For the Week of|
December 10-16, 1998
Cover: The Truth Is in Here
Silicon Valley prodigy Joe Firmage left his post at the helm of USWeb after writing 'The Truth,' a work which tries to prove that the high-tech revolution came from space.
News: Hot Wheels
A group of valley Corvette-lovers are fuming after allegedly being rooked out of their cars by a dealer who says business simply went bad.
Metropolis News Extras
Public Eye: Mayor Hammer parties on.
- San Jose: Just call it the Year of the Rat.
- Los Gatos: The house that Julia Morgan may (or may not) have built.
- Saratoga: National press takes on the local 'scum vs. swift' debate.
Down Underbelly: Cybercritic looks for the ludicrous in public art and architecture.
Tap Tap Tap Dogs: It's not easy being a novelist, says Frederick Busch in A Dangerous Profession, his new look at writers' lives and hard times.
They've Got Issues: The Offspring veer to the puritanical and cautionary on new album, Americana.
Audiofile: Reviews of the latest CDs by True to Form, Chris Cain and Tiger Okoshi.
Return of 'The Thief': A new print of The Bicycle Thief confirms the film's status as a cinema classic.
Peasant Power: Good battles evil in Austrian class-based drama The Inheritors.
Norman, Is That You?: Vince Vaughn pollutes the memory of Anthony Perkins in the remake of Psycho.
Clerks: The romantic classic The Shop Around the Corner is the source for You Have Mail.
What a Draag: Animated sci-fi cult favorite Fantastic Planet returns.
The Sin of Kitchen Envy: Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's Cuisinart.
Les Follies Bourgeois: A rambunctious new production pokes fun at an upwardly mobile San Jose.
Claps for Chaps!: Musical revue returns to The Stage with holiday additives.