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Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Nov. 7, 2001

The feature is the fifth installment of Eileen Murphy's Reservoir Hill series.Brennen Jensen's Mobtown Beat marvels at My Wonderful Radio Show, a WWLG old-time radio program for kids.The Nose probes "the fix" that put Pamela Carter in Bea Gaddy's vacated City Council seat and calls Mr. Boh "a liar."In Media Circus, Michael Anft faults the media for failing to question the government's anti-terrorism efforts and calls out WBFF for missing the point about what's wrong with The Baltimore Sun.Charles Cohen's Charmed Life hoists a few with Fells Point's barfly painter, Charles Newton.The columns are: Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag, on fear of flying; Joe MacLeod's Mr. Wrong, on Kmart shopping; Mink Stole's Think Mink, on moving abroad and sharing heirlooms; Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms, on Michael Jordan; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper, on the World Series.Scocca & MacLeod's proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you don't have to.In Books, Michael Anft defends Oprah-snubbing Jonathan Franzen and his anti-consumerist novel, The Corrections.Christopher Skokna's Art piece celebrates Charles Burns' comic-book work.Bones is Tara Hart's poem, "The Platform of Absolute Rest . . ."Geoffrey Himes, in Music, explains the importance of Charley Patton.In Film: Ian Nagoski is psyched that the Creative Alliance is screening a whole slew of Stan Vanderbeek flicks; Lee Gardner is there for The Man Who Wasn't There; Eric Allen Hatch gets sucked into Waking Life, is enchanted by Amelie, and picks a fight with The One; Tom Scocca gets a kick out of Twin Warriors; and Ian Grey shrugs at Domestic Disturbance.Susan Fradkin's Belly Up is fine with Crabby Dick's.

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