Monthly Archives: December 2005

AIDS: Chasing the Bug

Most anyone who has seen Gia, with Angelina Jolie, can’t help but remember the grisly scene at the end of the film. Destroyed by AIDS, the former supermodel’s body literally falls apart when it is lifted off the hospital bed. Mainstream films like Gia and Philadelphia showed, in heartbreaking scene after scene, the plight of […]
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Vintage Autos: Not Just for Boys

The guys call it “The Purple Twinkie.” RyAnn Leep, 29, calls her lavender and pearl 1953 Chevy Bel Air “Violette.” “[That car] is my passion and my hobby so it doesn’t matter what [people] think,” she said. Leep, part of the “Rockabilly” scene, got into vintage culture through her grandmother. “When I was 16, I […]
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