Issue edited by Jack Bankowsky. Essays "Q & A: David Colman on Hard-Core Culture," by David Colman; "Gadget Love: R. U. Sirius on the Information State," by R. U. Sirius; "Hot List: Mark Van de Walle on Web Sights," by Mark Van de Walle; "Books: Simon Reynolds on Joe Carducci's 'Rock and the Pop Narcotic,'" by Simon Reynolds; "Museum Piece: jeff Weinstein on the American Visionary Art Museum," by Jeff Weinstein; "Real Life Rock: Richard Flood's Top Ten," by Richard Flood; "Where Are We Going? And What Are We Doing?: Rirkrit Tiravanija's Art of Living," by Bruce Hainley; "Walter Hopps Hopps Hopps," Hans-Ulrich Obrist talks with Walter Hopps; "Hundertwasser: Night Train," by William T. Vollmann; "The Big Picture," David Carrier talks with Ernst Gombrich; "Olivier Zahm's Flash Track," Designer: Véronique Leroy, Photographers: Inex van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin; "Eden Rocks: The Art of Alexis Rockman," by Katherine Dunn: "Openings: Ellen Gallagher," by Mark Van de Walle. Reviews by James Meyer, Alexander Alberro, Donald Kuspit, Kristin M. Jones, David Frankel, Nicolai Ouroussoff, Barry Schwabsky, Faye Hirsch, Joshua Decter, David Levi Strauss, Ingrid Schaffner, Tom Moody, Justin Spring, Jenifer P. Borum, Steven Drukman, James Yood, Maria Porges, Rosetta Brooks, Menene Gras Balaguer, Marco Meneguzzo, Olivier Zahm, Hans Rudolf Reust, Yilmaz Dziewior, Harald Fricke, Jeff Crane, Frank-Alexander Hettig, Daniel Birnbaum, and James Hall. Cover: Ed Kienholz.