X-Content: 10 Years Ago in City Paper: Jan. 15, 2003
Nicole Leistikow’s feature reports from Kenya on the Baraka School.
In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen explores the format change at Towson University’s public-radio station, WTMD-FM 89.7.
Charles Cohen’s Charmed Life catches up with aging Baltimore boxer “Jewel Box Joe” Bukowski.
Christopher Myers’ How’s it Going? gets answers from Andre Waters, Sean Jankowski, and Captain Paul Mueller.
The Mail has letters from Mark Chalkley, Jim Kraft, Adam Cooke, Donald Holland, Raymond Winbush, Dan Krovich, Mary Nisbet, April Smith, and Bella Chou.
The columns are: Brian Morton’s Political Animal, on Parris Glendening; Eddie Matz’ Shirts and Skins, on Eddie Murray getting voted into the Hall of Fame; Joe MacLeod’s Mr. Wrong, on what readers are writing; Afefe Tyehimba’s Third Eye, on media coverage of conflict in the Middle East; and Mink Stole’s Think Mink, on lazy husbands and newly single neighbors.
Scocca & MacLeod’s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you don’t have to.
C. Kang and S. Kang’s Taste Like Chicken tries more anal probe.
Emily Flake’s Lulu Eightball imagines the other little engines.
Smell of Steve, Inc.’s Ziggy with a Hat goes to Mexico.
In Imprints: Patrick Sullivan finds hope in playwright Dael Orlandersmith’s Yellowman/My Red Hand, My Black Hand; James D. Dilts dubs Ashley Kahn’s A Love Supreme a “worthy glimpse” of John Coltrane’s creation; Susan Domagalski enjoys the party Julian Barnes throws with Something to Declare.
Blake de Pastino’s Art tours the Scholl Collection of photographs at the Contemporary Museum.
Bret McCabe, in No Cover, catches up with Cass McCombs and shadows Oji Morris and Brian Pope, former hosts of WEAA’s Underground Experience.
In Film: Luisa F. Ribeiro calls The Hours a “Hollywood rarity” that brings a complex novel to the screen; Tom Siebert skewers Just Married and Kangaroo Jack; and Bret McCabe says 25th Hour ends up “coming up empty.”
Cheap Eats is Christopher Skokna, digging into dessert at Baugher’s, but not so hot on the rest of the menu.