Nov 03, 2000

Issue #567

Cover Story

The ups and Downey of ''Ally McBeal''

by Dan Snierson | Nov 03, 2000
Calista Flochart and Robert Downey, Jr.'s chemistry may save the slumping show Read it
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Encore

''The Texas Chainsaw Massacre''

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Nov 03, 2000
Hooper Henkel's horror classic came out 26 years ago Read it

Mail

Mail from our readers

Nov 03, 2000
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't, on Christopher Guest, Lenny Kravitz's ''Again,'' and more Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Karen Valby | Nov 03, 2000
Tionne ''T-Boz'' Watkins's new daughter and Zack de la Rocha's split with Rage Against the Machine made news the week of November 3, 2000 Read it

Book Article

A Slate.com book

by Lisa Levy | Nov 03, 2000
Ben Stein, Dave Eggers, and Beck all all featured in the online 'zines' ''The Slate Diaries'' Read it

The inside scoop on the book world

by Matthew Flamm, Clarissa Cruz | Nov 03, 2000
The Dalai Lama has a new book in the works, while Dave Eggers is adding additional material to ''A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius'' Read it

Book Review

Bellow

by George Hodgman | Nov 03, 2000

Merrick

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Nov 03, 2000

Off Keck Road

by Rhonda Johnson | Nov 03, 2000

The Hill Bachelors

by Lisa Levy | Nov 03, 2000

Wonder Woman: The Complete History

by Jeff Jensen | Nov 03, 2000

Show and Tell: New Yorker Profiles

by Megan Harlan | Nov 03, 2000

Did Adam and Eve Have Navels?

by L.S. Klepp | Nov 03, 2000

Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life

by Steve Wulf | Nov 03, 2000

Cover Story

The ups and Downey of ''Ally McBeal''

by Dan Snierson | Nov 03, 2000
Calista Flochart and Robert Downey, Jr.'s chemistry may save the slumping show Read it

DVD Article

New to DVD

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 03, 2000
A look at new discs of ''Legends of the Fall'' and ''Somewhere in Time'' Read it

Parents' guide to movies

by Lois Alter Mark | Nov 03, 2000
From ''Shanghai Noon'' to ''The Patriot,'' a look at the age-appropriateness of what's new on tape Read it

Internet Review

Dreams of Drew

by Ann Limpert | Nov 03, 2000

Seussical the Musical

by Caryn Ganz | Nov 03, 2000

Sopranoland

by Nicholas Fonseca | Nov 03, 2000

The Cemetery of Rock

by Laura Schiff | Nov 03, 2000

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hotsheet

by Jim Mullen | Nov 03, 2000
The 15 hottest topics the week of November 3, 2000 Read it

Movie Article

Colin Farrell

by Steve Daly | Nov 03, 2000
The ''Tigerland'' and ''Phone Booth'' star may be the next Russell Crowe Read it

''Requiem for a Dream''

by Jeff Gordinier | Nov 03, 2000
Ellen Burstyn may snag an oscar for her role in Darren Aronofsky's film Read it

Emo Philips

by Erin Podolsky | Nov 03, 2000
''Meet the Parents'' gives credit to the '80s comic Read it

''Million Dollar Hotel''

by Joe Neumaier | Nov 03, 2000
Mel Gibson panned his upcoming indie flick Read it

News from Hollywood

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Nov 03, 2000
Jude Law may play the author of ''The Little Prince,'' while Salma Hayek will finally get to make a biopic of artist Frida Kahlo Read it

The Sag Awards

by Brian M. Raftery | Nov 03, 2000
Last week, the Screen Actors Guild settled their strike Read it

Movie Review

Lucky Numbers

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 03, 2000

Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 03, 2000

Animal Factory

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 03, 2000

George Washington

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 03, 2000

The Legend of Drunken Master

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 03, 2000

The Little Vampire

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 03, 2000

Ratcatcher

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 03, 2000

Stardom

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 03, 2000

Movie on DVD Review

Airplane!

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 03, 2000

Music Article

This week on the music beat

by Rob Brunner | Nov 03, 2000
The Dave Matthews band had complications completing its next album, while MTV balked at an Offspring video Read it

Music Review

All That You Can't Leave Behind

by David Browne | Nov 03, 2000

Haunted

by Mark Bautz | Nov 03, 2000

Awake

by Will Hermes | Nov 03, 2000

This Is What I Do

by Josef Woodard | Nov 03, 2000

Nothin' But Drama

by Craig Seymour | Nov 03, 2000

''Crazy for This Girl''

by Laura Morgan | Nov 03, 2000

Tomorrow's Sounds Today

by Tony Scherman | Nov 03, 2000

Abandoned Shopping Trolley Hotline

by Marc Weingarten | Nov 03, 2000

There Is Always One More Time

by Tony Scherman | Nov 03, 2000

Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down

by Alanna Nash | Nov 03, 2000

Little Nicky Soundtrack

by Evan Serpick | Nov 03, 2000

Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea

by David Browne | Nov 03, 2000

Stankonia

by Ken Tucker | Nov 03, 2000

News Article

''Also Sprach Zarathustra''

by Scott Brown | Nov 03, 2000
The Strauss piece used as ''2001: A Space Odyssey'''s theme is getting a millennial retooling Read it

Cyber digest

by Noah Robischon | Nov 03, 2000
From a ''Charlie's Angels'' look-alike contest to a space-station ''Survivor'' spinoff, a weekly spin on the web Read it

TV webpages

by Glen Jackson | Nov 03, 2000
''Grosse Pointe,'' ''Big Brother,'' and more popular shows are all rehashed at these sites Read it

The VH1 ''Vogue'' Fashion Awards

by Clarissa Cruz | Nov 03, 2000
Gisele Bundchen and ''Men of Honor'''s Cuba Gooding Jr. hosted the style awards ceremony Read it

Remembering Gwen Verdon

by Patrick Pacheco | Nov 03, 2000
Bob Fosse's inspiration was perhaps Broadway's greatest dancer Read it

Broadway's fall season

by Ty Burr | Nov 03, 2000
A look at ''The Full Monty,'' ''The Rocky Horror Show,'' and ''Seussical'' Read it

Tricks and treats

Nov 03, 2000
Stars from ''West Wing'''s Allison Janney to ''SNL'''s Will Ferrell remember their favorite Halloween loot Read it

Fashionable charity

by Clarissa Cruz | Nov 03, 2000
Designers from Ralph Lauren to Helmut Lang are donating proceeds to help the needy Read it

What to watch

by Dalton Ross, Bruce Fretts, Mike Flaherty, William Keck, Dan Snierson | Nov 03, 2000
From ''The Growing Pains Movie'' to a VH1 special on the Smashing Pumpkins, a guide to notable programs during the week of November 3, 2000 Read it

Booty call

by Ari Voukydis, Chad Carter | Nov 03, 2000
From Napster to high seas adventure, a guide to telling different types of piracy apart Read it

Bubble tea

by Lori L. Tharps | Nov 03, 2000
The frothy tapioca tea is threatening Starbucks Read it

Core similarities

by Dara Resnik | Nov 03, 2000
''Boston Public'' and the Nick Nolte film ''Teachers'' have very similar posters Read it

Cybertalk

Nov 03, 2000
This week's best internet quote Read it

PlayStation 2

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 03, 2000
Robert Downey Jr., Debra Messing, and other stars can't wait to get their hands on Sony's new video game console Read it

Gimme Shelter: Courtney Love

by Ann Limpert | Nov 03, 2000
The Hole rocker bought a loft in Lenny Kravitz's building Read it

Lucky Charms

by Nicholas Fonseca | Nov 03, 2000
Rene Russo's charm bracelets benefit an autism charity Read it

Waxing poetic

by Clarissa Cruz | Nov 03, 2000
Aussie Nad's grabs customers through late-night ads Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

Nov 03, 2000
TV's funniest lines from the week of October 27, 2000 Read it

TV Article

Burning questions

by Tricia Johnson, Ann Limpert | Nov 03, 2000
From ''Will & Grace'' to ''The West Wing,'' we tackle some prime-time puzzlements Read it

The latest news from the TV beat

by Lynette Rice | Nov 03, 2000
''Xena: Warrior Princess'' was cancelled, while ''Freakylinks,'' ''Normal, Ohio,'' and ''Cursed'' continue to be retooled Read it

''Dead'' wrong

by Josh Wolk | Nov 03, 2000
A reality check for NBC's ''Deadline'' Read it

TV Review

The X-Files

by Ken Tucker | Nov 03, 2000

Video Review

Kitten with a Whip

by Josh Wolk | Nov 03, 2000

Gossip

by Arion Berger | Nov 03, 2000

Frequency

by Scott Brown | Nov 03, 2000

Return to Me

by Caren Weiner Campbell | Nov 03, 2000

Thomas and the Magic Railroad

by Bruce Fretts | Nov 03, 2000

Left Behind

by Ann Limpert | Nov 03, 2000

The Life of Python

by Michael Sauter | Nov 03, 2000

The Prisoner

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 03, 2000

Portraits Chinois

by Troy Patterson | Nov 03, 2000

Touch of Evil

by Ty Burr | Nov 03, 2000
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