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2003 Stories by Alison Sieloff

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  • Two Elvises

    published December 31, 2003

    WED 12/31 Every red-blooded American loves an Elvis imitator -- the rhinestone-studded jumpsuits, the sideburns and Foster Grant... More >>

  • Josh Harrell

    published December 24, 2003

    Remember that part in Dante's Inferno, when Dante and Virgil visit the third circle of Hell and learn how the gluttons are punished?... More >>

  • Chopping Spree

    published December 17, 2003

    Paper shortage? Spotted owl displacement? C'mon! Christmas only comes around once a year. Do you really think depriving yourself of the thrill of... More >>

  • Ooh, That Smell

    published December 3, 2003

    MON 12/8 It's hard to imagine that Lynyrd Skynyrd, in its original incarnation, was around for such a brief period. In just four years... More >>

  • Keoki

    published November 26, 2003

    El Salvador-born and Hawaii-raised, Keoki Franconi -- better known as "Superstar DJ Keoki" (or maybe better recognized as the character That... More >>

  • Karaoke

    published November 26, 2003

    THUR 11/27 On the "things one should never, ever attempt" scale (also known as the Michael Jackson Weirdness Barometer), karaoke sits... More >>

  • DJ Micro

    published November 19, 2003

    Think back: When was the last time you danced? Not just swaying your hips a bit at a hotel banquet-hall wedding reception or nodding your head to... More >>

  • Save Us, Pete!

    published October 15, 2003

    Forget Metropolis, "metrosexuals" and the creative class: Can Pete Yorn save our city? He's an entrepreneurial musician (not to mention quite... More >>

  • I've Got a Crush on You

    published October 15, 2003

    "Stay in your car unless it's on fire" is the first spoken sentence in the 2003 documentary Speedo. The story of a dedicated... More >>

  • Wandering Jew

    published September 17, 2003

    THUR 9/18 Adam Brodsky is a glutton for punishment. While almost every American has dreamed of earning a spot in the Guinness Book... More >>

  • Washington Avenue Beat Festival 8

    published August 27, 2003

    Another long weekend, another reason for a Monday hangover. That's right, the eighth installment of the Washington Avenue Beat Festival is... More >>

  • Now and Zen

    published August 27, 2003

    The Zen koan is a riddle or instructional parable that has no answer, the most famous example being "what is the sound of one hand... More >>

  • Dogs & Cats in Harmony

    published August 20, 2003

    SUN 8/24 For animal lovers, there is a certain amount of guilt that accompanies circuses. Worrying about the treatment of the animals,... More >>

  • Six-Degree Burns

    published July 9, 2003

    John Guare was 51 when his astonishing comedy Six Degrees of Separation was first produced. When people asked how long it took him to write... More >>

  • Strip Tease

    published June 25, 2003

    Anxiety-plagued journalist Hunter S. Thompson coined the over quoted phrase, "Faster, faster! Until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of... More >>

  • 2003 Music Awards

    published June 18, 2003

    Editor's note: A correction ran concerning this story; see end of article. Best Rap Recording of... More >>

  • Jay Hannan and Bill Pile

    published June 11, 2003

    Imagine the perfect night out in the city. The skies contain no rain to drench you after you park. It's warm enough that you don't need to worry... More >>

  • The Hermanator

    published June 11, 2003

    Prozac and Zoloft are all well and good if you're feeling perpetually down in the dumps. But if you want a little serotonin boost without a... More >>

  • AK1200

    published June 4, 2003

    After recording four drum & bass mix discs for Moonshine (no biggie), fourteen-year DJ veteran AK1200 (né Dave Minner) decided it... More >>

  • Hot in Herre

    published May 14, 2003

    It's a hot, sultry Friday night inside Nik's Wine Bar & Hookah Lounge. Everyone in the smoky little club is vibing to the sizzling sounds of the... More >>

  • Sweaters of the Apocalypse

    published May 14, 2003 More >>

  • Raedikal

    published May 7, 2003

    Kroma, the two-and-a-half-year-old hip-furniture store and contemporary-art gallery, is holding a grand-reopening event at its new location. Will... More >>

  • To Beehive or Not to Beehive

    published April 30, 2003

    SUN 5/4 America has become a casual-Friday, jeans-and-T-shirt, no shirt/no shoes/no problem kinda country, and it's definitely hurting... More >>

  • Quantum Jeep

    published April 30, 2003

    Women wheelers in the Lou have their own monthly club, and it's not that club. So what's a wheeler? That's someone who likes to command a... More >>

  • Godspeed You! Black Emperor

    published March 12, 2003

    In these days of target marketing, demographics and the corporatization of the universe (they sell star names, for chrissakes), it's a real... More >>

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