Jan 11, 1991

Issue #48

Cover Story

Help yourself in 1991

Jan 11, 1991
A guide to the books, tapes, and TV shows aimed at making a better person in 1991 Read it
Magazine Cover (Jan 11, 1991)

Encore

''All in the Family''

by Jess Cagle | Jan 11, 1991
20 years ago, Edith and Archie Bunker opened their door to America Read it

Flashes

Entertainment news for January 11, 1991

Jan 11, 1991
Hamlet, Roman Polanski, and Mike Tyson made headlines this week Read it

Book Article

Talking with Robin Cook

Jan 11, 1991
The author of ''Vital Signs'' tells us about his new novel Read it

Paperback Picks

Jan 11, 1991
The latest books from David Fromkin, A.M. Homes, and Thomas McGuane Read it

Cookbooks for children

by Ann Hodgman | Jan 11, 1991
These books push the boundaries of kids' fare beyond peanut butter and jelly Read it

Book Review

The Snow Lady

by Michele Landsberg | Jan 11, 1991

A Chainless Soul

by Jeff Giles | Jan 11, 1991

Dream of the Wolf

by Jeff Giles | Jan 11, 1991

Road Song

by Margot Mifflin | Jan 11, 1991

Vital Signs

by Josh Rubins | Jan 11, 1991

The Ghost From the Grand Banks

by Thomas M. Disch | Jan 11, 1991

Cover Story

Help yourself in 1991

Jan 11, 1991
A guide to the books, tapes, and TV shows aimed at making a better person in 1991 Read it

DVD Article

Collection of soundies

by Ty Burr | Jan 11, 1991
See what we think of videos that feature Gene Krupa, June Christy, and Nat ''King'' Cole Read it

Videos to ring in the new year

by Michael Sauter | Jan 11, 1991
The all-time best videos about renewal, including ''Places in the Heart'' and ''Cocoon'' Read it

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Jan 11, 1991
Check out letters from those whose agreed with us, and those who didn't on Macaulay Culkin, Michael Jackson, and Madonna Read it

Movie Article

The big studios say ''no'' to New York

by Ellen Tumposky, Casey Davidson | Jan 11, 1991
A dispute with two production unions halts filming in the Big Apple Read it

The fine art of buying movie posters

by Barbara Ettorre | Jan 11, 1991
How to get the most out of lobby art Read it

Don Novello's past

by Melina Gerosa | Jan 11, 1991
The actor was once arrested for impersonating a priest at the Vatican Read it

''Bonfire of the Vanities'' business

Jan 11, 1991
The success of Tom Wolfe's 1987 novel Read it

Woman of ''Misery''

by Jess Cagle | Jan 11, 1991
Kathy Bates tells us about her role in the Rob Reiner film Read it

Movies and drugs

by Joe Mastrianni | Jan 11, 1991
Films are a new source of drug lingo Read it

Death to''Crocodile Dundee''

by Ty Burr | Jan 11, 1991
Paul Hogan wants to give the character a pink slip Read it

When New York isn't New York

by Mark Schwed | Jan 11, 1991
Toronto, Hollywood backlots, and other places serve as replacements for the big city Read it

Edward Scissorhands' look

by Giselle Benatar , Benjamin Svetkey | Jan 11, 1991
Colleen Atwood talks about her inspiration for the character Read it

Oscar watch

by Gregg Kilday | Jan 11, 1991
Who we think are the early favorites for nominations Read it

Movie Review

The Godfather III

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 11, 1991

The Bonfire of the Vanities

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 11, 1991

Come See the Paradise

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 11, 1991

Hamlet

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 11, 1991

Green Card

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 11, 1991

Alice

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 11, 1991

Music Article

Bobby McFerrin's ''Medicine Music''

by Thom Duffy | Jan 11, 1991
Why the singer's new album has his label freaked Read it

John Denver and New Order

by Bob Mack | Jan 11, 1991
How a small lawsuit linked the musicians Read it

Music Review

No More Games/The Remix Album

by Rob Tannenbaum | Jan 11, 1991

Kill at Will

by David Browne | Jan 11, 1991

Explicit Rap

by David Browne | Jan 11, 1991

2 Nasty 4 Radio

by David Browne | Jan 11, 1991

The Devil Made Me Do It

by David Browne | Jan 11, 1991

Have a Nice Day: Super Hit's of the '70s

by Ira Robbins | Jan 11, 1991

The Raw & The Remix

by Rob Tannenbaum | Jan 11, 1991

Billy's Live Bait

by David Browne | Jan 11, 1991

God Ween Satan-The Oneness

by David Browne | Jan 11, 1991

Rockin' Through the Decades

by Elysa Gardner | Jan 11, 1991

Ashes to Ashes

by Linda Sanders | Jan 11, 1991

The Civil War

by Linda Sanders | Jan 11, 1991

Reverberation

by Bob Mack | Jan 11, 1991

A Hundred Years From Today

by Gary Giddins | Jan 11, 1991

Neck and Neck

by Alanna Nash | Jan 11, 1991

Doctor Adamski's Musical Pharmacy

by Chuck Eddy | Jan 11, 1991

A Night on Earth

by David Browne | Jan 11, 1991

Chorus Music

by Michael Walsh | Jan 11, 1991

Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 21 and 27

by Michael Walsh | Jan 11, 1991

News Article

The art of the remix deal

by Rob Tannenbaum | Jan 11, 1991
How D.N.A. lost out with their remix of Suzanne Vega's ''Tom's Diner'' Read it

Giving up on your resolutions

by Meredith Berkman | Jan 11, 1991
A list of some self-indulgent gems, including videos, books, and games Read it

Great moments in self-improvement history

by Carrie Weiner | Jan 11, 1991
A timeline of events, including the invention of the ice-cream sundae and Dale Carnegie's book Read it

TV Article

Talking with Sharon Gless

by Meredith Berkman | Jan 11, 1991
The actress talks about her new show, ''The Trials of Rosie O'Neill'' Read it

''Masterpiece Theatre'' retrospective

by Ken Tucker | Jan 11, 1991
To celebrate it's 20th anniversary, the show will replay memorable episodes Read it

''Avengers'' you can dance to

by Ken Tucker | Jan 11, 1991
Stars of the '60s show cut a record called ''Kinky Boots'' Read it

A 'Mod Squad' reunion

by Kate Meyers | Jan 11, 1991
Two of the three actors have appeared in ''Twin Peaks'' Read it

TV Review

Sons and Daughters

by Ken Tucker | Jan 11, 1991

Alan King: Inside the Comedy Mind

by Ken Tucker | Jan 11, 1991

The Whereabouts of Jenny

by Ken Tucker | Jan 11, 1991

Equal Justice

by Ken Tucker | Jan 11, 1991

Sinéad O' Connor: The Year of the Horse

by Ken Tucker | Jan 11, 1991

A 3-2-1 Contact Extra: Down the Drain

by Ken Tucker | Jan 11, 1991

Under Cover

by Ken Tucker | Jan 11, 1991

Video Review

Longtime Companion

by Jim Farber | Jan 11, 1991

As Is

by Jim Farber | Jan 11, 1991

Stir Crazy

by Jeff Menell | Jan 11, 1991

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

by Jeff Menell | Jan 11, 1991

The Rhythm Nation Compilation

by Steve Simels | Jan 11, 1991

A Taste of Italy

by Terry Catchpole | Jan 11, 1991

Rip Van Winkle

by Valerie Monroe | Jan 11, 1991

All About Pasta

by Terry Catchpole | Jan 11, 1991

My Blue Heaven

by Jess Cagle | Jan 11, 1991

Humoresque

by Ty Burr | Jan 11, 1991

The Feast of the Gods

by Terry Catchpole | Jan 11, 1991

The Official Video Tour of Hollywood

by Terry Catchpole | Jan 11, 1991
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