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The Reason for the Season
Most men realize that buying chocolate doesn't provide them eternal happiness -- it only provides that their significant other will allow them to live past the holiday.
Anna Hanks



Rushmore Mania
This week it's "Rushmore, Rushmore, Rushmore" in our film section. We've got three reviews of the original new film as well as two interviews with its director.



The Reason for the Season
Most men realize that buying chocolate doesn't provide them eternal happiness -- it only provides that their significant other will allow them to live past the holiday.
Anna Hanks



Rushmore Mania
This week it's "Rushmore, Rushmore, Rushmore" in our film section. We've got three reviews of the original new film as well as two interviews with its director.


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Trash Collecting
Forget that pro wrestler in the Minnesota governor's seat. From monster-truck rallies to the rebirth of roller derby, trash culture threatens to take over the entire nation.


That Fair Lady
Check out our Film Section this week for two conflicting reviews of "She's All That" and an irreverent interview with the film's star.


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Volume II, Issue 33
February 8 - February 15, 1999



News & Opinion

All you dating folks can rejoice in the freshness and excitement of the upcoming Valentine's Day celebration, but what about the married? The folks in long term relationships? Also this week: more Salt Lake City Olympics pondering, online shopping, witnessing heinous crimes, un-stinking the dog after a horrible skunk accident, and the latest from the automotive world.

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Film & TV

With none of the trappings of what would be traditionally considered Hollywood moviemaking, "Rushmore" is making noise in theaters all across the country. Reviews, interviews and more this week in Film & TV. Also up this week; two looks back at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival.

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Music

If it ain't one model, it's another...at least in Mick Jagger's world. Backpedaling his way towards divorce court, good ole' Mick's in trouble this time.

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Arts & Leisure

Monster Truck Ballet
They Got Game
Spinning the Hype
Superbowl Hype
"Rent"
and more...

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Books

Walk through Salman Rushdie's ascent to the peak of Arab hatred, ten years after his death sentence was decreed. Reviews this week include a look at a new fictional account of Charles Darwin's assistant, a collection of William S. Burough's work, and new novels by Chris Offutt, Martin Amis, and Chris Bohjalian plus mini-reviews in "The Writes of Winter."

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Comics

Come down from your Staggering Heights and get to the Red Meat of the matter with this swell set of cartoons that also includes Mueller, Eye of the Beholder, K. Rat and Random Shots.

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