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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

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Ben Cricchi


I Wish They All Could Be Mail-Order Girls: But International Matchmaking Law Meant To Protect Foreign Brides From Abuse Has Stepped On The Seams Of Some American Men's Dreams | Web Exclusive by Keli Dailey

Bell Tightening: State Senate Hopeful Lawrence Bell III Has Money Problems | Campaign Beat by Van Smith

The More Things Change: Few Contenders Take On Incumbents In 46th District Races | Campaign Beat by Daniel Haggerty

The Dust Settles: ...But The Controversy Over The Demolition Of St. Stan's Hasn't Yet | Mobtown Beat by Laura Laing

Put-Putt Pfffttt: The Final Tiff in the Great Artscape Art Car Altercation Of 2006 | Mobtown Beat by Erin Sullivan

Seed Money: When Daniela Lewy found out that the Baraka School was closing in 2003, she feared the worst for the boys who had been studying there. | Quick and Dirty by Christina Royster-Hemby

No Recount: It was a lonely time for the Nose back in 2002, when we here at Baltimore's Most Skeptical Alternative Weekly first started raising questions about Maryland's then-brand-new electronic voting machines ("The Vote Counters," Mobtown Beat, Oct. | The Nose

Stray Marriage: On July 27 Maryland's highest court agreed to hear a case in which 19 plaintiffs are seeking to overturn the state law dictating that marriage must be between a woman and a man. | The Nose

The Mail | Murder Ink | The News Hole | Feature



Geese and Ganders: Hypocrisy? Of course not. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Words and Music: MF Doom sounds like he could actually be Afrika Bambaataa's son, but he's viewed as less authentically hip-hop than, say, Yung Joc. | Social Studies by Vincent Williams

Steele Wheels: Faced with Cardin or Mfume, I doubt donors will sit on their checkbooks. by Russ Smith



Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

Shabby Tabby



Microphone Mathematics: Poetry Audiences Grow So Does The Need To Cover It | The Arts by Jason Torres

Old School: Painting Grads Revisit Old Styles Through New Eyes | Art by J. Bowers

Summer 2006: C. | Art by Ruth Reader

Hollow Man: Heís A Loser, Baby--And So Is The Play Heís In | Stage by Geoffrey Himes

Try and Try Again: New Theater Company Achieves Mixed Results With Moderately Risky Debut | Stage by John Barry

Talk Talk by T.C. Boyle | Review by Stephen Peterson

Art Out of Time: Unknown Comics Visionaries, 1900-1969 by Dan Nadel, editor | Review by Christopher Skokna

Junk Mail by Will Self | Review by Raymond Cummings



Ainít Done Yet: Crescent Cityís Musical Traditions Still Fertile On Parcel Of New Albums | Music by Geoffrey Himes

Love Is Love: Scritti Polittiís Green Gartside Grows Old Gracefully | Music by Jess Harvell

Aloe Blacc: Shine Through | Review by Jess Harvell

Pharrell: In My Mind | Review by Raymond Cummings

Cloudland Canyon: Requiems der Natur, 2002-2004 | Review by Marc Masters

The Bronx: The Bronx | Review by Bret McCabe

The Short List



Amy Sedaris: "[David] Letterman and ThinkFilm gave us money to make a movie for misfits and outcasts and ugly people," says Amy Sedaris over the phone from a New York hotel room. | Film by Violet LeVoit

The Night Listener | Review by Geoffrey Himes

The War Tapes | Review by Bret McCabe

Strangers With Candy | Review by Violet LeVoit

Miami Vice | Review by Bret McCabe

Final Destination 3 | Review by Bret McCabe



Samos | Review by Richard Gorelick

Carolina's Tex Mex | Review by Bret McCabe


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