Aug 16, 1991

Issue #79

Cover Story

The Pee-Wee Herman scandal

by Ty Burr, Mark Harris | Aug 16, 1991
The kid-show star's indecent exposure arrest became the summer's biggest show-biz story Read it
Magazine Cover (Aug 16, 1991)

Flashes

Entertainment news for August 16, 1991

Aug 16, 1991
David Lynch, Nathan McCall, and Meryl Streep made headlines this week Read it

Book Article

Nora Roberts, queen of quality

by Giselle Benatar | Aug 16, 1991
We talk to the popular romance novelist Read it

The romance novelists holiday

by Kelli Pryor | Aug 16, 1991
Writers in the lucrative love business meet and exchange recipes at their yearly meeting Read it

''Gone With the Wind'''s sequel

by Tina Jordan | Aug 16, 1991
Alexandra Ripley's ''Scarlett'' comes out next month Read it

What not to read at the beach

by Jim Mullen | Aug 16, 1991
A list of fake books not to read while basking in the sand Read it

RULES OF THE GAME

by Sarah Bird | Aug 16, 1991

Book Review

Ben at the Beach

by Michele Landsberg | Aug 16, 1991

Motown

by Tom De Haven | Aug 16, 1991

Waiting for the Weekend

by L.S. Klepp | Aug 16, 1991

Mountain Tales

by Susan Stewart | Aug 16, 1991

Cucina Simpatica

by Sada Fretz | Aug 16, 1991

Verdura: Vegetables Italian Style

by Sada Fretz | Aug 16, 1991

Pastime

by Josh Rubins | Aug 16, 1991

Cover Story

The Pee-Wee Herman scandal

by Ty Burr, Mark Harris | Aug 16, 1991
The kid-show star's indecent exposure arrest became the summer's biggest show-biz story Read it

DVD Article

NBA videotapes

by Nick Dolin | Aug 16, 1991
The latest tape of the Chicago Bulls is flying off the shelves Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Aug 16, 1991
The 15 hottest topics the week of August 16, 1991 Read it

Laserdisc Review

The Terminator

by Steve Daly | Aug 16, 1991

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Aug 16, 1991
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't on ''Northern Exposure,'' Tom Selleck, and movie posters Read it

Movie Article

On the set of 'Hot Shots!' (1991)

by Jamie Diamond | Aug 16, 1991
How to keep a straight face on the wacko set of Jim Abrahams' hit ''Top Gun'' parody Read it

The youth movement

by Kenneth M. Chanko , Degen Pener | Aug 16, 1991
A look at the recent cavalcade of kids, including Edward Furlong, Mikki Allen, and Angela Goethals Read it

The people behind the blurbs

by Kate Meyers | Aug 16, 1991
Jeff Craig, Susan Granger, and Jim Whaley are some of the names you may recognize from movie posters Read it

Making movies on the cheap

by Anne Thompson | Aug 16, 1991
Brandon Tartikoff pushes his first movie, ''All I Want for Christmas'' Read it

When auteurs are actors

by Tom Soter | Jun 11, 2007
We go over roles by Orson Welles, John Huston, and Woody Allen Read it

Looking at Zucker/Abrahams/Zucker

by Ty Burr | Aug 16, 1991
We evaluate the movies from the directing triumvirate Read it

Upcoming eco-movies

by Cindy Pearlman | Aug 16, 1991
''Medicine Man,'' ''FernGully,'' and ''Troppo'' are some films set to hit the big screen Read it

Movie Review

The Commitments

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 16, 1991

Trust

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 16, 1991

Body Parts

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 16, 1991

Music Article

The Appalshop singers

by Kelli Pryor | Aug 16, 1991
From its backwoos base, the group keeps a region's rich storytelling traditions alive in movies, TV documentaries, and more Read it

Metallica: Ready for broadcast

by Dave DiMartino | Aug 16, 1991
The band sets itself up for radio airplay Read it

Holly Dunn's controversial single

by Kate Meyers , Jeffrey Ressner | Aug 16, 1991
The country star asks stations to remove ''Maybe I Mean Yes'' from rotation Read it

''Justify My Love''

by Jeffrey Ressner | Aug 16, 1991
Lawsuits abound against Lenny Kravitz and what he did, or didn't do, for the Madonna song Read it

Skimpy concert crowds

by Dave DiMartino | Aug 16, 1991
Why are audiences failing to attend big shows by Guns N' Roses, Whitney Houston, and Judas Priest? Read it

Umlauts and metal

by David Browne | Aug 16, 1991
How the letter has permeated the hard rock scene Read it

Music Review

The Immediate Singles Collection

by Ira Robbins | Aug 16, 1991

Diamond Rio

by Alanna Nash | Aug 16, 1991

Renegade

by Alanna Nash | Aug 16, 1991

Down the Do-Re-Mi

by Susan Stewart | Aug 16, 1991

Down the Do-Re-Mi

by Susan Stewart | Apr 05, 2002

Rock This Town

by Ira Robbins | Aug 16, 1991

Corina

by Arion Berger | Aug 16, 1991

Seal

by Amy Linden | Aug 16, 1991

I Thought It Was You

by Alanna Nash | Aug 16, 1991

Janice and Jayne

by Alanna Nash | Aug 16, 1991

Brainstorm

by James Bernard | Aug 16, 1991

Die Gezeichneten

by Alan Rich | Aug 16, 1991

Live Two Five

by Alanna Nash | Aug 16, 1991

Symphony No. 1

by Alan Rich | Aug 16, 1991

We Can't Be Stopped

by James Bernard | Aug 16, 1991

The Normaltown Flyers

by Alanna Nash | Aug 16, 1991

Notorious

by Amy Linden | Aug 16, 1991

Metallica

by David Browne | Aug 16, 1991

Renegade

by Alanna Nash

Diamond Rio

by Alanna Nash

News Article

The history of Hollywood scandals

by Ty Burr | Aug 16, 1991
We look at the careers of Marilyn Monroe, Robe Lowe, and Mary Aster Read it

Benetton's latest ad campaign

by Leslie Savan | Aug 16, 1991
The clothing company takes controversy to a new level Read it

Soundtrack albums

by David Browne | Aug 16, 1991
Old movie records could be worth thousands of dollars Read it

Flacks in L.A.

by Anne Thompson | Aug 16, 1991
The old battle between publicists and journalists heats up Read it

TV Article

Speaking out on Pee-Wee

Aug 16, 1991
See what Zsa Zsa Gabor, Annette Funicello, and Valeria Golino had to say Read it

The end of ''Charlie's Angels''

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 16, 1991
The popular show starring Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith, and Kate Jackson ended its run 10 years ago Read it

Close-up: Keith Szarabajka

by Kate Meyers | Aug 16, 1991
The star of ''Stephen King's Golden Years'' tells us about playing old Read it

Changing prime time

by Scott Busby | Aug 16, 1991
A TV station out west changes the hours to start at 7 p.m. Read it

A new formula for ''Baby Talk''

by Mark Harris, Alan Carter | Aug 16, 1991
The show based on ''Looked Who's Talking'' gets a new cast for the upcoming season Read it

Cable's ''Mystery Science Theater''

by Benjamin Svetkey | Aug 16, 1991
All about the latest show on Comedy Central Read it

TV Review

Black Rainbow

by Mark Harris | Aug 16, 1991

Dangerous Women

by Ken Tucker | Aug 16, 1991

Lies of the Twins

by Mark Harris | Aug 16, 1991

Crazy From the Heart

by Ken Tucker | Aug 16, 1991

E.D.J.

by Ken Tucker | Aug 16, 1991

Video Review

The All-Star Gospel Session

by Ty Burr | Aug 16, 1991

Sarah Vaughan & Friends

by Ty Burr | Aug 16, 1991

The All-Star Reggae Session

by Ty Burr | Aug 16, 1991

The Legendary Ladies of Rock & Roll

by Ty Burr | Aug 16, 1991

The Legends of Rock & Roll

by Ty Burr | Aug 16, 1991

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

by Steve Daly | Aug 16, 1991

The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

by Steve Daly | Aug 16, 1991

The Valley of Gwangi

by Steve Daly | Aug 16, 1991

O.G. The Original Gangster Video

by Ty Burr | Aug 16, 1991

Closet Land

by Terry Catchpole | Aug 16, 1991

Scenes From a Mall

by Michael Sauter | Aug 16, 1991

Queens Logic

by Michael Sauter | Aug 16, 1991

How To Get a Record Deal

by Steve Simels | Aug 16, 1991

Julia Has Two Lovers

by Melissa Pierson | Aug 16, 1991

If Looks Could Kill

by Steve Simels | Aug 16, 1991

New Jack City

by Ty Burr | Aug 16, 1991
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