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Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

What the country is talking about this week

1 Tom Snyder Some say he's so unhip, he's hip. I say he's so unhip, he's really unhip.

2 Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Three lip-synching, disco-diva drag queens tour the Australian Outback. When will they stop making these formula movies?

3 Barbra Streisand: the Concert One time only on HBO. It's not on opposite Beavis and Butt-head, is it?

4 Love Jones A group leading the mini-revival of ''cocktail lounge'' music. One listen and you'll know why it died.

5 Signed O.J. Simpson Trading Cards The perfect dashboard adornment for your white Bronco.

6 Blankman Damon Wayans becomes a superhero with no powers and an ugly suit. Finally, a movie about Ross Perot.

7 It's Pat: the movie The short-awaited film stars the sexually ambiguous SNL character. The irony? Men and women will both hate it.

8 Natural Born Killers Two serial murderers become huge celebrities and dominate all media. What are the chances of that ever happening?

9 Milk Money A prostitute is hired by 12-year-old boys. Then one fixes her up with his dad. Wasn't that on My Three Sons?

10 Color of Night Bruce Willis, action psychologist. ''I know what you're thinking: 'Did he give me five Prozacs or six?'''

11 Marianne Faithfull Her autobiography doesn't list all the rockers she slept with. Only the hundred she remembers.

12 M.A.N.T.I.S. A man fights crime in a giant bug costume. G.I.V.E. M.E. T.H.E. C.L.I.C.K.E.R.

13 Kelsey Grammer The Frasier star missed a day on the set. Everyone wants more: Eddie the dog told producers he wants to direct.

14 The Players' Strike Build it and they will come. And go.

15 Corrina, Corrina Whoopi Goldberg plays a '60s domestic who wins over her charge. Mary Poppins with 'tude.

Originally posted Aug 26, 1994 Published in issue #237-238 Aug 26, 1994 Order article reprints
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