Feb 23, 1990

Issue #2

Cover Story

Vietnam fatigue

by Jeff Jarvis | Feb 23, 1990
The film industry tends to sanitize and simplify the Vietnam war -- but Tim O'Brien's new novel ''The Things They Carried'' doesn't Read it
Magazine Cover (Feb 23, 1990)

Book Article

Sizing up ''The National''

by Allen Barra | Feb 23, 1990
Allen Barra on how the new all-sports newspaper stacks ups to publications like ''Sports Illustrated,'' and why it may have a fighting chance Read it

The latest book news for the week of February 23, 1990

Feb 23, 1990
Leo Tolstoy, the environmental movement, and Richard Russo made news this week Read it

Book Review

Melusine, A Mystery

by Michele Landsberg | Feb 23, 1990

The Bed Book

by Michele Landsberg | Feb 23, 1990

The Camel Who Took a Walk

by Michele Landsberg | Feb 23, 1990

The Journalist and the Murderer

by Joseph Nocera | Feb 23, 1990

Nobody Lives Forever

by Liz Logan | Feb 23, 1990

The Message to the Planet

by Alice K. Turner | Feb 23, 1990

Cover Story

Vietnam fatigue

by Jeff Jarvis | Feb 23, 1990
The film industry tends to sanitize and simplify the Vietnam war -- but Tim O'Brien's new novel ''The Things They Carried'' doesn't Read it

Tim O'Brien on writing the war

by Gene Lyons | Feb 23, 1990
The author of ''The Things They Carried'' talks about why he sticks to the war stories, his influences, and why peace is what his novels are really about Read it

The Vietnam War in pop culture

by Tim Appelo | Feb 23, 1990
In books like ''The Short-timers'' and movies like ''Good Morning, Vietnam,'' we have tried both to face the war and to domesticate it Read it

Movie Article

The latest movie news for the week of February 23, 1990

Feb 23, 1990
Val Kilmer, Woody Allen, and New Kids on the Block made news this week Read it

''Mountains of the Moon'' in Africa

by Gregg Kilday | Feb 23, 1990
Director Bob Rafelson spent 11 weeks in Kenya to film his new movie about Sir Richard Burton's search for the Nile's source Read it

Danny Elfman: On the rise

by Ron Givens | Feb 23, 1990
The ''Dick Tracy'' soundtrack assignment makes the Oingo Boingo frontman the hottest young composer in the movies Read it

Movie Review

Courage Mountain

by Valerie Monroe | Feb 23, 1990

Mountains of the Moon

by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 23, 1990

Loose Cannons

by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 23, 1990

Time of the Gypsies

by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 23, 1990

Hard to Kill

by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 23, 1990

Music Article

The latest music news for the week of February 23, 1990

Feb 23, 1990
Madonna, Carly Simon, and the Carpenters made news this week Read it

Music Review

When the Rain Comes Down

by Susan Stewart | Feb 23, 1990

Highwayman 2

by Alanna Nash | Feb 23, 1990

Boom Chicka Boom

by Alanna Nash | Feb 23, 1990

Lone Wolf

by Alanna Nash | Feb 23, 1990

Buffalo Zone

by Alanna Nash | Feb 23, 1990

Better Be Home Soon

by Alanna Nash | Feb 23, 1990

Breaking New Ground

by Alanna Nash | Feb 23, 1990

Sex-Packets

by Greg Sandow | Feb 23, 1990

Affection

by Greg Sandow | Feb 23, 1990

Astoria: Portrait of the Artist

by Greg Sandow | Feb 23, 1990

Blue Sky Mining

by Greg Sandow | Feb 23, 1990

Around the Horn

by Greg Sandow | Feb 23, 1990

TV Article

Is ''This Old House'' ruined?

by Jeff Jarvis | Feb 23, 1990
Jeff Jarvis blames the addition of new host Steve Thomas for dumbing down his semi-favorite show Read it

The Super Bowl on video

by Glen Macnow | Feb 23, 1990
The editors at NFL Films explain how they can make this past year's boring 49ers vs. Broncos game interesting Read it

The latest TV news for the week of February 23, 1990

Feb 23, 1990
''L.A. Law,'' Pat Sajak, and Garry Shandling made news this week Read it

TV Families

by Mark Harris | Feb 23, 1990
We compare various television clans through the years to see how they stack up, from ''The Brady Bunch'' to ''The Flintstones'' Read it

TV Review

Trey Ellis

by Ken Tucker | Feb 23, 1990

Bob Fosse: Steam Heat

by Ken Tucker | Feb 23, 1990

Challenger

by Ken Tucker | Feb 23, 1990

Daughter of the Streets

by Ken Tucker | Feb 23, 1990

Stolen: One Husband

by Ken Tucker | Feb 23, 1990

Beetlejuice

by Ken Tucker | Feb 23, 1990

The Super Mario Bros. Super Show

by Ken Tucker | Feb 23, 1990

Personals

by Ken Tucker | Feb 23, 1990

Too Young to Die?

by Ken Tucker | Feb 23, 1990

Video Review

Norman the Doorman and Other Stories

by Valerie Monroe | Feb 23, 1990

Young Einstein

by Tim Appelo | Feb 23, 1990

The Big Picture

by Jess Cagle | Feb 23, 1990

Apartment Zero

by Tim Appelo | Feb 23, 1990

Glitz

by Tim Appelo | Feb 23, 1990

National Geographic: Elephant

by Gene Seymour | Feb 23, 1990