Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Oct. 31, 2001

The features are:



City Paper

's Halloween masks of Marc Steiner, Katie Curran O'Malley, William Donald Schaefer, Jamal Lewis' left anterior cruciate ligament, and Steve Geppi; and stories from

told by Tom Chalkley. Molly Rath's Mobtown Beat details a

. The Nose updates the scandal over a

. Tom Chalkley's Charmed Life explores the art of

. The columns are: Sandy Asirvatham's Underwhelmed, 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: Frank Diller says Lily Burana's memoir,

, is lousy; Heather Joslyn credits William J. Mann's


for telling great histories of Hollywood's gays and lesbians; and Loren Glass finds that Tukufu Zuberi's

misses the point about race. Bones is Sonia Lewis' poem,

." In Stage: Jack Purdy finds flaws in Eugene O'Neill's

at Rep Stage; Anna Ditkoff says a jarring conclusion mars Fells Point Corner Theatre's production of Craig Lucas'

; and Mike Giuliano is creeped out by Spotlighters Theatre's production of Frank Marcus'

. Ian Nagoski's No Cover elevates

. In Film: Lee Gardner boosts

and snickers at

's hippies; Jack Purdy is horrified by

; Ian Grey is terrified by

, infected by

, and reminded of originals by

; Luisa F. Ribeiro is haunted by

's aftertaste and

's madness; Andy Markowitz is not scared by

, and thinks

masters one joke; and Adele Marley finds that sex beats sap in

, but

is simply boring. Susan Fradkin's Belly Up gets funky at


(Editor's Note: Remember, this review is exactly a decade old, so take it with a shaker of salt)