Aug 30, 1991

Issue #81

Cover Story

James Cameron's latest trek

by Gregg Kilday | Aug 30, 1991
How the director's gamble with ''Terminator 2'' paid off Read it
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Encore

Jack Kerouac's ''On the Road''

by Tim Appelo | Aug 30, 1991
His book inspired a rucksack revolution forty years ago Read it

Flashes

Entertainment news for August 30, 1991

Aug 30, 1991
Marlee Matlin, Paul Simon, and Susan Sarandon made headlines this week Read it

Book Article

Paperback Picks

Aug 30, 1991
Books from Maya Angelou, Michael Herr, and Bette Bao Lord Read it

Books on tape

Aug 30, 1991
''Paradise,'' ''Beast,'' and ''Fire in the Belly'' are some of the titles reviewed Read it

Bruce Wagner's ''Force Majeure''

by Frank Spotnitz, Tina Jordan | Aug 30, 1991
The author knows his book has everyone in Hollywood buzzing Read it

Derek Humphry's ''Final Exit''

by David Streitfeld | Aug 30, 1991
The author's manual on suicide is now a best-seller Read it

Book Review

The Not-So-Jolly Roger

by Michele Landsberg | Aug 30, 1991

Knights of the Kitchen Table

by Michele Landsberg | Aug 30, 1991

A House of Secrets

by Margot Mifflin | Aug 30, 1991

Boy's Life

by Gene Lyons | Aug 30, 1991

Force Majeure

by L.S. Klepp | Aug 30, 1991

The Second Bridgeroom

by Don Graham | Aug 30, 1991

Cover Story

James Cameron's latest trek

by Gregg Kilday | Aug 30, 1991
How the director's gamble with ''Terminator 2'' paid off Read it

DVD Article

''Dances With Wolves'': Director's cut

by Steve Daly | Aug 30, 1991
Don't expect this version to show up at your video store any time soon Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Aug 30, 1991
The 15 hottest topics the week of: August 30, 1991 Read it

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Aug 30, 1991
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't on Guns N' Roses, Cynthia Rothrock, and Alan Rickman Read it

Movie Article

''Terminator 2'': How’d they do that?

by Gregg Kilday | Aug 30, 1991
An exclusive look at the breakthrough special effects that created the summer's biggest smash Read it

The art of motorcycle mayhem

by Frank Spotnitz | Aug 30, 1991
How the ''Terminator 2'' specialists pulled off the film’s bike stunts Read it

Robert Partick: T-1000

by Margot Dougherty | Aug 30, 1991
His performance in the ''Terminator'' sequel has opened many doors Read it

Eddie Furlong's breakout role

by Margot Dougherty | Aug 30, 1991
Movie stardom has meant big changes for Arnold Schwarzenegger's costar Read it

Close-up: Halle Berry

by Christopher Henrikson | Aug 30, 1991
Post-''Jungle Fever'', the former beauty queen isn't afraid to take on unpretty parts Read it

Marketing ''Barton Fink''

by Anne Thompson | Aug 30, 1991
Fox pushes the limits in advertising Joel and Ethan Coen's latest film Read it

Filming in Russia

by Joe Rhodes | Aug 30, 1991
Projects in the USSR are put on hold due to Mikhail Gorbachev's ouster Read it

Comics in crisis

by George Blooston | Aug 30, 1991
Mel Brooks, Billy Crystal, and Steve Martin are some of actors starring in mid-life crisis flicks Read it

Kenneth Branagh's inspirations

by Gregg Kilday | Aug 30, 1991
The director pulls from ''Citizen Kane'' and Alfred Hitchcock in his film ''Dead Again'' Read it

Making ''True Identity''

by Melina Gerosa | Aug 30, 1991
Director Charles Lane talks about his first studio feature Read it

Movie Review

Dead Again

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 30, 1991

Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 30, 1991

True Identity

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 30, 1991

Music Article

Our critic's favorite underdog albums

Aug 30, 1991
We suggest buying discs from Young Fresh Fellows, the KLF, Meat Puppets, and more Read it

Rock memorabilia

by Bob Cannon | Aug 30, 1991
The Hard Rock Cafe specializes in collecting rare treasures for their restaurants Read it

Aerosmith signs a megadeal

by Jeffrey Ressner | Aug 30, 1991
The rock-group inks a deal with Sony Music Read it

Randy Travis talks horses

by Alanna Nash | Aug 30, 1991
The country singer tells us about how he relieves stress Read it

Music Review

Amen

by Ty Burr | Aug 30, 1991

African Soldiers

by Ty Burr | Aug 30, 1991

Freedom is What Everybody Needs

by Ty Burr | Aug 30, 1991

King of Soukous

by Ty Burr | Aug 30, 1991

Straight Checkn 'Em

by James Bernard | Aug 30, 1991

Vocally Pimpin'

by James Bernard | Aug 30, 1991

High Lonesome

by Alanna Nash | Aug 30, 1991

The Eric Gales Band

by Lee Ballinger | Aug 30, 1991

Little Magnets vs. The Bubble of Babble

by Simon Reynolds | Aug 30, 1991

The Evolution of Gospel

by Dave Marsh | Aug 30, 1991

Balkanalogy

by Ty Burr | Aug 30, 1991

Le Grand Macabre

by Alan Rich | Aug 30, 1991

I'm on Your Side

by Dave Marsh | Aug 30, 1991

Music for the People

by James Bernard | Aug 30, 1991

News Article

The movie hot line

Aug 30, 1991
We've partnered with CinemaScore to let you know how recent films are doing Read it

TV Article

''Math...Who Needs It?!''

by Suelain Moy | Aug 30, 1991
Bill Cosby and Paula Poundstone join Jaime Escalante in the PBS special Read it

Willard Scott's century club

by Degen Pener | Aug 30, 1991
It's hard work picking folks over 100 to celebrate on ''Today'' Read it

Second thoughts on ''Last Wish''

by Mark Harris | Aug 30, 1991
The ABC TV movie turns planned suicide into front-page news Read it

Gabriela Sabatini and Richard Lewis

by Kate Meyers | Aug 30, 1991
The tennis star stops by the ''Anything But Love'' set Read it

Ron Reagan's talk show

by Frank Spotnitz | Aug 30, 1991
The son of the former president talks about his ambitious new project Read it

ABC makes a movie for CBS

by Mark Harris | Aug 30, 1991
''Fugitive Among Us'' was made by one production company for its rival network Read it

The Nashville Network

by Ken Tucker | Aug 30, 1991
There's a lot more to the network than country-music videos Read it

The pilots that fell short

by Mark Harris | Aug 30, 1991
A run down of shows that you won't be seeing on the air included stars like Jane Seymour, Debbie Reynolds, and Della Reese Read it

TV Review

The Best of the Worst

by Mark Harris | Aug 30, 1991

Naked Hollywood

by Mark Harris | Aug 30, 1991

P.O.V.: Casting the First Stone

by Ken Tucker | Aug 30, 1991

The Montel Williams Show

by Mark Harris | Aug 30, 1991

Video Review

The Private Affairs of Bel Ami

by Steve Daly | Aug 30, 1991

Vintage Getz, Volume 1

by Gary Giddins | Aug 30, 1991

Vintage Getz, Volume 2

by Gary Giddins | Aug 30, 1991

True Colors

by Lawrence O'Toole | Aug 30, 1991

Bullseye!

by Steve Simels | Aug 30, 1991

Ride the High Country

by Steve Daly | Aug 30, 1991

Films by Jane Campion

by Lawrence O'Toole | Aug 30, 1991

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

by Steve Daly | Aug 30, 1991

Morgan Fairchild Stress Management

by Mary Hogan | Aug 30, 1991

Dances With Wolves

by Ty Burr | Aug 30, 1991

The 90's

by Peter Kobel | Aug 30, 1991
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