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2001 Stories by John Roark

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  • Aye Is for Aria

    published December 13, 2001

    In preparing for my lunch with Phoenix-based lyric baritone Jeremy Aye, I asked friends if there was anything they wanted to know about opera but... More >>

  • Betty Crocker Confidential

    published August 30, 2001

    In 1921, the boys working on a promotion in the marketing department of General Mills put their heads together. Their mission: to create the... More >>

  • Joe Dirt

    published April 19, 2001

    Since the beginning of time, or at least harking back to the days when the earliest life forms washed ashore gasping for coffee, we have answered... More >>

  • Hostess Cupcake

    published February 1, 2001

    On a busy evening before the holidays, I entered Houston's without a reservation. There was an uneasy feeling in my stomach as I approached the... More >>

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