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  • A Page From History

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    A Page From History

    Two days before filmmaker Doug Block leaves New York for Sundance, he is busying himself with the morning paper. News of At Home's $6.7 billion purchase of Excite is on page one of the Times. "Corporate America is taking over your gateway to the virt...

    by Matt Goldberg & Amanda Griscom on January 26, 1999
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    Jailhouse Shock - Or, what happens when an honest citizen calls a cop an asshole

    If there were a photo op involved, Giuliani would be handing these two quality-of-life vigilantes the key to the city. Instead, police arrested them. Their crime? Saying the wrong thing to a thin-skinned cop. Furious, they're now suing the city for m...

    by Karen Houppert on January 26, 1999
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    Practical Piety - A Guide for the Perplexed, Pg. 2

    Roman Catholic Church Founder: Jesus Christ, who gave unique authority to Saint Peter the Apostle, first head of the church. Date: First century A.D. Membership: U.S.: 61.5 million. World: 976 million. Top Management: Pope John Paul II, bisho...

    by Carla Spartos on January 26, 1999
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    From Hair to Eternity

    "Can we get rid of all this?" asks Fredrick Hodges of Mingus Salon on La Guardia Place, wadding up a clump of my weirdly cut and tragically highlighted hair. After 25 years, the man has an eye for what to cut and what to keep. But his ability to disp...

    by Carolyn Hahn on January 26, 1999
  • Hunger Artist - The Timely Resurrection of David Wojnarowicz

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    Hunger Artist - The Timely Resurrection of David Wojnarowicz

    Seven years after his death, David Wojnarowicz, the essential '80s East Village artist, is back with a bang. Four galleries have joined the New Museum in mounting a major retrospective of his work, a new collection of his diaries has just been publis...

    by Richard Goldstein on January 26, 1999
  • Mind-Body Problem - UFO research teeters between science and insanity

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    Mind-Body Problem - UFO research teeters between science and insanity

    When I tell people I've done UFO research, they react in many ways, most of them interested and sympathetic. But often they ask an irresistible question. Have I heard any crazy stories? Of course I have. How about the guy who told me aliens put a c...

    by Greg Sandow on January 26, 1999
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    A New Precinct

    Once he turned 17, Jeffry Dillon never thought much about clothes. In 1981, after wearing a blue uniform for eight years, he opted for the black one with the white collar he still wears today at 48. A priest in the Brooklyn diocese, Father Dillon h...

    by Grace Bastidas on January 26, 1999
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    Practical Piety - A Guide for the Perplexed

    Preachers sermonize in the subway, ads herald the imminent return of the Messiah, and missionaries harangue passersby in Times Square. Organized religion is everywhere in New York. If you're pregnant, preparing a trip down the aisle, or on the verge...

    by Carla Spartos on January 26, 1999
  • Awesome Greek - Five-story 1888 brownstone

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    Awesome Greek - Five-story 1888 brownstone

    Location: Harlem (Mount Morris Park) Price: $400,000 ($2700/mo. mortgage) Square feet: 7500 Occupant: Dimitri Katsarelias (deputy director, Foundation for Hellenic Culture; Byzantinist); Vasili Kontakos (works in family restaurant businesses); Ari...

    by Toni Schlesinger on January 19, 1999
  • Knock-Down-Drag-Out - Cops Were Called To Help jolea Lamot. Then They Learned She Was a Transsexual.

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    Knock-Down-Drag-Out - Cops Were Called To Help jolea Lamot. Then They Learned She Was a Transsexual.

    It was every mother's nightmare. Police were at the door demanding to speak to her child and they were pissed. "Why didn't you just tell me it was a fuckin' trans-testicle?" one cop allegedly shouted. "Where is he? She? Whatever it is?" "It" was ...

    by Karen Houppert on January 19, 1999
  • Clinton's Message to Women - 'Clinton ripped [Jane Doe No. 5's] clothes and bit her lip'

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    Clinton's Message to Women - 'Clinton ripped [Jane Doe No. 5's] clothes and bit her lip'

    Participating in December's Emergency Speakout Against Impeachment at NYU were some of this area's prominent intellectuals and moral philosophersamong them, Arthur Schlesigner Jr., Toni Morrison, Eli Wiesel, Gloria Steinem, and Jerold Nadler who, al...

    by Nat Hentoff on January 19, 1999
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    Room Disservice - Fran Reiter will check out SROs on convention web site

    If you tried to find an affordable hotel in Manhattan for friends or family during the holidays, you know rooms are about as easy to find (and as large) as parking spots. Hotel occupancy in 1998 hovered at 83 percent up nearly 2 percent from 1997 a...

    by J.A. Lobbia on January 19, 1999
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    NY Mirror - ''At Kurfew, the revelers sloppy-kiss as if their only romantic experience was from watching Freddie Prinze Jr. movies.''

    I was terrified that Kurfew the Saturday night gay teen fest in various parts of the Tunnel would be overpopulated with chicken hawks, but fortunately, I was the only one. The soiree is sort of a Hetrick Martin Institute prom by way of Dawson's Cre...

    by Michael Musto on January 19, 1999
  • Photo Finish - Photographs By Robin Holland

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    Photo Finish - Photographs By Robin Holland

    Photography mavens look for a print with what they call "object quality," meaning one possessing elements, both physical and ephemeral, that transcend the image itself and make the picture unique. Virtually everything about a print's condition inclu...

    by Vince Aletti on January 19, 1999
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    No Sweat For Jordan?

    Everybody and their brother seemed to have a suggestion for Michael Jordan last week for how he should spend his newfound free time take up coaching, become a champion carpooler, run for president. Jeff Ballinger, director of the workers' rights gro...

    on January 19, 1999
  • Hack Work - The Not-So-Quaint Lives of New York's Carriage Horses

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    Hack Work - The Not-So-Quaint Lives of New York's Carriage Horses

    It was a freak accident. The twilit street was covered with snow. Salt had shorted the underground wires. The three-by-five-foot steel service-box covers had somehow become electrified, and so, when the metal-shod hooves of a seven-year-old carriage ...

    by Guy Trebay on January 19, 1999
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    Shrink Rap - Middlemen Eviscerate Mental Health Benefits

    Your insurer may not be who you think it is. Even as your little plastic HMO membership card sits snugly in your wallet, your mental health benefitscoverage for therapy, in-patient psychiatric care, and sometimes drug treatmentare most likely being...

    by Sharon Lerner on January 19, 1999
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    Letters

    Blind Battling Richard Goldstein's powers of perception have always been acute, but he really outshines himself in "World War II Chic" when he notes that "women are virtually absent from Private Ryan." A piercing, nay, even blinding, insight. It...

    on January 19, 1999
  • The Fandom Menace - Before the Prequels, Star Wars Fans Obsess Online

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    The Fandom Menace - Before the Prequels, Star Wars Fans Obsess Online

    Last week, John Benson decided to post it. It shouldn't be too much of a problem, he thought. Everyone already knew the whole thing. The other unofficial Star Wars sites had already posted so much info, he might as well beat them to the punch on thi...

    by Edmund Lee on January 19, 1999
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    Die, Yuppie Scam

    Last week, a six-month-old chain e-mail letter reached the elite literary world, snaking its way up to New Yorker editor Hendrik Hertzberg, who fell for it hook, line, and sinker. "Not a joke, PLEASE READ," said the subject header on the e-mail. "H...

    by Cynthia Cotts on January 19, 1999
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