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Wednesday, August 24, 2005

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NEWS

Who Is This Guy?: Maverick Journalist? Company Man? Sun Editor Tim Franklin On The Record | Feature by Gadi Dechter

Not So Quick Fix: A Baltimore Couple Says a HUD Program Designed to Help New Homeowners Renovate May Cause Them to Lose Their Shirts | Mobtown Beat by Edward Ericson Jr.

The Jury’s Out: The Nose was recently called for jury duty. | The Nose

Goodbye, Jules: In his farewell column to Baltimore readers last week, veteran Sun political commentator Jules Witcover vented his spleen at the “unnecessary and calamitous” war in Iraq, not his employer of 24 years. | Media Circus by Gadi Dechter

Elliot Cahan: In July 2004, nursing home administrator and 5th District City Council candidate Elliott Cahan made an announcement: Rather than continuing his campaign against entrenched incumbent Rochelle “Rikki” Spector, he would be leaving Baltimore just months shy of the election to make aliyah—the Jewish immigration to Israel—with his wife and three children. | Q+A by Erin Sullivan

Murder Ink | Councilmania | The Mail

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COLUMNS

Police State: After Oklahoma City and Sept. 11, the pendulum has swung so far in favor of authority that the nation has sanctioned almost anything in the name of safety and security. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Get Away: Of course, it does not taste like pizza, but whatever, OK? | Mr. Wrong by Joe MacLeod

Keeping the Dailies Away: That sort of old-fashioned, blue-blood clout doesn’t exist anymore. | Right Field by Russ Smith

Free Ride: He’s got a nice cushy life with you; with only a part-time job, he has a roof over his head, food on the table, and a willing woman in his bed. Your problem isn’t that you might lose him; it’s how hard it’s going to be to get rid of him. | Think Mink by Mink Stole

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COMICS

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

Sheet Comics: by The Hussey Bros.

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ARTS

True Lies: Middle-Aging Enfant Terrible Bret Easton Ellis Tells the Story of His Life—Sorta | Books by Bret McCabe

Nice Form: The Inventive Works of Paul Troy and Dave Massey Stand Out In Group Show | Art by J. Bowers

Star Struck by Pamela Anderson | Review by Wendy Ward

The Persistence of Memory by Tony Eprile | Review by Nicole Leistikow

Bearing Witness: Not So Crazy in Alabama by Carla Thompson | Review by Christina Royster-Hemby

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MUSIC

Dirty Southern Comfort: Dancer Turned MC Mama Base Finds a Collaborative Hip-Hop Community in Atlanta That Baltimore Lacked | Music by Jason Torres

Room to Bloom: Determination Powers Ethel Ennis’ Drive To Do What She Wants No Matter What | Music by Geoffrey Himes

Diplo : Favela Strikes Back | Review by Robbie Whelan

Okkyung Lee: Nihm | Review by Marc Masters

The Cribs: The New Fellas | Review by Cole Haddon

Son Volt: Okemah And The Melody Of Riot | Review by Dennis Rozanski

Death Cab for Cutie: Plans | Review by Bret McCabe

The Short List

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FILM

The Brothers Grimm | Review by Ian Grey

Asylum | Review by Ian Grey

Red-Eye | Review by Ian Grey

Valiant | Review by Violet LeVoit

Wild at Heart | Review by Bret McCabe

The Errol Morris Collection | Review by Lee Gardner

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EAT

Hull Street Blues Cafe | Review by Richard Gorelick

Country Kitchen | Review by Anna Ditkoff

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