Ten Years Ago in City Paper: May 16, 2001

Ten Years Ago in City Paper: May 16, 2001

The first installment of Eileen Murphy's series about

fills the feature hole, along with Van Smith's appraisal of


for Baltimore. Molly Rath's Mobtown Beat looks at the

in poor neighborhoods. The Nose sniffs out a


being used in City Hall downsizing. In Media Circus, Tom Chalkley talks with

about his new Middle East assignment and continues to trash

. Brennen Jensen's Charmed Life takes Norman "Duke" Benton's guided tour of

. 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

. Scocca & MacLeod's proto-blog,

, reads the comics so you don't have to. In Imprints: Michael Anft paints a picture of Don DeLillo's

; Eileen Murphy is seduced by Sylvia Brownrigg's


; and Mahinder Kingra is disappointed with George P. Pelecanos'

but dubs Douglas Galbraith's

a "triumph." Art is Caroline M. Saffer appreciating the photographs of the late

at a Photo Works retrospective exhibit and Mike Giuliano on

at C. Grimaldis Gallery. In Stage, Jack Purdy thinks Everyman Theatre's production of Jeff Baron's

is sappy and safe. Daniel Piotrowski's Feedback concludes that pianist

, performing with drummer Tony Oxley at Johns Hopkins University's Mattin Center, is well past his prime. Music is John Sewell, worrying about what Robert Pollard's drinking will do to

. In Film: Adele Marley finds wisdom in

; Joe MacLeod inhales

; Lee Gardner finds

sufficiently hair-raising; and Heather Joslyn isn't a big

fan. Susan Fradkin's Belly Up reports back from

on Liberty Road.

(Editor's note: Remember this review is exactly a decade old, so take it with a shaker of salt)

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