Aug 31, 1990

Issue #29

Cover Story

Bill Cosby vs. Bart Simpson

by Tim Appelo | Aug 31, 1990
TV's top pop prepares to battle the smart-aleck Read it
Magazine Cover (Aug 31, 1990)

Encore

Dog-Day Afternoon

Aug 31, 1990
For a Broadway show based on ''The Thin Man,'' casting agents looked for a wire-haired terrier Read it

Book Article

Book news for August 31, 1990

by Tina Jordan | Aug 31, 1990
John Buckley and Dennis the Menace made news this week Read it

Book Review

Caitlin's Holiday

by Michele Landsberg | Aug 31, 1990

Etchings in an Hourglass

by L.S. Klepp | Aug 31, 1990

Cover Story

Bill Cosby vs. Bart Simpson

by Tim Appelo | Aug 31, 1990
TV's top pop prepares to battle the smart-aleck Read it

DVD Article

Video news for August 31, 1990

by Jess Cagle | Aug 31, 1990
Esther Williams, Playboy Home Video, and Soupy Sales made news this week Read it

Movie Article

Behind the blue screen

Aug 31, 1990
Special effects drive the summer movie action in ''Die Hard 2,'' ''Total Recall,'' and ''Ghost'' Read it

Movie news for August 31, 1990

by Melina Gerosa , Christopher Henrikson | Aug 31, 1990
''Taking Care of Business,'' Christian Slater, and Greta Scacchi made news this week Read it

Specialty: Hollywood's Labor Days

by Melissa Pierson | Aug 31, 1990
The best movies about working folk Read it

Movie Review

My Blue Heaven

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 31, 1990

Taking Care of Business

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 31, 1990

The Exorcist III

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 31, 1990

The Witches

by Angeline Goreau | Aug 31, 1990

Music Article

Wilson Phillips

by Giselle Benatar | Aug 31, 1990
The hottest trio in pop turns its California dream into reality Read it

Remembering Pearl Bailey

Aug 31, 1990
America's ''ambassador of love'' had a singular way with a song Read it

Christa Larson: Future star

by Joe Rhodes | Aug 31, 1990
In the studio with Walt Disney Records first artist Read it

Maria Muldaur croons for kids

Aug 31, 1990
The ''Don't You Feel My Leg'' talks about her new role Read it

Music news for August 31, 1990

by David Browne | Aug 31, 1990
The Simpsons, R.E.M., and Kiss made headlines this week Read it

Music Review

The Chess Box

by Ira Robbins | Aug 31, 1990

Struggle

by Ira Robbins | Aug 31, 1990

Crazy Rhythms

by Ira Robbins | Aug 31, 1990

I Fell in Love

by Alanna Nash | Aug 31, 1990

Horse Opera

by Alanna Nash | Aug 31, 1990

Texas Tornados

by Alanna Nash | Aug 31, 1990

Burnin' Up the Road

by Alanna Nash | Aug 31, 1990

Tim Ryan

by Alanna Nash | Aug 31, 1990

Silly Songs and Modern Lullabies

by Susan Stewart | Aug 31, 1990

Baby Beluga

by Martin F. Kohn | Aug 31, 1990

Struggle

by Greg Sandow

Approximately

by Ira Robbins

The Wild Places

by Greg Sandow

Persistence of Time

by Greg Sandow

Against the Law

by Greg Sandow

Burnin' Up the Road

by Alanna Nash | Jun 01, 2001

Music Review: 'Texas Tornados'

by Alanna Nash | Sep 17, 1999

Music Review: 'Horse Opera'

by Alanna Nash | Sep 17, 1999

I Fell In Love

by Alanna Nash | Dec 17, 1999

Crazy Rhythms

by Ira Robbins | Aug 31, 1990

Graffiti Bridge

by Greg Sandow | Aug 31, 1990

Black Sheets of Rain

by Ira Robbins | Aug 31, 1990

Liberty

by Ira Robbins | Aug 31, 1990

100 Miles and Runnin'

by Greg Sandow | Aug 31, 1990

Tim Ryan

by Alanna Nash | Aug 31, 1990

Baby Beluga

by Martin F. Kohn

News Article

Mail from our readers

Aug 31, 1990
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't on violent movies, David Cassidy, and ''God's Coach'' Read it

TV Article

A Cosby cavalcade

by Steve Daly | Aug 31, 1990
A look at Bill Cosby's currently available work Read it

CNN's ''Newsnight''

by Benjamin Svetkey | Aug 31, 1990
Behind the scenes of the first interactive TV news broadcast Read it

TV news for August 31, 1990

by Benjamin Svetkey | Aug 31, 1990
VH-1, Graham Kerr, and Sally Jessy Rapahel made news this week Read it

TV Review

Parenthood

by Ken Tucker | Aug 31, 1990

E.N.G.

by Mark Harris | Aug 31, 1990

Cutting Edge With Maria Shriver

by Mark Harris | Aug 31, 1990

Parker Lewis Can't Lose!

by Mark Harris | Aug 31, 1990

Unplugged

by Ken Tucker | Aug 31, 1990

Video Review

Mountains of the Moon

by Lawrence O'Toole | Aug 31, 1990

Stanley and Livingstone

by Lawrence O'Toole | Aug 31, 1990

Necessary Parties

by Jeff Unger | Aug 31, 1990

Back to the Forest

by Valerie Monroe | Aug 31, 1990

All Dogs Go to Heaven

by Ty Burr | Aug 31, 1990

Sweatin' to the Oldies

by Jennifer Drawbridge | Aug 31, 1990
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