Baltimore City Paper

Ten Years Ago in City Paper: March 7, 2001

Molly Rath's feature looks at what makes

tick. Mobtown Beat is Van Smith on a


under consideration in Annapolis. The Nose tries to sort out the future of the

. Tom Chalkley's Media Circus condones WBAL-TV reporter


double life as a journalist and advocate, condemns WJZ-TV's fixation with the

, and bounces a discussion about whether WRNR-FM has

. Charles Cohen's Charmed Life recalls when the

Alum Chine

blew up off Hawkins Point, killing 33 seamen. 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 online soap opera


; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper, on

. In Books, Michael Anft praises Stuart O'Nan's novel,

Everyday People

. Art is Phil Andrews on

Soup to Nuts: Pop Art and Its Legacy

at Towson University's Holtzman Art Gallery. In Stage, Jack Purdy is spooked by Theatre Hopkins' production of Brian Friel's


Faith Healer

. Geoffrey Himes' No Cover gives the music-making world of

the attention it deserves. In Film: Jaimie Baron is easy on

The Mexican

; Adele Marley spurns

The Caveman's Valentine


, wishes to forget

When Brendan Met Trudy

, and has no time for

15 Minutes

; Ian Grey is struck by



but left empty by


; and Jack Purdy gets high on

Honeysuckle Rose

. In Belly Up, Susan Fradkin feels at home with the



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