Table of contents for the week of September 19, 2002
NEWS & FEATURES
Seth Gitell knows how Shannon O'Brien can beat Mitt Romney in November.
Michael Bronksi in defense of Susan Sontag, Noam Chomsky, and Gore Vidal.
Sean Glennon, our intrepid Patriots fan ventures into enemy territory.
Chris Wright talks to English soccer star Steve Nicol, who finds himself at the helm of the New England Revolution, one of the worst teams in Major League Soccer.
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder chats with chef Michael Schlow about his latest project.
In the Phoenix editorial, people must get to the polls to defeat Romney in November.
In Out There unrepentant carnivore Jay Jaroch goes organic.
According to Nina Willdorf, the scooter is the way to get around in Hip Check.
Plus, this just in:
Q&A : Guilt by association
PROTEST : Speaker pique
BOMBS AWAY : Iraq and ruin
POSTCARD FROM THE POT RALLY : Nothing like the first time
CAMPAIGN SNAPSHOT : End of an era
READING THE TEA LEAVES : A referendum on Finneran?
TALKING POLITICS : Reich as spoiler?
BIG SPENDERS : Follow the money
Letters to the editor
Michael Endelman on the rhyme and reason of Mr. Lif, Virtuoso, and Bomshot , and Endelman also trips through Africa with Damon Albarn and Fredric Galliano;
Jonathan Perry finds Gary Wilson in NYC;
Banning Eyre discoveres a Mali connection among Markus James, Bonnie Raitt, Corey Harris, and Justin Adams;
Franklin Soults approves of They Might Be Giants and Bloodshot's efforts to celebrate the children's hour;
In State of the art, Mark Bazer talks to Mr. Show's David Cross about their upcoming road tour;
In Cellars by Starlight, Sean Richardson on the latest from Shadows Fall, Unearth, and the Hope Conspiracy.
Also, live reviews of Marianne Faithfull at the FleetCenter, Otis Taylor at Johnny D's, and Skatefest 2002 at the Worcester Palladium.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
The Dillinger Escape Plan with Mike Patton : IRONY IS A DEAD SCENE
Boom Bip : SEED TO SUN
Andy Stochansky : FIVE STAR MOTEL
David S. Ware Quartet : FREEDOM SUITE
Ellery Eskelin Trio : 12 (+1) IMAGINARY VIEWS
T-Model Ford : BAD MAN
Claudio Abbado/London Symphony Orchestra : RAVEL: COMPLETE ORCHESTRAL WORKS
Peter Keough becomes engaged with Anand Patwardhan, whose films will be shown September 20 through 28 at the HFA;
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary says Zhang Yimou has seen better times.
Also, short reviews of:
THE BANGER SISTERS
IGBY GOES DOWN
THE FOUR FEATHERS
ALL ABOUT LILY CHOU-CHOU
L’ULTIMO BACIO/THE LAST KISS
Carolyn Clay has reviews of A Month in the Country at the Boston University Theatre, The Skin of Our Teeth at the Trinity, and Dirty Blonde at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston;
Iris Fanger says Fallen takes a fall at Merrimack;
Marcia B. Siegel is there as From the Horse’s Mouth comes to Brandeis;
Clif Garboden discovers lots of land in "Lens Landscapes" at the Trustman Gallery at the Museum of Fine Arts .
Mike Miliard asks a dozen authors with books out this fall one simple question: What are you reading?
According to Amy Finch, Michelle Tea's memoir of her Chelsea girlhood is as serious as it is freewheeling;
Camille Dodero reads Gabe Hudson’s surreal history lessons in Dear Mr. President;
Ruth Tobias gives us something to look forward to in fall fiction;
Ricco Villanueva Siasoco provides a roundup of this fall's nonfiction;
Local independent booksellers share their fall-reading secrets with David Valdes Greenwood;
Adam Kirsch has what’s on tap from small and university presses this fall;
Clea Simon says Michel Faber ups the ante on Dickens with The Crimson Petal and the White.
Carolyn Clay watches Beckett on Film on WGBH;
Hot Dots -- Tuesday, 7:30 (2) La Plaza: Anything for Dance. Sounds a bit extreme to us. A profile of Boston Ballet principal dancer Adriana Suárez.
On the Cheap : Thai Garden
Noshing & Sipping : Vermeer Dutch Chocolate Cream
Summer Preview 2002
Best Music Poll 2002
Spring 2002 Band Guide
The 4th annual Best issue