For the Week of|
December 21-27, 2000
Cover: De Sade Story
The real hit of the season ought to be 'Quills,' Philip Kaufman's smart bio-fairy-tale about the infamous proto-pornographer.
News: Civil Wars
Opposition mounts against forced pest spraying.
Newsgrinder: Important events as reported by daily newspapers and summarized by Daedalus Howell.
Gaga over Gadgets: Culinary doodads all the rage.
Open Mic: Off the Wall.
Geek Girl: Even for the young, retirement not as much fun as it's cracked up to be.
Buy the Bottle: Wine gifts for discriminating tastes.
Reality Bites: Surviving dysfunctional family holiday meals.
The Wide-Eyed Gourmet: Munching on McMuffins and vending-machine cuisine.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright: Michelle Yeoh and Chow Yun-Fat light up the screen in Ang Lee's sweeping martial arts tale, 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.'
Lost at Sea: Empty-headed 'Cast Away' unwittingly delivers.
Digital Delights: A potpourri of new DVDs.
Supersurprise: Training a b.s. detector on 'Unbreakable.'
Pop Life: Old farts top year in review.
Rage On! Aggro-funk heavyweights issue best sides.
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.
The Short Answer: Three story collections will have 'em beggin' Santa for more.
Way of the Gun: Fresh perspective on our love affair with firearms.
Best of the West: New literature collection declares California's cultural independence.
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