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1999 Stories by Michael Giacalone

Archives: 1999
  • Shoplifters of the World, Unite

    published December 28, 1999

    It didn't take long for the irony to hit me down at the recent Tiswas night at Don Hill's in the West Village. A crowd of downtown hipsters... More >>

  • Monkeys in the Mist

    published December 14, 1999

    Loren Madsen, like many other abstract sculptors of the past 50 years, is part carpenter, part engineer and part idolater. Wood and steel and wire... More >>

  • Microwave Orphans

    published December 7, 1999

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  • Motorway to Roswell

    published November 23, 1999

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  • Teen Angels

    published November 23, 1999

    The '80s may not be remembered fondly for its fashions or its politics, but when it comes to teen films, there was no better time. Capturing this... More >>

  • Spacely odyssey

    published November 16, 1999

    A couple years back when Stevan Spacely left the Imperial Pints, there were enough bad feelings swirling around that the Long Island version of... More >>

  • Station to station

    published November 9, 1999

    After two or three people insisted that I had to hear Radio 4, I stopped being coy and got my hands on a copy of their debut 7-inch EP on the... More >>

  • No Stream #6

    published November 9, 1999

    This zine is produced by ex-WRCN DJ Erik Heuler, who did a local-music show called, appropriately enough, Local Buzz. The show is no... More >>

  • The fine art of hate

    published October 26, 1999

    As the twentieth century barrels to an end, we continue to revisit the Holocaust. Perhaps it's to again ask the questions to which there are... More >>

  • The Reputations

    published October 19, 1999 The Reputations' MP3 page is... More >>

  • headline

    published October 19, 1999

    This is a New York-based zine, but features contributions from Holbrook's own Wayne Scallon, whose brother (I assume) Ken Scallon is the... More >>

  • Incognito #10

    published October 12, 1999

    Cher, Beth and the crew at Incognito return with Issue Ten, and it is yet another satisfying feast that relies upon the old-school recipe for... More >>

  • The New Jesus on the Same Ol' LI

    published October 12, 1999

    Pearse Lambert arrived in Northport this year to join his friend Brian Higbee, a C.W. Post M.F.A. student, so they could earnestly pursue the band... More >>

  • headline

    published September 28, 1999

    Missy Donatuti and the gang have moved their home base from eastern Long Island to Rhode Island in an attempt to live everywhere with the word... More >>

  • Site and Sound

    published September 21, 1999

    Oceanside writer/actor Steve Strangio has turned his days of turnpike-hiking and deli-hopping into an award-winning screenplay and short film... More >>

  • X-press Magazine

    published September 14, 1999

    This is the most recent issue of this quarterly progressive publication, which mixes the intensity and single-minded purposefulness of zines... More >>

  • Sasha Zand

    published September 7, 1999

    According to this site, Sasha Zand is a native Long Islander back in Glen Cove after stints in California and London (where he was in a band... More >>

  • VeggieHead Wilson

    published August 31, 1999

    The prolific Annie Hart is back. This is "The Tightwad Issue," which means it's packed with money-saving tips from shopping at bodegas... More >>

  • King smut

    published August 31, 1999

    When I was growing up, my friend Wesley's dad drove a black El Camino and resembled the Unabomber long before such a look was fashionable. We... More >>

  • Arcade Pimp #1

    published August 24, 1999

    Rarely has something so superficially cute ended up being so strangely moving. This collection of comics by new romantic (and Long Island... More >>

  • Tracts of My Tears

    published August 17, 1999

    High school football players roam the landscape like wild dogs through decaying ruins. Gold-chained guidos and their hairsprayed honeys lurk about... More >>

Archives: 1999