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For the Week of
June 26-July 2, 2003

Cover Story: The Cult of Thin
Allie Gottlieb infiltrates Weight Watchers.


News: When Harry Met Smutty
The guardians of the Harry Potter empire wrestle a thorny problem: What to do about the Internet's bumper crop of slash fiction or worse--perverse porn--about everyone's favorite little wannabe wizard

Public Eye: Party Animals.

Victor Perera, 1934-2003: Novelist, teacher, journalist Victor Perera nurtured idealism in his readers and students.

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Biter: Biter's civic spirit is revived by Milpitas' perfect growth plan.

Techsploits: What Is the Internet?

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Down the Garden Path: A rich new show at the Cantor Arts Center traces our changing ideas about civilizing nature.

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Anger Management: Humanity rages out of control in '28 Days Later' and 'The Hulk.'

Title: Sister Act: The God of Adultery demands blood and middle-class sacrifice in 'The Heart of Me.'

The Ausphalt Jungle: Rachel Griffiths fills up the blank spaces in an empty gangster pic from down under.

Web of Sin: 'On_Line' downloads innovatively shot but dated erotica.

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Turn It Up: Live original music does exist in San Jose, thanks to two local band showcases: South Bay Unsigned and Rockstars and Bitches.

Aural Fixation: Kenny Chesney brought his down-home hits to Shoreline Amphitheatre.

Metro's Club of the Week: Club Four.

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Early to Rise: Joe Izzo scouts out two great breakfast wake-up calls for those who like to greet the dawn with food in hand.

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Emotional Equation: TheatreWork's 'Proof' is more than a formula drama.

Risky Love Sans the Risqué: The Lyric Theatre finds family fun in Offenbach's 'La Belle Hélène.'


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