Vol. 2, No. 2
January/February 1998


s p o t l i g h t   o n . . .
Artist and philosopher Gerald O'Connell
Spotlight
f r o m   t h e   e d i t o r s
Chris Lott on the best and worst of 1997 and lessons from a long year; Tom Dooley on showing love, his problem with begging, and the evils of direct marketing
Editors
f r o m   t h e   i n s i d e
Prison essayist Anthony Lee Brown on sleep...
From the Inside
t h e   s a l o n
Featured essayist Valentine Michael Smith on books...
Salon
m a k i n g     t i m e
Music columnist Don Mager on Iannis Xenakis & Mikis Theodorakis
Making Time (Music Review)
i n     p r i n t
Scott Ruddick on the launch of Icon magazine and more!
In Print (Scott Ruddick)
f i c t i o n
Lauren McHenry, Avital Gad Cykman, and Charlie Dickinson
Fiction
p o e t r y
Philip Havey, Graham Coleman, Don Mager, Clinton Neuhaus, Charles Albano, and Amy Crane Johnson
Poetry
n o n f i c t i o n
Tracy Polakovsky
Nonfiction
t r a v e l
A. E. Sadler
Travel
d r a m a
Jonathan Lowe
Drama
h u m o r  &  s a t i r e
Daryl Lease
Humor
i n t e r  /  r e v i e w s
Book reviews by Ann Skea, Harriet Klausner, and Chris Lott
Reviews & Interviews
c i n e m a
Film reviews by Shaggy Bob, Chris Null, and Lax Madapati
Film & Cinema