Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Oct. 24, 2001

Tom Scocca's feature lets non-pornographer

explain himself. In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen gets the low-down on the high hopes for reviving the


. Michael Anft's

ponders the news-gathering prospects of the new WYPR-FM and the death of

Brill's Content

. In Charmed Life, Brennen Jensen calls out some

. The Mail

on Mr. Wrong. 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. Frank Diller's Books piece explains the dramatic flair of guitar-smashing, short-story-writing, filmmaking

. In Art, Mike Giuliano checks out new work by

at C. Grimaldis Gallery; and Lee Gardner talks to


, an art student who placarded Baltimore with posters about terrorism. Bones is Peter Chapman's poem, "

." In Stage, Jack Purdy has a heckuva time at Center Stage's production of Jerry Ross and Richard Adler's

, while Richard Harrington and Chris Kauffman's

makes Anna Ditkoff laugh and scratch her head at the same time Film is: Ian Grey, sucking face with

; Eric Allen Hatch, dropping a bomb on

; and Andy Markowitz, liking the lengthy rhythms of

. Susan Fradkin's Belly Up says

is hit or miss.