* * * * * WEREWOLF ISSUE 18, November 2010 * * * * *

Is Sufjan Stevens saying its kinda cool to be insane?

Why does weight loss surgery get such a bad rap?
Would you trust these guys to know the difference between secrets and lies?


The Quest to Punish the Waihopai Three

The legal battle now shifts to civil court

by Gordon Campbell


Heavyweight Contenders

The plusses (and perils) of weight loss surgery

by Cushla McKinney


Hiding in Public

Truman to Nixon, Bush to Obama – how the US has rationalized the ‘need’ for state secrecy

by James Robinson


Left Coasting : Open Season on Healthcare

Count the ways the medical-industrial complex is bad for everyone’s health…

by Rosalea Barker


Classics : The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (1990)

Murder, mutiny, class rebellion and a terrific teenage heroine

by Gordon Campbell


Milestone Movies : Daisies (1966)

Freedom’s just another word for making fun of everything

by Brannavan Gnanalingham


From the Hood : Lost in Wiseacre Wood

Isn’t it funny / How a bear likes cutting the public service? / Buzz buzz buzz, / I wonder why he does.

by Lyndon Hood


The Complicatist : Sufjan Stevens and outsider art

Hello madness, my old friend…

by Gordon Campbell


Cartoon Alley

Reviews, commentary and comics from local artists

by Werewolf

Bollinger review

Cartoon Alley: Reviews and commentary #18… Tim Bollinger

Some comics I’ve been reading lately…. Gogo Monster & The Bun Field

by Tim Bollinger