X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 23, 2003

The feature is a guide to the

. In Mobtown Beat, Laura Lewis notes the departure for federal prison of two Jonah House activists,

. Campaign Beat is Van Smith, recapping a feisty race for the Baltimore City Council seat representing

. Ballot Stuffing goes to the

and chats with 10th District City Council candidate


has letters from Erik Kestler, Tanya Evans, Jim Valis, Barbara and Rick Gilmour, Alix Tobey-Southwick, Marc-Oliver Wright, A. Robert Kaufman, J. Newport, and Jim Emberger. The columns are: Brian Morton's Political Animal, on

; Eddie Matz' Shirts and Skins, 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

goes dancing. Art is Mike Giuliano, wading into

. In Stage, John Barry profiles

, while Brennen Jensen soaks in the malice of Richard Dresser's

Lungfish. In Film: Blake de Pastino wishes Sea Biscuit had stuck to the "perfect truth" and calls Stone Reader a stand-out doc; Lee Gardner compliments the gore of Nifty Fifty and says Roman Holiday "still works"; Tom Siebert pans Johnny English and is sensory-overloaded by Spy Kids 3D: Game Over; and Bret McCabe endures How to Deal. Richard Gorelick's Omnivore bemoans Blu's "identity crisis." In Cheap Eats, Christopher Skokna is underwhelmed by Chicken Caliente.