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2003 Stories by Lisa Hom

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  • Picture Imperfect

    published October 22, 2003

    Alternately referred to as the "wizard of odds" and the "photographer of freaks," Diane Arbus (1923-71) would probably have felt right at home... More >>

  • A Round-Heeled Woman: My Late-Life Adventures in Sex and Romance

    published June 25, 2003

    By Jane Juska Villard (2003), $23.95 The fact that senior citizens want to get laid shouldn't make headlines, but it does.... More >>

  • Sign Language

    published June 25, 2003

    We've come a long way since Helen Gurley Brown first took over as editor in chief of Cosmopolitan in 1965. Before Brown championed the idea... More >>

  • Cain and Abel

    published June 11, 2003

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  • Comix Relief

    published May 28, 2003

    Marjane Satrapi was your typical 6-year-old: sassy, demanding, and full of good intentions. But unlike the average kid, she wanted to be a... More >>

  • She-Devil

    published April 30, 2003

    Rumor has it that Vogue Editor in Chief Anna "Nuclear" Wintour is looking for a new assistant. The position is one of the most sought-after... More >>

  • Sí, Sí, Sí

    published April 16, 2003

    The story of how Brooklyn's Yeah Yeah Yeahs transformed themselves from an acoustic folk duo to this year's hottest junk-punk trio is not... More >>

  • Brew-haha

    published April 9, 2003

    SAT 4/12 Six thousand years ago, in the city of Babylon near the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, the ancient Sumerians mixed up a... More >>

  • Runner's World

    published April 9, 2003

    Get moving for a good cause SAT 4/12 For those looking to put foot to pavement for something... More >>

  • Time Out for Mime

    published April 9, 2003

    Marcel Marceau takes his bow SUN 4/13 Children are among the few who can enjoy French mime... More >>

  • Heavy Metal

    published April 9, 2003

    Southern Exposure's blast from the pastSAT 4/12 Clad in spandex halter tops, crotch-hugging short... More >>

  • Patriot Games

    published April 9, 2003

    Charlie Haden salutes the flag in songSAT 4/12 If Charlie Haden's résumé listed... More >>

  • The Future's So Bright

    published April 2, 2003

    Usually during times of stress there's a tendency to seek out mindless entertainment, but these days folks are looking to pair their frivolous... More >>

  • The Kid Is Back

    published March 26, 2003

    In Canadian turntablist Kid Koala's universe, anything can happen: Bruce Lee's martial arts techniques can be applied to manipulate vinyl;... More >>

  • Information Age

    published March 5, 2003

    Two words come to mind when describing Web rabble-rouser and gonzo journalist Richard Metzger: "paranoid" and "visionary." As one of the... More >>

  • Art History

    published February 26, 2003

    Since it was founded in 1983, the Capp Street Project has often been home to elaborate art installations. In particular, the project's residency... More >>

  • Child's Play

    published February 19, 2003

    "God is in the details" could easily be the credo by which sculptor Charles LeDray lives. The New York artist crafts obsessively meticulous... More >>

  • Heartbreak Hotel

    published February 12, 2003

    In a perfect world, we'd all be involved in fabulously functional relationships, instead of cruising Internet porn and culling dating lessons from... More >>

  • Back to the Future

    published February 5, 2003

    A cover story by Bill Keller in the Jan. 26 edition of the New York Times Magazine compared Dubya to former President Ronald Reagan, citing... More >>

  • Head Trips

    published January 29, 2003

    Now that the Bush administration is waging war on terrorism, the War on Drugs is playing a distant second fiddle. Still, in America today,... More >>

  • The World According to Wilson, Part 2

    published January 22, 2003

    A former curator, African-American conceptual artist Fred Wilson knows there's more to the process of presenting art than immediately meets... More >>

  • She's Back

    published January 15, 2003

    Free speech icon and performance artist Karen Finley knows how to make an impression. The last time I saw the San Francisco Art Institute... More >>

  • Body Image

    published January 8, 2003

    Female teenagers have gotten a bad rap in the past year, what with high-profile cover articles on the "mean girl" phenomenon in the New York... More >>

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