Ten Years Ago in City Paper: June 6, 2001

Ten Years Ago in City Paper: June 6, 2001

George Cerny's feature profiles

, who came out of West Baltimore to play professional basketball in the Czech Republic. In Mobtown Beat, Molly Rath spotlights


against East Baltimore blight and Brennen Jensen updates the fortunes of

. The Nose sniffs out


, looks into the possibility of a private club opening in the

, reports on infighting at the

, tries out to become a

, and proudly announces Baltimore's status as a

. Charles Cohen's Charmed Life takes a gander at

. The columns are: Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag, on

; 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 Books, Lily Thayer posits what the latest short-story collections from


, and

say about the state of Canadian lit. Art is Mike Giuliano, checking out paintings by

at Gomez Gallery. Bones is Sarah Elizabeth Ruden's poem,

." In Stage, John Lewis profiles

, and Jack Purdy finds the Spotlighters Theatre's production of Paul Rudnick's

to be too long and too light. In Music, Lee Gardner interviews

and explains his two-CD box-set

. No Cover is Daniel Piotrowski, announcing the start of

, and Joe MacLeod, remembering

. In Film: Heather Joslyn says

is not the typical gay-boy flick and

is not the typical wedding flick; Ian Grey thinks

is exactly that; and Andy Markowitz gives

a proper eulogy. Susan Fradkin, in Belly Up, mellows out at

. (

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


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