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Dangerous Practice
Since the sniper murder of Dr. Barnett Slepian, the terrorizing of abortion doctors has entered the national spotlight. How does it feel to be literally under the gun every day?
Jesse Fox Mayshark

Cruise Central
Chances are you've never met anyone quite like Speed Levitch, the subject of the much-acclaimed documentary "The Cruise." In this week's Film section, we've got an interview with the director Bennett Miller, a profile of the film, a review, and quotes from Speed himself.


Volume II, Issue 24
December 7 - December 14, 1998

News & Opinion

Nuclear war, breast cancer, species preservation, assisted suicide, environmental law, monopolies in the technology sector, cyber shopping, poop scoop cops, and a few choice trivial factoids to round things out.

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Film & TV

This week's highlights start with a review of a new film guide. Where this one differs from the typical Malden and Siskel & Ebert fare is that this one matches your viewing taste to films via your astrological sign. Read more in "Movie Stars." Also featured this week is an interview with filmmaker Bill Condon, discussing his latest film, "Gods and Monsters." Reviews and more.

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This week's special section focuses on books covering the music world -- from the absurd to the obscure -- in all it's glory. Start off with "I Wanna Take You Higher" from Austin Chronicle's Margaret Moser. Reviews, profiles and more in Music this week.

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Arts & Leisure

Astronomy on the WWW
Briefcase Love Affair
Mail Order Food
So Bad It's Good
Best In The West
and more...

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The Grinch kicks Charlie Brown's butt, meanwhile we have guides to literary gifts this holidays season, starting with a look at fiction titles, and wrapping up with an overview of the current slate of biographies. Reviews of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry round out the Books section this week.

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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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