Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Oct. 10, 2001

The features are Tom Scocca on

, the fourth installment of Eileen Murphy's series on


, and Nancy Heneson on

. Afefe Tyehimba's Mobtown Beat uncovers problems at

The Nose second-guesses the city's

and gives a refresher course in

. Tom Chalkley's Charmed Life recalls

in Baltimore history. In Media Circus, Michael Anft looks at what

has been saying since the Sept. 11 terror attacks. The columns are: Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag, on

; Joe MacLeod's Mr. Wrong, 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 Books, Eileen Murphy talks to Jim Crace about his new novel,


. In Art, Mike Giuliano is shell-shocked by American Visionary Art Museum's new exhibit,

. Film is: Ian Grey, loving

, warts and all; Tom Scocca, reveling in

's plotless fighting; Luisa F. Ribeiro, frightened by

; Eric Allen Hatch, hooked by

but throwing hooks at

; Adele Marley, feeling all warm and fuzzy about

but disappointed by

; and Rachel Deahl, thrilled by

. Susan Fradkin's Belly Up takes a shine to

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