Baltimore City Paper

X-Content: Ten years ago in City Paper: October 16, 2002

Charles Cohen's feature sizes up how well Maryland and Virginia are working together to help shore up the

. In Mobtown Beat, Afefe Tyehimba reports on


and Brennen Jensen updates the city's efforts to bring

. The Nose wonders whether Robert Ehrlich's gubernatorial campaign is cutting the name of running mate


from its political signs. Brennen Jensen's Charmed Life tries to sort out


has letters from Kim Sanders-Fisher, Anthony Sodano, Jeffery Shepard, Brian Czarski, Todd Chambers, Steven Sass, Mike Reid, Eleanor Fried, Alastair Mackay, and Herman Heyn. The columns are: Brian Morton's Political Animal, on

; Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag, on

; Sandy Asirvatham's Underwhelmed, on

; and Mink Stole's Think Mink, on

. Scocca & MacLeod's proto-blog,

, reads the comics so you don't have to. In Art, Mike Giuliano gets hooked on American Visionary Art Museum's exhibit,


. Tim Hill, in The Arts, gets to know

, the street-art magazine thrown together by students and alum of the Maryland Institute College of Art. Stage is John Barry, getting lost in the fog of Everyman Theatre's production of Caridad Svich's

. In Feedback, Bret McCabe fights back yawns at a

show at Ottobar. Jason Torres' No Cover touts

. In Film: Ian Grey says Maggie Gyllenhaal saves

, but nothing can save


; Eric Allen Hatch isn't sweet on

; Joe MacLeod warns against

; Lee Gardner says

sets the bar for actors-turned-directors; and Richard Gorelick likes how

makes viewers voyeurs, and thinks the acting makes

succeed. Christopher Skokna's Cheap Eats says


is the only place one needs to eat.