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Wednesday, September 10, 2003

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Jefferson Jackson Steele

SPECIAL

Chick Lit 101: A Sex-Soaked, Candy-Colored, Indiscreet Romp Through the Hottest Gal Tales of the Season | Big Books Feature by Lizzie Skurnick

Don't Hate Me Because I'm Cute: Baltimore's Expert in Literary Girl Power Puts Her Finger on What's Wrong With Chick Lit | Big Books Feature by Hanne Blank

Chicks Dig It: Baltimore may never be mistaken for the hip, gritty, self-involved metropolis that is the New York of HBO's Sex in the City. | Big Books Intro

Sex and Charm City: From the Bull's-Eye of the Target Audience, a Young Professional Woman Sounds off About This Summer's Books for Young Professional Women | Big Books Feature by Wendy Ward

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NEWS

Shock Treatment: With morale at what seems to the Nose to be at an all-time low within the Baltimore City Police... | The Nose

Trashing Mark Twain: This is the season when it's all about the book. City Paper's Big Books issue is in your mitts... | The Nose

Empowerment Hour: Now that the city's primary race is over, the Nose, who took a temporary leave of absence to make... | The Nose

How's it Goin?: by Uli Loskot

The Mail | Mobtown Beat | Mobtown Beat

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COLUMNS

Think Different: In their 1967 book, Foundations of Social Psychology, Edward E. Jones and Harold B. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Crystal Ball, Part II: Last week, Shirts & Skins busted out the trusty forceps and dissected your 2003 Baltimore Ravens. | Shirts and Skins by Eddie Matz

Birthday Head: Yeah! like 50 Cent says, "And you know we don't give a fuck/ It's not your birthday. | Mr. Wrong by Joe MacLeod

To Pac: The piercing eyes leaping out from the cover of the October 2003 issue of XXL magazine belong to... | Third Eye by Afefe Tyehimba

King of Evil: I'm forehead-deep in a situation in which I, in my wildest dreams, never imagined myself. | Think Mink by Mink Stole

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COMICS

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

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ARTS

Art | Art | The Arts | Stage | Stage

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MUSIC

Reunited: Mary J. Blige Joins Up With Puffy Again For Love And Life, But This Time She's a Very Different Mary | Music by Felicia Pride

Strength in Numbers: Carla Bley and David Murray Turn to Big Bands to Tackle Big Ideas | Music by Geoffrey Himes

Mixed Bizness: In a night that included performances from officially hot local acts including the always dope Chin-Yer, some traditional Kurdish drum-play, powerful songs of protest and resistance by Koma Agir, and spoken word-play from Genevieve Grant and Olu Butterfly, it was Melene Younglao's night. | Feedback by Jason Torres

Country Life: Chicken-wire barriers to deflect flying beer bottles from performers were unnecessary Thursday as country-fried, Wisconsin-based folk singer Graham Lindsey and local outfit TV Hill graced the stage of the Talking Head. | Feedback by Ryan Boddy

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FILM

Cabin Fever | Review by Eric Allen Hatch

Once Upon a Time in Mexico | Review by Lee Gardner

Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star | Review by Richard Gorelick

Marci X | Review by Joe MacLeod

Matchstick Men | Review by Joe MacLeod

The Order | Review by Troy Hopper

Spartacus | Review by Andy Markowitz

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EAT

Pier 4 Kitchen and Bar | Review by Richard Gorelick

Valley View Farms | Review by Tim Hill

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