For the Week of|
December 8-15, 1999
Cover: Y 2 Care?
Lots of reasons. First off, you can find yourself. What's your personality type for the new millennium?
The Deniers: Is Y2K the biggest nonevent you've never imagined?
The Moderates: Not afraid to fly on New Year's Day? Pretty certain the traffic lights in small towns and Third World countries will malfunction? You could be a member of the Y2KOKBYME club.
The Utopians: To a happy breed of wide-eyed, hyper-idealistic utopians, Y2K will be the brave new world we've all been dreaming of.
The Scorekeepers: To the media, Y2K is a piece of meat.
The Profiteers: The Big Bang is worth big bucks.
The Alarmists: If it all really does come crashing down, who ya' gonna call?
Barbie Goes Ballistic: The new millennium calls for creative play. How about: 'Barbie Bags Her First Wildebeest'?
News: Web Cast
Internet gamblers are rolling the dice in record numbers.
Yolk Lore: A nod to a seasonal favorite.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
Haute Stuff: Cruise by the kitchen supply store for your holiday gifts.
Sincerely, Anonymous: Christmas gifts you'd hate to get, but secretly love to give.
Wine Lines: Gifts for that wine connoisseur in your life.
Game Fame: Santa Cruz chip champs design the next generation of PC and PlayStation pastimes.
Big Mouse House: Tear-jerking prison pic 'The Green Mile' delivers shocking dose of sentiment.
Devil's Due: Talking Pix takes Heaven-and-Hell expert Miriam Van Scott to 'End of Days.'
Sleeper Hits: A dozen CDs that kept on tickin'.
Aural Fixation: A roundup of holiday gift ideas.
SF Club Guide: Disco divas, hip-hop connoisseurs and salsa suaves to flannel-clad pinball players, jazz luminaries and more from the City by the Bay.
Eye of the Beholder: Public art or public enemy?
Deadly but Dull: 'My Three Angels' fails to inspire.
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