We here at X-Content try mightily to post


City Paper

'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.)