X-Content: Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Nov. 27, 2002

In the feature hole are Earl Byrd's story of





. Ericka Blount Danois' Mobtown Beat profiles a

. The Nose wrinkles over


. Brennen Jensen's Charmed Life shares

's theory on how zeppelins could have averted the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Christopher Myers'

gets answers from Willie Hewalient, John White, and Dan Hill.

has letters from Laura Carlson, Rachel Emmel, Allison Stelly, Beth Hawks, Mark Hossfeld, Jon Swift, Kendall Alexander, Greg Dembeck, Linda Toast, and Thomas Hook. 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. C. Kang and S. Kang's


tries dog food. In Books, Mahinder Kingra thinks Stephen E. Ambrose's

belies the historian's rose-colored views and Tom Siebert sees genius in Donna Tartt's

. Art is: Tim Hill, playing with the art toys of

; Blake de Pastino, questioning whether a Baltimore Museum of Art photography exhibit,

, matters; and Mike Giuliano, digesting

at the art institute's Meyerhoff Gallery. In Stage, John Barry purrs for Everyman Theatre's production of Edward Albee's

; and Josephine Yun enjoys the story-telling of Arena Players' production of Emily Man's

. Michaelangelo Matos' Music samples

. No Cover is Tom Breihan, ruing the breakup of the

, and Bret McCabe, chronicling the drama of

's tour. In Film: Geoffrey Himes gets with the

of the music documentary,

; Lee Gardner tries to sort out

Ian Grey finds that images make

even more compelling than the book it's based on; Joe MacLeod is okay with the prospect that James Bond will have to

and gets exactly what he's supposed to out of

; Eric Allen Hatch finds

to be trite, cloistered tripe; and Tom Siebert kicks

in the balls, but finds

to be "pleasantly escapist." Richard Gorelick's Omnivore calls

a "pleasure-giving honey." In Cheap Eats, Brennen Jensen likes the "honest" sandwiches of