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Volume II, Issue 18
October 26 - November 2, 1998

News & Opinion

36 years after the Cuban revolution, a group of Americans visit Cuba. From barely-teen prostitutes to pet chickens to the tour's own mini revolt, explore the country. Also, a look at educating welfare recipients on the benefits available. Also this week, musings on stupidity legislation in "Hate Bait," web browser problems in "Out of Line," and more.

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Film & TV

A nostalgic look at some beautiful old movie houses in Knoxville, Tennessee. Dating back to the 1920's, take a tour through these awe-inspiring theaters. Responding to the abundance of crap on the big screen, former film critic Michael H. Price decided he'd do something about it. That 'something' is the Fort Worth Film Festival. Plus reviews, interviews, and more.

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Visit the Film Vault for thousands of reviews


Continuing coverage of independent record labels, and a new Bravo documentary on Nashville is exposing the underbelly of Music Row's treatment of country artists. With reviews, profiles, live shows, and more.

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Arts & Leisure

Rock Climbing
Nude Roller Coasters
and more...

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Reviewed this week are "Big Girls Don't Cry" by Fay Weldon, "Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue" by James Purdy, "The Mind's Post" by Michael S. Gaazaniga, as well as an interview with author Lana M. Harrigan, a shoe fetish, a look at new poetry and a pack of 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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