Emily Flake's hand-drawn feature delves into the history of. In Mobtown Beat, Van Smith highlights Maryland General Assembly bills that aim toand Molly Rath reports that a juvenile ex-offenderafterCity Paperwrote about his criminal history. The Nose bemoans the toothlessness of the city'sfor public oversight of police misconduct. Michael Anft'sdebates the WMAR-TV/Sunpartnership and announces that the venerable Joan Jacobson is leaving theSun. Charmed Life is Tom Chalkley, recounting the Ridgley family, erstwhile owners ofin Towson. The columns are: Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag, on; Joe MacLeod's Mr. Wrong,; 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. Lily Thayer's Books piece contrasts two books about love: Susan Minot's novel,Rapture, and Rosemary Sullivan's pop-cultural crit-lit tome,. In Art, Lee Gardner is confronted by a traveling exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art,; and Mike Giuliano checks out theat the Creative Alliance. Bret McCabe's Feedback rocks out withat Ottobar. In Music, Bret McCabe digs the paranoid wit and wisdom of. Bred McCabe's No Cover gets schooled by. In Film: Ian Grey dances with, is shocked and amazed by, and pans; Jack Purdy rides; Andy Markowitz givesa wink and a nod; Tom Scocca outs himself as a Cusackophile over; Luisa F. Ribeiro weeps overand; Lee Gardner is anfan; Adele Marley saysmeets low expectations; Eric Allen Hatch thinksneeds more guns and explosions; Joe MacLeod gets high on; and Heather Joslyn revels in. Michelle Gienow's Dish goes tofor Valentine's Day sweets.