• Baltimore City Paper

March 8, 2000

The feature hole is filled by three pieces about Detroit automakers and climate change—two by

and one by


—and a fourth, on

, by Andrew Reiner.

In Mobtown Beat, Terrie Snyder reports on

. The Nose gets the scoop on

and an

at the Recreation Pier in Fells Point.

Brennen Jensen, in Charmed Life, visits the


The columns are: Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag on a diet of

; Sandy Asirvatham's Underwhelmed on the

; Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms on how

; Joab Jackson's Cyberpunk on

; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper on the



In Imprints: Michael Anft thinks C. Fraser Smith is too nice in

; Eileen Murphy is blissfully forgetful about Alice Adams'

; "pompous" and "confusing" is how Sandy Asirvatham describes Catherine S. Manegold's

; and Heather Joslyn is lukewarm about the participatory journalism that is Jon Katz's


Mike Giuliano, in Art, reviews


Bones is Glen Peterson's poem,

Jon Marans'

at Theatre Hopkins is "great," writes Brennen Jensen in Stage, while AXIS Theatre's production of Claire Chafee's

is pretty good, too; and Bill Irwin and Mark O'Donnell's adaptation of Moliere's

makes Michael Anft laugh.

In Television, Adele Marley can't help but like the trashy TV movie that is ABC's

, while

, whose runs look to be nearly over.

In Film, Luisa F. Ribeiro savages Madonna in

, finds

to be a tad too sentimental, and is bored by

; but Jack Purdy is wowed by


Susan Fradkin, in Belly Up, sees nothing wrong with the red meat at


(Editor's note: Please remember that this restaurant review is exactly a decade old, so take any information within with a shaker of salt.)

Correction: The subject of this issue's Charmed Life column was initially misidentified as Anthony Guy Kaplan.