Baltimore City Paper

X-Content: Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Jan. 1, 2003

Tom Chalkley's feature looks at changes afoot in

. In Mobtown Beat, Ericka Blount Danois reports on community damages wrought by


in Baltimore. The Nose second-guesses the appointment of

as head of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police. Tom Chalkey's Charmed Life muses on



has letters from Daisha Lyell, David Robinson, and Rafe Pilgrim. The columns are: Brian Morton's Political Animal, on

; Eddie Matz' Shirts and Skins, on

; Joe MacLeod's Mr. Wrong

; Afefe Tyehimba's Third Eye

; 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


skunks the posh set. Emily Flake's

plays dead with the New Year. Smell of Steve, Inc.'s

goes fishing. In Books, Susan Muadi Darraj explains how Laura Wexler researched and wrote

Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America

. Bret McCabe's Music pays a visit to the brain of

. In Film, Richard Gorelick appreciates the sincerity of


About Schmidt

. Richard Gorelick's Omnivore sees signs of promise at

. In Cheap Eats, Brennen Jensen gets casual at