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Volume II, Issue 21
November 16 - November 23, 1998

News & Opinion

It's time to rethink our ideas on nutrition. Chat with renowned nutritionist James Heffley, Ph.D. and get the lowdown. Following in the fine tradition of Prohibition, now we're criminalizing toilets. Time magazine's hack job on the state of New Mexico and Intel. And wrapping up, PhreakNic '98, used-car warranties and a look at John Glenn's space trip on the Web.

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Film & TV

From the reissue of a souped-up "Star Wars" to the recent modifications to "Touch of Evil," movie makers are revisiting the past. Get a taste of "Touch of Evil" and an interview with the remastered film's producer Rick Schmidlin. Also, take a trip through the 20th century to analyze how the big screen has changed our culture. Reviews and more.

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Rock 'n roll's newest martyr for the religious right, Marilyn Manson. Never heard the story of the first heckler to shout "Freebird!" at a polka dance? Here it is. Plus profies, reviews and more.

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Arts & Leisure

Family Planning
NBA Lockout
The Industry of 'Rent'
and more...

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Non-fiction takes center stage in the Books section this week with reviews of titles discussing the digital age, the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Southwest. Wrapping up this week's section are 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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