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Posted by Dan Watson | Nov 5, 2008

With Aluminum Gold, Little Village is launching a three-part series on what homelessness in Iowa City and Eastern Iowa looks like. We can’t pledge to satisfy or break every stereotype,...

Posted by Dr. Star | Nov 5, 2008

For Everyone—It’s almost time to get on board. Ever so slowly, the chaos is subsiding and new possibilities are coming within reach. It will soon be time to actually do...

Posted by Andrew Sherburne | Nov 5, 2008

Like the rest of the media elite, we here at Little Village are in the can for Obama. The reasons are myriad, but we’ll spare you the details because you...

Posted by Andrew Sherburne | Nov 5, 2008

It's always a pleasure to revel in your children's success. Such is the joy here at Little Village that two of our regular writers have penned well-received books in the...

Posted by Thomas Dean | Nov 5, 2008

I visited the grave of Ernest Oberholtzer today last month. I was invited to read from my new book of essays Under a Midland Sky (ok, that’s a plug) at...

Posted by Melody Dworak | Oct 31, 2008

Although I really wanted to highlight this website for my Friday intarweb fidz selection, I thought I should celebrate my favorite heathen holiday with a video tribute to the more...

Posted by Kent Williams | Oct 28, 2008

Lately McCain and Palin have been hammering Obama for having "socialist ideas."  Now of course, they don't actually care whether Obama really advocates Socialism or Capitalism or Communism. They are...

Posted by Andrew Sherburne | Oct 9, 2008

There are no proton packs. No positron colliders. No Ecto-Containment unit. Turns out, the world of ghost hunting, like most everything else, is a lot less sexy than the movies...

Posted by Thomas Dean | Oct 9, 2008

This is the month of masks. As the calendar veers toward the month’s end, more and more false faces and outré makeup will replace our regular countenances. Who is that?...

Posted by Caroline Stedman | Oct 9, 2008

“Some of us older people have problems with our knees, so we don’t want to jog, and racquetball is out,” Hinds said. It works the whole upper body and even...

Posted by Sara Pralle | Oct 9, 2008

Energy crisis? This phrase makes the nightly news every week. The rising costs of nearly everything, including food, gasoline and home energy, has become a slow, insidious flood of its...

Posted by Adam Burke | Oct 9, 2008

Iowa City author Paul Street's latest book, Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics, is a critical report on the phenomenal rise of the junior senator from Illinois. Street...

Posted by Andrew Sherburne | Sep 15, 2008

Our friends over at Iowa Politics have a full report on the Sarah Palin roast that was the Tom Harkin Steak Fry. But this gem from Iowa Lt. Gov. Patty...

Posted by Adam Witte | Sep 3, 2008

IA Confidential is a serial comic depicting true tales form Iowa City’s storied past. Read part one of the story here. Read part two of the story.

Posted by Sara Pralle | Sep 3, 2008

You may have caught a special on “green” building on Iowa Public Television or The Home and Garden Channel. Perhaps you’ve driven by a construction site and seen signs proclaiming...

Posted by Kent Williams | Sep 3, 2008

Some people love dogs, some not so much. Some people fear dogs, some simply don't understand dog behavior well enough to enjoy interacting with them. And some people--good people, mind...