Ten Years Ago in City Paper: June 13, 2001

Andrew Reiner's exposition on

and Kristine Antonelli's celebration of Kmart's


fill the feature hole. Brennen Jensen's Mobtown Beat reports on a worker shortage at

The Nose detects the formation of an

and bemoans a

. Tom Chalkley's Media Circus critiques local print coverage of a

. In Charmed Life, Brennen Jensen visits

, an art gallery/studio in Sowebo. 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. In Books, Joyce Brown samples the works of Pulitzer-winning poet

. Imprints are: Rupert Wondolowski on Stephen Cooper's biography of writer John Fante,

; Tom Chalkley on Bradford W. Wright's history of comics,


; and Joyce Brown on Carol Ann Duffy's collection of poems,

. In Art, Mike Giuliano checks out

at Fleckenstein Gallery, and Phil Andrews appreciates the poster art of

and others at Mission Space. Bones is Sasha West's poem, "

." In Stage,

is seriously underwhelmed by Queer Café 2001, but thinks Fells Point Corner Theatre's production of David Mamet's


is "solid." Music is Vincent Williams, heralding the revival of hip-hop label

. In Film: Luisa F. Ribeiro praises

; Ian Grey falls headlong for

; Adele Marley is breathless over

; Joe MacLeod files

under "butt-tacular"; and Heather Joslyn has a powerful appetite for

. Susan Fradkin's Belly Up fills up with good food, manners, and service at


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