Ten Years Ago In City Paper: Jan. 30, 2002

Ten Years Ago In City Paper: Jan. 30, 2002

Molly Rath's feature untangles what's fundamentally wrong with

. In Mobtown Beat, Afefe Tyehimba looks at efforts to restore


in Maryland. The Nose smokes Comptroller William Donald Schaefer's

. Michael Anft's Media Circus examines

. In Charmed Life, Charles Cohen checks out the

. 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, Brennen Jensen celebrates the release of James Taylor's

. Art is Mike Giuliano, on the paintings of

at Gomez Gallery. In Stage, Mike Giuliano has some bones to pick with Fells Point Corner Theatre's production of Lynn Notage's

. Film is: Lee Gardner, praising

; Andy Markowitz, calling


"the funniest football movie ever"; Ian Grey, finding relief in

and being unnerved by

; Eric Allen Hatch, giving

its due; and Adele Marley, saying Nicole Kidman saves

and finding that nothing can save

. Michelle Gienow's Dish finds