November 22, 1999|
Cover: Feed Me TV
Four arguments for the avid consumption of television. Plus: Rating TV's newest Creeks and Geeks.
Job Interview: Jeff Shipley, Gilbert Tripp and their co-workers specialize in exotic plant creations at Ixia on Market Street.
Tara's Advice: Arms and the man.
Global Fashion: While European designers chase the uniformed dragon of the 1980s, Americans revel in the mismatch.
One Card Monte: Mark Ewert returns in a smaller outfit.
Turn Styles: A Hegelian night of drinking with writer J. David.
Millennial Libations: An alcoholic tribute to a screen legend.
Avon Calling: Searching for an American icon.
Concrete Runway: Akiko Ishibashi at Market & Church.
Southern Exposure: South to the Future takes gift-giving into the next millennium.
Visual Arts Picks: Reviews of 'Making Change: 100 Artists Interpret the Tzedakah Box,' 'Photographs by Fakir' and portraits by Caitlin Mitchel-Dayton.
Shadows of Noir: The Roxie's week of Universal noir is highlighted by Billy Wilder's 'Double Indemnity.'
What's Upfront: Horror, film and electronica find their common roots in 'Wavelength.'
Film Picks: Reviews of 'Dial M for Murder,' 'Felicia's Journey' and 'Grand Illusion.'
Fop Music: Momus plays the dandy--and just about everyone else--on 'Stars Forever.'
Music Picks: Reviews of the latest CDs by The Muffs and Melanie C., plus a collection of female artists from the 20th century.
Club Guide: Disco divas, hip-hop connoisseurs and salsa suaves to flannel-clad pinball players, jazz luminaries and more.
Millennial Elixirs: A glance at the designer soda-pop market produces Y2K jitters.
Plain as Crust: Kent Haruf's 'Plainsong' is yet another book about life on the prairie.
Book Picks: Reviews of 'Animal ER' and 'The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook.'
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