|What's hot, not for the week|
By Dan Shanoff
Page 2 columnist
Many a current lunch-table debate asks: "Schilling or Big Unit?" for the NL Cy Young Award. Hot-Not asks: Or? Why not have your cake and Unit, too? When all is equal, splitting your vote is the hot decision-making tactic. Voters had no problems with that for last year's World Series MVP; why not now?
Feel free to apply the "split-the-vote" to all your choices this week: You'd like the steak and the fish at that wedding reception ... you think Jennifer Love Hewitt and Reese Witherspoon are equally appealing ...Wendy Selig-Prieb and Dean Taylor are responsible for the sorry shape of the Brewers.
But let's say you're in a discussion with your co-workers/buddies/significant other, and they won't respect you if you don't take a stand, one way or another. Check out the list below for the latest on what's hip and passé to keep them up on what's what:
Dan Shanoff is a columnist for Page 2. His "What's Hot, What's Not" trend-spotting list appears Thursdays. Got inside scoop on an up-and-coming trend? Want to declare something passé? Send this glimpse of your hipness to firstname.lastname@example.org.Look for a special-edition baseball playoffs list on Monday.