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Volume II, Issue 37
March 8 - March 15, 1999

News & Opinion

Don't bother to look at your paycheck until sometime in May. That's when you'll be done paying this year's taxes, according to one group looking at taxes in our bureaucratic United States. Do we really take rape seriously in this country? Is information knowledge? Plus more.

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Film & TV

Austin's annual SXSW festival is getting ready to hit full stride. Philip Glass' "Monsters of Grace" showcases his minimalist brilliance. "Home Page," the brainchild of Doug Block, explores how the Internet and World Wide Web are being leveraged by many to enhance their personal and social lives. The book "Burn Rate" takes a look at the Internet's ebb and flow from a guy who's on the inside. The 10 year old smash hit computer game Wing Commander is making the move to the big screen as the result of the grand vision of its creator, Chris Roberts.

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The hub-bub over the MP3 standard for audio delivery via the Internet is typical of the industry's attempt to control delivery of music to listeners. Last week we looked at the trials and tribulations of learning to play blues piano. This week, the spotlight is on one girl's mission to enter the male dominated rock guitar arena. Plus more.

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Arts & Leisure

Are Cocktails Dead?
Is Cockfighting Dead?
and more...

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Comic book art and advice on pregnancy lead off this week. Fiction takes the form of books from Chuck Palahniuk and Michael Chabon, while non-fiction covers technology and the wonders of porcelain. 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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