Oct 12, 1990

Issue #35

Cover Story

EW's guide to cinematic gangsters

Oct 12, 1990
We look at the 60 year history of mobster movies, a grade films like ''Little Ceasar,'' ''Scarface,'' and ''The Untouchables'' Read it
Magazine Cover (Oct 12, 1990)

Encore

Chevy Chase's famous shtick

by Jess Cagle | Oct 12, 1990
The stunt that kicked off ''Saturday Night Live'' episodes for nearly two seasons Read it

Book Article

John Updike's ''Rabbit'' series

Oct 12, 1990
Check out excerpts from ''Rabbit, Run,'' ''Rabbit Redux,'' ''Rabbit is Rich,'' and ''Rabbit at Rest'' Read it

The crime reporter and novelist Nicholas Pileggi

by Tim Appelo, Meredith Berkman | Oct 12, 1990
The mob culture expert talks with EW about Scorsese's ''GoodFellas'' and audiences fascination with corruption Read it

Kurt Vonegut latest controversial best-seller

by Giselle Benatar | Oct 12, 1990
The author discusses his restored literary celebrity and the success of ''Hocus Pocus'' Read it

Book Review

Luigi's All-Night Parking Lot

by Michele Landsberg | Oct 12, 1990

Road Show

by Jim Miller | Oct 12, 1990

The Little Engine That Could

by Michele Landsberg | Oct 12, 1990

Rabbit at Rest

by Benjamin DeMott | Oct 12, 1990

A Hole in the World

by Gene Lyons | Oct 12, 1990

My Son's Story

by Gene Lyons | Oct 12, 1990

Cover Story

EW's guide to cinematic gangsters

Oct 12, 1990
We look at the 60 year history of mobster movies, a grade films like ''Little Ceasar,'' ''Scarface,'' and ''The Untouchables'' Read it

Movie Article

The X rating gets replaced

by Melina Gerosa , Anne Thompson | Oct 12, 1990
A look at the new NC-17 label Read it

Gangster themed films in theaters

Oct 12, 1990
A brief look at recently released mob movies like ''Desperate Hours'' and ''Miller's Crossing'' Read it

Movie Review

Avalon

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 12, 1990

Henry & June

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 12, 1990

King of New York

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 12, 1990

Music Article

Notable country album releases

by Alanna Nash | Oct 12, 1990
Alanna Nash reviews the latest music from James House, Tammy Wynette, Randy Travis, and more Read it

Music Review

Rhythm and Rhymes

by Susan Stewart | Oct 12, 1990

The People on my Street

by Susan Stewart | Oct 12, 1990

The Layla Sessions 20th Anniversary Edition

by David Browne | Oct 12, 1990

Diamond Head

by Ira Robbins | Oct 12, 1990

Greatest Hits, so Far

by Ira Robbins | Oct 12, 1990

Edge of the Century

by Ira Robbins | Oct 12, 1990

Change of Season

by Greg Sandow | Oct 12, 1990

Fires of Eden

by Ira Robbins | Oct 12, 1990

The Geto Boys

by Greg Sandow | Oct 12, 1990

New Inside

by Greg Sandow | Oct 12, 1990

Empire

by Jim Farber | Oct 12, 1990

This Is Our Music

by David Browne | Oct 12, 1990

UK Blak

by Ira Robbins | Oct 12, 1990

News Article

Feedback from our readers

Oct 12, 1990
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

The latest in television news the week of October 12, 1990

by Benjamin Svetkey, Melina Gerosa | Oct 12, 1990
Barbara Bush's daytime soap story line, ''thirtysomething'' speculation, and more Read it

The latest in book news the week of October 12, 1990

by Tina Jordan | Oct 12, 1990
The new restrictions on the cartoon ''The Quigmans'' and David Letterman's compilation of top ten lists Read it

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' rock show

Oct 12, 1990
EW goes behind the scenes of the tour, where producers insist the turtles are ''real'' Read it

The latest in video news the week of October 12, 1990

by David Browne, Ron Givens | Oct 12, 1990
What to expect on BMI's list of most-played songs, and the latest from Perry Farrell and Mariah Carey Read it

Your guide to World Series specials

by Kate Meyers | Oct 12, 1990
Tune in to ESPN's coverage of the most memorable moments in Series history Read it

Jane Fonda's fitness tapes

by Jess Cagle, Mark Schwed | Oct 12, 1990
We talk with the star about the release of her new exercise video, ''Lean Routine'' Read it

The latest in movie news the week of Oct. 12, 2008

by Melina Gerosa , Christopher Henrikson, Jess Cagle | Oct 12, 1990
What's next for the mother/daughter team of Laura Dern and Diane Ladd, plus the history of Disney's ''Fantasia'' Read it

TV Article

Your guide to TV high-schoolers

by Mark Harris, Kate Meyers | Oct 12, 1990
Get the lowdown on students from series like ''Hull High'' and ''Beverly Hills 90210'' Read it

Wendie Jo Sperber's return to television

by Joe Rhodes | Oct 12, 1990
The star talks about her new sitcom ''Babes,'' which tackles Hollywood's obsession with weight Read it

TV Review

CBS Schoolbreak Specials: The Fourth Man

by Ken Tucker | Oct 12, 1990

The Ginger Tree

by Ken Tucker | Oct 12, 1990

Web of Deceit

by Ken Tucker | Oct 12, 1990

Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope

by Ken Tucker | Oct 12, 1990

Danielle Steel's Fine Things

by Ken Tucker | Oct 12, 1990

Judgment

by Ken Tucker | Oct 12, 1990

In Defense of a Married Man

by Ken Tucker | Oct 12, 1990

Beverly Hills, 90210

by Ken Tucker | Oct 12, 1990

Video Article

The stigma of X rated films

by Tom Wiener | Oct 12, 1990
''Midnight Cowboy'' and ''Scandal'' are among the flicks that have suffered due to their X label Read it

Video Review

Shortstops

by Jeff Unger | Oct 12, 1990

Backstab

Oct 12, 1990

Loose Cannons

Oct 12, 1990

The Wall: Live In Berlin

by Ira Robbins | Oct 12, 1990

China Beach

by Sara Nelson | Oct 12, 1990