April 2016 – Antigravity Magazine
April 2016 • VOL 14.4 • #141

Columns

Letter from the Editor: It’s a Mystery to Me

One of the many joys of putting this thing together is seeing how it shapes up as the month progresses. I’ll admit that a lot of the time it’s a mystery to me how the…Read full article

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Star Hustler: Mars Attacks!

As spring sprung last month, the astrological wheel restarted its turn. Aries is the astrological baby, ruled by an animal that uses its head to ram into anything it doesn’t want to be bothered by….Read full article

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Paw Talk: Working Group

A week at the office can be hell on earth at times for some people. Personally, after a long day of assignments and work, I want nothing more than to be cuddling with my dog…Read full article

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Reality Bites: Great Balls of Meat

This is a first for me: I’m going to start this column with a recipe, because it’s important that you get where I’m coming from, at least in regards to meatballs. I ate these once…Read full article

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Red Light Fever: de lune déluge

I tell Vanessa Degrassi, the singer-songwriter behind the band de lune déluge, that their debut album Honeycomb dabbles in the flirtatious and dreamy sound of Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks (which, full disclosure, is my desert…Read full article


Features

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The Winter 2016 Overdose Crisis: a Case for a Regulated Drug Market

FENTANYL, STRYCHNINE, NALOXONE This past winter, an extraordinarily potent batch of China White heroin took an extended stay on the New Orleans scene. The first alert came on Christmas Eve 2015: twelve EMS transports of…Read full article

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Committing Mr. F

In the following story, names and other identifying information have been changed in accordance with confidentiality and medical privacy laws.   “He says he won’t go to the hospital,” I told the paramedics. “But I think…Read full article

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Cochon Doberge: The Hyperpolicing of the French Quarter

Part I of a series examining control / space in contemporary New Orleans   On Saturday, April 9th, residents of Orleans Parish are invited to vote on a ballot measure titled PW Police and Fire…Read full article

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Sarah Quintana Keeps on Rolling

Nearly eight years ago, Sarah Quintana, a New Orleans singer-songwriter with a background in jazz and folk music, was splitting time between club gigs in France and street performances here at home. One year later,…Read full article

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An Introvert’s Guide to SXSW

South by Southwest is the most emotionally specific musical gathering there is. Part industry feeding trough, part hyper self-aware band camp, it’s a week-long gauntlet that most bands, writers, and publicists find themselves limping through…Read full article

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Humor: Don Donnie’s 2016 Federal Tax Form


Reviews // Photos // Comics

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Reviews, April 2016

Music – Books – Art Music DANIEL ASH STRIPPED (MAIN MAN) Anyone who has ever darkened the doors of Hot Topic or coughed from dancing too long next to a smoke machine knows the name…Read full article