Publisher, Stewart Sallo Editor, Joel Dyer Advertising Director, Jeff Cole Director of Operations/Controller, Benecia Beyer Circulation Manager, Cal Winn
EDITORIAL Managing Editor, Elizabeth Miller Associate Editor, Matt Cortina Arts & Entertainment Editor, Josh Gross Special Editions Editor, Caitlin Rockett Intern, Cassie Moore Contributing Writers, Peter Alexander, Dave Anderson, Cayte Bosler, Rob Brezsny, Chris Callaway, Michael J. Casey, Paul Danish, James Dziezynski, Amber Gabbey, Jim Hightower, Dave Kirby, Michael Krumholtz, Hudson Linderberger, Dylan Owens, Brian Palmer, Adam Perry, Leland Rucker, Dan Savage, Alan Sculley, Ryan Syrek, Greg Thorson, Ruth Tobias, Christine Vazquez, Tom Winter, Tate Zandstra, Gary Zeidner
SALES Retail Sales Manager, Allen Carmichael Inside Sales Manager, Spencer Tong Senior Account Executive, David Hasson Account Executive, Jalen Aquino, Julian Bourke, Melissa Chua, Althea Schelling Mrs. Boulder Weekly, Mari Nevar
PRODUCTION Production Manager, Dave Kirby Art Director, Susan France Graphic Designer, Mark Goodman
Assistant to the Publisher Julia Sallo
Office Manager/Advertising and Marketing Assistant Andrea Neville
CIRCULATION TEAM Dave Hastie, Dan Hill, George LaRoe, Jeffrey Lohrius, Elizabeth Ouslie, Rick Slama
14-Year-Old, Mia Rose Sallo
Cover art, Rafael Lopez’s “Helping Hand”
September 4, 2014 Volume XXII, Number 5 As Boulder County's only independently owned newspaper, Boulder Weekly is dedicated to illuminating truth, advancing justice and protecting the First Amendment through ethical, no-holdsbarred journalism and thought-provoking opinion writing. Free every Thursday since 1993, the Weekly also offers the county's most comprehensive arts and entertainment coverage. Read the print version, or visit www.boulderweekly.com. Boulder Weekly does not accept unsolicited editorial submissions. If you're interested in writing for the paper, please send queries to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Any materials sent to Boulder Weekly become the property of the newspaper. 690 South Lashley Lane, Boulder, CO, 80305 p 303.494.5511 f 303.494.2585 email@example.com www.boulderweekly.com
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