We here at X-Content try mightily to post
's decade-old content exactly 10 years to the day after it was first published. Alas, the year 2000 was a leap year, and it jumped up on us, so today we are posting it on March 2 instead of March 1. Starting next week X-Content will go online on Mondays until the next decade-old leap year arrives.
The feature is Molly Rath's exhaustive look at the
, five years after it happened. It's a follow-up to Rath's
In Mobtown Beat, Charles Cohen attends country musician
, while Van Smith reports that the Maryland GOP is
Eileen Murphy, in Media Circus,
Charmed Life is Charles Cohen on
, the glittery paving material that was put down on some Baltimore roads.
The columns are: Joe MacLeod's Mr. Wrong on
; Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms on
on television; Joab Jackson's Cyberpunk on how
Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?
reminds him of an online event,
; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper examines
Frank Diller, in Books, considers two books about zero:
In Art, Mike Giuliano reviews what's showing at
are reviewed in Anna Ditkoff's Zine Pool.
Stage is Jack Purdy on Center Stage's production of Brendan Behan's
, which he finds "too respectable."
In Feedback, Natalie Davis is still blissed out from
at the Recher Theatre, featuring Roger Steffens, Junior Marvin, and Strykers Posse; and Geoffrey Himes, dazzled by gospel at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, is especially touched by
Television is Adele Marley on HBO's
, which tells three stories of American lesbians.
In Film: Ian Grey touts a
, bemoans the inertia of
, and thinks
is "seriously funny"; Joe MacLeod celebrates
; and Luisa F. Ribeiro has a sap attack over
In Belly Up, Susan Fradkin showcases her culinary judgment by falling in love with the food at
, including praise for "eclectic" dishes, such as the grilled salmon with pesto aioli and roasted red peppers and the jerk-seared pork tenderloin with fruit chutney and mashed sweet potatoes.
(Editor's note: Please remember that this restaurant review is exactly a decade old, so take any information within with a shaker of salt.)