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Hide and Sneak
Here's what you should have been reading about last year while the daily papers were full of blow jobs and fluff.
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Cookie's Fortune
Don't miss this previous Film section for multiple reviews of Robert Altman's latest film starring Glenn Close, Liv Tyler and Julianne Moore.


Volume II, Issue 43
April 19 - April 26, 1999

News & Opinion

Have you been following the news on CNN? Then you've probably missed some of the most intriguing stories of the last year. Don't fear, we've got them all right here for you from writer Gabriel Roth. Plus, FedEx--Internet wonderkind?, computer virus protection, the dangers of buying a new house, Nissan's newest truck, and more.

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Film & TV

Movies, movies, and more movies this week. Reviews include "Cookies Fortune" (from Tucson Weekly and Austin Chronicle), "Go" (from Metro Pulse and Nashville Scene), "Life," "Twin Dragons," and many more.

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Take a hilarious look at a battle of the bands featuring the Rolling Stones and their tribute band, Sticky Fingers. Ever wonder what dumb things people do to become MTV VJs? Find out with a look behind the scenes. Plus profiles and reviews including Stevie Ray Vaughn, Friends of Dean Martinez (profile and review), Jeff Beck, Mike Ness, and more.

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Arts & Leisure

Big Stinkin' Comedy
Lone Gunman
Wine X
Porgy and Bess
The Civil War
and more...

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Award winning editor Harold Evans has spent 50 years plus in publishing. His latest project is "The American Century," a coffee-table book that contains close to a thousand rare photos covering culture in the United States from 1889 to 1989. Take a fascinating look at the proliferation of memoirs on today's bookshelves. Complex, sometimes out of context, and incredibly compelling, find out what makes the genre tick. Plus reviews 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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