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Volume II, Issue 32
February 1 - February 8, 1999

News & Opinion

Take a whiff of the indoor pollution that threatens our health in "Invisible Enemies" and "Let Us Spray." Hold your breath and dive into more coverage of the impeachment process in "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington... And Kicks Newt's Ass!" and "End The Nightmare." Or exercise your nose for news and learn the latest on the Olympics bribery scandal in "Getting Lucky?"

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Film & TV

Meet "She's All That" star Rachel Lee Cook in "Belle of the Ball." Or stay in and get the lowdown on the best of trash and quality TV in "Turn On, Tune In, Veg Out" and "I Like To Watch." Plus, reviews of the latest indie-film releases in "Videos A-Go-Go."

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Tune into the arty post-rock movement led by Tortoise in "Soundbites" and "The Sounds of Silence." Plus, Henry Rollins is still a "Loud Mouth," why Iris Dement laid down folk-rock tracks "The Way She Had To," and a salute to singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt in "Toasting Chesnutt."

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Arts & Leisure

Roller Derby Queens
Monster Truck Madness
Boxing Against Drugs
Dance Fever
and more...

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A new history of Wild West legends? "Wyatt Bother?" one critic asks. Elvis also takes a fall in "The King Has No Clothes," a review of Peter Guralnick's "Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley." Plus, Bret Easton Ellis grabs for fame with "Glamorama."

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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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