Nov 08, 1991

Issue #91

Cover Story

It's M.C. Hammer's time

by Ivan Solotaroff | Nov 08, 1991
The young rapper aims to outsell Michael Jackson with his new album ''Too Legit to Quit'' Read it
Magazine Cover (Nov 08, 1991)

Encore

Steven Spielberg's ''Duel''

by Bruce Fretts | Nov 08, 1991
How the T.V. movie helped the director make it big Read it

Book Article

Paperback picks

Nov 08, 1991
We rate Kurt Vonnegut's ''Hocus Pocus,'' Howard Fast's ''Being Red,'' and more Read it

Archie comics turn 50

by Tim Appelo | Nov 08, 1991
How the perpetual teen remains relevant Read it

''The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon''

by Kelli Pryor | Nov 08, 1991
Tom Spanbauer talks about his new book Read it

Book Review

Amazing Grace

by Michele Landsberg | Nov 08, 1991

Sing for a Gentle Rain

by Michele Landsberg | Nov 08, 1991

The Campaign

by Suzanne Ruta | Nov 08, 1991

Eve's Tattoo

by Suzanne Ruta | Nov 08, 1991

Ready to Catch Him Should He Fall

by George Hodgman | Nov 08, 1991

Cult Movie Stars

by Ty Burr | Nov 08, 1991

WLT: A Radio Romance

by L.S. Klepp | Nov 08, 1991

The Runaway Soul

by Gene Lyons | Nov 08, 1991

Cover Story

It's M.C. Hammer's time

by Ivan Solotaroff | Nov 08, 1991
The young rapper aims to outsell Michael Jackson with his new album ''Too Legit to Quit'' Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Nov 08, 1991
The 10 hottest topics the week of Nov. 8, 1991 Read it

Laserdisc Review

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Nov 08, 1991
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't on the ''Dynasty'' reunion, Lily Tomlin, and more Read it

Movie Article

Dubbed voices

by Tom Soter | Jun 11, 2007
We look at examples from ''Mad Max'' and ''Hercules in New York'' Read it

Weathering the set of ''White Sands''

by Sharon Isaak | Nov 08, 1991
A downpour courtesy of Mother Nature, and perhaps a well-timed rain dance, adds authenticity to the replica ruins Read it

Celebrity law suits

by Casey Davidson | Nov 08, 1991
Timothy Dalton, Judd Hirsch, Harry Shearer, and Joan Rivers are involved in civil actions Read it

Planet Hollywood lands in NYC

by Steve Daly | Nov 08, 1991
Co-owners Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Sylvester Stallone open their movie-themed restaurant Read it

Steven Hill's plum role

by Ty Burr | Nov 08, 1991
The ''Law & Order'' star on his scene-stealing turn in ''Billy Bathgate'' Read it

Movie Review

Curly Sue

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 08, 1991

La Belle Noiseuse

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 08, 1991

Antonia & Jane

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 08, 1991

Billy Bathgate

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 08, 1991

Music Article

''The Little Mermaid'''s littlest star

by Juan Carlos Coto | Nov 08, 1991
Samuel E. Wright, the voice of the curmudgeonly crustacean, on his upcoming Disney special ''Sebastian's Party Gras!'' Read it

Remembering Bill Graham

by Dave DiMartino | Nov 08, 1991
The music promoter helped make the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, and Janis Joplin household names Read it

The missing tunes in Phil Spector's ''Back to Mono''

by Dave Marsh | Nov 08, 1991
Hired-hand producing credits like ''Plastic Ono Band'' and ''Imagine'' aren't in this compilation Read it

UB-40's Love of ''Labour''

by Nina Malkin | Nov 08, 1991
The pop-reggae band's latest album, ''Labour of Love II,'' hit it big, eventually Read it

What's in a band name

by Michele Romero, David Browne | Nov 08, 1991
What's in a band name -- The inspiration for monikers like The B-52's, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and 10,000 Maniacs Read it

The people behind the work

by Alanna Nash, Harriet Barovick | Nov 08, 1991
Entertainers like Elvis Presley and Bill Cosby often get uncredited help hitting those high notes or penning best-sellers Read it

Music Review

Disney's Sebastian Party Gras!

by Susan Stewart | Nov 08, 1991

Leisure

by Bill Wyman | Nov 08, 1991

Screamadelica

by Bill Wyman | Nov 08, 1991

God Fodder

by Bill Wyman | Nov 08, 1991

San Francisco Nights

by Ira Robbins | Nov 08, 1991

Steve Miller Band: The Best of 1968-1973

by Ira Robbins | Nov 08, 1991

Back to Mono (1958-1969)

by Dave Marsh | Nov 08, 1991

Dangerous Curves

by Janiss Garza | Nov 08, 1991

Sandy Denny and the Strawbs

by Ira Robbins | Nov 08, 1991

The Early Years

by Ira Robbins | Nov 08, 1991

Great Plains

by Alanna Nash | Nov 08, 1991

Real Love

by Marisa Fox | Nov 08, 1991

Tribute

by Alanna Nash | Nov 08, 1991

Bite Down Hard

by Janiss Garza | Nov 08, 1991

This Is... 24-7 Spyz!

by Bill Wyman | Nov 08, 1991

Prokofiev: Sonatas Nos. 2 & 7

by Alan Rich | Nov 08, 1991

News Article

Blues Traveler

by David Browne | Nov 08, 1991
The New York combo is on tour promoting its second album, ''Travelers & Thieves" Read it

Brian Wilson's book signing

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 08, 1991
The former Beach Boy uncomfortably welcomes fans while promoting ''Wouldn't It Be Nice: My Own Story'' Read it

Stars' exile entertainment

Nov 08, 1991
What David Crosby, Bart Simpson, and more would pack to amuse themselves in Biosphere 2 Read it

Ideal celebrity endorsements

by Kate Meyers | Nov 08, 1991
The products Jack Nicholson, Dolly Parton, and Arnold Schwarzenegger should be hawking Read it

Horror movies revisited

by Leonard Klady | Nov 08, 1991
''The Wolf Man,'' ''The Mummy,'' and ''The Bride of Frankenstein'' may be getting cable TV reboots Read it

Entertainment news for Nov. 8, 1991

Nov 08, 1991
Mary McDonnell, Jacqueline Susann, and Martin Scorsese's ''Cape Fear'' made headlines this week Read it

Box office bog down

by Anne Thompson | Nov 08, 1991
Even stars like Robin Williams, Danny DeVito, and Michelle Pfeiffer can't save this autumn's dismal movie returns Read it

Peter Gabriel's park plan

by Fred Goodman | Nov 08, 1991
The former Genesis member wants to build a New Age theme park Read it

TV Article

George Bush's media blitz

by Michael Duffy | Nov 08, 1991
The President has been making more televised appearances than ever before, from the Country Music Association Awards to the Ryder Cup Read it

Carol Burnett, take two

by Mark Harris | Nov 08, 1991
The comedian relaunches her popular '70s variety show Read it

A ''Patty Duke'' reunion

by Alan Carter | Nov 08, 1991
The former child star and her TV dad William Schallert catch up on ''The Torkelsons'' Read it

TV Review

Wife, Mother, Murderer

by Ken Tucker | Nov 08, 1991

My Son Johnny

by Ken Tucker | Nov 08, 1991

Public Enemy #2

by Ken Tucker | Nov 08, 1991

Deadly Medicine

by Ken Tucker | Nov 08, 1991

Backfield in Motion

by Ken Tucker | Nov 08, 1991

American Playhouse: Lethal Innocence

by Ken Tucker | Nov 08, 1991

Frontline

by Ken Tucker | Nov 08, 1991

Video Article

Blacklist movies

by Ty Burr | Nov 08, 1991
''In a Lonely Place'' and ''On the Waterfront'' are among the best at criticizing red-baiting Read it

Michael Weldon loves ''psychotronic'' films

by Melissa Pierson | Nov 08, 1991
The editor has made a cottage industry out of the little-seen films Read it

Is Robert De Niro squandering his talent?

by Ty Burr | Nov 08, 1991
Viewers of ''Backdraft'' and ''Guilty By Suspicion'' wonder whether the Raging Bull is aging well Read it

Video Review

Home for Christmas

by Michael Sauter | Nov 08, 1991

The Mouse and the Motorcycle

by Jeff Unger | Nov 08, 1991

Eric Clapton: 24 Nights

by Steve Simels | Nov 08, 1991

Delusion

by Doug Brod | Nov 08, 1991

Sting: The Soul Cages Concert

by Elysa Gardner | Nov 08, 1991

Mortal Thoughts

by Jill Rachlin | Nov 08, 1991

Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker

by Michael Sauter | Nov 08, 1991

Lethal Games

by Doug Brod | Nov 08, 1991

The New Russian Revolution

by Terry Catchpole | Nov 08, 1991
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