The Year in Review: 1998 


'98 kaboom
Another year has blown by in state and local news.  And when you look back on 1998, it becomes apparent that a definite theme has emerged.

Wish you hadn't asked that
When it comes to sex, millenial America says, "Don't ask, don't tell."

The year that blew
When it comes to sex, millenial America says, "Don't ask, don't tell."

Death Watch '98
Princess Di still dead.  Details at 11.

Blowout of the year
Heck with the old lists of what's in and what's out.  The truth is, some things blew.  Some things didn't.  Here's our list for 1998.

Smoke screen
Legal medical marijuana blows the minds of uptight politicians.

Blown out of proportion
Seinfeld, the Starr report and Ally McBeal's skirts.  It's all here.  The biggest - and baddest - of 1998.



The gift at year's end
The DIA's new 20th-Century Galleries are (almost) just what we needed.

Society of the spectacle
Some of 1998's best films deal directly with the psychologically complex relationship between what an artist creates and what fans glean from the work.

Top Ten Films
Our reviewers pick the best and most important films of the past year.

Top Ten Music
Our reviewers pick the best and most important releases of the year.

The year in BPM culture
Electronic music continued to find its way into the mainstream.  If you weren't there, here's how it happened.

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