Ten Years Ago in City Paper: July 18, 2001

Brennen Jensen's feature takes readers on a tour of

around Baltimore. In Mobtown Beat, Emily Richards profiles Russell Wattenberg's


. The Nose is outraged by too-high ticket prices for a

at Oriole Park at Camden Yards and an

. Charles Cohen's Charmed Life rediscovers the

of St. Paul's School for Boys. 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

; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper, on

. Scocca & MacLeod's proto-blog,

, reads the comics so you don't have to. In Books, Rupert Wondowlowski praises re-issues of Patricia Highsmith's dark fiction:


, and


. Art is Mike Giuliano on the art of


at Gomez Gallery. Bones is Megan Snyder-Camp's poem,

In Stage, Jack Purdy thoroughly enjoys Young Victorian Theatre Company's production of

; Mike Giuliano feels preached at by Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theater's production of James H. Chapmyn's

; and Anna Ditkoff likes the set of Maryland Arts Festival's production of Garson Kanin's

, but not much else. Music is Vincent Williams, totally digging

. Lee Gardner's Know Your Product showcases Monitor Records' compilation of drummers' tracks,

. In Film: Luisa F. Ribeiro says "bravo" to

and gets giddy over

, but knows not what to make of

; Rachel Deahl says

is too sappy, and would rather play

than sit through the movie that's based on it; Jack Purdy recommends watching

while stoned; Joe MacLeod sums up

; and Heather Joslyn hits the road with

. Susan Fradkin's Belly Up globetrots around


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