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Wednesday, April 07, 2004

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Along Came a Spiral: Danielle Thought Falling Into a Life of Drug Addiction and Prostitution Was Hard--Until She Tried to Get Out | Feature by Afefe Tyehimba

Turning a Page: ACORN Activists Take Over The Friends of the Enoch Pratt Free Library | Mobtown Beat by Edward Ericson Jr.

Sobering Thought: Controversial State Senate Bill Could Breathe New Life into "Dead" Baltimore Liquor Licenses | Mobtown Beat by Brennen Jensen

First Pitch: A handful of protesters had gathered at the Yards to bring a measure of gravity to this otherwise carnival-like atmosphere. | The Nose

The Mail



Flip, Flop, and Lie: One of the sad things about modern political campaigns and the way they are covered is that certain "story lines" are created, and little is ever done to contradict them. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

A Will--and a Way: To prove to myself I meant business, I'd gone to Sports Authority and gotten what I presumed was sound advice from a youngster who sold me a pair of cross-training sneakers . . . | Third Eye by Afefe Tyehimba

Wouldn't You Agree?: One of the most dreaded clichés in modern conversation is the wimpy sentiment "Let's agree to disagree." | Right Field by Russ Smith

So Close, and Yet So Far: I'm a 21-year-old college student who has been madly in love with my girlfriend for more than two years. | Think Mink by Mink Stole



Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake



The End of the World as He Knows It: John Barth, Literary Comic Master, Grapples With Life and Literature After Sept. 11 in his New Collection, The Book of Ten Nights and a Night | Books by John Barry

Effort Less: The Drawings of Rande Barke are Most Clever When They Don't Try So Hard | Art by J. Bowers

Grafton Tyler Brown: Visualizing California and the Pacific Northwest: In its notorious revisionist look at Western landscape painting, 1991's The West as America, the Smithsonian Institution derided America's brand-name frontier artists as brainless boosters of Manifest Destiny. | Art by Blake de Pastino

That '80s Show: Spotlighters Make an Ambitious Trip Back to the Reagan Era with Chess | Stage by David Morley

The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat | Review by J. Bowers

The Pecking Order: Which Siblings Succeed and Why by Dalton Conley | Review by Lily Thayer

The Anatomy of Fascism by Robert O. Paxton | Review by Mahinder Kingra



Beyond the Hype: Ten Tumultuous Years After Kurt Cobain Killed Himself, Sub Pop Finally Emerges From Under Grunge's Long Shadow | Music by Michael Alan Goldberg

Cee-Lo Green: ... Is the Soul Machine | Review by Tom Breihan

Thomas Adès: America: A Prophecy | Review by Daniel Schlosberg

Evening: Other Victorians | Review by Justin Trevett Peters

The Short List



Punks Jump Up: . . . But Don't Get Beat Down in a New Doc | Film by Eric Allen Hatch

Punk Like Me: James Spooner Went from Indie-Rock to Independent Film | Film by Eric Allen Hatch

Good Bye, Lenin! | Review by Bret McCabe

The Girl Next Door | Review by Wendy Ward

Bob Roberts | Review by Eric Allen Hatch

Ella Enchanted | Review by Wendy Ward

Hellboy | Review by Joe MacLeod

The Prince and Me | Review by Wendy Ward

Walking Tall | Review by Joe MacLeod



Fatima's | Review by Richard Gorelick

Sofi's Crepes | Review by Christopher Skokna


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