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Volume II, Issue 23
November 30 - December 7, 1998



News & Opinion

What once manifested itself in heated discussions and scathing print material has now turned to murder and terrorism. This week we take two looks at the abortion issue. Sit down with some of the doctors that face the hatred every day, then delve into the world of the campus pro-lifer, a social progressive you wouldn't normally recognize in this role.

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Film & TV

This week's Film & TV features special sections for "The Cruise," "Very Bad Things," and "American History X," including interviews with directors Bennett Miller and Peter Berg, plus more.

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Music

Looking for something to get you into that holiday spirit? Check out this rundown of Christmas music to lift the spirits. Elsewhere, two new labels are developing their jazz rosters using different methods, but with the same goal; getting them heard.

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Arts & Leisure

Grateful Deadbeat
Coming To America
Juggernaut
A Guy's Holiday
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Books

Author Robert J. Sawyer, having garnered much critical acclaim, recently ascended to the post of President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Chat with him this week. Then take a look at a sampling of the overwhelming tide of biographical titles washing ashore recently. Reviews this week include "The Woody" by Peter Lefcourt, David J. Skal's "Screams of Reason," Michael Knight's "Dogfight and Other Stories, and more.

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Comics

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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