For the Week of |
Cover: Roots of the Weird
On the cover: Roger Raupp's illustration of Lovecraft from Chaosium, Inc.'s Mythos card game.
News: Security Blank
Worm on the Range: Can red worms eat their way through the landfill crisis? The city of San Jose is banking on it.
Public Eye: Endorsement wars.
Polis Report: The fur is flying.
Conan's Creator: 'Weird Tales' stalwart and 'Conan the Barbarian' author Robert E. Howard is profiled in 'The Whole Wide World.'
Gone Phishing: Internet-saavy underground phenomenon Phish swims into the mainstream with its newest album, 'Billy Breathes.'
Clear as a Clarinet: Jazzman Don Byron re-creates some big-band concepts and weaves modern improvisations on three eclectic new releases.
From Jazz to Noted Blues: A belated nod to the year's best soul, R&B, jazz and blues efforts.
Beat Street: How I spent my Christmas break.
Audiofile: Reveiws of the latest CDs by Bloodhound Gang, David Shea & DJ Grazhoppa, Robert Pollard and Sweet Baby.
Bargain Bites: Campbell's Russian Cafe & Deli swells with hospitable warmth and aromas of real home-style cooking.
All the Comics Fit to Print: Peter Kuper's 'Eye of the Beholder' cracks the good, gray 'NY Times.'