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2002 ISSUES

May 10, 2002

Volume 21, Number 36

features

news

food

music

screens

  • This Old Mouse

    Facing accusations of market saturation, cultural homogenization, and unethical labor practices, Disney keeps manufacturing the magic … but for how long?

    BY MICHAEL CONNOR

  • Treasure Chest

    The Vault Disney collection dusts off kid classics from its golden era of live-action films. They still fit -- and beautifully.

    BY KIMBERLEY JONES

  • Babes in Toyland

    Put the kids' summer to good use by taking them to camp, where they learn how to make television, not watch it.

    BY KIMBERLEY JONES

  • Short Cuts

    The third coast heads over to the West Coast for the Sixth Annual University of Texas at Austin Student Film Showcase, and in case you can't afford to fly out for the big shindig, they'll be screening the student works free at the Alamo Drafthouse Downtown. Crafty.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    Summer fun, air-conditioned and remote-controlled: The Discovery Channel airs a triptych of roller coaster specials, and Buffy fans can get their jollies in book form.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Screens Reviews

  • Film Reviews

the arts

  • Childhood's End

    A certain boy whose permanent address is Neverland has been buzzing Austin quite a bit this spring, and here are some thoughts on why Peter Pan is so much in the air these days.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    A grand operatic production of Turnadot by the Chinese National Opera has been canceled, playwright C. Denby Swanson receives a McKnight Advancement Grant, Davy Crockett gets caught in the Web, and Peter Pan receives his own Amy's Ice Cream flavor.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    Saturday's election results show that election reform isn't necessary when you have a thoughtful electorate.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • After a Fashion

    Wait a polyester minute! What is our Style Avatar doing in Sugar's, the Showpalace, and Exposé??? You'll just have to read to find out. Thank goodness Lucinda's also in there to soften the blow!

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    After my last Pap test, which came out mildly abnormal, I "spotted" for several days. My doctor's nurse told me not to worry and I finally did have a normal menstrual period. Why would that happen, and is it worrisome?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Coach's Corner

    Coach is a proud papa; his son Adam graduated from college last week.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • The Luv Doc: Girl Farts

    She farts a lot

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books