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Wednesday, September 14, 2005

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Uli Loskot

SPECIAL

Navy Views: Academy English Professor Bruce Fleming Takes Civilian Snapshots of Military Culture | Big Books Feature by John Dicker

Cash Woes: A New Spate of Books Show How the Love of the Green Infects Our Lives | Big Books Feature by Joab Jackson

Urban Legends: Paul Coates and Rudy Lewis Offer Alternatives to the Current Crop of Contemporary Black Literature | Big Books Feature by R. Darryl Foxworth

Career High: In Candace Bushnell’s Latest Book, It’s All Work and Not So Much Play | Big Books Intro by Wendy Ward

Good Vibrations: Margaret McCraw Focuses Her Psychotherapeutic Lessons on Relationship Woes | Big Books Feature by Christina Royster-Hemby

Requiem for a Theme: You know school is back in session when you see more required reading than escapist distractions in people’s hands on public transportation. | Big Books Intro

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NEWS

Bid It Up: Public Records Reveal Even More Questions About the State’s Contract to Purchase Gasoline From a Mount Airy Company | Mobtown Beat by Edward Ericson Jr.

Jammed at Joe’s: Maryland’s state fuel contractor says he helped foil a gas-theft caper last week, but his involvement is unclear. | Quick and Dirty by Edward Ericson Jr.

Tried as an Adult Club: Aaron Shulman, owner of Erotica, a strip club on the corner of Eastern Avenue and Washington Street in Fells Point, came under fire this week before the Baltimore City Board of Liquor License Commissioners for several violations of his adult-entertainment license. In two separate hearings on Sept. | Quick and Dirty by David Morley

My Architecture: Sun architecture critic Edward Gunts has made significant real-estate investments in two Baltimore neighborhoods he regularly covers According to the most recently available city and state property-tax records, Gunts currently owns seven residential properties in Mount Vernon and one in Bolton Hill. | Media Circus by Gadi Dechter

Shelter From the Storm: Your bags are packed. | The Nose

Murder Ink | The Mail

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COLUMNS

Do You Know What It Means . . .: At night, everyone would bring their dogs in so the alligators wouldn’t eat them. | Social Studies by Vincent Williams

Parting Shots: The easiest way to tell when Tim McCarver is going to be wrong about something is to note when he is speaking. | Benchwarmer by Gabriel Wardell

Missing in Action: Ehrlich and O’Malley differ on the magnitude of expanding legal gambling in the state, but the latter’s low profile is a baffling political mistake. | Right Field by Russ Smith

Blamestorming: It's painfully obvious that the reporters are telling the news to the administration for a change. | Social Studies by Vincent Williams

Halfhearted: Even supposing that he’d be willing to leave his wife and family to marry you, the you he remembers is a ninth-grade girl. | 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

Mass Appeals: Marc Nathan Wants Comic-Con To Catalyze Comic Books’ Return As Pop Entertainment | Arts and Entertainment by Stephen Michael Snyder

Stone Bold: Jon Isherwood’s High-Tech Manipulation Makes Big Rocks Feel Like Old Rocks | The Arts by J. Bowers

Marriage Is Easy: Making A Dramatic Musical About It Is Not | Stage by John Barry

All My Sons: Truth happens. | Stage by Josephine Yun

Stags and Hens: London’s SongTime Theatre Arts youth theater training school brings to Baltimore an exuberant production of Willy Russell’s raunchy 1981 comedy about a young working-class couple whose bachelor and bachelorette parties (“stag” and “hen,” in British argot) converge in a decaying Liverpool club. | Stage by Gadi Dechter

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MUSIC

Lake Trout | Review by Ryan Boddy

Rihanna: “You Don’t Love Me (No, No, No)” | Review by Jess Harvell

Koushik: Be With | Review by Makkada B. Selah

Mount Eerie: No Flashlight: Songs of the Fulfilled Night | Review by Raymond Cummings

P.W. Elverum and Sun Ltd.: Singers | Review by Raymond Cummings

Fursaxa: Lepidoptera | Review by Marc Masters

The Short List | Music

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FILM

Through The Wire: Andre Royo On Baltimore, Bad Blocks, And A Different Look For Blacks On Film | Film by Jason Torres

G | Review by Jason Torres

Junebug | Review by Eric Allen Hatch

Manhattan Short Film Project | Review by Bret McCabe

The Man | Review by Joe MacLeod

SuicideGirls: The First Tour | Review by Bret McCabe

Mysterious Skin | Review by Ian Grey

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EAT

Joung Kak | Review by Richard Gorelick

Monkton Village Market | Review by Christopher Skokna

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