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1997 Stories by Lisa Gray

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  • "Boom Boom" Goes Bust

    published December 11, 1997

    "I got no money, judge," Alvin "Boom Boom" Jackson plaintively told a bankruptcy trustee at Houston's federal courthouse. A few minutes later,... More >>

  • After the Crash

    published October 23, 1997

    Joe Lychner heard the call-waiting beep and clicked over. It was his mother-in-law: Did Pam and the girls get on the plane? Yeah, said Joe.... More >>

  • Computer Terror

    published July 31, 1997

    Most of us already fear our computers. Bad things happen to good data all the time: Disk errors! Unreadable files! Crashed servers! You may... More >>

  • Press Picks

    published July 3, 1997

    thursday july 3 Foot care on wheels Corns? Calluses? Athlete's foot? Whatever your podiatric woe, the footcare evangelists of Dr.... More >>

  • Press Picks

    published June 26, 1997

    thursday june 26 National HIV Testing Day Today and tomorrow, Planned Parenthood offers free AIDS tests and counseling. 8:30 a.m.-6... More >>

  • The Boom Boom Method

    published April 24, 1997

    Months after the spanking, Erik Vidor's bruised butt made the evening news on six different stations. Some showed a whole wall of bruise photos,... More >>

  • Reason to Live

    published March 6, 1997

    In 1993, Joni Rodgers started writing a novel. Late at night, while her kids were in bed, she pecked at her keyboard, creating Tulsa Bitters, a... More >>

  • An Intimate Moment with Mary

    published January 30, 1997

    "Really, there's not that much sex at all," says Mary Gaitskill of the stories in her new collection, Because They Wanted To. At first... More >>

  • Ashley Yount Can't Hear You

    published January 16, 1997

    Julie Yount lugged clean laundry into her son's room, where her daughter, ten-month-old Ashley, was playing. Ashley didn't turn around, but Julie... More >>

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