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The Life of Brian
Brian DePalma is on the scene now with his Hollywood blockbuster "Snake Eyes", but his memorable work in the 70's focused on thrillers and horror films.
Chris Herrington


Ramen Memories
Nothing like those college days of eating healthy, living phat, and driving that big ole BMW...oh wait this is the real world and everyone knows we all ate Ramen.
Adrienne Martini


Heavenly Hurl
Taking an airplane ride used to be such a safe and calming experience. That is until the Vomit Comet. Take a roller coaster ride thousands of feet above the ground with some "lucky" students.
Allison Lince-Bentley

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Volume II, Issue 9
August 24 - August 31, 1998



News & Opinion

Technology has lots of hiccups. This week's technology news will try to get you over them with articles covering email spam, upgrading PCs and Macs, and a primer on Microsoft's latest legal troubles. For those looking to duck the hi-tech world, explore the wonders of water harvesting in "Bountiful Harvest."

Much more on the News & Opinion contents page



Film & TV

Producer Jason Patric defends the depiction of the bad person in "Your Friends and Neighbors." Learn the art of the fall from stunt pros. Plus video picks, MTV's latest offering and tons of capsule reviews. Oh, and sorry Steed, but many (ouch!) bad reviews of "The Avengers."

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Music

Survivors of the 70's and 80's music biz are finding out that they may be in greater danger from hepatitis C than HIV. Want to see how the music business really works for artists chasing that elusive financial stability? Who's taking the reins of the rap world? Masta P is making the argument for his No Limit Records.

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Arts & Leisure

Jerry Hogan, the Circus Chaplain
Screaming Meanies: The Cult of the Child
BBQ is A-OK
(Re) Play Ball: A New Babe Ruth
Low Rollers: Harrah's Cherokee Casino
and more...

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Books

Interviews abound this week. First up is Ann Beattie discussing her newest book, Park City. Calvin Trillin talks about his use of humor and wickedness in his latest effort, Family Man. James Jay talks with Ron Chernow about his new biography of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., as well as reviews the book, entitled Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

Much more on the Books contents page



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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