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Screen Dreams
Three critics showcase their top ten films of 1998, as well as their picks for great performances, scene stealers, and memorable moments.
Jim Ridley, Noel Murray, and Donna Bowman

The future of art on the Web involves something different, something usually avoided or ignored in discussions of art and contemporary technology - art which is created for and exists nowhere else but the Web. Yeah, but how do you frame it?
Cory Dugan


Volume II, Issue 30
January 19 - January 25, 1999

News & Opinion

Read one woman's story of anger and destruction as she moved from Hollywood hopeful to naturalist in the Colorado River area. Clinton impeachment hearings proceed with a primer in constitutionality, philosophy of the incident, and random musings. Plus: depression, the iMac, internet Armageddon, crappy drivers, wedding rings, and more.

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Film & TV

Presenting what will hopefully be the last of its kind for 1999, a look at the ups and downs of film for 1998. Director Charles Burnett is a groundbreaker in developing black cinema. Weekly Wire takes a look at his career, plus reviews of new films on the big screen and random video and TV news this week.

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So you wanna' be a rock 'n roll star? Start with Jimmy Webb's Tunesmith and do something many in today's music industry don't bother with...songwriting. Takes us on a stroll through today's urban music world in search of what's fresh. PLus profiles, reviews, and more.

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Arts & Leisure

Impeach 'Em All
Of Mice and Men
and more...

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The death of independent bookstores continues the momentum that has swept away mom and pop shops in many commoditized industries including recent closings in Salt Lake City and Tucson. Author Carol Dawson chats with Austin Chronicle's Claiborne Smith about her new book, "The Mother-In-Law Diaries". Reviews include books about the criminal aspects of the National Football League and recipes that heal, plus more in Mini-Reviews.

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Come down from your Staggering Heights and get to the Red Meat of the matter with this swell set of cartoons that also includes Mueller, Eye of the Beholder, K. Rat and Random Shots.

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