Patrick Tierney's searing study of Napolean Chagnon's treatment of the Yanomami calls into question the methods and ethics of anthropology.
Downscaling the Majestic: In her new novel, Terry McMillan once again reduces a promising drama to pat conclusions and slack writing.
Shutter Priority: Memoirs of a young adrenaline-junkie photojournalist.
A growing movement within the Jewish community fears that genetically engineered food is a threat to their health--and their faith.
Metropolis News Extras
- Cupertino: PG&E gives money to Cupertino to save energy.
- Los Gatos: Parents lament shortage of preschools in the area and waiting lists grow longer.
- Saratoga: Domestic violence increases in Saratoga.
Runaway Brides: Wedding jitters not just a male thing.
Public Eye: Another key aide leaves mayor's office. Where there's smoke, there's Blanca. Joint Venture chief bushed.
Work: All the alien babies.
All Shook Down: The legal battle over Napster could last longer than 'In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida.'
Demonic Force: Guest soloist Yefim Bronfman powered through Rachmaninoff concerto.
Classical Pass: Virtuoso guitarist Michael Chapdelaine branches out to a host of new styles.
Aural Fixation: Snazzy supperclub opens in Palo Alto.
Screening Visions: A look at Cinequest Maverick Spirit Award Winner and documentary innovator Richard Leacock.
Name Game: Cinequest comes loaded with some high-powered behind-the-lens stars.
Drip to Bountiful: Ed Harris 'Pollock' never quite penetrates the impasto of the artist's life.
Flogging the Monkey: Brendan Fraser stars in a half-animated tale of a cartoonist horrified at the big sellout.
Mountains of Praise: Palo Alto's Cafe Maremonti blends breezy charm with Mediterranean magic.
A La Carte: Eat--and drink--your heart out.
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