Nov 30, 1990

Issue #42

Cover Story

John Lennon: Rock & Roll Hero

by Dave Marsh | Nov 30, 1990
The musician merged art with pop and redefined what it meant to be a rock star Read it
Magazine Cover (Nov 30, 1990)

Flashes

Entertainment news from November 30, 1990

Jan 18, 1991
L.A. Law, Desmond Atholl, and Tom Selleck made headlines this week Read it

Book Article

The ''American Psycho'' drama

by Giselle Benatar | Nov 30, 1990
Why Bret Easton Ellis' new novel is having such a hard time coming out Read it

Paperback Picks

The latest books from John Casey, Jane Vandenburgh, and Shelley Winters Read it

Book Review

A Morning for Flamingos

by Jeff Giles | Nov 30, 1990

Real Life Drama

by Margot Mifflin | Nov 30, 1990

The Useful Pig

by Sada Fretz | Nov 30, 1990

Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant

by Sada Fretz | Nov 30, 1990

Jane Brody's Good Food Gourmet

by Sada Fretz | Nov 30, 1990

A Life on the Road

by Gene Lyons | Nov 30, 1990

Possession: A Romance

by L.S. Klepp | Nov 30, 1990

Cover Story

John Lennon: Rock & Roll Hero

by Dave Marsh | Nov 30, 1990
The musician merged art with pop and redefined what it meant to be a rock star Read it

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Nov 30, 1990
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't on the 35 rockers list Read it

Movie Article

A James Caan film festival

by Steve Daly | Nov 30, 1990
We list some of his best films, including ''The Gambler'' and ''Thief'' Read it

The homeless problem

by Melina Gerosa | Nov 30, 1990
''Life Stinks'' and ''Jeremiah Pollock: An American Saint'' deal with a growing issue Read it

Blaxploitation's Main Men

by Chris Davidson | Nov 30, 1990
We think ''Shaft,'' ''Three the Hard Way,'' and ''I'm Gonna Git You Sucka'' are some of the best Read it

Movie Review

Predator 2

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 30, 1990

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 30, 1990

Misery

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 30, 1990

C'est La Vie

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 30, 1990

Berkeley in the Sixties

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 30, 1990

Music Article

Vanilla Ice's problem past

by Bob Mack | Nov 30, 1990
The truth behind the rapper's falsified street credentials Read it

''Red Hot + Blue''

Nov 30, 1990
Liz Taylor and David Byrne turned heads at a gala for the album's release Read it

Willie Nelson's tax woes

by Cheryl McCall | Nov 30, 1990
The country singer is virtually penniless after dealing with the IRS Read it

Frank Sinatra and Maurice Starr

by Ron Givens | Nov 30, 1990
The producer is trying to broker a deal to have the New Kids sing with Ol' Blue Eyes Read it

Give Yoko Ono a chance

by Mim Udovitch | Nov 30, 1990
Why does the world hate her so much? Read it

The best of John Lennon

by Dave Marsh | Nov 30, 1990
A short discography of his work with the Beatles and on his own Read it

Down with Milli Vanilli

by Bob Mack | Nov 30, 1990
The real scoop on pop's most synthetic flavors-of-the-month Read it

The best live albums

Nov 30, 1990
Records from the Smiths, U2, the Who, and Jackson Browne make our list Read it

Led Zeppelin's new box set

by Bob Mack | Nov 30, 1990
The collection entered the ''Billboard'' charts at No. 40 Read it

Music Review

Volume V: Louis in New York

by Gary Giddins | Jul 14, 2000

The Sullivan Years: Louis Armstrong

by Gary Giddins | Jul 14, 2000

Enlightenment

by Gina Arnold | Nov 30, 1990

Heartbreak Station

by Janiss Garza | Nov 30, 1990

Tripping the Live Fantastic

by David Browne | Nov 30, 1990

Serious Hits...Live!

by David Browne | Nov 30, 1990

Attitude: A Hip Hop Rapsody

by Marisa Fox | Nov 30, 1990

Mack the Knife

by Gary Giddins | Nov 30, 1990

Back From Hell

by Jim Farber | Nov 30, 1990

Don't Explain

by Jim Farber | Nov 30, 1990

Brand New Dance

by Alanna Nash | Jan 25, 2001

Shooting Straight in the Dark

by Alanna Nash | Jan 25, 2001

News Article

Catalog Fever

by Owen Edwards | Nov 30, 1990
How the mail-order books from Patagonia, Victoria's Secret, and Spiegel stack up Read it

Everyone is going blond

by Giselle Benatar | Nov 30, 1990
Cyndi Lauper, Angelica Houston, and Naomi Campbell are all changing their hair color Read it

A kids holiday gift guide

Nov 30, 1990
''The Little Lame Prince,'' ''Madeline,'' and ''Super Mario Bros. 3'' are some of the items making our list Read it

TV Article

Sound Bites: April 19, 2013

Apr 12, 2013
Our fave bites of the week Read it

Canceling ''Head of the Class''

by Mark Harris | Nov 30, 1990
Why ABC might scrap the successful show Read it

Pat Riley's look

by Kate Meyers | Nov 30, 1990
How the former L.A. Lakers coach keeps up his good looks Read it

Close-up on Dana Ashbrook

by Mark Harris | Nov 30, 1990
Talking with ''Twin Peaks''' Bobby Briggs Read it

''Decoration Day''

by Joe Rhodes | Nov 30, 1990
James Garner talks about his role as a retired Southern judge Read it

A Cole Porter tribute

by Ken Tucker | Nov 30, 1990
What to look out for on the ''Red Hot + Blue'' special on ABC Read it

John Updike as TV critic

by Ken Tucker | Nov 30, 1990
''Rabbit at Rest'' may be the year's best book of television criticism Read it

Reader postcards

by Elysa Gardner, Suelain Moy | Nov 30, 1990
What you thought would be the hits and misses of the Fall TV season Read it

TV Review

The Early Days

by Ken Tucker | Nov 30, 1990

Tom & Jerry's 50th Birthday Bash

by Ken Tucker | Nov 30, 1990

Wonderworks: A Girl of the Limberlost

by Ken Tucker | Nov 30, 1990

Decoration Day

by Ken Tucker | Nov 30, 1990

Rita Rudner: Born to be Mild

by Ken Tucker | Nov 30, 1990

The Best Hotel on Skid Row

by Ken Tucker | Nov 30, 1990

Video Review

Betsy's Wedding

by Ty Burr | Nov 30, 1990

The Feud

by Ty Burr | Nov 30, 1990

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

by Ty Burr | Nov 30, 1990

The Elvis Files

by Terry Catchpole | Nov 30, 1990

Mandela in America

by Nancy Ramsey | Nov 30, 1990

The History of the NBA

by Terry Catchpole | Nov 30, 1990

Run Silent, Run Deep

by Bruce Forer | Jun 23, 2000

Can She Bake a Cherry Pie?

by Ty Burr | Nov 30, 1990

Tracks

by Ty Burr | Nov 30, 1990

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

by Ty Burr | Nov 30, 1990

Someone to Love

by Ty Burr | Nov 30, 1990

New Year's Day

by Ty Burr | Jul 10, 2000
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