Sep 25, 1998

Issue #451

Cover Story

David E. Kelley: The genius behind ''Ally McBeal''

by Benjamin Svetkey | Sep 25, 1998
The writer/producer husband of Michelle Pfeiffer keeps busy with his new movie ''Mystery, Alaska'' and his hit shows like ''The Practice'' Read it
Magazine Cover (Sep 25, 1998)

Encore

''The Brady Bunch''

Sep 25, 1998
The story behind the show’s TV debut 29 years ago Read it

Mail

Feedback from our readers

Sep 25, 1998
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Book Article

''Runaway Madness''

by Degen Pener | Sep 25, 1998
''Washington Post'' photographer Lucien Perkins puts together a collection of fashion photos Read it

''The Starr Report'': A guide to American culture

by Alexandra Jacobs | Sep 25, 1998
Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton’s relationship was filled with pop culture references Read it

Book Review

The Starr Report

by L.S. Klepp | Sep 25, 1998

The Professor and the Madman

by Vanessa V. Friedman | Sep 25, 1998

Prozac Diary

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Sep 25, 1998

Judy Garland, Ginger Love

by Megan Harlan | Sep 25, 1998

The Museum Guard

by Megan Harlan | Sep 25, 1998

Birds of America

by Alexandra Jacobs | Sep 25, 1998

The Face

by Daneet Steffens | Sep 25, 1998

Bag of Bones

by Tom De Haven | Sep 25, 1998

Cover Story

David E. Kelley: The genius behind ''Ally McBeal''

by Benjamin Svetkey | Sep 25, 1998
The writer/producer husband of Michelle Pfeiffer keeps busy with his new movie ''Mystery, Alaska'' and his hit shows like ''The Practice'' Read it

Movie Article

Kris Kristofferson looks back

by Andrew Essex | Sep 25, 1998
The songwriter/singer/actor and future author opens up about life and his new movie ''A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries'' Read it

''Good Will Hunting'' vs. ''Rounders''

by Carmela Ciuraru | Sep 25, 1998
Matt Damon’s roles are giving us deja vu Read it

Introducing Leelee Sobieski...again?

by Andrew Essex | Sep 25, 1998
The ''Deep Impact'' actress stars in ''A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries'' Read it

Movie Review

One True Thing

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 25, 1998

Cube

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 25, 1998

Rush Hour

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 25, 1998

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 25, 1998

Music Article

Sheryl Crow’s ''The Globe Sessions''

by Chris Willman | Sep 25, 1998
The singer talks about her new album and about taking a break from touring Read it

Fall Music Preview

by Chris Willman | Sep 25, 1998
We give our take on new albums coming out from PJ Harvey, Joni Mitchell, R. Kelly, and more Read it

Sophomore albums from Alanis Morissette and Jewel

by Jeff Gordinier | Sep 25, 1998
Both camps have been secretive about the content, but the critics still expect great things from the singers Read it

U2 and Mariah Carey release greatest hits

by Mark Bautz | Sep 25, 1998
No more lo-fi packages for artists, like Whitney Houston or Sean ''Puffy'' Combs Read it

Boxed sets gaining popularity

by David Browne | Sep 25, 1998
''The John Lennon Anthology'' and the rumored Bruce Springsteen project are just a sampling of the great new releases Read it

Live concert albums

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 25, 1998
Aerosmith, Bob Dylan, Garth Brooks, and Hanson are releasing live discs Read it

Christmas albums

by Chris Willman | Sep 25, 1998
Shawn Colvin, Martina McBride, 'N Sync, and Celine Dion are all dropping holiday records Read it

Music Review

The Complete Hank Williams

by Ken Tucker | Sep 25, 1998

Sol Negro

by Marc Weingarten | Sep 25, 1998

Slain by Yatsura

by Mike Flaherty | Sep 25, 1998

Soul of a Woman

by Tiarra Mukherjee | Sep 25, 1998

Step Inside This House

by Scott Schinder | Sep 25, 1998

I'm Telling You for the Last Time

by David Browne | Sep 25, 1998

Psycho Circus

by Matt Diehl | Sep 25, 1998

Fabrication Defect

by Rob Brunner | Sep 25, 1998

Deserter's Songs

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 25, 1998

On a Day Like Today

by Rob Brunner | Sep 25, 1998

Alabama Song

by Tony Scherman | Sep 25, 1998

Highways & Honky Tonks

by Tony Scherman | Sep 25, 1998

The Ultimate Motown Rarities Collection, Vol. 1

by Steve Futterman | Sep 25, 1998

The Skin I'm In

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 25, 1998

Brothers Gonna Work It Out

by David Browne | Sep 25, 1998

Why Do Fools Fall in Love

by Anna Holmes | Sep 25, 1998

Dizzy Up the Girl

by David Browne | Sep 25, 1998

News Article

Letter From The President

Sep 25, 1998
EW's President talks about Jeannie Park, the assistant managing editor for EW Read it

Entertainment News for September 25, 1998

by Tricia Laine, Jessica Shaw | Sep 25, 1998
Madonna, 'Frasier', Rose McGowan, and Marilyn Manson made news the week of September 25, 1998 Read it

The Hollywood Stock Exchange

by Judith I. Brennan | Sep 25, 1998
The online faux-trading company is actually affecting how moves get made and sold Read it

Monitor

by Dave Karger, Tricia Laine | Sep 25, 1998
Celebrity News for the Week of September 25, 1998 Read it

''The Farmer’s Wife'' and ''Cold War''

by Ken Tucker | Sep 25, 1998
PBS’ ''Frontline'' and CNN present new documentaries Read it

The DVD player

by Michael Giltz | Sep 25, 1998
Check out answers to videophiles' questions about the 18-month-old device Read it

Ben Stiller in ''Permanent Midnight''

by Tom Russo | Sep 25, 1998
The actor plays the author himself as Jerry Stahl’s memoir makes the big screen Read it

The Inside Scoop on the Book World

by Matthew Flamm, Alexandra Jacobs | Sep 25, 1998
Jerry Oppenheimer and 'Sex and the City' made news the week of September 25, 1998 Read it

Cybertalk: The week's best internet quotes

Sep 25, 1998
Internet's funniest lines from September 18-24, 1998 Read it

EW’s fall TV cancellation predictions

by Dan Snierson, Shawna Malcom | Sep 25, 1998
''Wind on Water,'' ''To Have and To Hold,'' and other series fated to be cut Read it

Stephen King: 10 scary questions

by Alexandra Jacobs | Sep 25, 1998
The acclaimed author answers some personal questions Read it

This Week on the Music Beat

by Alexandra Jacobs | Sep 25, 1998
Jewel and MTV's 15th Annual Video Music Awards made news the week of September 25, 1998 Read it

''Rugrats'' and ''South Park'' release soundtracks

by Rob Brunner | Sep 25, 1998
Movies might be exiting the box office, but killer soundtracks keep them alive in the hearts of viewers Read it

The Latest News from the TV Beat

by Joe Flint | Sep 25, 1998
'Hollywood Squares', 'The Rosie O'Donnell Show', Pamela Anderson, and 'Seinfeld' made news the week of September 25, 1998 Read it

Introducing Mulitpath Movies

Sep 25, 1998
Brilliant Digital Entertainment lets you choose the way your story unfolds online Read it

This Week in Hollywood

by Chris Nashawaty | Sep 25, 1998
John Water's ''Pecker'' made movie news the week of September 25, 1998 Read it

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence

by John R. Quain | Sep 25, 1998
The SETI@home web project wants you to help look for life elsewhere Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: The Week's Best TV Quotes

Sep 25, 1998
TV's funniest lines from September 20 to 24 Read it

TV Article

Laugh Tracks: To Use Or Not To Use?

by Joe Flint | Sep 25, 1998
The debate reigns among sitcoms such as ''The Drew Carey Show'' and ''The Simpsons'' Read it

TV Review

Sex with Cindy Crawford

by Michele Romero | Sep 25, 1998

Dharma & Greg

Sep 25, 1998

Martial Law

by Mike Flaherty | Sep 25, 1998

Forever Love

by Shawna Malcom | Sep 25, 1998

Will & Grace

by Ken Tucker | Sep 25, 1998

Buddy Faro

by Ken Tucker | Sep 25, 1998

Video Article

EW reviews ''Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island''

by Joe Neumaier | Sep 25, 1998
How the pet detective's latest feature stacks up against classic episodes Read it

Video Review

The Big Red One

by Steve Daly | Sep 25, 1998

Nightwatch

by Michael Sauter | Sep 25, 1998

Addams Family Reunion

by Michael Sauter | Sep 25, 1998

Mercury Rising

by David Everitt | Sep 25, 1998

The Players Club

by Bruce Fretts | Sep 25, 1998

My Giant

by David Everitt | Sep 25, 1998

Dangerous Beauty

by Mike D'Angelo | Sep 25, 1998
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