X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: June 11, 2003
Christopher Skokna’s feature sketches the comic-book world of artist José Villarubia.
The Nose catches up with Adam Meister and the rybbies.
Brennen Jensen’s Charmed Life visits with mannequin-maker Lania D’Agostino.
Uli Loskot’s How’s it Going? gets answers from Heromi Hewitt, Tracey L. Clark, and Linwood Whitfield.
The Mail has letters from Aimee Darrow, Kim Sanders-Fisher, Max Heppner, and Rebecca Abernathy.
The columns are: Brian Morton’s Political Animal, on media deregulation; Eddie Matz’ Shirts and Skins, on Sammy Sosa’s corked bat; Afefe Tyehimba’s Third Eye, on the Rick Bragg scandal ; and Mink Stole’s Think Mink, on picking dads and being snubbed.
Scocca & MacLeod’s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you don’t have to.
Emily Flake’s Lulu Eightball kills flight-time boredome.
In Imprints: Tom Siebert wishes John Jaffe’s Thief of Words had left good enough alone; Frank Diller praises Karl Iagnemma’s On the Nature of Human Romantic Interaction but is far from impressed by John Rowell’s The Music of Your Life; Patrick Sullivan finds Steve Almond’s My Life in Heavy Metal to be uncommonly good; and Sean Carton is left flat by Matthew Derby’s Super Flat Times.
In Music, Marc Masters turns up the volume on post-humous John Fahey releases.
No Cover is Bret McCabe, celebrating the homecoming of Tamm E Hunt.
In Film: Chris Wood reports from Cannes, where Chris Kamsch and Mark Colegrove try to get someone to notice their Dingleberry Dynasty rockumentary; Richard Gorelick gauges reactions to Capturing the Friedmans; Eric Allen Hatch camps out with Queen Kelly; Joe MacLeod empties his skull for 2 Fast 2 Furious; Tom Siebert says Rugrats Go Wild ain’t for the ‘rents; and Throne of Blood gets breathless treatment.
Richard Gorelick’s Omnivore says ambiance is the only thing Center City needs to improve.
In Cheap Eats, Christopher Skokna digs the breakfast on a stick at Blue Cow Café.
Anna Ditkoff goes to 1.7th Generation for some Korean food, drink and karaoke.