Nov. 10, 1999
The feature hole offers a two-fer: Ian Grey’s “The Sixth Sensibility: Why horror movies are back with a vengeance” (“Horror films are all about locating our psychic pressure points.”) and “My Dinner With Jerry: Getting down to fundamentals with Soulforce and Falwell” by Natalie Davis (“You could call it a miracle that this summit ever took place.”).
St. Frances Academy basketball star Tim Payne makes news in Michael Anft’s Mobtown Beat article.
The whiff of uncertainty hangs over development plans for downtown’s Westside, the Nose reports.
Charmed Life‘s Tom Chalkley gives props to architect George Aloysius Frederick, whose designs were built all over B’more.
In Media Circus, Eileen Murphy gives perspective on a conflict over principles at the Los Angeles Times
and explores consent issues in ABC News’ crews filming at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
Germ Bag‘s Suz Redfern is “torqued up something fierce” over being a murder-trial juror.
Joe MacLeod, in Mr. Wrong, says all religions are right.
In Urban Rhythms, Wiley Hall III gives his take on the impending tenure of Martin O’Malley as Baltimore mayor.
The Orioles’ hiring of manager Mike Hargrove is examined by Tom Scocca
in 8 Upper.
Adele Marley talks up a comics publisher in Books.
Brennen Jensen takes Stage, reviewing the latest at AXIS (The Food Chain) and The Spotlighters (Murder on Center Stage).
In Television, Adele Marley talks to the creator of Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends, a BBC documentary series.
In Film, Ian Grey finds Dogma to be smart, Andy Markowitz gets a bad aftertaste from The Insider, Luisa F. Ribiero
likes Anywhere But Here, Heather Joslyn is a fan of Buster Keaton’s Seven Chances, and Lee Gardner thinks rental Fresh is, well, fresh.