X-Content: Ten years ago in City Paper: Nov. 6, 2002
In Mobtown Beat, Anna Ditkoff tells how Harborplace performer Jerry Rowanâ€™s sniper joke cost him his gig.
Brennen Jensenâ€™s Charmed Life revisits the long-shuttered Baltimore Coliseum.
Christopher Myersâ€™ Howâ€™s it Going? gets answers from Jason Huggins, Anthony Jones, and Janis Stewart.
The Mail has letters from Barbara Karni, Jim Keen, Cathy Brennan, Lorenzo Gaztanaga, Aimee Darrow, B.J. Packett, and Warren Cherry.
The columns are: Brian Mortonâ€™s Political Animal, on how tax cuts donâ€™t balance budgets; Joe MacLeodâ€™s Mr. Wrong, on word-counts that pay better; and Mink Stoleâ€™s Think Mink, on pretzel logic and back-stabbers.
Scocca & MacLeodâ€™s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you donâ€™t have to.
In Comics, C. Kang and S. Kangâ€™s Taste Like Chicken takes on racism.
John Barryâ€™s Books finds in Daniel Ellsbergâ€™s memoir, Secrets, compelling lessons about wars the White House wants to fight.
In Art: Blake de Pastino pursues the mysteries of the late Sally Kearsley, prompted by an exhibition of her work at Goucher Collegeâ€™s Rosenberg Gallery; Mike Giuliano goes for the gross at a John Waters solo show at C. Grimaldis Gallery; and Tim Hill pops in on the Bask exhibit at Mission Space.
In Feedback, Geoffrey Himes is thrilled to welcome Linda Thompson back to Maryland, where she played an offspring-backed set at Rams Head Tavern.
Bret McCabeâ€™s Music runs down a roster of DJs whose new releases put beat before brain.
In Film: Ian Grey canâ€™t possibly convey the totality of Fridaâ€™s horrendousness; and Richard Gorelick announces Brian de Palmaâ€™s latest redemption withÂ Femme Fatale, but is not so sanguine about Comedian.
Richard Gorelickâ€™s Omnivore finds Eggspectation not all itâ€™s cracked up to be.
In Cheap Eats, Tim Hill likes a light lunch at CafĂ© di Roma.