X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: February 12, 2003

X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: February 12, 2003

Van Smith's feature goes deep inside the

. In Mobtown Beat, Erin Sullivan reports on the debate over the future of the


. The Nose tracks Baltimore City Council squabbles over a bill to allow

. Charles Cohen's Charmed Life gets the lowdown on


Christopher Myers'

gets answers from Mark Hodges, Tony Tochterman, and Mark Miller.

has letters from Robert J. Kogan, B. Brestel, and Diana Froley. The columns are: Brian Morton's Political Animal, on the debate over

; Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag, on

; Eddie Matz' Shirts and Skins, on what it means when

; Joe MacLeod's Mr. Wrong, on

; Afefe Tyehimba's Third Eye, on

; and Mink Stole's Think Mink, on

. Scocca & MacLeod's proto-blog,

, reads the comics so you don't have to. Emily Flake's

tries to diagnose depression. Smell of Steve, Inc.'s

goes to Iceland. In Books, Lizzie Skurnick profiles porn-champion smut-writer


. Blake de Pastino's Art piece probes the work of

on display at Galerie Francoise. In Stage, John Barry likes the energy of Fells Point Corner Theatre's production of Anton Chekhov's

. In Music, Tony Ware explains the anti-fashion ambitions of

. No Cover is Geoffrey Himes, profiling the ukulele-wielding power of

. In Film: Ian Grey profiles producer

and praises Noyce's recent release,

; Brett McCabe declares

to be just this side of "rote idiocy"; Amy M. Bruce suggests money spent seeing

is wasted; and Tom Siebert suggests the same about

. Richard Gorelick's Omnivore finds that

defies gaudy expectations with good food and a fine atmosphere. In Cheap Eats, Christopher Skokna says

beats mall food. Anna Ditkoff's Club Review dubs

good at faux.

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