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If someone gets injured at the annual T-Cup this Friday afternoon, there
will be medical personnel on hand
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team, in fact, as the female Nursing
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Smelser starts
It's the last game of the year for
the UBC Thunderbird football team,
but Blake Smelser is just getting
warmed up. After riding the pine
while the Birds dived to a 0-5 record,
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spot Kickoff is at 3pm Friday, and
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Just a month?
Before most of us were born, the
UBC women's basketball team was
already winning at the international
level. Way back in 1930, the team
competed in Czechoslovakia to win
the Women's International Title,
beating France by four points. It was
as much a victoiy against the elements as it was against the
European champions, as the game
was played on an outdoor cinder
court buffeted by harsh wind and
sub-zero temperatures.
And as this month is Women's
History Month, with a 2002 theme
of Women in Sports, it's fitting that
the 1930 basketball team, along
with other famous UBC women,
were inducted into the BC Sports
Hall of Fame on Monday. The
provincial government has sponsored a special exhibit for women at
the Hall, and even Gordon
Campbell was in attendance for the
Kathleen Heddle, who fell into
rowing at UBC and won gold at the
1992 and 1996 Olympics alongside
Marty McBean, was also among the
honoured. ♦
FIX: The Story of an Addicted City at Granville 7,7pm and 9:30pm,
matinees Saturday and Sunday at 4pm
Nettie Wild's documentary chronicles the battle for safe injection sites
in the Downtown Eastside. As well as laying out the severity of the
drug problems in that community, this is also a love story, an intimate
look at one man's addiction and a tense drama between clashing parties. It's riveting. And Wild will be answering questions and facilitating
discussion after every single showing. Go see it
The Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival at various venues and times
Lots of events are sold out, but of what remains we can recommend
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US students
attack Bush
by Alejandro Bustos
Across the United States, many campus newspapers
are accusing US President George W. Bush of undermining civil liberties.
For instance, consider the editorial that appeared
earlier this month in the Oregon Daily Emerald, the
student newspaper at the University of Oregon.
The editorial attacked the US government for
eroding civil liberties in the name of fighting terrorism.
"The slope toward fascism is hardly noticeable
along the way," the newspaper warned its readers.
The editorial—which urged students and faculiy
to "stand up and voice their concerns'—was attacking the USA Patriot Act
The act, a massive anti-terrorism bill that was
passed lastyear by the US Congress, was introduced
following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
The new law allows US officials to, among oth&r
things, monitor library records, check e-mail traffic,
look at what websites a computer user goes to and to
track phone communications.
Many students in the US fear these new powers
are a serious violation of basic democratic principles.
"If we lived under a Nazi regime, it would be easier to hunt down a terrorist, but that's not the kind of
government we want to live under,* said Dan
Leathers, co-coordinator of the American Civil
Liberties Union chapter at Pennsylvania State
Leathers made the comment this month while
talking to the Daily Collegian, the student newspaper
at Perm State.
A recent story in the student newspaper at the
University of Southern California also accused the
Bush administration of undermining civil rights. •
In the Madison, Wisconsin-area, meanwhile, students have created a group opposed to the Patriot
Kelly Jones, a member ofthe group Students for
an Informed Response, said the Bush administration was waging war on civil liberties.
"Since September 11, this treasured freedom of
our nation has come under attack, and it's not some
terrorists—it's from our own government leaders,"
she told the Badger Herald, the student newspaper at
the University of Wisconsin.
Activists like Jones had been lobbying Madison
City Council to pass a resolution condemning the
Patriot Act Their hard work paid off last week when
Madison city councillors passed a resolution condemning the act by a vote of 17 to two.
But not everyone in the US is denouncing new
anti-terrorism laws like the Patriot Act.
A recent survey regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks and free speech showed that many US
citizens were willing to sacrifice civil liberties for
national security.
The survey was conducted by the First
Amendment Centre, a national organisation dedicated to protecting freedom of speech. According to the
survey, 49 per cent of US respondents believe the
First Amendment goes too far in protecting free
Some students also voiced support for infringing
some civil liberties in the name of security.
Claudia Lum, vice-present of the Young
Americans for Freedom chapter at Pennsylvania
State University, told the Daily Collegian newspaper
this month that the threat of terrorism required that
some civil rights be contained.
"It's sort of a necessary evil,* Lum told the paper.
"We have to ensure we can keep enjoying the rest of
our freedoms.*
Other students argued that protecting freedom
might require the US to attack countries like Iraq.
Rob Parody, a 2 7 year-old statistics student at the
University of South Carolina, said he would support
attacking Iraq if it would prevent another terrorist
attack in the United States.
Parody told The Greenville News, the student
paper at his university, that it was a mistake not to
have removed Saddam Hussein from power during
the 1991 Gulf War.
"We should have done it when we had the
chance," Parody said. ♦
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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT. OOPS. NO, FROM RIGHT TO LEFT: Jennifer Clarke, Valerie MacLean and Larry Campbell share a
serious moment at the mayoral forum last Tuesday, chris shepherd photo
Mayoral candidates at
Hot topics were safe injection
sites and public transit
by Kathleen Deering
Vancouver mayoral candidates came to
UBC's Faculty of Law building Tuesday for
a forum put on by the Law Students' Social
Justice Club. The candidates spoke to students about their platforms for the upcoming civic election.
Law Professor Margot Young introduced
the potential mayors, assuring the crowd it
was only coincidental that Non Partisan
Association (NPA) candidate Jennifer
Clarke sat on her far right, while Coalition
of Progressive Electors (COPE) candidate
Larry Campbell sat on her far left.
Describing herself as 'completely apolitical,* and telling the crowd that she chooses
her seats and her fights wisely, Vancouver
Civic Action TEAM (vcaTEAM) candidate
Valerie MacLean sat in the middle.
The ever-present problems in
Vancouver's Downtown Eastside (DTES)
surfaced in Tuesday's talk, with candidates
expressing varied commitments to implementing safe-injection sites. Vancouver's
current Mayor, Phillip Owen, has begun to
develop this idea, said Campbell, as part of
his Four Pillar Approach to Drug Problems,
a plan which integrates prevention, treatment enforcement and harm reduction.
Clarke described her research done in
Frankfurt and Amsterdam in the summer
of 2000, and said she wrote a report stating there were very good systems of safe-
injection sites in both places. Amsterdam
also has safe-consumption sites for drugs
that users aren't able to inject.
"They worked very well in conjunction
with alaw enforcement system that pushed
addicts into these supervised consumption
sites,* she said, 'and those in turn were the
first sort of contact with medical care that
many ofthe addicts [had].'
Clarke said that after a seven-year period the addicts and dealers had decreased.
"I think safe injection sites could work well
here...in conjunction with a law enforcement strategy," she said.
McLean echoed Clarke's approach to
harm-reduction strategy. "Not only is it
important to the Four Pillar program, but
we would implement it aggressively and
quickly if I become mayor of the city of
Vancouver," said McLean.
Campbell directed his response to
Clarke's, citing objections about her vague
timeline and her party's lack of commitment to implementing safe-injection sites.
"The fact of the matter is, is that this is not
optional," he said.
"Her answer demonstrates that this is
not going to happen in the near future and
while this is going on my coroners are
going into those alleys and picking up people in [unsafe injection] sites."
"I tell you right now, right here, that
there will be a safe injection site one way
or another within one month of my election," he said.
Last year's bus strike and the direction
TransLink would take under each candidate was another key point in Tuesday's
forum. .
McLean said she herself is a transit
user, and said her party would look at all
possible solutions to avoid the gridlock
across the city. "My solution is...more
buses running, articulated buses running,
buses running 24 hours per day, seven
days per week," she said, adding that rail
and water transportation options would be
Campbell directed his answer to UBC
students. "I live on 12 th and Sasamat, so
every morning I watch six B-Lines coming
to UBC full," he said. "Buses have to go
where people are and where people have
to go."
Clarke, who has served as a city councilor for the last nine years, was on
TransLink's board of directors during the
four-month bus strike last year. She mentioned the newly-completed Millennium
sky-train line as a achievement of the NPA
and a reason to re-elect her party.
She added she also supports extending
the sky-train line into the False Creek area,
as well as the creation of a north-south
rapid transit line linking Richmond and
the Vancouver International Airport.
The forum lasted roughly one hour,
although Clarke had to leave early for a
council meeting. Votes can be cast
for the Vancouver civic election on
November 16. ♦
Opening government up to the people
Liberal MP starts website to
allow input to government
by John McCrank
A new website is opening up the federal government to suggestions from Canadians
across the country. Started by Liberal MP
Dennis Mills, the website is intended to
allow all Canadians to be involved in the
Mills, MP for Toronto-Danforth,
described the website as a place where people can articulate their ideas on how to
make Canada a better place, and are given
an incentive to do so.
"We are reaching out to people," said
Mills, "and in fact, what we agreed to do, is
that by the end of February 2003, for the two
best ideas—and [this idea] could range on
any one of the 40 subjects that you see on
the web site—we are going to give intern
experiences on Parliament Hill for 15 weeks
along with a stipend of ten thousand dollars
The subjects on the site (which is intended to be non-partisan) span all areas of policy and law making, affecting economy, foreign policy, health care, taxation and justice.
Seniors, women and Aboriginal peoples are
also topics.
The site, which started operating about a
month ago, was inspired by Victoria-born
Thomas Homer Dixon, a political scientist
and former Clinton advisor, who wrote, a
book called The Ingenuity Gap, in which he
makes the point that over the last number of
years society has marginalised the creative
people at a time when, due to the increasingly complex web of problems at hand,
society needs them most—a conclusion that
Mills concurs with. i
"[A]s a member of parliament over the
last fifteen years," said Mills, "I have noticed
that in the public service—both at the
bureaucratic level and the political level-
that same experience has happened: creative people are really not given the amount
of time and respect that they should be
given, because ultimately, ideas are really
what fuel debate and fuel making the country a better place to be."
All serious entries will be considered and
passed on to the proper authorities, and the
two best ideas—which will be chosen by a
committee made up of independent evalua-
tors—will be rewarded.
The campaign is part of a larger effort by
Mills to promote ingenuity in Canada. Last
March, Mills's office recognised 20
Canadians for their achievements with
Ingenuity Canada Awards. Some of the
recipients included Carol Grafstein, founder
of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation;
Tommy Douglas, founder of the CCF (the
forerunner to the NDP); and Catherine
Swift, President and CEO of the Canadian
Federation of Independent Business.
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With Bollywood/Hollywood, Indo-Canadian director
Deepa Mehta pays tribute to two cinematic worlds
here is one tiling, among
others, that one does not
forget about film maker
Deepa Mehta. It's her voice.
Hers is a husky and raspy
and tinged with accents-
Canadian with a hint of urban Indian. A
voice that is mixed with confidence, power
and understanding, very much like the
woman and the films she creates.
Fifty-two. year-old Mehta is arguably one
of the best, and most controversial, directors in the world. Mehta's latest venture—
the cross-cultural musical comedy,
Bollywood/Hollywood—is all set to challenge cultural mores yet again, but this
time through comedy.
the hilarious Bollywood/Hollywood is
unlike Mehta's previous creations. Known
as a strictly serious filmmaker, Mehta
decided to move her hand into comedy.
Yet, Mehta feels the theme is no different
than that of her previous films. Fire and
1947—Earth. The tradition, the desire for
an independent voice and the desire to satisfy elders—all the classic elements are
there, just set to a different tune.
Bollywood/Hollywood (as the title sug-.
gests) is also doing something previously
untried.  It is synthesising two of the
world's largest cinematic genres, India's
Bollywood and America's Hollywood.
Mehta feels that although they are two
different industries both are very much
alike. "Hollywood is so similar to commercial Bollywood, and Bollywood is similar to
Hollywood,* says the Toronto-based filmmaker. "It really is, for me, two [different]
conventions and having fun with them.
People have addressed, generally, that
melodrama, as represented by Bollywood,
is a lapse of good taste. Bollywood has
always felt that Hollywood just doesn't
know how to show real emotion^ and [yet]
they're both so similar/
In fact, many Bollywood films themselves are 'original copies' of Hollywood
blockbusters. The stories have been
'Indianised' to fit tamer Indian sensibilities (you'll see very few on-screen kisses,
and sex is a definite no-no). The characters
will also break into song and dance at the
drop of a hat, typically around eight times
per film.
Of Bollywood/Hollywood, Mehta says,
"It was like trying to bring them together
and be in an objective place {which is being
a Canadian) and to look at Bollywood and
look at Hollywood and say 'Okay, we take
Pretty Woman together with melodrama—
what do you have?"
What you have is Bollywood/Hollywood.
Mehta's hybrid of elements that are distinctly Indian set to a Western tune. The
film itself is set in the Indian community of
Toronto. Yes, there is song, dance and all
the melodrama of desi (Indian-made)
films. Mehta uses this as the spice to bring
out the flavours of the dilemmas facing
first generation Ihdo-Canadians. There are
the parents trying to keep tradition intact
by drilling them into their offspring. And as
for the kids, they're caught walking the thin
line between leading their independent
lives and keeping mom and dad (and
grandmaji) happy.
There is the Hollywood plotline (boy
meets girl), the happily-ever-after ending
and the pretty independent women that are
in control—all the essential masala elements are there. Throw in an phony
arranged marriage, a hip granny, hookers
and a cool pad and you have the makings of
a hybrid film.
Mehta herself is an unabashed fan of
the song and dance. "It's a phenomena
that's from my country and I feel happy
more than anything," she explains. "And it
really is just a different kind of cinema."
Although she's a fan of the genre,
Mehta's films have always broken the
Bollywood typeset They question Indian
traditions and morals and try to change
them, as opposed to promoting them. It is
this questioning that prompted fundamentalists in India to halt the making of
Mehta's last film. Water, in early 2000.
Brought down by the seriousness ofthe situation, Mehta needed to do something that
made her laugh.
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"What I've learned from making
Bollywood/Hollywood is how important it
is not to take ourselves too seriously," she
' says.
Mehta also wanted to look at two distinct cultures and how they are assimilated
into one. She sees this as a common problem, as many Non-Resident Indians (a term
resident Indians use), like herself, have
formed mini-India communities throughout the world. In Bollywood/Hollywood,
Mehta wanted to explore how one can keep
the link to one's homeland without giving
up one's life in a new country.
As Mehta says, 'Bollywood/Hollywood
has nothing to do with immigrant angst
Canada is a county of immigrants, of people who are very comfortable with their
identities as Canadians. Everybody needs a
bit of where they come from, and that
defines their behaviour."
She continues to speak of her experiences, "I think I am lucky that I have equal
access to India and to Canada. And so
should all of you young kids. Use it, use that
fact that you have access to both rich cultures."
like the characters in her film, Mehta
herself is a kind of cultural hybrid. Born in
by Parminder Nizher
Amritsar into a post-colonial India, she
grew up in a completely different culture
than her elders. She learned English in
school, as opposed to Hindi, and went on to
receive a degree in philosophy from the
University of New Delhi, where she met
her future husband. She married Canadian
filmmaker and producer Paul Saltzman
(they have since split up) and immigrated
to Canada in 1973.
Mehta likes to do it all: she writes,
directs and produces her movies. "When I
write my script, I write in images. I
describe images so I can direct it first and
then write it" She laughs, "I write about
stuff I want to direct"
Her first film, Sam & Me, won an
Honourable Mention by the Critics in the
Camera D'Or category at the famed Cannes
Film Festival. Mehta went on to direct her
second film, Camilla, in 19,93.
Mehta has no formal framing in filmmaking, though—through her film distributor and theatre-owner father—she grew up
on movies. This partially explains Mehta's
glee towards Bollywood.
"I love Bollywood, I really do. The more
people that see it the better it is for all of
us," she says. "It's nice to see young kids
really proud of Bollywood and not put it
down. And realise that being a Canadian
can also mean that you can be who you
want to be."
But promoting Bollywood to the West is
not Mehta's goal in mating films. She
wanted to challenge blind tradition in
India. She says that she seriously wanted to
break the stereotypes of that country.
'Exotic' India of the Raj, the princes, the
mysticism and the havelis (mansions) do
not exist anymore. Mehta hegan by wanting to show the India of now.
Mehta has definitely succeeded in showing present-day India and its social conditions. This is the loose basis of her trilogy
ofthe elements, Fire, Earth and Water. Fire
speaks on blind tradition, Earth on politics,
and Water on religion-three ofthe driving
forces of India. :
"Fire really taught me 'hat tradition is
an evolving thing. It is a film about the
importance of finding an independent
voice under any circumstances," says
"It taught me the importance of having
an identity and to speak out for what you
want, even if it's not a popular thing—
whether it's with your family or anything. If
you really believe in it, you should really go
for it It's not easy to do but you should at
least tiy."
The 1996 film. Fire, is based around
two sister-in-laws who face a patriarchal
society that restricts their Eves. This society leads them to begin an affair—with one
another. Fire received over 14 international awards, including the Air Canada
People's Choice award at the Toronto
International Film Festival. At the
Vancouver International Film Festival,
viewers picked it for the award of Best
Canadian Film. It was also one of 29 films,
from over 1400 entries, to premiere at the
prestigious New York International Film
The problems arose when it hit screens
in India—potentially life-threatening prob
lems for Mehta. In January 1998, after its
first screening at the International Film
Festival of India, Mehta received a death
threat "I am going to shoot you, madam,"
are the words Mehta heard at the festival
from an enraged man. Mehta spent the
next year under 24-hour police protection.
The film hit screens in India later that
year. Although a box office success, it
attracted violent protests from right wing
extremists. Mobs of protesters stormed cinemas in Mumbai and New Delhi They
smashed windows and stormed theatres.
Some even threw molotov cocktails at
screens where the film was showing. The
film was censored, but restored five weeks
later, with no cuts, after Mehta fought passionately for her original film.
All this because Mehta dared to touch a
subject not even whispered about in India:
lesbianism. According to the filmmaker,
fundamentalists felt the film was giving
women 'ideas.' "This," (men wouldn't even
say the world 'lesbian'), "is not in our
Indian culture," is something Mehta heard
too often. The slightest implication that
women could make choices without reference to men angered many of India's religious conservatives.
Ironically, Mehta feels the film isn't even
about lesbianism. "What really makes me
laugh [is] when people talk of Fire as a lesbian film," she says with a slight smile on
her face. "I just find it really weird, because
it isn't [about lesbianism]. It is a film about
the importance of finding an independent
voice under any circumstances."
The second film of the trilogy, 1947-
Earth, loosely based around Bapsi Sidhwa's
novel Cracking India, was released in
1999. It tackled another sensitive subject
in India: partition. Set in Lahore, Pakistan,
the Pakistani government didn't let her
film there, so it was shot in New Delhi. The
film attempts to show people what the
lethal combination of religion, politics and
hatred can drive people to do. Mehta has
said the film is also an exploration of what
colonialism does to countries.
Mehta says she wanted to show "how
religion when it's used by politicians also
can affect people, and how dangerous it is."
"We should be always vigilant about that, to
never create politicians who use religion to
plan vengeance."
The film did not meet any controversy,
or censors, when it hit screens in India. But
the bumpy ride was not yet over for Mehta.
In 2000, Mehta returned to India to
complete the trilogy with the filming of
Water. The film is based in the holy city of
Varanasi (also referred to as Benaras) and
the main action is based around Indian
widows in the 1930s. Many women without husbands were forced to enter 'widow
houses,' they struggled to survive and
many entered prostitution. Some widow
houses  still  exist in  India,  including
Although granted permission by the
government to film, the film met fierce
opposition from religious conservatives
who claimed the filrm was "insulting religion." Thousands of protesters threatened
the crew and Mehta, and destroyed sets of
the film. One protester even went as far as
attempting suicide by jumping into the
Ganges, India's holy river. He survived, but
the crew and Mehta were forced out of
Varanasi. Mehta has no desire to film anywhere but India, and she plans to try again.
"It should be done in India when fundamentalists believe that it's not trying to
prove something," she says. "It's a film that
I feel very passionately about I don't feel
that should be the reason to do the film. It's
a good film to do, not because I have to
prove anything to anybody."
Presently Mehta is stepping away from
the path of controversy.
Tm doing a film right now," she confirms. "I'm about to shoot, it's called The
Republic of Love. It's based on the Carol
Shields [novel]."
In the end Mehta admits all her films
are made for herself and herself only. And
definitely never with an audience ih mind.
"Doing the film for someone who is
faceless is impossible for me...I have to do
it for myself. Then whether you fall flat on
your face or whether the film does well...at
least you know it's yours." ♦
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opens Oct 25
by Parminder Nizher
What happens when you pluck people from a culture defined by
Bollywood and place them into a culture dripping with Western
sensibilities? This is what Deepa Mehta's latest film,
Bollywood/Hollywood attempts to answer. Throw in Bollywood's
finest actors, add some song and dance, place the action in
Toronto, and you've got yourself a film about an average Indo-
Canadian family.
Although the plot is not exceptional it's the rest of the masala
that makes this film fun to watch. It opens with a dance sequence
(surprise, surprise), where we meet Rahul Seth's (played by Rahul
Khanna) white girlfriend. Needless to say, mummy dearest and
grandmaji are a little distressed at the thought of him wedding
her. The girlfriend dies of a freak accident before the shock sinks
in, and mom sees an opportunity. She threatens to call off Rahul's
sister's wedding unless he finds himself a "nice Indian girL* What
to do? Enlist the services of Sue Singh (Canadian born Indian
supermodel Lisa Ray), an independent escort, whom Rahul
believes is Hispanic. A few songs and sarcastic remarks later they
fall in love (sigh). But she is (gasp) an escort—will Rahul accept
Sue? Much more importantly, will conservative grandmaji?
This is a boisterously fun film, and you will find yourself laugh
ing a lot An Indian granny dressed in salwar kameez and quoting
Shakespeare is definitely an original. And any Indian vocab you
don't understand Mehta will clarify—she has taglines explaining
things here and there. You will leaye the theatre knowing Devdas
is a tragic Indian hero. Mehta also pokes fun at Bollywood sensibilities, such as the tagline 'the family who prays together stays
Although Bollywood/Hollywood is a comedy, Mehta paints a
very real picture of Indo-Canadians. Mr Singhi (Sue's father) is an
excellent example of the patriotism many Non-Resident Indians
feel towards the motherland. Rahul and Sue are excellent exam-
pies of the opposing forces facing many first generation Indians.
Do you do what you want to do (as you see your fellow Canadians
doing)? Do you follow tradition? They are examples of a quickly
growing group of Indo-Canadians who blend both together, and if
you look beyond the jokes you see honest characterisations.
Although this a fun film with true portrayals, there are a few
flaws. The exaggerations, although they are fun, do reach a limit It
is almost as if the film contains too many exaggerations to even
consider filtering them from more truthful portrayals. Secondly, it
is a very noisy film; there is always a lot going on— enough to make
your head spin at times. And what is the point of portraying
Rahul's chauffeur as a cross-dresser? Mehta doesn't get around to
explaining that one.
One thing is guaranteed—you will most definitely leave the theatre with a grin on your face. Who knows, you might even be
enticed to catch the next Bollywood blockbluster. ♦
Ji.<zk on,
with Alana Davis
at the Orpheum
Oct. 15
by Jeff MacKenzie
In this article, Dave Matthews...will not be
mentioned again. It seems that Jack
Johnson always gets described as the
answer to South Africa's pride and joy-
maybe acoustic guitar-driven ballads and
solo performances have become typecast
This is unfortunate, because in this sweeping association a unique addition to the
smooth acoustic ballad scene is being overlooked.
Or maybe "overlooked* is a bit hasty, as
those at Johnson's Orpheum show both
knew and loved the tunes that he came to
pour out to the capacity crowd. It seemed
that every word, every note, even every rest
was familiar to the mass of adorers, as they
tripped along to Johnson's highly organic,
flowing set Undoubtedly, a hidden star has
been rising, as Jack Johnson is even starting to get a respectable bit of radio play,
even if it is confined to stations that don't
posses a "morning zoo," "power hour," or
top something at sometime.
Yet, all is not hopeful. The opener for
Johnson was nothing short of amazing, a
throaty, captivating indie guitarist named
Alana Davis. Standing alone upon the cavernous opera stage, Davis managed to fill
the entire room, speaking with a brazen
strength intermixed with a raw, open vulnerability that also flows through her
songs. Her lyrics are real and strong, and
her unaccompanied style is not overdone,
but rather just sweet enough to be happy
and just tart enough to move. In one of her
responsive dialogues with the crowd, Davis
suggests downloading her music. Do so. I
suggest "Crazy," and her cover of Ani
DiFranco's "32 Flavours."
Wondering where the hopelessness
comes in? Davis doesn't get much radio
play, and probably never will. Her music is
almost totally non-commercial, and contains few catchy hooks. We're told the
industry is called 'show business', not
'show friends', for a reason, but sometimes
it can really seem far too harsh.
The crowd showed a raucous admiration for Davis's set, but the deepest praise
was saved for the headliner's entrance.
Even Johnson seemed floored by the
amount of adoration. 'It's great", he said,
"to be so loved, so far from home. Thank
The crowd could not thank him back
loudly enough, as Jack launched into a
highly organic set in which most of the
songs flowed back to back with little or no
pauses. Three songs in, an excellent bassist
and percussionist started to back Johnson,
and the three proceeded to play many
excellent songs, even incorporating covers
by Jimmy Buffet, Taj Mahal, and fellow So-
Cal boys Sublime. The crowd showed their
strongest appreciation for "Bubbly Toes"
and "Flake" with an uninterrupted sing-along unity that one would expect from the
biggest of stadium tours.
The crowd seemed to be truly enraptured by Johnson's show. They swayed,
rocked, sang and yelled without a conscious
care for anything but the stage. While the
noise was certainly great praise, I feel the
highest tribute came during one of Jack's
mildly improvisational transitions, when
the theatre fell into a deafening silence. As
the dewy-eyed Athene that I rushed to the
stage with stared and fell into a hush with
the rest ofthe patrons, I knew that she wanted what the crowd wanted too: Just keep
playing. Jack. Just keep playing. ♦ m PAGE FRIDAY
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"Noooooooooo, let me go,' screamed CaitMcKinney. Ihe vengeful villian Matt Whalley was seeking revenge on his brother Jeff
MacKentfe by kidnapping his daughter. He was going to wed
her secreuy to his son Alejandro Bustos. Cait, was sure her star-
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and danced her pains out while the doormeti, Chris Shepherd
and Kathy Deering felt a pang of sadnesSL They went to inform
her mother Jesse Marchand of her daughter's whereabouts. But
Michael Schwandt overheard and planned vengence with his
best friends Nic Fensom and Rob Stotesbury-Leeson. AH met to
inforce the plan by the ravine. lhey had found John and tied
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Ihe Globe and Mails University Report Card has
just been released, and the results are bad for us
here at UBC. Our dear university placed a dismal
15th in the country! Right The report was done
by taking student feedback at the stu-
dentawards.com website. It's our opinion at the
Ubyssey that these results are horse-shit, and to
prove it, we want to tell you the real truth about
the universities that supposedly "beat' us.
Queen's University m Kingston, Ontario
Queen's took the prize as best overall university in Canada. Phhht This is a university that is
right beside Lake Ontario, one of the nastiest
bodies of water in the countiy. Those clowns
have a tradition of jumping into that mecury-sat-
urated, zebra mussel-infested lake of illness.
That doesn't sound like the centre of academia
to us.
In the Globe's write-up about the university in
the report. Queen's is described as having a
small student population and a "cozy atmosphere.* Sounds a prime set up for having a genital warts infection sweep through those 'cozy*
Queen's also has the highest average entering
grade in the country (88 per cent). Attending a
university full of pretentious wankers is not a
selling point, no matter who you are (unless you
yourself are a pretentious wanker).
Add on top of all that tuition that is almost
double ours for undergraduate degrees in
Science and Arts (they pay $ 4111) and well more
than twice our Engineering tuition (they pay a
whopping $6260).
They sure don't sound like winners to us.
University of Victoria in Victoria, BC
And then there is the University of Victoria,
which ended up ninth on the Globe and Mails
report card. UVic placed a tremendously surprising second under the category of "off-campus environment*—a source of great contention
here at the Ubyssey. We feel that although
Victoria's whole 12 blocks of downtown fiin and
excitement warrant some respect, their lack of
any comprehensive transit system to get you
there is the more telling and important thing to
note. In fact, possibly one of the most happenin'
things for UVic students to do off-campus is visit
UVic also has the highest per capita hemp-
wearing, Ultimate-playing hippie population in
the country. (This stat is not necessarily based on
scientific sources, but come on. You know it's
true.) This isn't generally a bad thing...but the
rabbit population at UVic that DOUBLES the hippie population is a very bad thing. Yuck, rabbit
droppings. Rabbits and hippies: keep them in
their cages.
University of New Brunswick in Fredericton,
New Brunswick
Thirteen is a creepy number anyways so the
fact that UNB came two spots higher than UBC
should be equally eerie. Please! Just because they
have ambassador campuses in Bathurst,
Trinidad, Beijing, Cairo and St. John doesn't
mean that the University of New Brunswick (in
Fredericton) is any more attractive than the
inherently international UBC. The easiest way to
settle this is a simple contest. Send UNB's 1-9-1
women's soccer team and their winless field
hockey squad down to Vancouver, and we'll
show you who's better.
Enough laughs. These results aren't completely meaningless to us; we really are concerned with our abysmal ranking. How, for
example, can UBC be ranked 25th for financial
assistance? 23rd for buildings and facilities?
And 19th for quality of education? Behind
Guelph, for goodness' sake! Gu,elph\ UBC's
administration is always quick to give itself a pat
on the back when the Macleans rankings—which
treat us more favourably—are released. What do
they have to say about this one?
With the end of the tuition freeze last year,
things are looking to get more costly for us here
at UBC. Perhaps more students will go to stu-
dentawards.com looking forward to a scholarship or two to allow them to attend our wonderful, if not pricey campus. With that increased
traffic to the website, perhaps UBC will get some
more votes and we won't be beat by freakin'
Queen's. Oh well, at least we beat Lethbridge. ♦ PAGE TODAY *i76fi.V&^ *J^}&$m3^^_K'il\ 111131 7
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until Nov. 2
by Cait EVEcKtnney
Although humorous at times, the
Gateway Theatre's production of
"Goodnight Desdemona (Good
Morning Juliet)" failed to inspire. A
few laughs and a great lead actor just
aren't enough to carry a play that is
so dear to Canadian theatre fans.
The story follows nerdy Assistant
Professor Constance Ledbelly as she
is transported into two of
Shakespeare's tragedies, "Othello"
and "Romeo and Juliet." Constance
must prove her doctoral thesis—that
the two plays are really comedies that
Shakespeare plagiarised from earlier
works—before she can go back to her
The Gateway Theatre had big
shoes to fill with this production.
"Goodnight Desdemona" was written
by Ann-Marie MacDonald, authoi
the Can-Lit great, Fall on your Kn>
MacDonald won the Gover:1'
General's award for "Goodni-
Desdemona" in 1988. The play >
contemporary Canadian classic
has been produced more than . ■'" •
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cultural references, but these are > . ■
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The Gateway production was ■ r
ried almost entirely by its star, 1
Anderson, in the role of Consta'i ■■
Ledbelly. Anderson was both ec( ■•-
trie and witty as the mousy profes: -r
This is a very physically demand ±
role and Anderson rose to the O' j
sion, bounding from one end of ' ■■
stage to the other. Her elastic facial
expressions and slapstick physical
comedy kept the audience laughing
when the rest of the play was dull.
But Anderson couldn't make up
for the rest of the cast Each actor
played several parts, which can be
really interesting if the cast can pull it
off. In this case, it just led to confii-
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roles, Othello and Tybalt blended
into one, the only difference being a
costume change. Laara Sadiq was
great in the role of Desdemona, but
seemed almost disinterested in her
other roles. Maiko Bae Yamamoto
was a cute, funny Juliet but failed to
bring any depth to the character.
On the other hand, David Mackay
took a refreshing turn as Romeo. A
veteran of Bard on the Beach,
Mackay's performance was interesting because it featured a
Shakespearean actor in a satirical
play about Shakespeare's characters.
He was fanny and at times endearing.
He also played a memorable Iago.
"Goodnight Desdemona (Good
Morning Juliet)" is a play that everyone should read, but think about
waiting for the next production to roll
into town before you see it on stage.
Phillips and Butt spice up lacklustre comedy tour
at the Orpheum
Oct IS
by Matt Whalley
In watching the five performers on the Just for
Laughs tour, it became clear whose jokes were
memorable and whose were to be easily forgotten. All of the comedians got big laughs
while they ran through their routines, but only
two stood out While the laughs were spread
out through the evening, it was the unconventional routines that are worth talking about
Watching stand-up comedy, you see standard routines beaten into the ground. The
rhythms of comedians' speech become recognisable. Luckily, the host, Harland Williams,
picked up on this and was able to mock the
convention while wholeheartedly embracing
it He poked fun at the common rhythm by
pointing out that it didn't matter where he'd
been yesterday, that it was all part of reaching
the punch line. He played with the idea of the
standard comedy. As he did this, it emphasised the differences between the comedians
on the bill.
In Brent Butt and Emo Phillips clearly
went beyond the set style of stand-up comedy
and brought a more interesting approach.
They led the crowd through their stories, then
played on the crowd's assumptions. By not
giving the recognised conclusion, their jokes
were far more memorable than the other
comedians.' Both comedians were able to surprise the crowd and keep things interesting.
Ron White and Mike Wilmot did the opposite.
They ran through their conventional sets and
never took the crowd by surprise. They drew
the laughter out of the crowd slowly, not really telling anything that hadn't been heard
Ron White played to the conservative
crowd with well-worn jokes about vegetarianism. He got laughs, but they seemed cheap. He
shot off a one-liner about shit that prompted
laughs, but was really more puzzling than any-
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for those who like to go
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thing. Most children giggle when someone
breaks wind, but just because it gets laughs
doesn't mean it's good comedy. When you see
performers making cheap forgettable jokes,
you start to want to be surprised. Ron White
and Mike Wilmot made you feel like you were
just following along.
When Emo Phillips slipped in a joke about
raping a bear cub, it caught my attention and
made me want to hear what he was going to
say next He was entirely unpredictable. Brent
Butt didn't share the same bizarre style as
Emo Phillips, but was nonchalant in his
unpredictability. He joked about swinging a
bag of gophers over his head as calmly as he
discussed his trip to Singapore.
Harland Williams seemed to be the
halfway point between the two styles of comedy. He was at once strange and conventional
throughout his introductions, talking to the
crowd and doing some of his bits. The crowd
was quick to play along with him. He plowed
through jokes and one-liners, then returned
to cutting people down. The crowd was
responsive and appreciative of the attention
that he gave them. Harland Williams put his
wit on display as he played with the crowd. He
showed how fast he could be on top of the
joke without a pause to think. As each audience victim was justly dealt with, Williams
gained respect. As he introduced the last performer no one was yelling out comments
because they saw how playfully the heckling
could be tossed aside.
Just For Laughs provided an entertaining
comparison of different styles and approaches to comedy. The conventional were put side
by side with the unconventional. The crowd
responded strongly to each performer, but it
was easy to see which performers would be
talked about when the show was finished.
Mike Wilmot and Ron White stayed away
from the unconventional and received great
audience response, but seemed unimaginative in their approach to stand-up comedy.
Emo Phillips and Brent Butt made jokes that
were clever and entertaining by being a little
sharper and little closer to the edge. ♦
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by Michael Schwandt
"Hello, Michael. What are you wearing?"
My phone conversation with Johnny
Knoxville begins on a confusing note, but I
obligingly describe my attire to the creator
and star of the Jackass TV series and movie. To
be fair, I ask the same question of him.
"I'm wearing nothing but a smile. That's
how I do it."
This is a 31 year-old man who has worn a
beard of leeches for television. He has also
lined up young children and asked them to
kick his testicles, and kidnapped Brad Pitt, all
in the name of bringing notoriety to his program. I'm speaking to a man who has prepared a "vomit omelette" on the air. He has a
rabid fan base. He turned down a regular spot
on Saturday Night Live to work on his movie,
which opens today.
Knoxville is something of an unlikely film
star, to say the least I ask him if he envisioned
himself doing stunts on television ten years
ago, if he was thinking of a future career in the
film industry.
"When I was 20 I was pretty much just
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Knoxville, Tennessee, trying to keep his quickly-achieved popularity in perspective. "It's
been very fast I mean, I went from spending
all day long hanging at home to travelling constantly," he says, "but you can't really think
about it too much. You just do your job."
The road to Knoxville's job as" an actor,
producer and professional Jackass began
when he pitched an article on self-defence
equipment to Big Brother skateboarding mag
azine. The plan was for him to test the equipment—pepper spray, a stun gun and a bulletproof vest—on himself. The magazine's editor,
Jeff Tremaine, challenged Knoxville to take the
idea one step further, by filming the painful
trials. Knoxville accepted the dare, and the
resulting videos marked the birth of Jackass.
Knoxville and Tremaine teamed up with fast-
rising director Spike Jonze, creating and selling the show to MTV. The gag-inducing stunts
were an instant hit and also an instant controversy with parents demanding the program's cancellation. Their children were getting hurt, they said, imitating Knoxville's
Knoxville, a parent himself, feels that parents, not television stations, bear the responsibility for raising and guiding children.
"Parents should spend a little more time
with their kids," he suggests. "They should
find out what they're watching on TV and create a dialogue with their children. We monitor
what my kid watches, and I think all parents
should. It's common sense."
I ask if he'd let his own daughter, six years
old, watch the Jackass TV show or movie
(which Knoxville describes as having "no plot.
just basically all the stuff we couldn't show on
"I let her watch things where Daddy doesn't
get hurt too badly, or where it's not too
naughty," he says, laughing. "I don't know
what part ofthe movie she'll be able to watch.
It'll be a number of years before she sees that"
Knoxville was sent to the emergency room
three times during the filming ot Jackass: The
Movie. He sustained three concussions, and
received countless stitches. Regardless, he
tells me that he enjoyed the project immensely, largely due to the amount of control he and
the other actors—his friends—had over the
"It comes with the territory," he says ofthe
painful but fun work on the set. "We had control of every facet of production, and I liked
that very much. I don't like being a powerless
Currently, Knoxville has some acting and
production plans in the near future, but no
more of a grand design on the rest of his
career than he had before.
"I just hope to maintain a level of control in
what I pick to work in. Other than that, it's just
one foot in front ofthe other." ♦
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