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Wednesday, September 28, 2005

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Jim Lucio

SPECIAL

Let’s Make a Deal: City Paper's 4th Annual Comics Contest | Comics Feature

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NEWS

Fraught Freight: Like a train derailed, a City Council bill that wants to force hazardous rail cargo to re-route around Baltimore City has come to a standstill. | Quick and Dirty by Stephen Janis

The War at Home: “We are the choir, and we’re singing with you. | Quick and Dirty by Walaika Haskins

Marc Down: Radio talk show host Marc Steiner stepped down this month from his position as executive vice president for broadcast and production at WYPR (88.1 FM), the Baltimore public radio station he helped acquire from Johns Hopkins University in 2002. | Media Circus by Gadi Dechter

Room at the Inn: Temporary Shelter For Evacuees From Hurricane Katrina Sits Empty | Mobtown Beat by Christina Royster-Hemby

Shoe Shot: Police Dis Sneaker Ad in West Baltimore | Mobtown Beat by Van Smith

The Mail | Councilmania | Murder Ink

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COLUMNS

Just a Little While to Stay Here: Sept. 19 | Submerged by Michael Tisserand

The New New Orleans: Sept. 26 | Submerged by Michael Tisserand

Best Column: Who else covers all that important crap? Nobody, that’s who. Me, that’s who. | Mr. Wrong by Joe MacLeod

Stuck: See, we’re thinking so 1990s here! | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Still Here: The current political atmosphere is so hysterical that all perspective has been lost. | Right Field by Russ Smith

Running Hot and Cold: Every time I asked about the divorce she had another reason why it had to wait. His mother was ill, or he was under a lot of pressure at work, or—this was the worst of all—she was having her kitchen remodeled. | Think Mink by Mink Stole

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COMICS

Shabby Tabby: First Place | Comics Feature by Valerie Crosswhite

Dirt Farm by Ben Claassen III: Second Place | Comics Feature

Tamara O'Day by Alicia Czechowski: | Comics Feature

Important Comics by Dina Kelberman: Honorable Mention | Comics Feature

Go to Your Room by Michael J. DiMotta: Honorable Mention | Comics Feature

The Best of the Rest: More Comics Contest Entries | Comics Feature

Dark Arts: Comics Master Charles Burns Digs Deeper in Black Hole | Comics Feature by Tom Chalkley

You Could Give a Shit About Comics: Me Neither, But These are Good | Comics Feature by Tim Kreider

Super Eros: Slash Fiction Writer Gives Up Her Secret Identity | Comics Feature by Violet LeVoit

Comics Feature | Lulu Eightball | Sheet Comics

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ARTS

In the Eye: A New Exhibit On Jewish-American Beauty And Fashion Is More Than Skin Deep | Art by Bret McCabe

Thin Line: The Drawings of Lyle Kissack: Intended to “employ the idea of conflict as an aesthetic device”—according to the artist’s statement, anyway—Baltimore-based Lyle Kissack’s ink drawings layer watery vertical stripes of color underneath accomplished line drawings of sundry subjects such as chefs, surgeons, cars, and various animals. | Art by J. Bowers

Diamond Days: America’s Pastime Primes | Books by Emily Flake

Ghost World: Adventurous Production Condenses Henry James’ Novella Into A Taut Two-Actor Study | Stage by John Barry

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MUSIC

Street Strife: Conscious Reggae Catches Fire Again, In Part Thanks To Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley’s “Welcome To Jamrock” | Music by Jess Harvell

Spiritual Unity: Wayne Shorter Rediscovers The Power Of Give And Take | Music by Geoffrey Himes

The Short List | Music

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FILM

2046 | Review by Ian Grey

Serenity | Review by Ian Grey

A History Of Violence | Review by Ian Grey

Oliver Twist | Review by Wendy Ward

Pretty Persuasion | Review by Ian Grey

Proof | Review by Bret McCabe

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