of the first column of your editorial there is an n with a tilde over it (enye?) that seems out of place.
    * Churchill’s name is misspelled on page 8 in the second paragraph.
    * The line between Mishima and Alger’s responses is thinner than the others. (this is obviously very important, heh)
    * The bottom of the Crosswhite Heightwatch box is missing half of a line. This might just be the .pdf??
    * The “to celebrate” and “liquid courage” sentences are missing periods on page 9 (I should’ve seen this yesterday, damn.)
    * I was incredibly inconsistent in my capitalization of “the” in the Blueprint for Revolution piece. In the same piece there are also some references to the OC that are missing smallcaps.
    * Jarvis’ tits aren’t big enough.

    Meh. These piddly things don’t take anything away from the issue; it’s a damn good one. Especially the editorial and Quiroz story.

  12. Casey says:

    He must be glutting for punishment. The Libertarians in Oregon are a joke and Kevin Mannix is determined to put his own ambitions ahead of the good of his party. I guess the initative process is easy pickings for anti-tax measures though.

  13. Timothy says:

    Collegio is back in Oregon working on campaigns after a run at Americans for Tax Reform.

  14. Clint T. says:

    Is there some inside joke thing I’m not in on.. or are those comics by Dave Kirk just downright not funny?

    Otherwise the issue was pretty good. Thank you Ben Brown and Tyler Graf for taking a parting shot at Quiroz.. even though I’m sure thats not what you were doing.

    Hey, and could Adrian Gilmore have taken Dan Dinan if the police wouldn’t have intervened? I mean, I haven’t really seen either of them up close before.. but Dan does look pretty damn intimidating in that purple outfit.

    Did I say intimidating? I mean pussy-ass-bitch. I get those two confused sometimes.

  15. Casey says:

    Not bad, but not great. Is it really necessary to do another story about the dorms? By the way, what became of Jon Collegio? That guy had chops.

  16. Timothy says:

    Also, University of Colorado is CU, not UC. Geeze, Ruff.

  17. Timothy says:

    Contents page: I’d up the inset on the text boxes to move the text off the borders.

    Editorial: “…anxious for us to get to the point” should be “eager for us to get to the point.” Also, you can make a long dash by holding shift-option and hitting the dash key. Or maybe it’s just option, I forget.

    Nobody: Yeah, see the long dash thing above.

    Great issue, but try a 0.125 inset on all the boxes with text in them, makes things a lot easier to read.

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