Nov 21, 2003

Issue #738

Cover Story

A look into what's bugging Britney Spears

by Benjamin Svetkey | Nov 13, 2003
Is it the flu dragging down the reigning pop queen as she prepares to launch ''In the Zone'' -- or is it something else? Read it
Magazine Cover (Nov 21, 2003)

Amped

Hooters' Girls

by Karyn L. Barr | Nov 21, 2003
New to the cheesecake chain's menu: a pop trio Read it

L2T's Believe It Or Not!

by Michael Endelman | Nov 21, 2003
Timbaland & Magoo? They dig Coldplay. Really. Read it

Pop Star Gifts That Rock

by Kimberly Reyes | Nov 21, 2003

Five Rounds With... Death Cab for Cutie

by Steve Kandell | Nov 21, 2003

L2T2 Mail

Nov 21, 2003

Best-Sellers

Books

Big Fat Book In 60 Seconds Flat

by Michelle Kung | Nov 21, 2003

Comics

Fast Forward

Nov 21, 2003
UPCOMING COMICS Read it

Features

All Eyes On Britney

by Benjamin Svetkey, Michael Endelman | Nov 21, 2003
The 'Oops' girl pulls out of Paris (and the rest of Europe) on the eve of the release of her high-stakes CD 'In the Zone.' So what's bugging Britney Spears? Read it

At Home On The Range

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Nov 21, 2003
Ron Howard reflects on the mermaids, astronauts, Grinches, and math whizzes he's known and talks about exploring the Wild West in his new thriller The Missing. Read it

Katey Sagal Takes The Lead

by Jennifer Armstrong | Nov 21, 2003
After suddenly losing her on-screen spouse and good friend, the former Married...With Children star opens up about mourning John Ritter and becoming the head of the 8 Simple Rules... household Read it

Newton's/Laws (of) Emotion

by Tim Carvell | Nov 21, 2003
Wayne Newton, the king of Las Vegas, seduces audiences six nights a week. His show's a finely tuned machine that manufactures love. What makes it go? Read it

Games

Scoring Points With ... Heidi Klum

by Michael Endelman | Nov 21, 2003

Fast Forward

Nov 21, 2003
UPCOMING GAMES Read it

Interview

The West Wing's Thomas Schlamme

by Karyn L. Barr | Nov 21, 2003

Legacy

Good Neighbor

by Josh Wolk | Nov 21, 2003
ART CARNEY 1918-2003 Read it

Righteous Man

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 21, 2003
BOBBY HATFIELD 1940-2003 Read it

Mail

Mail

Nov 21, 2003

Movies

'Master' Debate

Nov 21, 2003

Critical Mass

Nov 21, 2003

Music

Fast Forward

by Will Hermes | Nov 21, 2003
UPCOMING ALBUMS Read it

As For The Fab Four Flick...

by Brian Hiatt | Nov 21, 2003

Chicks Pic Now Hick's Slick Trick

by Chris Willman | Nov 21, 2003

Review

See-Worthy Tales

by Gregory Kirschling | Nov 21, 2003

Old School

by Jennifer Reese | Nov 21, 2003

Sgt. Rock: Between Hell And A Hard Place

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 21, 2003
After an honorable discharge decades ago, Sgt. Rock swings back into action. Read it

Challengers of the Unknown: Archives -- Volume 1

Nov 21, 2003
My all-time favorite graphic novel Read it

XIII

by Noah Robischon | Nov 21, 2003

Tony Hawk's Underground

by Noah Robischon | Nov 21, 2003

Viewtiful Joe

by Gary Eng Walk | Nov 21, 2003

Beyond Good & Evil

by Noah Robischon | Nov 21, 2003

Max Payne 2: The Fall Of Max Payne

by Geoff Keighley | Nov 21, 2003
With its solid story line and innovative gunplay, Max Payne 2 is No. 1 with a bunch of bullets Read it

Moby

Nov 21, 2003
CDs MOBY Says You've Gotta Get -- By Any Means Necessary -- Right Now! Read it

Paula Frazer

by Will Hermes | Nov 21, 2003

Ghosts of the Great Highway

by Will Hermes | Nov 21, 2003

Zion Roots

by Will Hermes | Nov 21, 2003

Maryland Mansions

by Will Hermes | Nov 21, 2003

Cuckooland

by Will Hermes | Nov 21, 2003

Blue Sky

by Will Hermes | Nov 21, 2003

Gallowsbird's Bark

by Will Hermes | Nov 21, 2003

Widdecombe Fair; House Party

by Will Hermes | Nov 21, 2003

Something's Gotta Give

by Will Hermes | Nov 21, 2003
Witty hip-hop duo Roosevelt Franklin keep it real -- despite being named after a Muppet. Read it

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 21, 2003
Ashley Judd purrs and Jason Patric pouts, but the parents give this Cat its claws. Read it

Survivor

by Dalton Ross | Nov 21, 2003
Survivor finds pirate's gold with shrewd casting and a new twist. Read it

Stage

Girl About 'Town'

by Kathy Henderson | Nov 21, 2003

Television

Sound Bites

Nov 21, 2003

What to Watch for week of NOVEMBER 17

by Joshua Rich, Bruce Fretts, Melissa Rose Bernardo | Nov 21, 2003
What to Watch for week of NOVEMBER 17 2003 Read it

What to Watch for week of NOVEMBER 17

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 21, 2003
A day-to-day guide of notable programs.* Read it

'Simpsons' Fan of the Week

Thomas Pynchon

Nov 21, 2003

Amped: One foot on the brake and one on the gas!

Matrix Money!

by Brian Hiatt | Nov 21, 2003
Garage rockers the Mooney Suzuki look to cash in with help from Avril's producers. Read it

Ask The Critic

A 'Star' Is Corn

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 21, 2003

Book Review

Pompeii

by Jennifer Reese | Nov 21, 2003

I Am A Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story

by Tina Jordan | Nov 21, 2003
The Jessica Lynch Story Read it

The Murder Room

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Nov 21, 2003

The Hornet's Nest

by Tina Jordan | Nov 21, 2003
A Novel of the Revolutionary War Read it

Kesey's Jail Journal

by Chris Nashawaty | Nov 21, 2003

The World

by Allyssa Lee | Nov 21, 2003
Travels 1950-2000 Read it

My Life As a Fake

by Gregory Kirschling | Nov 21, 2003

All The Sundays Yet To Come

by Nicholas Fonseca | Nov 21, 2003
A Skater's Journey Read it

Colored Lights

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | Nov 21, 2003

Dying For Dana

by Bruce Fretts | Nov 21, 2003

Conan The Legend

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 21, 2003

Demo

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 21, 2003

Richard Matheson's I Am Legend

by Tom Russo | Nov 21, 2003

The Amazing Spider-Man

by Jeff Jensen | Nov 21, 2003

Leave It To Chance, Vol. 3: Monster Madness

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 21, 2003

Fray

by Rachel Lovinger | Nov 21, 2003

Box Office

The Neo Deal

Nov 21, 2003

Catching Up With The Latest In...DVDS

The Rolling Stones: Four Flicks

by Chris Willman | Nov 21, 2003

Cover Image

Cover

Nov 21, 2003

Cover Story

A look into what's bugging Britney Spears

by Benjamin Svetkey | Nov 13, 2003
Is it the flu dragging down the reigning pop queen as she prepares to launch ''In the Zone'' -- or is it something else? Read it

EW's New Issue

Heidi Klum reveals Victoria's secret

by Dan Snierson | Nov 21, 2003
Heidi Klum answers Dan Snierson's stupid questions about the Victoria's Secret fashion show, her bag of baby teeth, and umlauts Read it

Inside Cover Image

Inside Cover

Nov 21, 2003

Listen 2 This

Charts

Nov 21, 2003
Hey Ya! Where's the best spot for heavy hits? Right Thurr! Read it

Nelly's Giant Leap For Mom Kind

by Neil Drumming | Nov 21, 2003
With baby on board, singer Nelly Furtado makes the jump from manic to mellow on her new CD. Will anybody else come along for the laid-back ride? Read it

Screamo 101

by Andy Greenwald | Nov 21, 2003
A crash course on the Used, Thursday -- and the next wave of angsty rockers worth shouting about! Read it

Triumph Sings the Blues

by Tim Carvell | Nov 21, 2003
With a new CD, the insult-comedy dog is poised to become King of Poop. But first, he comes clean about Conan, J. Lo, and that Milwaukee incident. Read it

Loser of the Week

'Tarzan'

Nov 21, 2003
'Tarzan' Read it

Movie Article

Tribute o' the Week

Nov 21, 2003
'Now Showing: Unforgettable Moments From The Movies' Read it

Movie Review

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 13, 2003

21 Grams

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 13, 2003

Tupac: Resurrection

by Owen Gleiberman

Looney Tunes: Back in Action

by Scott Brown | Nov 12, 2003

My Architect

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 12, 2003

The Gospel of John

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 12, 2003

Elf

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 21, 2003

Love Actually

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 21, 2003

The Matrix Revolutions

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 21, 2003

Morning Sun

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 21, 2003

Movie on DVD Review

Concert for George

by Chris Willman

The Who: The Kids Are Alright

by Chris Willman | Nov 21, 2003

Coldplay Live 2003

by Chris Willman | Nov 21, 2003

Avril Lavigne: My World

by Chris Willman | Nov 21, 2003

The Old Grey Whistle Test

by Chris Willman | Nov 21, 2003

Sun Ra: Space is the Place

by Chris Willman | Nov 21, 2003

U2 Go Home: Live From Slane Castle Ireland

by Chris Willman | Nov 21, 2003

La Strada

by Leah Reisman-Senes | Nov 21, 2003

A Tribute To Hank Williams

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 21, 2003

Naked Lunch

by Mike Flaherty | Nov 21, 2003

Winged Migration

by Missy Schwartz | Nov 21, 2003

Music Article

R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe answers fans and critics

by Rob Brunner | Nov 21, 2003
The frontman talks politics, irrelevance, and the future of his band Read it

Music Review

In the Zone

by David Browne

Let It Be...Naked

by David Browne | Nov 21, 2003
Naked takes some sad songs from the Beatles' 1970 album and tries to make them better. Read it

In the Zone

by David Browne | Nov 21, 2003
EW critic David Browne explains why Britney gets lost on her fourth album Read it

Blink-182

by Greg Kot | Nov 21, 2003

Beg for Mercy

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 21, 2003

At Last

by Kristina Feliciano | Nov 21, 2003

18 B Sides + DVD (V2)

by Michael Endelman | Nov 21, 2003

The Essential Bruce Springsteen

by David Browne | Nov 21, 2003

Lost Dogs

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 21, 2003

Under Construction Part II

by Michael Endelman | Nov 21, 2003

I Can't Stop

by Greg Kot | Nov 21, 2003

Blood in My Eye

by Michael Endelman | Nov 21, 2003

News + Notes

Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Nov 21, 2003

Where Have All The Young Men Gone?

by Dan Snierson, Josh Wolk | Nov 21, 2003
Men have deserted their Friends, left the ER, and shed Skin. Network execs wonder how their fall shows became must-flee TV. Read it

The Art of the Deal

by Jennifer Armstrong | Nov 21, 2003

Monitor

Nov 21, 2003

The Deal Report

by Gregory Kirschling, Adam B. Vary | Nov 21, 2003

The Shaw Report

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 21, 2003

Planet Matrix

by Joshua Rich | Nov 21, 2003
A record-setting worldwide bow dwarfs Neo's domestic haul. Read it

Burning Question

by Joshua Rich | Nov 21, 2003

Sister, Sister

Nov 21, 2003
Wanna be famous? Have a famous sib. Read it

Random Quote

Nov 21, 2003

Optimist of the Week

Mariah Carey

by David Browne | Nov 21, 2003

Stage Review

The Caretaker

by Joshua Rich | Nov 21, 2003

The Retreat From Moscow

by Thom Geier | Nov 21, 2003

The Violet Hour

by Lawrence Frascella | Nov 21, 2003

Golda's Balcony

by Nancy Sidewater | Nov 21, 2003

Wicked

by Alice King | Nov 21, 2003

The Long Christmas Ride Home

by William Stevenson | Nov 21, 2003

Fame On 42nd Street

by Thom Geier | Nov 21, 2003

Bounce

by Lawrence Frascella | Nov 21, 2003

Jerry Springer The Opera

by Mark Shenton | Nov 21, 2003

Style Sheet

Man Handle

by Michael Endelman | Nov 21, 2003

Gucci Gucci Go

by Clarissa Cruz | Nov 21, 2003
Designer Tom Ford quits. Will A-listers follow? Read it

TV Review

Survivor: Pearl Islands

by Dalton Ross | Nov 13, 2003

Frasier

by Ken Tucker | Nov 21, 2003

Table of Contents

The Charts

'Hulk' Hysteria

Nov 21, 2003

The Chart

Patriot Missile

Nov 21, 2003

The Must List

The Must List

Nov 21, 2003
'The O.C.' Rocks, 'Love' rules, and 8 other things we love this week Read it

The Ratings

Get 'Smart'

Nov 21, 2003

Trend Alert

Faux Celeb Jewelry

by Karyn L. Barr | Nov 21, 2003

We're Dyin' For...

'Freaks and Geeks'

by Dalton Ross | Nov 21, 2003

Who's That Guy?

Bruce Almighty

by Erin Richter | Nov 21, 2003
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