Dec 17, 1993

Issue #201

Cover Story

Michael Jackson: Time to face the music

by Dana Kennedy | Jun 25, 2009
The King of Pop must address the accusations, rumors, and innuendo surrounding the 1993 civil suit that accused him of molesting a 13-year-old boy Read it
Magazine Cover (Dec 17, 1993)

Encore

''Dynasty'' and Gerald Ford

by B.J. Sigesmund | Dec 17, 1993
The nighttime soap snared a walk-on by the former President 10 years ago Read it

Book Article

Kitty Kelley: What I'm reading

Dec 17, 1993
The biographer tells us what she likes about the new Disraeli bio by Stanley Weintraub Read it

Tim Burton's ''Nightmare'' books

by Peter Gerstenzang | Dec 17, 1993
The director has two books out tied to his latest film Read it

Book Review

A Great Miracle Happened There

by Jessica Shaw | Dec 17, 1993

My Hanukkah Alphabet

by Jessica Shaw | Dec 17, 1993

The Little Menorah Who Forgot Chanukah

by Jessica Shaw | Dec 17, 1993

Hanukkah, Oh, Hanukkah!

by Jessica Shaw | Dec 17, 1993

Portals of Hell

by Vanessa V. Friedman | Dec 17, 1993

Julia: The Untold Story of America's Pretty Woman

by Vanessa V. Friedman | Dec 17, 1993

Road Mangler Deluxe

by Ken Tucker | Dec 17, 1993

Killing for Company

by Gene Lyons | Dec 17, 1993

Fire With Fire

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 17, 1993

Cover Story

Michael Jackson: Time to face the music

by Dana Kennedy | Jun 25, 2009
The King of Pop must address the accusations, rumors, and innuendo surrounding the 1993 civil suit that accused him of molesting a 13-year-old boy Read it

DVD Article

''The Firm'''s supporting actors

by Ty Burr | Dec 17, 1993
Tom Cruise's name may be above the title, but it's the actors in the secondary role who steady the film Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Dec 17, 1993
Princess Diana, Katherine Jackson, and Russian elections were some of the 15 hottest topics for the week of December 17, 1993 Read it

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Dec 17, 1993
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't, on River Phoenix, Michael Bolton, and more Read it

Movie Article

Michael Jackson's ''Dangerous'' year

by Bob Cannon | Dec 17, 1993
A timeline of the singer's events Read it

River Phoenix's death stalls ''Dark Blood''

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Dec 17, 1993
The actor's upcoming films have been put on hold, and may never see the light of day Read it

Paul Rudnick in ''Addams Family Values''

by Jess Cagle | Dec 17, 1993
Inside the actor's wicked humor and work on the set of the film Read it

The making of ''The War Room''

by George Mannes | Dec 17, 1993
An inside look at D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus' documentary Read it

Child star transition in Hollywood

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Dec 17, 1993
Young women in the industry, like Ariana Richards, have trouble finding older roles to play Read it

Bill Clinton on ''Schindler's List''

by Tim Appelo | Dec 17, 1993
The President gave Steven Spielberg a positive review for his upcoming Holocaust drama Read it

Entertainment news for the week of December 17, 1993

Dec 17, 1993
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Johnny Depp, and Robin Williams made headlines this week Read it

Warren Beatty's ''Love Affair''

by Anne Thompson | Dec 17, 1993
The filmmaker costars with wife Annette Bening in the remake of ''An Affair to Remember'' Read it

Julia Roberts in ''The Pelican Brief''

by Jeff Gordinier | Dec 17, 1993
The actress has just wrapped up last-minute filming in Montecito, Ca Read it

Remembering Don Ameche

by Steve Daly | Dec 17, 1993
A look back at the life of the Oscar-winning actor Read it

Movie Review

Wayne's World 2

by Ty Burr | Dec 17, 1993

Geronimo: An American Legend

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 17, 1993

Schindler's List

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 17, 1993

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

by Ty Burr | Dec 17, 1993

Farewell My Concubine

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 17, 1993

Music Article

Frank Zappa: Father of underground rock

by Tom Sinclair | Dec 17, 1993
A profile on the recently deceased musician Read it

Frank Zappa made easy

by Tom Sinclair | Dec 17, 1993
A short discography of the essential albums from the prolific musician Read it

Meet ambient and trance

by David Browne | Dec 17, 1993
Even if you've danced to the computerized club music called techno, you haven't heard it all Read it

Barbara Steisand says no to pay-per-view

by David Bock | Dec 17, 1993
The singer's New Year's Eve show at Las Vegas' MGM Grand will now be free to public viewers at home Read it

Music Review

Psi Com

by Jim Farber | Dec 17, 1993

Love Tar

by Mike Flaherty | Dec 17, 1993

Live 1983-1989

by Josef Woodard | Dec 17, 1993

Croonin'

by Alanna Nash | Dec 17, 1993

One Nation Under a Groove

by Ken Tucker | Dec 17, 1993

Baby I'm Back

by David Thigpen | Dec 17, 1993

Turner Nichols

by Alanna Nash | Dec 17, 1993

Enter the Wu-Tang

by James Bernard | Dec 17, 1993

Classic Hits Live

by Chuck Eddy | Dec 17, 1993

Code Red

by Chuck Eddy | Dec 17, 1993

Velvet Hammer

by Mike Flaherty | Dec 17, 1993

Lethal Injection

by James Bernard | Dec 17, 1993

News Article

Fire & Ice Ball at the Beverly Hilton

by Anne Thompson | Dec 17, 1993
The annual charity event brought out celebrities like David Letterman, Barbara Streisand, and more Read it

Holiday's tie-in toys

by Heather Keets | Dec 17, 1993
''Free Willy,'' ''Aladdin,'' and ''Mighty Morphin Power Rangers'' will all have products on shelves this season Read it

The Real Oskar Schindler

by Steve Daly | Dec 17, 1993
Verifying the accuracy of Steven Spielberg's ''Schindler's List'' Read it

Films in the works

by Tim Purtell | Dec 17, 1993
''Death and the Maiden,'' ''The Scarlet Letter,'' and ''The Road to Wellville'' are a few of the current titles currently in production Read it

Holiday CDs with something extra

by Bob Cannon, Greg Sandow | Dec 17, 1993
See what we thought of ''Meowy Christmas,'' ''Christmas at Luke's House,'' and more Read it

Mariah Carey's NBC special

by Kate Meyers | Dec 17, 1993
Highlights from the singer's Thanksgiving-night show Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

Dec 17, 1993
TV's funniest lines for the week of December 17, 1993 Read it

Stupid Questions

Stupid questions with Neil Diamond

by Cindy Pearlman | Dec 17, 1993
The pop star talks about high school, changing his name, and writing songs Read it

TV Article

Celebrities suing celebrities

by Casey Davidson | Dec 17, 1993
Keenen Ivory Wayans and Ilya Salkind have each filed lawsuits agains their co-stars Read it

Tom and Roseanne Arnold's wedding

by Alan Carter | Dec 17, 1993
The pair claim to be marrying Tom's former assistant, Kim Silva Read it

Who is Lauren Holly?

by Benjamin Svetkey | Dec 17, 1993
The ''Picket Fences'' actress talks about being on set and ruining late night TV talk shows Read it

Talking with Robert Pastorelli

by Alan Carter | Dec 17, 1993
Eldin of ''Murphy Brown'' tells us about doing appearing shirtless, having dinner with Madonna, and more Read it

''Days of Our Lives'' 1994 calendar

by Alan Carter | Dec 17, 1993
Why you may think twice about purchasing the ''Candid Calendar'' Read it

TV Review

The Only Way Out

by Ken Tucker | Dec 17, 1993

Scattered Dreams

by Ken Tucker | Dec 17, 1993

Dream On

by Ken Tucker | Dec 17, 1993

Picket Fences

by Ken Tucker | Dec 17, 1993

Video Review

Strike a Pose

Dec 17, 1993

Blood Warriors

Dec 17, 1993

It Started With a Peach Basket

by Susan Chumsky | Dec 17, 1993

Leslie Nielsen's Bad Gold Made Easier

by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 17, 1993

Count Basie: Swingin' the Blues

by Chip Deffaa | Dec 17, 1993

Bodies, Rest & Motion

by Ty Burr | Dec 17, 1993

Praying Mantis

Dec 17, 1993

Masala

by Lawrence O'Toole | Dec 17, 1993

Landscape in the Mist

by Lawrence O'Toole | Dec 17, 1993

The Firm

by Ty Burr | Dec 17, 1993

Dangerous: The Short Films

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 17, 1993
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