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Rag vs. rag
Skeptic magazine should take a cue from its splashier, diametric opposite, Fate. Plus: Jerry Stahl on heroin -- again; yet another writer "discovers" eBay.
(08/27/99)

Therapy is painless
From Freud to divorce court: A therapist to meet your every need. Plus: Dan Savage vs. the Republicans; Elvis' "black satin-like" pajamas on the auction block.
(08/20/99)

The malling of America
Old Navy and Starbucks and Jamba Juice! Oh my! Plus: Feed looks at the latest trend in computer interfaces.
(08/13/99)

Nudity for all!
Too hot? Lose the swimsuit, say several venerable publications. Plus: Reform Party madness, TV racial quotas and a ridiculous theory on recent violence.
(08/06/99)

Conspicuous consumption
Two scathing critiques of excessive consumerism. Plus: Need a headline? Try "Eyes Wide Shut"! It worked for Kubrick.
(07/30/99)

The have nots
Left-leaning journalists explore how the other side lives. Plus: The "S" and "F" words, Rick Springfield and a tell-all psychic friend.
(07/23/99)

Mundane titillation
This week's stories prove that a good writer can make the most mundane subject riveting, while a hack can turn the sexiest topic into a colossal snooze.
(07/16/99)

Generation R.I.P.
The Village Voice pronounces Generation X as dead as Kurt Cobain, as irrelevant as a Cheesy Poof. Plus: Alternative health stories that don't suck.
(07/09/99)

Alternative juju
Unconventional remedies are ripe for journalistic inquiry, but are weeklies up to the job? Plus: The secrets of mosquitoes, Osama bin Laden's hiding place and Internet IPOs revealed!
(07/02/99)

Whither fair lesbians?
Gay Pride marches on, leaving its lesbian sisters to cough up the dust. Plus: The Boston Phoenix reports on Starbucks' latest conquest and why pheromone perfumes only make you stink.
(06/25/99)

I know what girls want
Four feminist zines give their anti-Cosmo versions of the modern woman. Plus: The Stranger celebrates the Seven Deadly Sins, and the Willamette Week makes one writer cry on her keyboard.
(06/18/99)

Jar Jar mania must die!
The Village Voice takes Jar Jar theorizing too far; a quasi-national alternative glossy editor's cri de coeur; new theories on love and marriage.
(06/11/99)

Advertising stole my humanity!
Capitalism is out of control with sexist ad execs, mix tapes by irrelevant hippies and the inevitable, horrible cloning of "The Bridget Jones Diary."
(06/04/99)

Birds do it. Bees do it. Even teens on the WB do it ...
Sex ed takes a beating in Minneapolis; Slovenia hires a PR firm; black Sam Spades take the whodunit stage.
(05/28/99)

Ma Bell's ill communication
The Dallas Observer exposes telecommunications madness; rumors of carcinogenic tampons may be greatly exaggerated.
(05/21/99)

Pundits in the limelight
Political consultants make for better copy than the candidates; one writer's Brontė-inspired hell; enough with the "enough with the Star Wars stories"!
(05/14/99)

Millennial-time religion
The L.A. Weekly gets spiritual; poo falls from the sky in Salt Lake City.
(05/07/99)

Decorating for Communists!
The Seattle Weekly combines politics and home and garden advice; Baltimore reporters explore the origins of movie trailers.
(04/30/99)

Teenage wasteland
The Boston Phoenix wins the "oops" award for a piece claiming that the gun-toting teen is a media myth -- one day after Littleton.
(04/23/99)

Project Censored's annual guilt trip is back!
Plus: Why Gore may flop in Washington; sex assaults up in Boston schools; and more tales from the alternative press.
(04/16/99)

Stop worrying about unsafe gay sex; all human issues, all the time; Atari worship
An opinionated roundup of the most interesting stories in the alternative press.
(04/09/99)

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