For the Week of|
July 9-15, 1998
Cover: The Truth Is In There
More and more people are convinced they have a chip implanted in their body, controlled by conspiratorial forces. Is it anything more than X-treme high tech paranoia?
News: Just For Kicks
Reporter Michael Learmonth travels to the World Cup in France to watch the U.S. team be slaughtered on the international stage. With 13 million kids playing organized soccer within its borders, what is the U.S.'s problem anyway?
The Scoop: Recapturing the petroleum content of Cher and legalized doctor-assisted suicide.
Climbing Up on Capitol Hill: Check up on the your Congressional Representatives and U.S. Senators--where they stand, how they voted.
Suddenly Summer: Our guide to all of the season's hottest events.
Rhythm King: Babatunde Olatunji taps the soul.
Wisdom From Above: Notorious Lollapalooza bad-boy Perry Farrell finds inspiration from the rock & roll rabbi.
Spins: Billy Bragg revives Woody Guthrie; plus the best of Tom Waits.
Audiofile: Reviews of the latest CDs by Bis, Tack, Girls Against Boys and various artists.
Ride On: Remembering the King of the Cowboys.
Rabbit Act: SRT's Harvey fails to materialize.
Talking Pictures: E.W. Scollons and Jaimie Simons, the writers and creators of The Goners popular kids' books series, search out the truth at The X Files.
Family Affair: Addams' Family's Christina Ricci is all grown up in The Opposite of Sex.
Poetry in Motion: James Urbaniak talks about his role in Hal Hartley's brilliant Henry Fool.
Leopard Colony: Napoleonic soldier gets spots before his eyes in Passion in the Desert.
Eyeball Fu: Lucio Fulci's The Beyond is eye-popping horror.
Requiem for a Twerp: Vincent Gallo whines his way through Buffalo 66.
Al Fresco, All Right!: Della Santina's is a welcome hideaway.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
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