Tom Chalkley's illustrated feature has fun with the. In Mobtown Beat, Afefe Tyehimba gauges controversy surrounding theand Van Smith reports that the state legislature enacted a law. The Nose flames state Del. Dana Lee Debrow's, Mayor Martin O'Malley's, and Baltimore Development Corporation's. Michael Anft'sdecries the FCC's corporate Darwinism and a premature obituary inThe Baltimore Sun. Brennen Jensen's Charmed Life visits with Christopher George, a.has letters from George Eichler, Leor Galil, Mark McIntire, Nic deGroot, Max Obuszewski, Don Miller, Joe Roman, Jacquiline Johnson, and Conal Rose. The columns are: Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag, on the; 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, John Barry talks with George P. Pelecanos about his latest novel,. Art is Mike Giuliano, reviewingon display at Villa Julie College. Bones is Reginald Harris' poem,. In Stage, Anna Ditkoff is impressed by The Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre's production of, as is John Barry by The Performance Workshop Theatre Company's production of Gille Segal's. Music is Geoffrey Himes, saluting the durable. Craig D. Lindsay's Television hates on. In Film: Eric Allen Hatch coversby lauding the political relevance of some of its feature-film selections -,,, and- while indictingas "reactionary"; Lee Gardner finds"flat"; Adele Marley isn't buyingHuman Nature,,, or, but loves; Luisa F. Ribeiro says don't forgetMidnight;and Jack Purdy finds the time spent watchingwell worth it. Michelle Gienow's Dish delights in upscale soul food at. In Cheap Eats, Christopher Skokna likes the slices at.