Articles written by: David Downs

Opinion

Room for One More Star?

The 51st state of the union will not be Puerto Rico or even American Samoa. It will be a sand-filled, terrorist incubator that will make those Islamic schools in Pakistan look like an alternative kindergarten in Marin County.

Opinion

War, Recall and Hell’s Hostile Takeover of Earth

Truth may be the first casualty of war, but just because it’s dead doesn’t mean you have to drag it down the street with its guts trailing behind it as double-jawed hyenas gnaw on the gristle.

Artsweek

Minority Retort

Today’s Digital Video Festival at 7 p.m. in I.V. Theater will showcase 13 shorts brought to you by the Digital Video Association of UCSB.

Artsweek

Alienating Ant Farm

Call him the “Ambassador of Anomie,” maybe even the “Duke of Desolation.” Just please stop calling him, “that guy who painted ‘Nighthawks.’”

Artsweek

‘For the Love of God, Die Already’

The only thing more shameful than a “Friday the 13th” part 10 is Artsweek, which spent almost two hours of its Tuesday evening trashing “Jason X.”