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2001 Stories by Bill Werde

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  • Burning Man’s Dotcom Hangover

    published September 11, 2001

    BLACK ROCK DESERT, NEVADA, SEPTEMBER 1—The starched red pigtails of her wig flying at crooked angles behind her, a volunteer called Evil... More >>

  • Acid Test

    published August 21, 2001

    Downtown, way downtown, down Broadway forever, you make a right at the World Trade Center and you're there: an outdoor lunch café, nestled... More >>

  • No Love

    published July 10, 2001

    To get to WKTU DJ Louie DeVito's home, you have to drive down the Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway. Finally, after an hour and a half... More >>

  • The V.I.P. List

    published July 10, 2001

    We asked the major mayoral contenders to discuss their dancefloor positions (cabbage patch? funky chicken?). Almost all acknowledged the cultural... More >>

  • Rock Boxed

    published April 24, 2001

    If the music industry had a sense of humor, next year's Grammy for Most Ironic Cover Version would go to Run DMC's "Let's Stay Together." With r&b... More >>

  • Video Kills the Video Star

    published April 10, 2001

    Hyping its broadcast for days is an odd way to ban an objectionable video. For those who didn’t see MTV’s much ballyhooed recent onetime... More >>

  • Getting Their Dotcom-Uppance

    published February 27, 2001

    Kelso Jacks was feeling pretty good about life at the end of January. She and her fiancé had just moved in together, sharing rent on a... More >>

  • Balls to You, Lars Ulrich

    published January 16, 2001

    Despite what you may have heard, Lars Ulrich has balls. According to what appeared to be a CNN news article circulated rapidly on the web, Ulrich... More >>

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