July 17, 2002

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• cover feature



Here there be dragons
Reign of Fire resurrects an ancient enemy for troubled times.
By Annalee Newitz

Male models
Undressing the Hollywood action figures of summer 2002.

By Johnny Ray Huston

It's playback time
Mourning the lost Kathryn Bigelow behind K-19: The Widowmaker.

By Susan Gerhard

Do moguls dream of Philip K. Dick?
On Minority Report's total recall.
By Chuck Stephens

Heads up
It's Master of the Flying Guillotine!
By Patrick Macias

Tyrrell alert
Night Warning dominates the Cinemuerte festival.

By Johnny Ray Huston

Last week's issue

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• news



In this issue
By Susan Gerhard

talkback...
Newsom's heartless homeless plan

Opinion
Fixing S.F.'s budget
by the fair budget coalition

Editorial
Public power wins one

Editorial
Send Haygood packing

Alerts

Pay dirt
Mexican farmworkers look for money owed after 60 years
By Camille T. Taiara

Ringing up baby
The city's lack of low-cost child care is keeping working families poor.
By Cassi Feldman

Best laid plans?
Mayor puts Planning Commission on hold.
By Cassi Feldman

Public power victory!
Last-minute surprise vote gives boost to PG&E takeover plan.
By Rachel Brahinsky

Hall monitor

Life during wartime

• a+e

 

West Wave Dance Festival
By Rita Felciano

Molly's folly
The Ghost of Molly Malone can't quite reach the present tense.
By Brad Rosenstein

Yellowman and the Sagittarius Band
By Angie Edwards

The analog architect
DJ Zeph builds organic new sounds from a firm vinyl foundation.
By Dave Pehling

'Eight Legged Freaks'
Eight-legged fun
By Cheryl Eddy

'Never Again'
Better with age
By Dennis Harvey

'Border (x)iconography: New Media + Photography from Tijuana'
By Lindsey Westbrook

Correct techniques
Voilà!

Grooves

Last Exit
Voodoo children

Local Live
Burmese
June 24, Kimo's

Local Grooves
Polar
Out of the Blue (Certificate 18/UK)

Liner notes
Dream scene

2nd time around
Yes
In a Word (1969- ) (Rhino/Elektra)

Script Doctor
California dreaming

Frequencies
Memory lessons

By Josh Kun

Electric Habitat
Endlessly Ruling
By Amanda Nowinski

Tiger on beat
'Junk Film 2'

By Patrick Macias

Bass Head
Snaggletooth
By Amanda Nowinski

The Mix

 

• culture



alt.sex.column
Moving on
By Andrea Nemerson

techsploitation
Geek zoo
By Annalee Newitz

culture shocked
Orange juice
By katharine mieszkowski

Dine
The sharper image
By Paul Reidinger

Without Reservations
Hold the mayo

By Paul Reidinger

Cheap Eats
Wind and rain

By Dan Leone

Moon Signs
By Sally Cragin

The Blender

 


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