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    Echoing Forth

    "My father smashed my mother's brains in with a hammer when I was 14 years old," recounts Simon Egleton, a musician and longtime member of the New York online bulletin board Echo (echonyc.com). "He hit her 17 times--snuck up behind her in the bathroo...

    by Austin Bunn on January 27, 1998
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    City of Grace - Rudy on duty in the Bully Pulpit

    I had a terrible fright the other day. I turned on NY1, and thought that it had been taken over by the Christian Broadcasting Network. A televangelist, standing on a red carpet behind his pulpit, arms spread, eyes heavenward, was delivering a sermon ...

    by Linda Stasi on January 27, 1998
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    Free for All

    Information may want to be free, but does knowledge want to go gratis? Risking profits for the sake of progress, NYU Press has decided to publish journalist Wendy Grossman's canny new book, net.wars, simultaneously in print and in a free online versi...

    by Austin Bunn on January 20, 1998
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    Why Advertising Won't Ask Why - Or, Why Buy Nikes? Because you can!

    Days before Nike's new commercials aired, they were already playing on TV. NEWSFLASH: "New Nike Slogan I CAN to Trump JUST DO IT." "Sources Say I CAN a Return to Focus on Positive." Brilliant. Nike as the Little Engine That Could. Ad agency Wieden & ...

    by Carrie Mclaren on January 20, 1998
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    Service Withholder?

    Like many flame wars, this one began with a compliment. When Brooklyn-based freelance Web designer Terry Baker, who runs a lucid personal home-page journal (www.asan.net/ users/terrapin), got an e-mail accolade from from a Washington state home-page ...

    by Austin Bunn on January 13, 1998
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    Buppie Meltdown - Afro-Romantic Monifa Stewart Loses Her Innocence

    test Like Milli Vanilli's and Matty Rich's, hers had been a short yet glorious reign. But the New Year was here, and there was no more avoiding it. She had healed her inner child; now the time had come to pull the plug on her inner hostess. Fly the...

    by Lisa Jones on January 13, 1998
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    NY Mirror

    Maybe Mars was conjuncting Saturn or something. Whatever. Nineteen ninety-seven will go down as the most patently absurd year in all of recorded history. One more like it and Jay Leno can be replaced by a news reader. Here then, 10 to be treasured o...

    by Linda Stasi on January 13, 1998
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    Buppie Meltdown - Afro-Romantic Monifa Stewart Loses Her Innocence

    Like Milli Vanilli's and Matty Rich's, hers had been a short yet glorious reign. But the New Year was here, and there was no more avoiding it. She had healed her inner child; now the time had come to pull the plug on her inner hostess. Fly the mud-...

    by Lisa Jones on January 13, 1998
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    Year of Living Digitally

    Amid the year's avalanche of freshly minted jargon--"blamestorming," "crapplet," and "backhoeing the server farm" (translation, anyone?)--1997's best invention was as much a new philosophy as a neologism: "Net time." In an industry based on change,...

    by Austin Bunn on January 6, 1998
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    20 Questions

    Acknowledging that committing predictions to print is usually foolish, Press Clips offers its first year-end media quiz. No more than one letter per question may be chosen; all correct answers will score a point, even if there is more than one correc...

    by James Ledbetter on January 6, 1998
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    Joystick City

    In 1971, a young entrepreneur named Nolan Bushnell decided to market a game that computer scientists were playing, trading, and tinkering with on mainframes across the country. Though Computer Space wasn't much more than simple line-drawing "ships" a...

    by Austin Bunn on December 30, 1997
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    Desire for Profit

    Web zines never die, they just get very sleepy. Rather than nod off, the creators of Urban Desires--one of the Alley's oldest, launched in October 1994--are planning an evolution, rechristening the venture a "content farm" and selling off its archive...

    by Austin Bunn on December 23, 1997
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    Just War Against Nike - Houses and Colleges March on Nike

    In her syndicated column, which appears in the Newark Star-Ledger, Molly Ivins noted that Nike has cut its labor costs from $11 an hour (if it were paying American wages) to 11 cents an hour in its factories in Vietnam, Indonesia, and China. But the ...

    by Nat Hentoff on December 23, 1997
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    Attention Noel Cowards

    Mr. Giuliani has swept the streets of marijuana smokers and public urinators, Mr. Pataki is making the subways more affordable, Mr. Eisner has erased the last trace of debauchery from Times Square, and you still don't want to go uptown? Well, who can...

    by Lynn Yaeger on December 23, 1997
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    Bomb Plot - Making the Case for a Wider Conspiracy in Oklahoma City

    DENVER--The middle-aged man in the black-and-white shirt looked like just another tedious defense witness in the trial of accused Oklahoma City bomber Terry Nichols. But halfway through the man's testimony, Judge Richard Matsch's courtroom became cha...

    by James Ridgeway on December 23, 1997
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    Ground Zero

    Back in April, Columbia University applied for a key $10 million National Science Foundation grant to reshape the school's technology program--and potentially the city itself. The New York new media industry has exploded to almost $5.7 billion in rev...

    by Austin Bunn on December 16, 1997
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    Kathy Acker 1944-1997 - Matias Viegener on her last day with Kathy Acker

    Kathy Acker made her reputation as a novelist by combining sexually transgressive content and postmodern technique, long before it was fashionable. As Acker herself might have described it, her work was a quest to discover what it means to be a cunt....

    by C. Carr on December 9, 1997
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    Access Denied - Did the thought police kill a Web site?

    A few weeks ago at the University of Pittsburgh, John Vranesevich, a freshman and founder of AntiOnline, a Web site about Internet security,stayed up well into the night trying to figure out why no one could access his site. Through a deal with the u...

    by Edmund Lee on December 9, 1997
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    Twenty-five Reasons To Develop an Edifice Complex

    Jerry I. Speyer, an owner of Rockefeller Center, emerged yesterday as the winning bidder for another international landmarkthe Chrysler Building, the beautiful Art Deco skyscraper that set off a fierce bidding war this year despite its long and trou...

    by Guy Trebay on December 9, 1997
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    Serial Mom - Lucky Seven Pays Off Big When You're Corn-Fed and White

    Planning a litter? Well, the first thing you'll want to do is relocate to Carlisle, Iowa, a place where anxiety that the world will soon run out of white people runs so high that you can enlist a whole town of 3400 in your obstetric fantasia. Think I...

    by Guy Trebay on December 2, 1997
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