For the Week of |
Cover: Gone to Pot
County officials adopt new guidelines for use of medical marijuana.
News: Fresh Prince
Ambitious young president Adam Werbach rejuvenates the Sierra Club.
Swooshtika Politics: A chorus of critics is calling for a boycott against the Nike sports conglomerate amid renewed reports of exploitive overseas-labor policies.
The Scoop: Bob Dole drums up his Mrs. for prez.
Climbing Up on Capitol Hill: Check up on the your Congressional Representatives and U.S. Senators--where they stand, how they voted.
Presents of Mind: A clutterless gift guide for thoughtful holiday shoppers.
Info Careers: Turning the tube on the careers of 70s wash-ups.
Defiance Plus: Rage Against the Machine keeps 'em honest.
Spins: Hot sounds from Havana, plus the Aquamen, Rop Style and Sherri Jackson.
Talking Pictures: Mark Young, editor of The Guinness Book of World Records, has a bouncy discussion of the slapstick comedy Flubber.
Bounty of Mutiny: Steven Spielberg's Amistad is an untold tale.
Drinking Companions: Uncorking great gifts for wine lovers.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
Keen on Love: Author Sam Keen bangs his drum slowly.
The Beat Goes On: Unsung junkie Herbert Huncke gets his due in new anthology.
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