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October 1997

Features: The F Word
The problem with using that verb, and why using it has something to do with the world crumbling.

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A History of Truth: Joel-Peter Witkin weaves society's fringe elements together with familiar high-art images.

Urgent Walls: San Francisco's Vintage Poster Fair puts great ads in your living room.

Halloween and Your Career: Career Barbie, Delivery Boys, Short Order Cook from Hell. Heidi Pollock's Halloween costume how-to.

Cowgirls in Space: They have seen the future of fashion, and it's pretty weird.

The Remaking of Leslie Katz: Three stylish designers outfit the next generation of political power players.

Real Fashion Goes to the Opera: They're rich and sophisticated, but opera-goers are human.

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Stone Pages: Thirty years ago, an obscure young artist named Oliver Stone wrote a novel. Now that he's a famous director, we all get to read it.

City of Tarnished Angels: Speaking "confidentially" with author James Ellroy about bringing his crime novel to the silver screen.

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Demonized Jazz: Lee Press-On and the Nails swings with the devil.

Just Around the Corner: Being the critics' darling isn't necessarily a healthy thing for a band--just ask Cornershop.

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Late Night Comfort Food: Globe caters to nocturnal types by serving home-cooked meals until 1am.

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What's Your Function?: Is Schoolhouse Rock Live really cutting-edge theater or just '70s nostalgia buyout?

Opera Bill: This former childhood star has seen a lot of opera in 23 years at the War Memorial.


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