Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Aug. 15, 2001

Tom Chalkley's feature explores

in Baltimore. In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen gives frustrated

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a voice. The Nose gets the radio buzz about

. Brennen Jensen's Charmed Life takes a gander at what's in

at the Enoch Pratt Free Library. The columns are: Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag, on

; Mink Stole's Think Mink, on

; Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms, on

; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper, on

. Scocca & MacLeod's proto-blog

reads the comics so you don't have to. In Imprints: Michael Anft gives Irvine Welsh's novel

, a go; Joab Jackson is sold short by Colin Tudge's science writing in

; Lavinia Greenlaw's novel,

, is limply endorsed; and the Joey Cavalieri-edited

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gets a whole lotta love. In Art, Tim Hill discusses

, on display at PhotoWorks; and Mike Giuliano checks out

, hanging at Gomez Gallery. Bones is Medea M. Elvy's poem,

In Stage,

says patience pays off for audiences at Fells Point Corner Theatre's production of Rosemary Frisino Toohey's

Seafood Buffet

and the Spotlighters' production of Chuck Spoler's

Memorial Day

; while Mike Giuliano feels pandered to by Vagabond Players' production of Ray Hamby's

Feedback is Ian Nagoski digging

at Ottobar and Geoffrey Himes getting his groove on at the

. In Music, Lee Gardner explains why

is better than MTV used to be. Film is: Andy Markowitz, loving the smell of

in the morning; Joe MacLeod, getting scat-attacked by

; Lee Gardner, going along for the ride with

; Heather Joslyn, lapping up some

; Adele Marley, joining the

; and Rachel Deahl, enjoying the second helping of

almost as much as the first. Susan Fradkin's Belly Up says

looks better than it tastes.

(Editor's note: This review is exactly a decade old, so take it with a shaker of salt.)

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