Dec 11, 1998

Issue #462

Cover Story

''Felicity'' gaining acclaim in its first season

by Dan Snierson | Dec 11, 1998
The WB's new show proving itself successful Read it
Magazine Cover (Dec 11, 1998)

Encore

What ever became of...Karen Lynn Gorney

by Joe Neumaier | Dec 11, 1998
The ''Saturday Night Fever'' love interest was on ''All My Children'' and released a CD Read it

''Saturday Night Fever'' released 21 years ago

by Joe Neumaier | Dec 11, 1998
Hustling heartthrob John Travolta brought disco to a Fever pitch 21 years ago. Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Dave Karger, Tricia Laine | Dec 11, 1998
Michael J. Fox and Flip Wilson made news the week of December 4, 1998 Read it

Book Article

Inside scoop on the book world

by Matthew Flamm | Dec 11, 1998
Little, Brown acquires Jody Shields' ''The Fig Eater'' and Riverhead signs ''Blue Blood'' by Edward Conlon Read it

Best books to give this Christmas

by Lisa Schwarzbaum, Clarissa Cruz | Dec 11, 1998
Something for every reader Read it

Illustrated editions of four best-sellers

by David Hochman | Dec 11, 1998
''The Endurance,'' ''Into Thin Air,'' ''The Illustrated Longitude,'' and ''America's Lost Treasure'' now feature pictures Read it

Book Review

Crossroad Blues

by Nikki Amdur | Dec 11, 1998

The Shameful Life of Salvador Dali

by Megan Harlan | Dec 11, 1998

The Royal House of Monaco

by Clarissa Cruz | Dec 11, 1998

The Rolling Stones: A Life on the Road

by Rob Brunner | Dec 11, 1998

Stories From the Tube

by Clarissa Cruz | Dec 11, 1998

The Simple Truth

by Charles Winecoff | Dec 11, 1998

Cover Story

''Felicity'' gaining acclaim in its first season

by Dan Snierson | Dec 11, 1998
The WB's new show proving itself successful Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Dec 11, 1998
The 15 hottest topics the week of December 11, 1998 Read it

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Dec 11, 1998
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't on our Holiday Movie Preview Read it

Movie Article

Lisa Schrager prepares next film

by Jessica Shaw | Dec 11, 1998
''Getting Jappy With It'' follows a Long Island woman who falls for a rapper Read it

Myles Berkowitz raises eye-brows

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Dec 11, 1998
The struggling director releasing ''20 Dates,'' chronicling his love life Read it

The reality of insects

by Scott Brown | Dec 11, 1998
''Antz'' and ''A Bug's Life'' are far from life Read it

Behind the scenes of ''Black and White''

by Daniel Fierman | Dec 11, 1998
James Toback's experimental film involves Robert Downey Jr., Brooke Shields, and Claudia Schiffer Read it

The iconography of man, woman, and desert island

by Ty Burr | Dec 11, 1998
The iconography of man, woman, and desert island -- ''Six Days Seven Nights,'' ''The Blue Lagoon,'' and ''Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison'' fit the formula Read it

Online video stores

by Michael Giltz | Dec 11, 1998
Amazon.com, reel.com, and buy.com put DVDs and laserdiscs on the Internet Read it

Lisa Bonet tries to jump start her career

by Daniel Fierman | Dec 11, 1998
The ''Enemy of the State'' actress talks about her break from acting and the ''The Cosby Show'' Read it

Woody Allen's commercial career

by A.J. Jacobs, Tricia Laine | Dec 11, 1998
he film-maker lends his voice to ''Antz'' Read it

Parents’ Guide to upcoming films

by Lois Alter Mark | Dec 11, 1998
''Home Fries,'' ''Very Bad Things,'' and ''Ringmaster'' are discussed Read it

''Psycho'' possibilities

by Bilge Ebiri | Dec 11, 1998
A look at what directors, such as Quentin Tarantino and Kevin Smith, could do with the classic thriller Read it

Antonio Banderas not right for a second role?

by Clarissa Cruz | Dec 11, 1998
After bowing out of the biopic about Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, scrutiny surrounds his possible ''Phantom of the Opera'' run Read it

Gifts for celebrities who have everything

Dec 11, 1998
Suggestions for Madonna, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Calista Flockhart Read it

Movie Review

Shakespeare in Love

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 11, 1998

Shattered Image

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 11, 1998

Steam: The Turkish Bath

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 11, 1998

Little Voice

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 11, 1998

A Simple Plan

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 11, 1998

Music Article

This week on the music beat

by Tom Sinclair | Dec 11, 1998
Sony erases cigarettes from record covers and Carlos Santana returns Read it

''South Park'' song kept off the radio

by Kristen Baldwin | Dec 11, 1998
Chef's ''Chocolate Salty Balls'' considered indecent Read it

A look at the use of a split screen

by Rob Brunner | Dec 11, 1998
''The X-Files,'' Semisonic's ''Closing Time'' video, and Lauryn Hill's ''Doo Wop (That) Thing'' use the side-by-side effect Read it

Music Review

The Complete Reprise Studio Recordings

by John McAlley | Dec 11, 1998

In Progress & In Motion: 1965-1998

by Tom Sinclair | Dec 11, 1998

Transistor Blast

by Andrew Essex | Dec 11, 1998

25 Years

by Josef Woodard | Dec 11, 1998

...Hits

by Mark Bautz | Dec 11, 1998

2PAC: Greatest Hits

by Matt Diehl | Dec 11, 1998

Modern Classics

by Jeff Gordinier | Dec 11, 1998

The Singles 86-98

by Tom Lanham | Dec 11, 1998

The Best of 1980-1990/The B-Sides

by Will Hermes | Dec 11, 1998

40 Seasons: The Best of Skid Row

by Dan Snierson | Dec 11, 1998

The Very Best of Meat Loaf

by Tom Lanham | Dec 11, 1998

U.F.Off: The Best of the Orb

by Will Hermes | Dec 11, 1998

The OMD Singles Collection

by Will Hermes | Dec 11, 1998

Sultans of Swing: The Very Best Of

by Jim Farber | Dec 11, 1998

Greatest

by Josef Woodard | Dec 11, 1998

The Collection, Volume 1

by Matt Diehl | Dec 11, 1998

Greatest Hits + Five Unreleased

by Tom Lanham | Dec 11, 1998

Bad Boy Greatest Hits: Volume 1

by Matt Diehl | Dec 11, 1998

Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman

by Chris Willman | Dec 11, 1998

Judy

by Beth Johnson | Dec 11, 1998

Anthology

by Tom Sinclair | Dec 11, 1998

#1's

by Mark Bautz | Dec 21, 1998

News Article

A look at APB Online

by Gillian Flynn | Dec 11, 1998
The news website feeds users true-crime needs Read it

Cybertalk: What stars are saying online

Dec 11, 1998
Quotes from Drew Barrymore, Mick Jaggar, Will Smith, and Lucy Lawless Read it

Meet the voice behind ''You’ve got Mail!''

by Matthew McCann Fenton | Dec 11, 1998
Elwood Edwards friendly greeting has brought him comfort Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: The week's best TV Quotes

Dec 11, 1998
TV's funniest lines from December 4 to December 10 Read it

TV Article

Fall TV's winners and losers

Dec 11, 1998
''Jag'' and ''Friends'' are among the best this season Read it

Black Lieutenant Syndrome

by Mike Flaherty | Dec 11, 1998
KEEPING A WATCH ON TV Read it

Honoring Flip Wilson

by Ken Tucker | Dec 11, 1998
The groundbreaking comedian passed away at 64 Read it

TV news for the week of December 11, 1998

by Joe Flint | Dec 11, 1998
Leslie Moonvies questions November sweeps' numbers and change is in store for Lifetime Read it

Ranking the production studios

by Joe Flint | Dec 11, 1998
Warner Bros. TV tops the list of show creators Read it

TV Review

The King of Queens

by Bruce Fretts | Dec 11, 1998

Bobby Darin: Beyond the Song

by Ken Tucker | Dec 11, 1998

Video Review

The Opposite of Sex

by Steve Daly | Dec 11, 1998

Hav Plenty

by Troy Patterson | Dec 11, 1998

The Parent Trap

by David Everitt | Dec 11, 1998

Double Edge

by Beth Pinsker | Dec 11, 1998

Bang

by Mike D'Angelo | Dec 11, 1998

Eden

by Mike D'Angelo | Dec 11, 1998

Lawn Dogs

by Michael Sauter | Dec 11, 1998

La Promesse

by Mike D'Angelo | Dec 11, 1998

Videogame Review

James Cameron's Titanic Explorer

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 11, 1998
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