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  • A Buyer's Market

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    A Buyer's Market

    Emily Prawda (Communication Coordinator, School of Visual Arts; Part-Time Bookseller, Barnes & Noble) Income: $27,000 (1998) Health Insurance: covered by employer Rent: $1000/mo. Utilities: $30/mo. Phone: $304/mo. Food: $150/mo. Transpor...

    by Toni Schlesinger on December 15, 1998
  • Sikh and You Shall Find - The American face of arranged marriage.

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    Sikh and You Shall Find - The American face of arranged marriage.

    It was taxi driver Jaswant Singh's turn to ride in the white stretch limo. Thick gold trim hanging from his hot pink turban framed Jaswant's face as the 20-year-old groom strolled into the Sikh temple in Richmond Hill, Queens, on Thanksgiving weeke...

    by Rebecca Segall on December 15, 1998
  • Article

    Risqu Rope Skipping

    Sex was in the air at The Seventh Annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic last weekendbut it wasn't necessarily a good thing. While the packed Apollo Theater crowd was treated to some flashes of acrobatic brillianceparticularly from Japan's Run D Cre...

    on December 15, 1998
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    Mixin' It Up

    Colin Campbell shouldn't expect many Christmas cards this yearcertainly not from the body of players he currently oversees. The NHL's resident sheriff has been pretty busy so far, handing out a bucketful of suspensions in a swift and resounding mann...

    by Mike Beaver on December 15, 1998
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    The Zebragate Hearings

    As the ineptitude of NFL officiating sank to new depths, the league appointed a Special Referee to bring order to the situation. Yet despite seasons of research and millions of dollars of the fans' money, things have only gotten uglierwitness Sunday...

    by Karl-Eric Reif on December 15, 1998
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    Giuliani Trashed

    Although Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's presidential strategists may not realize it yet, New York City is becoming best known outside the metropolitan area not for its lowered crime rate or hizzoner's "quality of life" initiatives but for its garbage. Peop...

    by James Ridgeway on December 15, 1998
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    Tobacco Row

    Is there any connection between $60,000 worth of tobacco ads in the December issue of Brill's Content and a six-page article in the same issue that bashes the media for overstating the link between secondhand smoke and lung cancer? Absolutely not, ...

    by Cynthia Cotts on December 15, 1998
  • Hocus Focus - Focus Groups Move 
Out of the Office

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    Hocus Focus - Focus Groups Move Out of the Office

    When visitors check out the new Interscope Records site (interscope-records.com), which launched Monday, their eyes will likely jump immediately to the item on the right-hand side of the page: "Blackstreet Focus Group." For a 10-day period, fans can ...

    by Hillary Rosner on December 15, 1998
  • Millennial Prophecies - Exclusive! Americaís Only Psychic Journalist Reports the News Before it Happens!

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    Millennial Prophecies - Exclusive! Americas Only Psychic Journalist Reports the News Before it Happens!

    Sex-Crazed Welfare Mothers Hijack Space Shuttle >> A rowdy new class of genetic engineers will arise. They'll have little interest in creating oil spilleating bacteria, frost-resistant strawberries, or other useful hybrids. Considering themselves ...

    by Robert Brezsny on December 15, 1998
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    Scales of Justice - Striped Bass May Be New Yorks Newest Contraband

    As federal agents watched from surveillance posts earlier this year, the smugglers off-loaded the contraband from a rickety boat and onto a dingy pier in Edgewater, New Jersey. The stash was quickly packed into boxes, which were then hidden beneath...

    by William Bastone on December 15, 1998
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    The Killing of Kenneth Banks

    Madison Avenue between 124th and 126th streets is part of "the new, new Harlem Renaissance." The avenue cuts a wide swath across 125th Street, where Elvy Simon's Flavored With One Love, a West Indian restaurant, and A Taste of Seafood, a mom-and-pop ...

    by Peter Noel on December 15, 1998
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    Problem Pregnancy - Doctors regard AZT as an AIDS vaccine for babies. But South Africa says it's too expensive.

    Many people think it's the single greatest victory in AIDS: Giving the drug AZT to pregnant women halves the chance that they will pass on the virus to their newborns. It's being hailed as a vaccine for babiesand scientists, industry leaders, and a...

    by Mark Schoofs on December 15, 1998
  • St. Johnís True Warrior - Ron Artest earns his nickname in word and deed

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    St. Johns True Warrior - Ron Artest earns his nickname in word and deed

    All eyes were on him again. Two consecutive late-game, near-miss losses had left a young St. John's basketball team on the brink of unraveling. It was looking for someone to take responsibility, someone to make sure that tonight's opponentan under m...

    by Paul Forrester on December 15, 1998
  • Spy Commerce - The Surveillance Society: Part Three

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    Spy Commerce - The Surveillance Society: Part Three

    In the shadow of the Second World War, Jean-Paul Sartre wrote No Exit, a scathing drama in which three souls are trapped for eternity in a room with no place to hide from one another's gaze. One protagonist assesses the situation and grimly concludes...

    by Mark Boal on December 15, 1998
  • Let's Make an Ordeal - Young Artists Recover the Conceptual '70s in the Material '90s

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    Let's Make an Ordeal - Young Artists Recover the Conceptual '70s in the Material '90s

    World Record #3: Number of Days Without Sleep is the document of an artist in extremis. In 16 time-coded images taken from a videotape of her ordeal, a haggard Michelle Hines plays solitaire, clutches a friend, stands in the shower. As her accompanyi...

    by C. Carr on December 8, 1998
  • Up Against The Wall - Hocus Focus rewrites Apple's ad campaign

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    Up Against The Wall - Hocus Focus rewrites Apple's ad campaign

    No security in sight. At 3 a.m., Central Park's upscale haunted house, the Dakota, was boarded up tight behind iron gates, just as Hocus Focus, the underground art action group, had imagined. They circled the block in the getaway car. This was a high...

    by Judith Coburn on December 8, 1998
  • Homophobia: All in the Family? - The Schumer-Kennedy Bill Increases Hate-Crime Penalties

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    Homophobia: All in the Family? - The Schumer-Kennedy Bill Increases Hate-Crime Penalties

    Matthew Shepard, brutally beaten by homophobes in Laramie, Wyoming, died in a hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado. After his death, an attempt to pass a law against hate crimes, including antigay ones, was defeated in Fort Collins by a margin larger ...

    by Nat Hentoff on December 8, 1998
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    Dead Reckoning - 60 Minutes Starring Jack Kevorkian

    Last week, in front of a video camera and 15 million American households, Jack Kevorkian administered a series of lethal injections to Thomas Youk, openly defying the medical community and a new Michigan state law banning assisted suicide. Feeling a ...

    by Edmund Lee on December 8, 1998
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    Letters

    London Breeches I was impressed by Richard Goldstein's article on the outing of MPs in Britain ["Drool Britannia," November 24]. It was better than many articles in the liberal British press. Like most people, I was horrified by the headlines, but...

    on December 8, 1998
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    Full House - Theater Row Plan: Is It Art, or Real Estate?

    When the curtain rose this spring on a plan to let Broadway theater owners reap windfall profits by selling air rights, some of New York's richest showmen actually pleaded poverty. Theaters were dark more than half the time, they argued, while the co...

    by J.A. Lobbia on December 8, 1998
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