Sep 17, 2004

Issue #784
Magazine Cover (Sep 17, 2004)

Books

Novels have quick turnaround from page to screen

by Michelle Kung | Sep 17, 2004
Books like ''Sideways'' and ''An Unfinished Life'' are being adapted to film soon after they are published Read it

What is a googlewhack?

by Gilbert Cruz | Sep 17, 2004
A new book by Dave Gorman describes the author's adventures with the online search engine game Read it

Features

EW staffer goes up against the ''Champ''

by Dalton Ross | Sep 17, 2004
Fox's ''Next Great Champ'' gets the first punch in the reality TV boxing wars Read it

Gwyneth: mom or movie star?

by Karen Valby | Sep 17, 2004
Just as she draws attention for two upcoming films, Gwyneth Paltrow is stepping out of the spotlight to focus on a different sort of drama: motherhood. Read it

Behind ''Sky Captain'''s bluescreen

by Jeff Jensen | Sep 17, 2004
Kerry Conran's new film goes back to the future with risky techniques Read it

The machine that changed music

by Nancy Miller | Aug 24, 2005
How Bob Moog's synthesizer helped invent modern pop Read it

Supercartoonist speaks out about 9/11

by Troy Patterson | Sep 17, 2004
Art Spiegelman breaks ground with ''In the Shadow of No Towers'' Read it

Meet chick lit's newest star

by Clarissa Cruz | Sep 17, 2004
With witty, smart, and refreshingly unglam novels, author Jennifer Weiner has made Hollywood rethink its image of women Read it

Music

Download This

Sep 17, 2004
EW recommends songs from Sum 41, Franz Ferdinand and Jimmy Eat World Read it

Review

Over The Thrill?

by Owen Gleiberman
Early fall finds Owen Gleiberman wrestling with three suspense films that go to familiar extremes Read it

Television

What to Watch for week of SEPTEMBER 13

Sep 17, 2004
A day-to-day guide to notable programs. Read it

Book Review

The Falls

by Gillian Flynn | Sep 17, 2004
Gillian Flynn immerses herself in Joyce Carol Oates' absorbing new Niagara-set saga, The Falls Read it

Devil in the Details

by Henry Goldblatt | Sep 17, 2004

Another Bulls--- Night In Suck City

by Troy Patterson | Sep 17, 2004

Celebrity Poetry Slam

by Thom Geier | Sep 17, 2004
EW compares the poetic talents of the Smashing Pumpkin's Billy Corgan and the publisher of Maxim Read it

The Love Wife

by Jennifer Reese | Sep 17, 2004

The First Desire

by Karen Karbo | Sep 17, 2004

Snow

by Gilbert Cruz | Sep 17, 2004

The Little White Car

by Jeff Jensen | Sep 17, 2004

Blind Alley

by Nancy Miller | Sep 17, 2004

Florence Of Arabia

by Marc Bernardin | Sep 17, 2004

The Warlord's Son

by Andrew Johnston | Sep 17, 2004

DVD & Video

Tom Selleck talks about A&E's ''Ike''

by Erin Richter | Sep 17, 2004
The ''Countdown to D-Day'' star chats about his shaved head and surprising anonymity Read it

DVD Q&A

Kevin Smith mouths off about his films

by Jeff Labrecque | Sep 17, 2004
The ''Clerks'' and ''Jersey Girl'' director compares the two flicks Read it

DVD Review

Magnum P.I.: The Complete First Season

by Amy Feitelberg | Sep 17, 2004

Angels in America

by Dalton Ross | Sep 17, 2004
The Oscar winners soar, but it's the non-famous folk who give Angels in America its wings. Read it

Man On Fire

by Scott Brown | Sep 17, 2004

Wattstax

by Chris Willman | Sep 17, 2004

Everwood

by Nicholas Fonseca | Sep 17, 2004

Slacker

by Chris Willman | Sep 17, 2004

Hit List

Dalton Ross on ''Cellular'' and other newsmakers

by Dalton Ross | Dec 01, 2004
EW's columnist analyzes 10 current events from the past week Read it

Movie Article

A look at Alfred Hitchcock's new boxed set

by Edward Karam | Sep 17, 2004
The signature collection features seven DVD premieres Read it

Who's a better actor, Arnold or Sylvester?

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 17, 2004
Lisa Schwarzbaum answers this and other reader queries Read it

Who's making deals in the week of Sept. 17, 2004

by Gregory Kirschling | Sep 17, 2004
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

Movies get Oscar buzz at Toronto Film Festival

by Joshua Rich | Jan 16, 2005
Movie studios use the prestigious film festival to launch their Academy Award hopefuls Read it

EW gives the lowdown on three Oscar controversies

by Michelle Kung | Jan 16, 2005
''Fahrenheit 9/11,'' ''Hero,'' and DVD screeners are all hot-button issues for the upcoming awards race Read it

''Bewitched'' film will not be a standard remake

by Missy Schwartz | Sep 17, 2004
The Nicole Kidman movie will focus on the behind-the-scenes efforts on remaking a television TV show into a film Read it

Movie Review

Cellular

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 08, 2004

Paparazzi

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 08, 2004

Wicker Park

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 09, 2004

The Cookout

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 08, 2004

Criminal

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 08, 2004

Reconstruction

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 08, 2004

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War

by Gregory Kirschling | Sep 09, 2004

What the Bleep Do We Know?

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 08, 2004

When Will I Be Loved

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 08, 2004

Bright Leaves

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 17, 2004

Brothers In Arms

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 17, 2004

Persons of Interest

by Gregory Kirschling | Sep 17, 2004

Remember Me, My Love

by Gregory Kirschling | Sep 17, 2004

Vanity Fair

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 17, 2004

Warriors of Heaven and Earth

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 17, 2004

Music Article

A guide to the Pixies albums you must own 

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 17, 2004
EW tells you why you need to have all of the legendary band's records Read it

Mark Lanegan lists 12 must-have CDs

Sep 17, 2004
The ex-Screaming Trees singer/songwriter loves albums by Johnny Cash, the Ramones and more Read it

Nirvana, Radiohead are among bands Pixies inspired

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 17, 2004
The band gives their thoughts on just how influential their music has been on other seminal acts Read it

Green Day create ambitious punk-rock opera

by Brian Hiatt | Sep 17, 2004
The punk trio talk about their new concept album, ''American Idiot,'' their influence on today's music scene and why Ashlee Simpson is not punk Read it

Pixies make celebrated return to music scene

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 17, 2004
Twelve years after a messy breakup, the seminal alt-rock group is as thrilled as their fans that they have reunited for a concert tour and possibly a new record Read it

Five rounds with Supergrass

by Nick Duerden | Sep 17, 2004
The British pop trio discuss playing drunk, touring America, and getting drunk with their celebrity friends Read it

Sam Roberts looking to catch fire in U.S. 

by Raymond Fiore | Sep 17, 2004
The Canadian rockers are re-releasing their album, ''We Were Born in a Flame,'' in America after having success in their native country Read it

CD covers resembling worn LP's is latest trend

by David Browne | Sep 17, 2004
Artists like RJD2 and A Girl Called Eddy purposely designed their cover art to resemble the faded album sleeves Read it

Music Review

Sweat

by David Browne | Sep 17, 2004

So Jealous

by Michael Endelman | Sep 17, 2004

Two of the hottest indie film soundtracks

by Kristina Feliciano | Sep 17, 2004
The soundtracks to ''Wicker Park'' and ''Garden State'' feature songs from critical faves like Death Cab for Cutie and the Shins Read it

Wet From Birth; The Prodigy; The Faint

by David Browne | Sep 17, 2004
Three new electronica CDs keep the genre (barely) alive. Read it

What I Do

by Nick Marino | Sep 17, 2004

Folker; Village Gorilla Head

by Ryan Dombal | Sep 17, 2004

Ashes of the Wake

by Elisabeth Vincentelli | Sep 17, 2004

The System Has Failed

by Nancy Miller | Sep 17, 2004

Run to be Born

by Ken Tucker | Sep 17, 2004

Suit

by David Browne | Sep 13, 2004

Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned

by David Browne | Sep 13, 2004

News Article

L2T's picks for the best in music, comics, and more

Sep 17, 2004
A crash and burn video game, Ramones DVD, and a graphic novel soundtrack are among our choices of what are not to be missed in alternative media Read it

Letters from our readers

Sep 17, 2004
Check out the readers who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

The five best and worst Moog tunes of all time

by Nancy Miller | Sep 17, 2004
Why some synthesized songs hit it big, but others just struck out Read it

Hanging out with celebrity entourages

by Gilbert Cruz | Sep 17, 2004
EW gives our picks for our favorite star-studded groups of friends and hangers-on Read it

Celebrity news for the week of October 1, 2004

by Whitney Pastorek | Sep 17, 2004
Brief updates on births, divorces, court dates, and more Read it

Pam Anderson creates animal-friendly shoes

by Clarissa Cruz | Sep 17, 2004
The former ''Baywatch'' star aims to design a cruelty-free fashion line Read it

Who wears short shorts? Celebrities do

by Rhonda Richford | Sep 17, 2004
Jessica Simpson and Brittany Murphy are among the stars who've snapped up hot pants Read it

Back-to-school fashion tips from ''Idol'' stylists

by Karyn L. Barr | Sep 17, 2004
The people who style the ''American Idol'' contestants give their prediction on hot looks for fall Read it

Sound Bites

TV's funniest quotes for the week of Sept. 10, 2004

Sep 17, 2004
We pick our favorite quips from talk shows and sitcoms Read it

TV Article

Uncle Joey, New Kid live the ''Surreal Life''

by Jennifer Armstrong, Karyn L. Barr | Sep 17, 2004
''Full House'''s Dave Couiler and former boy band heartthrob Jordan Knight chat about living with other C-listers Read it

Jon Stewart talks politics with EW             

by Gregory Kirschling | Sep 17, 2004
The fake newsman discusses his influence on voters, his interview with John Kerry, and if he thinks George W. Bush will ever appear on his show Read it

Fox News trounces networks in RNC ratings race

by Benjamin Svetkey, Josh Rottenberg | Sep 17, 2004
The conservative-leaning news channel draws in huge audiences with its convention coverage Read it

What's up with ''Father of the Pride''?

by Whitney Pastorek | Sep 17, 2004
''Father of the Pride''s lioness is a little too feminine Read it

With fall shows going head to head what will you tape?

by Ken Tucker | Sep 17, 2004
Ken Tucker answers this and other reader queries Read it

EW remembers the worst Emmy shows ever

by Lynette Rice | Sep 17, 2004
On the eve of this month's awards we spotlight the biggest night in television's biggest disasters Read it

''LAX''

SEPTEMBER 13 Read it

''Reba''

SEPTEMBER 17 Read it

''Miss America''

SEPTEMBER 18 Read it

TV Review

The Wire

by Ken Tucker | Sep 17, 2004
HBO's drug drama arrests with criminally good characters. Read it

Jack & Bobby

by Gillian Flynn | Sep 17, 2004
Gillian Flynn endorses The WB's Jack & Bobby, a drama about destiny, dating, and a really difficult mother Read it

The Must List

10 Things EW loves: Week of Sept. 17, 2004

Sep 17, 2004
A guide to the best in recent movies, TV, DVDs, music, books and more Read it

The Pop of King

Stephen King on celebrity deaths

by Stephen King | Feb 01, 2007
The master of horror dissects popular culture in his monthly column Read it
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