Oct 25, 2002

Issue #679

Cover Story

Get the inside scoop on ''24'''s next hours

by Josh Wolk | Oct 18, 2002
Fox's cult hit returns, cooking up another very bad day for Kiefer Sutherland's beleaguered CIA agent -- an excerpt from Entertainment Weekly's Oct. 25, 2002, cover story Read it
Magazine Cover (Oct 25, 2002)

Close-Up

Correction Dept.

by Karen Valby | Oct 25, 2002
A year after the Oprah flap, author Jonathan Franzen is one happy(ish) guy. He even likes book clubs. Honest. Read it

Cybertalk

Cybertalk

Oct 25, 2002

Digital

It's In The Baggins

by Geoff Keighley | Oct 25, 2002
'LOTR' Star Elijah Wood Can't Kick His Gaming Hobbit Read it

A Fan's Notes

by Gillian Flynn | Oct 25, 2002

Encore

The Naked Launch

by Gregory Kirschling | Oct 25, 2002
Madonna felt the joy, and disapproval, of Sex when her racy coffee-table book hit shelves 10 years ago. Read it

Flashes

'Gospel' Truth

by David Koeppel | Oct 25, 2002
Have a holy cow, man! Read it

Road 'Rules'

by William Keck | Oct 25, 2002

Mail

Mail

Oct 25, 2002

Monitor

Monitor

Oct 25, 2002

Review

Street Dad

by Will Hermes

FREEKSTYLE

Oct 25, 2002
Videogame soundtracks either score high or tilt-here's one that you can play to Read it

Welcome To The Doll Bus

by Brian Hiatt | Oct 25, 2002
What's toying with Flaming lips frontman Wayne Coyne's emotions? The singer raves about a beloved plaything. Read it

Comedian

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 25, 2002

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

by Geoff Keighley | Oct 25, 2002
Lord almighty! A new game is Middle-earth-shattering good fun. Read it

Formula 51

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 25, 2002
Screen Gems, 92 mins., R Read it

Heaven

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 25, 2002

Auto Focus

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 25, 2002

Between the Lines

Between the Lines

by Matthew Flamm | Oct 25, 2002
The inside scoop on the book world Read it

Book Article

THE BOOK YOU HAVE TO READ

Oct 25, 2002
Adam Haslett recommends Independent People by Halldor Laxness Read it

WINNERS OF THE WEEK

Oct 25, 2002
Guys' Guys Read it

BEST-SELLERS

Oct 25, 2002

Why Johnny Depp put his friend's audiobook on hold

by Matthew Flamm | Oct 22, 2002
Nick Tosches' ''In the Hand of Dante'' is in limbo until Depp has time away from his film career Read it

Book Review

THE BEST AMERICAN NONREQUIRED READING

by Evan Serpick | Oct 25, 2002

MR. STRANGELOVE: A BIOGRAPHY OF PETER SELLERS

by Gregory Kirschling | Oct 25, 2002

BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 25, 2002

LEADERSHIP

by Troy Patterson | Oct 25, 2002

BAUDOLINO

by Scott Brown | Oct 25, 2002

BLUE SHOE

by Karen Valby | Oct 25, 2002

All Is Vanity

by Pamela Newton | Oct 25, 2002

IGNORANCE

by Mark Harris | Oct 25, 2002

Bool Review

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

by Mark Harris | Oct 25, 2002
Whether you think film critic David Thomson is right on target or off his rocker, his newest movie bible is cinefully good. Read it

Cover Story

Get the inside scoop on ''24'''s next hours

by Josh Wolk | Oct 18, 2002
Fox's cult hit returns, cooking up another very bad day for Kiefer Sutherland's beleaguered CIA agent -- an excerpt from Entertainment Weekly's Oct. 25, 2002, cover story Read it

Digital Review

Earth & Beyond

by Mark Brooks | Oct 25, 2002

UNREAL TOURNAMENT 2003

by David Kushner | Oct 25, 2002

TONY HAWK'S PRO SKATER 4

by Adam Duerson | Oct 25, 2002

EDITOR'S CHOICE

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY'S Field Guide To The NextNew Things/Hot Spot

Hot Spot

Oct 25, 2002

Fresh Meet

Electric sly

by Evan Serpick | Oct 25, 2002
On his funky debut, CODY CHESNUTT sings a simple song -- or rather 36 of them. Read it

Hear & Now

Hear & Now

by Evan Serpick, Brian M. Raftery | Oct 25, 2002
This week on the music beat Read it

History Lesson

Original Cynics

by Tom Sinclair | Oct 25, 2002

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Oct 25, 2002
What the country is talking about this week... Read it

Listen 2 This #05

The New Classics

Oct 25, 2002
They do make 'em like they used to. Latter-day landmark discs worth latching on to. Read it

Downlow-dables

Oct 25, 2002
Cartoons with tunes Read it

You Really Heard It First

Oct 25, 2002
Samples, references, and rip-offs Read it

Idiot Wind

Oct 25, 2002
sometimes pop stars talk stupid Read it

Even Better Cold

by Tom Sinclair | Oct 25, 2002
once just another cool export, COLDPLAY is now the hottest band out of the u.k.-and they're only getting warmed up Read it

Charts

Oct 25, 2002
Kelly Clarkson climbs, Floetry flies, and the Dixie Chicks find a happy home at the top of the charts Read it

S.A.T.'S for rockers

by Wook Kim | Oct 25, 2002
Mr. Nugent, you've got 15 minutes... Read it

Props Department

Oct 25, 2002
Pimp-rap veteran Too $hort shares his love for genre bending and gets lost in the mix. Read it

Quit Your Day Job

by Brian Hiatt | Oct 25, 2002
He came from nowhere. And then went back. Where the %#&@ is...Billy Squier Read it

Under My Thumb

Oct 25, 2002
Ashanti gave us the finger, hand analyst Leslie Zemenek gave us the dirt Read it

The Top 6 1/2

Oct 25, 2002
That's right, not 10. Herewith, the 6 1/2... Fright Night faves Read it

The Worst Song I Ever Wrote

by Evan Serpick | Oct 25, 2002
Hey, Even Picasso passed off some stinkers Read it

Movie Article

THE CHARTS

Oct 25, 2002

EW RECOMMENDS

Oct 25, 2002

Documentarian Michael Moore shoots from the lip

by Daniel Fierman | Nov 01, 2002
With ''Bowling for Columbine,'' the director gets America's culture of gun violence in his sights Read it

Critical Mass

Oct 25, 2002

BOX OFFICE

Oct 25, 2002

Adam Sandler takes on a new role in ''Punch-Drunk''

by Brian M. Raftery | Oct 25, 2002
Will a slew of new mature movies make a changed man out of Mr. Deeds? Read it

Volley Girl

by Clarissa Cruz | Oct 25, 2002

X-Men 2

by Scott Brown | Oct 25, 2002
FIRST LOOK! Introducing the 'X'-traordinary New Heroes & Villains of Next Summer's Supercharged Sequel Read it

Movie Review

Tuck Everlasting

by Ken Tucker | Oct 16, 2002

The Rules of Attraction

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 16, 2002

The Ring

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 16, 2002

Abandon

by Bruce Fretts | Oct 16, 2002

EDITOR'S CHOICE

by Brian M. Raftery | Oct 25, 2002
Finders Keepers Read it

BELOW

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 25, 2002

Brown Sugar

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 25, 2002

KNOCKAROUND GUYS

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 25, 2002

PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 25, 2002

SWEPT AWAY

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 25, 2002

The Transporter

by Bruce Fretts | Oct 25, 2002

WHITE OLEANDER

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 25, 2002

Movie on DVD Review

The Quiet Man

by Ken Tucker | Oct 25, 2002

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

by Tim Purtell | Oct 25, 2002

The Alec Guinness Collection

by Mark Harris | Oct 22, 2002

Music Article

We catch up with hot U.K. export Coldplay

by Tom Sinclair | Oct 18, 2002
The rockers chat about their latest album, America, dance moves, and getting snubbed by Thom Yorke in an excerpt from Entertainment Weekly's Oct. 25, 2002, Listen2This cover story Read it

FILE UNDER...MUSIC VIDEOS

by Jim Farber | Oct 25, 2002

THE CHART

Oct 25, 2002

IN THE STUDIO

Oct 25, 2002

Big name divas battle it out on the music charts

by Nicholas Fonseca | Oct 25, 2002
But which one will bring in the highest record sales Read it

EW talks to ''Supernatural'' musician Santana

by Tom Sinclair | Oct 25, 2002
And to those who doubt that he can deliver another hit, we say don't squeeze the shaman. Read it

Music Review

Out From Out Where

by Will Hermes

Radio Bemba Sound System

by Will Hermes | Oct 25, 2002
Yeah, there's great music out there. Like, out there...on the fringe. A look at this month's indie platters that most matter. Read it

One By One

by Ken Tucker | Oct 25, 2002
The Foo Fighters take on the joys and strains of relationships One by One, with rousing results Read it

Shaman

by David Browne | Oct 25, 2002
Still on a Supernatural high, Santana shoots for the stars on his latest. But it's his new anthology that's Essential. Read it

''I'm Gonna Getcha Good''

by Craig Seymour | Oct 25, 2002

''Girl Talk''

by David Browne | Oct 25, 2002

Simply Deep

by Jon Caramanica | Oct 25, 2002

New Earth Mud

by Ken Tucker | Oct 25, 2002

Sunshine Hit Me

by Will Hermes | Oct 25, 2002

Slanted and Enchanted: Luxe & Reduxe

by Rob Brunner | Oct 25, 2002

You Better Run: The Essential Junior Kimbrough

by Scott Schinder | Oct 25, 2002

Rise

by Alanna Nash | Oct 25, 2002

The Essential Santana

by David Browne | Oct 21, 2002

New Musical Express

London Calling

Oct 25, 2002
What's new in the land of royals and Radiohead? The editors of Britain's NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS whisk us their monthly report. Read it

News Article

OCT. 21, 1992

Oct 25, 2002
OCT. 21, 1992 Read it

EW talks to Foo Fighter Dave Grohl

by Dan Snierson | Oct 25, 2002
The rocker talks about the band, their battles, and their future Read it

Shelf Help

by Troy Patterson | Oct 25, 2002
The joy of sax: An already-revered jazz recording is revived with glorious extras. And for the real junkies, there's a book, too. Read it

LeAnn Rimes tackles a trio of readers' queries

Oct 25, 2002
Did your question get answered? Read it

Meet ''Oleander'''s leading man, Cole Hauser

by Clarissa Cruz | Oct 25, 2002
Find out where you've seen this guy before and who his Hollywood friends are Read it

Why is Renee Zellweger's past used in ''Oleander''?

by William Keck | Oct 25, 2002
The ''Jerry Maguire'' star was leery about showing her ''Texas Chainsaw'' past Read it

Hidden Assets?

by Megan Quitkin | Oct 25, 2002

Behind the scenes of P. Diddy's ''Making the Band''

by Evan Serpick | Oct 25, 2002
The ruler of rap serves as judge, jury, and executive producer on the new edition of the star-making reality show Read it

The Shaw Report

by Jessica Shaw | Oct 25, 2002

Christina Aguilera buys Beverly Hills home

by Tricia Johnson | Oct 25, 2002
The pop singer paid about $2.75 million for a 3 BR, 4 BTH roost in tony 90210 Read it

Straight Story

by Megan Quitkin | Oct 25, 2002

On the Air

On the Air

by Lynette Rice, William Keck | Oct 25, 2002
The latest news from the TV beat Read it

Reel World

Reel World

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh, William Keck | Oct 25, 2002
News From Hollywood Read it

TV Article

The Day After

by Josh Wolk | Oct 25, 2002
Last season, he saved the future President's life. So what's Kiefer Sutherland going to do for an encore? The clock is ticking on Fox's addictive, adrenaline-fueled thriller, 24, which returns with a nuclear-powered second season. Read it

EW decodes this season's crop of TV sign-offs

by Caroline Kepnes | Oct 25, 2002
The end image, also known as a vanity card offers insight to the people behind it Read it

The Guest List

Oct 25, 2002

''CSI: Miami,'' ''Crossing Jordan'' vie for viewers

by Lynette Rice
Monday night has the two dramas battling it out Read it

TV Review

Birds of Prey

by Ken Tucker | Oct 25, 2002

Alias

by Ken Tucker | Oct 18, 2002

Video Review

SCOTLAND, PA

by Mike Flaherty | Oct 25, 2002

LUMUMBA

by Alice King | Oct 25, 2002

HEROINE OF HELL

by Daniel Fierman | Oct 25, 2002

Mr. Deeds

by Erin Richter | Oct 25, 2002

GANGSTER NO. 1

by Bruce Fretts | Oct 25, 2002

Y Tu Mama Tambien

by Scott Brown | Oct 25, 2002

What to Watch

What to Watch

by Dalton Ross, Bruce Fretts, Allyssa Lee, Ken Tucker | Oct 25, 2002
A day-to-day guide to notable programs. Times are Eastern daylight and are subject to change. Read it