X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: March 26, 2003
Bret McCabe’s feature hits the road with Baltimore’s Oxes.
Charles Cohen’s Charmed Life tosses a few with former Negro League Baseball player Ernest Burke.
The Mail has letters from Lynda Case, Leo Williams, Jennifer “Tiger” Torre-Oatis, Spider De Jesus, and Carol Westcott.
The columns are: Brian Morton’s Political Animal, on blacklisting war critics; Eddie Matz’ Shirts and Skins, on the near-postponement of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament; Joe MacLeod’s Mr. Wrong, on watching the war on TeeVee; Afefe Tyehimba’s Third Eye, on listening to the U.S.-haters; and Mink Stole’s Think Mink, on proper English and popping-in in-laws.
Scocca & MacLeod’s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you don’t have to.
Emily Flake’s Lulu Eightball gets old.
Smell of Steve, Inc.’s Ziggy with a Hat gets sick.
Art is Gadi Dechter, approving of the art-party etiquette at Covert, a show at Whole Gallery.
John Barry’s Stage goes to the Baltimore Women Playwrights Showcase at the Spotlighters Theatre.
In Music, Felicia Pride gives Ms. Dynamite and L’il Kim credit for having balls.
In Film: Eric Allen Hatch is stricken by All the Real Girls and charmed by The Lady Eve; Kimberly White Erlinger won’t remember View from the Top for long; Tom Siebert gets dumb to The Core; both Boat Trip and Gerry are utterly lost on Ian Grey; and Joe MacLeod’s neck gets red over Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, but it’s over Dreamcatcher that he really spews bile.
Richard Gorelick’s Omnivore is crazy about Corks.
In Cheap Eats, Tim Hill, like everyone who’s ever been there, loves Trinacria Macaroni Works.