Sep 29, 2000

Issue #561

Cover Story

Fall TV Preview

Sep 29, 2000
From new shows with Geena Davis and michael Richards to returning favorites like 'The West Wing,' a look at the fall TV season Read it
Magazine Cover (Sep 29, 2000)

Encore

'Baywatch': A Shore Thing

by Dalton Ross | Sep 29, 2000
The David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson lifeguard drama debuted on NBC 11 years ago Read it

Legacy

Remembering Stanley Turrentine

by Josef Woodard | Sep 29, 2000
Horn 'A Plenty — 'Sugar''s tenor saxist passed away this month Read it

Mail

Mail from our readers

Sep 29, 2000
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't, on Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers, 'Whipped,' and more Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Brian M. Raftery, Karen Valby | Sep 29, 2000
Melissa Etheridge and Julie Cypher's split and a lawsuit against Mariah Carey made news the week of September 29th, 2000 Read it

Book Article

Between The Lines: The inside scoop on the book world

by Matthew Flamm, Clarissa Cruz | Sep 29, 2000
'Not a Day Goes By' writer E. Lynn Harris got a raise, while the soap 'Passions' will hawk a fictional memoir by one of its characters Read it

Book Review

Book Review: 'Natural Blonde'

by Charles Winecoff | Sep 29, 2000

Book Review: 'Complicated Women'

by Lisa Levy | Sep 29, 2000

Book Review: 'Shopgirl'

by Margot Mifflin | Sep 29, 2000

Book Review: 'Quarrel and Quandary'

by Lisa Levy | Sep 29, 2000

Book Review: 'Strawberry Tattoo'

by Daneet Steffens | Sep 29, 2000

Cover Story

Fall TV Preview

Sep 29, 2000
From new shows with Geena Davis and michael Richards to returning favorites like 'The West Wing,' a look at the fall TV season Read it

DVD Article

New to DVD

by Benjamin Svetkey | Sep 29, 2000
We look at special edition discs of 'Rudy' and 'Hellraiser' Read it

DVD Review

DVD Review: 'I, Claudius'

by Benjamin Svetkey | Sep 29, 2000

Editor's Choice

Video Review: 'Joe Gould's Secret'

by Michael Sauter | Sep 29, 2000

Book Review: 'Ghostwritten'

by Daneet Steffens | Sep 29, 2000

Internet Review

Website Review: 'Best in Show'

by Nicholas Fonseca | Sep 29, 2000

Website Review: 'MuchMusic'

by Caryn Ganz | Sep 29, 2000

Website Review: 'Antiques Roadshow'

by Ann Limpert | Sep 29, 2000

Website Review: 'Amon Tobin — Supermodified'

by Noah Robischon | Sep 29, 2000

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Sep 29, 2000
The 15 hottest topics the week of September 29, 2000 Read it

Movie Article

Marquis Value: The Marquis de Sade on Film

by Clarissa Cruz | Sep 29, 2000
'Quills,' with Joaquin Phoenix and Kate Winslet, and 'Sade' both document the life of the infamous writer Read it

Blame Canada: The Toronto Film Festival

by Josh Wolk | Sep 29, 2000
Oscar hype for 'American Beauty' began at the Canadian film showings Read it

Reel World: News From Hollywood

by Jessica Shaw | Sep 29, 2000
The upcoming 'Cast Away' and 'Road to Perdition' may dim Tom Hanks's clean-cut image, while Paramount may have found a director for 'The Sum of All Fears' Read it

Lotta Potter: 'Harry Potter' Merchandise

by Nicholas Fonseca | Sep 29, 2000
Insignia from the J. K. Rowling series is available on everything from clothing to mousepads Read it

Shock System: 'Requiem for a Dream' and 'Quills'

by Daniel Fierman, Clarissa Cruz | Sep 29, 2000
Ellen Burstyn and Geoffrey Rush's performances are Oscar-worthy, but will their films be too startling to Academy voters? Read it

Winner of the Week

Sep 29, 2000
Ang Lee Read it

Movie Review

Movie Review: 'The Exorcist'

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 29, 2000

Movie Review: 'Human Resources'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 29, 2000

Movie Review: 'Duets'

by Steve Daly | Sep 29, 2000

Music Article

'Dancer' Machine: A 'Tiny Dancer' Revival

by Rob Brunner | Sep 29, 2000
Cameron Crowe's 'Almost Famous' is reviving interest in classics like the Elton John song Read it

Lester Bangs: Go Lester, Young Man

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 29, 2000
A real-life encounter with the music critic portrayed in 'Almost Famous' Read it

Hear and Now: This week on the music beat

by William Keck | Sep 29, 2000
Shakira was the breakout star at this year's Latin Grammy Awards Read it

Baby Got Jack: Aaron Carter and Lil' Bow Wow

by David Browne | Sep 29, 2000
'Aaron's Party (Come Get It)' and 'Beware of Dog' are both by preteen artists Read it

Music Review

Music Review: 'Hush' and 'It's Like This'

by Will Hermes | Sep 29, 2000
We review new albums by Rickie Lee Jones and Jane Siberry Read it

Music Review: 'Wheatus'

by Laura Morgan | Sep 29, 2000

Music Review: 'Fearless'

by Alanna Nash | Sep 29, 2000

Music Single Review: ''My Getaway''

by Beth Johnson | Sep 29, 2000

Music Review: 'Sailing to Philadelphia'

by David Hiltbrand | Sep 29, 2000

Music Review: 'Guru's Jazzmatazz: StreetSoul'

by Josh Tyrangiel | Sep 29, 2000

Music Review: 'Pronounced toe-nay'

by Craig Seymour | Sep 29, 2000

Music Review: 'Almost Famous'

by Josh Tyrangiel | Sep 29, 2000

Music Review: 'Revelation'

by Jim Farber | Sep 29, 2000

News Article

Fashion Eek!: Halloween Styles

by Scott Brown | Sep 29, 2000
'X-Men''s Wolverine, the Powerpuff Girls, and Harry Potter may be popular costumes choices this year Read it

Gimme Shelter: Freddie Prinze, Jr.

by Tricia Johnson | Sep 29, 2000
The 'She's All That' heartthrob bought a house in the San Fernando valley Read it

Match Points: Y2K Dating

by Alice M. Lee | Sep 29, 2000
'Blind Date,' Match.com, and coffeehouse match-ups offer modern singles new ways to find a partner Read it

Canadian Bounty

Sep 29, 2000
The 25th-annual Toronto International Film Festival was a world beater Read it

Olympic Fame

Sep 29, 2000
Stars from Ray Romano to Bonnie Hunt talk about what Olympic event they'd compete in Read it

Body Politic: Fashion and Government

by Nicholas Fonseca | Sep 29, 2000
Designer Kenneth Cole reminded shoppers to vote in the upcoming election Read it

Fashion Report: Prep Rep

by Clarissa Cruz | Sep 29, 2000
From Lilly Pulitzer to Tommy Hilfiger, preppy fashion is staging a comeback Read it

Cybertalk: The week's best internet quotes

Sep 29, 2000
The web's funniest lines from the week of September 22nd Read it

Girls Meet Guy!: 'That Guy!'

by Laura Schiff | Sep 29, 2000
The card game has everyone from Julia Roberts to the cast and crew of 'Sex and the City' playing Read it

Cyber Digest

by Cable Neuhaus | Sep 29, 2000
From photos of the cast of 'Jurassic Park III' to footage of the Hip-Hop Music Awards brawl, this week's web news Read it

Sisqó Kids: Music Video Fun

by Noah Robischon | Sep 29, 2000
'Thong Song' singer Sisqó makes his own music video on the internet Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

Sep 29, 2000
TV's funniest lines from the week of September 22nd Read it

TV Article

Fall TV Preview: 'City of Angels'

by Bruce Fretts | Sep 29, 2000
Executive producer Steven Bochco talks about improving the hospital drama Read it

Back 'Spin': 'Spin City''s Future

by William Keck | Sep 29, 2000
Although his role has been taken over by Charlie Sheen, Michael J. Fox will still show up on the series Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Becker'

by Mike Flaherty | Sep 29, 2000
Ted Danson talks about his CBS show Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Bette'

by Tricia Johnson | Sep 29, 2000
'Drowning Mona' actress and singer Midler debuts her own comedy on CBS Read it

TV Fall Preview: 'Cursed'

by Brian M. Raftery | Sep 29, 2000
'The Steven Weber Show' changed titles and staff in preparation for its fall debut Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Ed'

by Ken Tucker | Sep 29, 2000
David Letterman's production company is producing the new low-key drama Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Frasier'

by Dan Snierson | Sep 29, 2000
The David Hyde Pierce and Kelsey Grammer comedy enters its eighth season Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Freakylinks'

by Brian M. Raftery | Sep 29, 2000
The 'X-Files' network teamed up with the creators of 'The Blair Witch Project' to make this new sci-fi series Read it

Friday's New Shows

by Brian M. Raftery | Sep 29, 2000
A look at 'Madigan Men,' 'Grosse Pointe,' and other new Friday series Read it

Friday's Returning Shows

Sep 29, 2000
'Providence,' 'Popular,' and 'Law and Order: SVU' are all returning Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'The Fugitive'

by Ken Tucker | Sep 29, 2000
The Re-running Man — Tim Daly takes on the role played by both Harrison Ford and David Janssen Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Boston Public'

by Mike Flaherty | Sep 29, 2000
Hot for Teachers: 'Ally McBeal''s David E. Kelley explores the lives of teachers Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'The District'

by Ken Tucker | Sep 29, 2000
Coach Goes to Washington — 'Coach''s Craig T. Nelson plays a D.C. police chief in the moralistic new drama Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Malcolm in the Middle'

by Dan Snierson | Sep 29, 2000
The Comeback Kid — Frankie Muniz's family comedy comes back for a second season Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Once and Again'

by Lynette Rice | Sep 29, 2000
'Once' More with Feeling — Sela Ward's Emmy win may invigorate the show Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Gilmore Girls'

by Bruce Fretts | Sep 29, 2000
Happy 'Gilmore' — Alexis Bledel's funky family drama nudges The WB beyond its teen horizons Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Titans'

by Kristen Baldwin | Sep 29, 2000
Lifestyles of the Rich and Shameless — Aaron Spelling's new prime-time soap stars Yasmine Bleeth Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Girlfriends'

by Lynette Rice | Sep 29, 2000
This urban version of 'Sex and the City' stars Diana Ross's daughter Tracee Ellis Ross Read it

Johnny Knoxville, Graduate of The School Of Hard Knox

by Tricia Johnson | Sep 29, 2000
'Jackass's injury-addicted thrill seeker talks about his show Read it

Monday's New Shows

Sep 29, 2000
'Deadline,' 'Tucker,' and 'Yes, Dear' are among this season's debuts Read it

Monday's Returning Shows

Sep 29, 2000
'Everybody Loves Raymond,' 'Third Watch,' and 'Ally McBeal' are among Monday's returning series Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'The Michael Richards Show'

by Jeff Jensen | Sep 29, 2000
'Seinfeld''s Kramer debuts a detective show of his own Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch'

by Mike Flaherty | Sep 29, 2000
Melissa Joan Hart's witch show moved to the WB after four years on ABC Read it

Sunday's New Shows

Sep 29, 2000
'Hype' and 'Nikki' will debut this October Read it

Sunday's Returning Shows

Sep 29, 2000
From 'King of the Hill' to 'Touched by an Angel,' a look at what's back on Sundays Read it

Saturday's New Shows

Sep 29, 2000
A look at Heather Paige Kent's new comedy ''That's Life'' Read it

Thursday's Returning Shows

Sep 29, 2000
What's in store for favorite series like 'Will & Grace,' 'Friends,' and 'ER' Read it

Tuesday's New Shows

Sep 29, 2000
A look at 'Dark Angel,' 'The Geena Davis Show,' and 'DAG' Read it

Tuesday's Returning Shows

by Jeff Jensen | Sep 29, 2000
We look at 'That '70s Show,' 'Titus,' 'N.Y.P.D. Blue,' and other series Read it

What To Watch

by Dalton Ross, Ken Tucker, Wook Kim, Mike Flaherty | Sep 29, 2000
From the animal series 'Shark Gordon' to the debut of comedy series 'That's Life,' a guide to notable programs during the week of September 29, 2000 Read it

On the Air: The latest news from the TV beat

by Lynette Rice | Sep 29, 2000
Showtime's 'Queer as Folk' had trouble with advertisers, while a TV version of the musical 'Mame' may star Cher Read it

Wednesday's New Shows

by Dan Snierson | Sep 29, 2000
A look at 'Welcome to New York,' 'Gideon's Crossing,' and other shows new to the small screen Read it

Wednesday's Returning Shows

by Dan Snierson | Sep 29, 2000
We look at what's next for 'Dawson's Creek,' 'The West Wing,' 'Felicity,' and other returning series Read it

Winner of the Week

Sep 29, 2000
James Gandolfini Read it

Fall TV Preview: 'Spin City'

by Dan Snierson | Sep 29, 2000
Charlie Sheen is poised to take over Michael J. Fox's role on the show Read it

TV Review

TV Review: Summer Olympics 2000

by Ken Tucker | Sep 29, 2000

Video Review

Video Review: 'Black and White'

by Troy Patterson | Sep 29, 2000

Video Review: 'Cats'

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | Sep 29, 2000

Video Review: 'American Women'

by Erin Richter | Sep 29, 2000

Video Review: 'The Cup'

by Gillian Flynn | Sep 29, 2000

Video Review: 'Final Destination'

by Brian M. Raftery | Sep 29, 2000

Video Review: 'Jesus's Son'

by Scott Brown | Sep 29, 2000

Video Review: 'Where the Heart Is'

by Alice King | Sep 29, 2000

Video Review: 'Waking the Dead'

by Bruce Fretts | Sep 29, 2000