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Arts & Entertainment

Playing “Telephone” with Shakespeare

by Nathan Hall
Published November 14, 2002

Losing things in translation can be very funny sometimes. The transference of dialects often devolves the original author's meaning into one big game of "telephone," as anyone who has compared the Dead...

She Lives by Night

by Steven Snyder
Published November 14, 2002

As its title all but proclaims, "Femme Fatale" is constructed around one central, fascinating female character, Laura Ash (Rebecca Romijn-Stamos). As in all noir films, Ash is the standard femme fatale...

You Couldn’t Tell

by Niels Strandskov
Published November 14, 2002
If It Was Men or Women - It Was Straight People Too - It Was Complete Sexual Anarchy - John Waters

Viva Villa!

by Amy Danielson
Published November 14, 2002

The Mexican Revolution began in 1910 in the state of Chihuahua as peasants reacted to elevated food prices and exploitation by affluent landowners. Revolutionaries elected Pancho Villa as their First Commander,...

Interstate Men of Mystery

by Nathan Hall
Published November 14, 2002

Everything anyone thinks they know about The Residents ought to preface it with the phrase "alleged." In stark contrast to our celebrity-obsessed times, these mysterious avant-garde jokers cloak themselves...

8 Miles High and Rising

by Tom Horgen
Published November 14, 2002

Respected critics have let the prospect of Eminem's acting ability plunder their reviews of "8 Mile." This hotbed of anticipation was like a vice grip that needed unwinding. So let's unwind quickly. He...

Trading places: What’s new with “Shrew”

by Steven Snyder
Published November 7, 2002

The Taming of the Shrew" is not generally considered one of Shakespeare's finest plays. Over the years, its humor between the sexes has been dampened by audiences who have tired of its blatant aggression...

He Drives Me Crazy

by Monica LaBelle
Published November 7, 2002

Jevetta Steele must be a masochist. For the past two weekends, she has repeatedly enacted one of the most painful and personal parts of her life to an audience of hundreds. In a voice that's stronger than...

There’s Still Room for Jello

by Nathan Hall
Published November 7, 2002

By all accounts, it appears that the 44-year-old ex-Dead Kennedy front man Jello Biafra needs a hug or three. His indie label Alternative Tentacles is financially strapped after bitter ex-band mates successfully...

Insane in the Membrane

by Nathan Hall
Published November 7, 2002

Odds are a crazy person is part of your life. I'm not talking somewhat moody or mildly bipolar, but barking-at-the-fire-hydrant-and-drooling-while-eating-raw-macaroni insane. Perhaps this person asks you...

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