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2000 Stories by Shannon Sutlief

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  • Dallas Stars

    published December 28, 2000

    Without question, 2000 was a good year for local music, as familiar faces and genuine surprises delivered the rock and didn't take it back. From... More >>

  • Out & About

    published November 16, 2000

    The Rock*A*Teens' latest album, Sweet Bird of Youth, opens with "Car and Driver," a deceptively sweet tale that, soon enough, turns into a... More >>

  • Power Broker

    published October 5, 2000

    Every time I move, I make the same promise to myself: This time I'll clean out all drawers and cabinets, tossing out Tupperware bowls without... More >>

  • Piano Forte

    published September 14, 2000

    My first guitar had strings that looked like colored fishing line and a white plastic body emblazoned with a photograph of Luke, Bo, and Daisy... More >>

  • Polly Wanna Dishwasher

    published September 7, 2000

    From We Are the World to the Tibet Freedom Concerts, musicians have been selling their pet charities along with records, concert T-shirts,... More >>

  • All's faire

    published August 24, 2000

    All's faireFor years we've harbored an idea for the perfect costume for a Medieval fair (or faire, as many aficionados prefer to call it): The... More >>

  • Lear jets

    published August 17, 2000

    It's said that people spend the first half of their lives looking toward the future -- imagining who they'll be, what they'll do, what they'll be,... More >>

  • Bear in Mind

    published August 10, 2000

    Toy aisles are like Hollywood -- every year there are more young faces and fewer of the old ones. There's the new blood: Arthur, the Teletubbies,... More >>

  • Trick's a treat

    published August 3, 2000

    Words like "amazing" and "wondrous" have been so overused that now they're just a tad more meaningful than "neat" or "cool." The boss' new haircut... More >>

  • Free Will

    published July 27, 2000

    It's a shock when you reach adulthood and realize that you're not yet done with Shakespeare, that you didn't leave him padlocked in your... More >>

  • One fish, two fish

    published July 20, 2000

    Kim Rody's Fishart paintings likely feel right at home at the Dallas Aquarium in Fair Park. Around them swim the fish, shrimp, turtles, and... More >>

  • Easy as Pi

    published July 13, 2000

    I'm stuck in the waiting room of a car-repair shop. My only companions are a humming cola vending machine, a gurgling coffee maker, and a blue... More >>

  • Dino-might

    published July 6, 2000

    The kids were playing in three areas--the excavation site, fossil-rubbing station, and dinosaur book-and-toy table--when the adults disappeared... More >>

  • Dream team

    published June 22, 2000

    In the late '70s, it was fashionable to predict that, by the year 2000, humans would be populating the moon. Man had first set foot there late in... More >>

  • Out Here

    published June 15, 2000

    [DARYL] Communication: Duration (Urinine Records) Months ago,... More >>

  • Jewel of the Nile

    published June 15, 2000

    For something that is nothing more than a big, fat fib, the curse on King Tut's tomb has remarkable staying power. Death shall come to those... More >>

  • Crimes seen

    published June 8, 2000

    Photographs taken at crime scenes have become big business. Before television cameras rolled on Courtney Love's running mascara, photographs of... More >>

  • Momma's boy

    published June 1, 2000

    Dating habits are not hereditary. If they were, Brett Leveridge's first novel would be called My Mom Was a Big-Time Playa and So Am I... More >>

  • Schreck it out

    published May 25, 2000

    Audiences raised on Freddy flicks and Jason slasher movies won't be scared by Nosferatu--Symphony of Horrors. They're callused,... More >>

  • Jinkies, it's art!

    published May 18, 2000

    It's probably happened to everyone. I've watched something so hilarious, so brilliant, so truly a piece of comic genius that I have to share it... More >>

  • Buzz

    published May 11, 2000

    Mr. Conflict Give credit to Don Venable, the gadfly-turned-trustee-turned-gadfly again. He may have been... More >>

  • Out Here

    published April 27, 2000

    Tripping Daisy Tripping Daisy (Good Records/Sugar Fix... More >>

  • DOMA 2000

    published April 20, 2000

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  • Nocturnal confessions

    published April 20, 2000

    When I awoke from a dream a few mornings ago still hazy and feeling lost, I wondered, "Did I really just defend the Spice Girls when the police... More >>

  • Game boy

    published April 13, 2000

    ngel Munoz meets only one of the demographics of the gamers in his Cyberathlete Professional League. He's male. He's not Anglo, and, at 40 years... More >>

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