Ten Years Ago in City Paper: May 30, 2001

Ten Years Ago in City Paper: May 30, 2001

Tom Scocca's feature plumbs player development at the

. In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen profiles


. The Nose catches wind of a First Amendment battle at

. In Media Circus, Tom Chalkley looks at Baltimore's

. Tom Chalkley's Charmed Life drives down the memory lane of renowned traffic engineer

. The columns are: Joe MacLeod's Mr. Wrong, 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. Art is Mike Giuliano, going to

to look at several photography exhibits. In Stage, Anna Ditkoff finds Vagabond Theatre's production of James Sherman's

pleasantly unexceptional, and

is blown away by Center Stage's production of August Wilson's


The Piano

but finds Fablevision's production of three short Matthew Ramsay plays weak and pointless. John Duffy, in Music, gets excited about what the major-label release of

may say about the market for alt-country. Adele Marley's Television recommends HBO's

. In Film: Heather Joslyn finds

draining, but is charmed by

; Ian Grey swoons for

; Jack Purdy eats up the

hamfest; Luisa F. Ribeiro gives high marks to


; and Adele Marley is left to wonder about

. Susan Fradkin's Belly Up pays a visit to

. (

Editor's note: This review is exactly a decade old, so take it with a shaker of salt.