Sep 19, 1997

Issue #397

Cover Story

TV coverage of Princess Diana's death

by Mark Harris | Sep 19, 1997
A critical look at the most-viewed event in history Read it
Magazine Cover (Sep 19, 1997)

Encore

A romantic proposal on ''Cheers''

by Adam Kelley | Sep 19, 1997
In 1986, the show's character Sam asked Diane for her hand, and the nation was enthralled Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Dave Karger | Sep 19, 1997
Celebrity news for the week of September 19, 1997 Read it

Book Article

The inside scoop on the book world

by Alexandra Jacobs, Matthew Flamm | Sep 19, 1997
Garth Brooks and Suzanne Somers made news the week of September 19, 1997 Read it

The return of ''Valley of the Dolls''

by Alexandra Jacobs | Sep 19, 1997
Jacqueline Susann's novel about showbiz, lust, and addiction has been reprinted after a 15-year hiatus Read it

Book Review

Killer Instinct

by Dana Kennedy | Sep 19, 1997

Larry's Party

by Vanessa V. Friedman | Sep 19, 1997

Saving Grandma

by Rhonda Johnson | Sep 19, 1997

The Body Project

by Alexandra Jacobs | Sep 19, 1997

Caroline in the City

by Robin J. Schwartz | Sep 19, 1997

Deja Dead

by Gene Lyons | Sep 19, 1997

The Witch of Exmoor

by Megan Harlan | Sep 19, 1997

Legends of the American Desert

by Gene Lyons | Sep 19, 1997

The Angel of Darkness

by Mark Harris | Sep 19, 1997

Cover Story

TV coverage of Princess Diana's death

by Mark Harris | Sep 19, 1997
A critical look at the most-viewed event in history Read it

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Sep 19, 1997
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Movie Article

Small film success

by Gregg Kilday | Sep 19, 1997
Word of mouth helped establish ''The Full Monty,'' ''Mrs. Brown,'' and ''Shall We Dance?'' against larger box office hits this summer Read it

This week in Hollywood

by Chris Nashawaty | Sep 19, 1997
Sylvester Stallone and Ed Wood made movie news this week Read it

The End of Violence

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 19, 1997

Movie Review

L.A. Confidential

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 19, 1997

The Myth of Fingerprints

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 19, 1997

Fire Down Below

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 19, 1997

Music Article

What Busta Rhymes is listening to

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 19, 1997
The Notorious B.I.G., Wyclef Jean, and Master P rotate on the rapper's sound system Read it

This week on the music beat

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 19, 1997
Third Eye Blind, Wu-Tang Clan, and Lilith Fair made news the week of September 19, 1997 Read it

Cornershop on the rise

by Rob Brunner | Sep 19, 1997
East meets West with the London-based Panjabi language band Read it

Music Review

Butterfly

by David Browne | Sep 19, 1997

Hunger

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 19, 1997

Indoor Living

by Mike Flaherty | Sep 19, 1997

Money Talks

by Matt Diehl | Sep 19, 1997

The Dusty Springfield Anthology

by Steve Futterman | Sep 19, 1997

We Will Fall: The Iggy Pop Tribute

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 19, 1997

''Anybody Seen My Baby?''

by David Browne | Sep 19, 1997

Holy Smokes

by Scott Schinder | Sep 19, 1997

''Dream''

by Tom Lanham | Sep 19, 1997

Behind the Eyes

by Joseph Woodard | Sep 19, 1997

Anthology of American Folk Music

by David Grad | Sep 19, 1997

Love Scenes

by Chip Deffaa | Sep 19, 1997

Film Noir

by Tom Lanham | Sep 19, 1997

Ghetto D

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 19, 1997

Let Me In

by Alanna Nash | Sep 19, 1997

Lovesongs for Underdogs

by Wook Kim | Sep 19, 1997

Soul Food

by J.D. Considine | Sep 19, 1997

News Article

Interview with Bryant Gumbel

by Bruce Fretts | Sep 19, 1997
The ''Today'' host on his Emmy hosting gig and more Read it

David Caruso's comeback

by Jamie Bufalino | Sep 19, 1997
''Michael Hayes'' was turning into a small disaster until ''EZ Street'''s visionary Paul Haggis was called in Read it

Tales of woe on the web

by Noah Robischon | Sep 19, 1997
Derek M. Powazek's ''The Fray'' is a webzine for first-person stories of childhood abuse, alcoholism, and relationships gone awry Read it

Online mourning for Diana

by Ty Burr | Sep 19, 1997
Seeking solace after the death of the princess, the public has turned to the Net Read it

Entertainment news for September 19, 1997

by Tricia Laine | Sep 19, 1997
Our star-studded Hollywood celebrations roundup made news the week of September 19, 1997 Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Sep 19, 1997
The 15 hottest topics the week of September 19, 1997 Read it

Chris Rock is hot

by Kristen Baldwin | Sep 19, 1997
With his HBO special ''Bring the Pain'' and a stint on ''Politically Incorrect,'' the comedian is on a roll Read it

Lust and love in ''Star Trek: Voyager''

by Dan Snierson | Sep 19, 1997
Can Jeri Ryan's sexy Borg save the series? Read it

The style of color

by Anna Holmes | Sep 19, 1997
Loud eye makeup and lightening hair streaks are changing celebrity faces from Neve Campbell to Courteney Cox Read it

Lucy Lawless on Broadway

by Mike Flaherty | Sep 19, 1997
The ''Xena'' actress has a sexy new take on her character Rizzo in ''Grease'' Read it

Celebrity cybertalk

Sep 19, 1997
Quotes found online this week from Kevin Sorbo, Peter Fonda, Pamela Lee, and more Read it

''Candle in the Wind'' redone

by David Browne | Sep 19, 1997
The story behind Elton John's moving tribute to his friend Diana Read it

David Fincher gets back in ''The Game''

by David Hochman | Sep 19, 1997
The director of ''Alien3'' and ''Seven'' is looking for success in his next film starring Michael Douglas Read it

Hollywood in universities

by Shirliey Fung | Sep 19, 1997
Colleges across the nation are offering classes on music videos, Clint Eastwood films, situation comedy, and more Read it

Mincing words on the web

by Caren Weiner | Sep 19, 1997
Visitors to the American Meat Science Association's website looking for info on last month's recall of hamburger meat will be disappointed Read it

The last thing they bought

by Tricia Laine | Sep 19, 1997
Christine Baranski, John Leguizamo, Scott Wolf, and others tell us about the most recent additions to their closets Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

Sep 19, 1997
TV's funniest lines from September 12 to September 18, 1997 Read it

TV Article

Courtney Thorne-Smith's new role

by Kristen Baldwin | Sep 19, 1997
The actress is moving out of ''Melrose Place'' for a part on ''Ally McBeal'' Read it

The latest news from the TV beat

by Joe Flint | Sep 19, 1997
''Nothing Sacred'' and Oprah Winfrey made news this week Read it

TV Review

The Gregory Hines Show

by Ken Tucker | Sep 19, 1997

Nothing Sacred

by Ken Tucker | Sep 19, 1997

Video Article

Paparazzi on video

by Molly Haskell | Sep 19, 1997
Federico Fellini's scathing ''La Dolce Vita'' pronounced sentence on celebrity-media correspondence before Diana was born Read it

Gillian Anderson's first role

by Allison Gaines | Sep 19, 1997
The ''X-Files'' actress' bit role is the only draw for ''The Turning,'' now released on video for the first time Read it

''Blazing Saddles'' and profanity

by Steve Daly | Sep 19, 1997
Now released on DVD, Mel Brooks discusses his lack of restraint on the film's commentary Read it

Video Review

The Saint

by Ty Burr | Sep 19, 1997

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

by Mike D'Angelo | Sep 19, 1997

Roadracers

by Mike D'Angelo | Sep 19, 1997

The Assassination File

by Denise Lanctot | Sep 19, 1997

The Daytrippers

by Denise Lanctot | Sep 19, 1997

Mandela

by Denise Lanctot | Sep 19, 1997

Drunks

by Michael Sauter | Sep 19, 1997
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