Jan. 4, 2002

Volume 21, Number 18

news

News Top 10s

Naked City

BY LAURI APPLE

The Hightower Lowdown

A business magazine gushes over the accounting practices of … Enron?; Bush gambles with your retirement money; and CEOs create "opportunity" by firing employees.

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Best Bites

The Food writers gobble through 2001

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

Things Have Changed

A brief, very general overview of the year in albums 2001

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

National Top 10s

BY GREG BEETS

Texas Top 10s

BY GREG BEETS

Critics Poll

Critics' favorites from 2001
screens

The Year in Film

It was a very good year … just not a great one.

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Critics Poll 2001

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Short Cuts

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Top 10s

TV Eye's Top 10 on the Telly

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Screens Reviews

Top 10 Gene Hackman Films

A Salute to America's Anti-Hero, Gene Hackman

Film Reviews

La Ciénaga

Martel's debut film is a family portrait of people falling down the class ladder.

Impostor

arts & culture

To Infinity and Beyond!

The year 2001 saw a host of local cultural types taking journeys beyond their homes, traveling to other communities to share their art and finding new venues locally in which to produce their work and expand their creative sensibilities.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Articulations

The first weeks of 2002 show that Austin artists are still busy taking their art to other parts of the country, and Physical Plant Theater needs your leaves.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

columns

Page Two

It's been a year of great, inspiring films from American filmmakers -- and from Austin filmmakers in particular.

BY LOUIS BLACK

Postmarks

Our readers talk back.

Mr. Smarty Pants

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Day Trips

Captain Day Trips lists his Top 10 traveling tales of the year.

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

After a Fashion

Were you guilty of indulging in any of these particular fashion no-nos this year? Check out these horrid style Top Tens.

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

To Your Health

I am due to have angioplasty in two weeks. I know this procedure is necessary now, but I want to prevent further deterioration of my heart condition. What is helpful?

BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

About AIDS

HIV-infected people become infectious almost immediately

BY SANDY BARTLETT

Coach's Corner

Year-end columns stink. Coach tells you why in 2002 sports will stink, too.

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

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