Baltimore City Paper

Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Feb. 7, 2001

Two pieces about the Super Bowl--by



--fill the feature hole. Mobtown Beat is Molly Rath on an

made by homeless people and Tom Scocca on controversy over a


. The Nose takes a whiff of


, and

. In Media Circus, Tom Chalkley debunks a

. Chalkley's Charmed Life establishes an

between Baltimore and New Orleans. The columns are: Sandy Asirvatham's Underwhelmed, on

; Mink Stole's Think Mink, on

; Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms, on


; Joab Jackson's Cyberpunk, on

; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper, on Ravens defensive coordinator

. In Imprints: John Sewell thinks Peter Carey's novel

True History of the Kelly Gang

, is ready for Hollywood; Rupert Wondolowski wishes he hadn't had to read Pedro Juan Gutierrez' novel

Dirty Havana Trilogy


; Thomas Bligh has a better understanding of Cleveland, thanks to Mark Winegardner's novel

Crooked River Burning

; and Heather Joslyn wishes Esther Newton's memoir,

Margaret Mead Made Me Gay

, had stuck to its best stuff. Art is Mike Giuliano, liking the challenge presented by the UMBC show

Painting Zero Degree


, and Phil Andrews, soaking up a design exhibit--

--at MICA's Decker Gallery. Bones is Mimi Zannino-Bracken's poem,

." Anna Ditkoff's Zine Pool

Dawn Mercurio's and Benn Ray's Mobtown Shank. In Stage, Jack Purdy is lost in Rep Stage's production of David Hare's

The Judas Kiss

, and Anna Ditkoff endorses Howard Community College's production of Eve Ensler's


The Vagina Monologues

. Music is Lee Gardner on

. In Film: Adele Marley is thankful that


is not historically accurate; Ian Grey can't forget



; Heather Joslyn belly-laughs with


; and Luisa F. Ribeiro rips


for negating women. Susan Fradkin's Belly Up enjoys



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