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newspaper cover For the Week of
December 30, 1999-January 5, 2000

Cover: Future Shocked
If you thought this century was wild, get a load of the next. Richard von Busack and Paul Krassner share their visions for the coming millennium.


News: Silicon Follies, The Sequel
And what a year it was. Metro takes stock of the bizarre behavior, questionable ethics and political hijinx in Silicon Valley in 1999.

Blotter Blotto: The year's most bizarre events from the police log.


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Holding Pattern: Rock prefers profitable familiarity to risky progress--what else is new?

Mainstream Subversion: Who's converting whom? In 1999, the mainstream co-opted electronica, but innovators like Moby kept the underground sound fresh.

Soul Slinger: Ledisi delivers silky vocals on solo album.

Aural Fixation: The best music of 1999 points the way to the big concerts and releases of 2000.

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The Potbellied Generation: In 1999, a new crop of movie directors rediscovered some tricks of the trade their forbears were using decades ago.

Disney to the IMAX: Almost new 'Fantasia' gets really big.

The Man from Caspiar: Jim Carrey moons over comedian Andy Kaufman in 'Man on the Moon.'

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Y2K's A Joke: If only, if only, computers were that important.

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Meals to Remember: Christina Waters recalls the most memorable repasts of years past.


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