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Volume II, Issue 35
February 23 - March 1, 1999

News & Opinion

Denis Haliday left the UN effort in Iraq for a simple reason. Sanctions are killing the citizens, not the goverment and military. Plus, Jerry Falwell continues his misguided crusade across America, this time targeting children's favorite "Teletubbies" TV show. Also up this week: fetishism, sexual addiction, an overview of the 2000 Presidential elections, a proposal for a new political party, and more.

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Film & TV

Russell Banks' novel "Affliction" is now playing on the big screen, thanks to director Paul Shrader and actors James Coburn and Nick Nolte. Chat with the director and read reviews of the movie from Nashville Scene and Austin Chronicle. Plus much more.

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It's just another popularity contest, when you get down to it. The Grammys can be great acknowledgment for musical artists, but does it really gives us the best and brightest? Plus much more.

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Arts & Leisure

Dog Gone It
Taco Belch
and more...

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Author James Ellroy's fascination with and brilliance at writing crime fiction stems from his own horrendous past. Austin Chronicle's Jesse Sublett explores Ellroy's talents. Plus, reviews of works from Elmore Leonard, Pat Cunningham Devoto, Alex Garland, Robert Torrance, and more.

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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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