Bid to be great goes up in puff of, well, smoke
Mixed messages on equality
A card game Gen-Xers can sink their teeth into
Seal of disapproval Navy: 'G.I. Jane' at sea on training, says a man who's been through it.
G.I. PAIN Demi Moore flexes her muscles as a Navy SEAL, but the film 'G.I. Jane' doesn't flex our brains.
Planet Hollywood to have a Harborplace flavor Plans call for more openness than chain's outlets usually have; Restaurants
Supporting Roles Causes: As celebrities increasingly look for issues to champion, and charities seek exposure for their issues, a new public relations niche is born.
The feast before the footlights Stars: L.A. and its glamorous denizens win Best Performance by a City Having a Good Time.; Scene
Firming up the old-fashioned way Health: The Pilates tTC Method is an old exercise routine that has become trendy again. Elizabeth Ahearn plans to open a Pilates studio at Goucher this summer.
Unreeling in the next few months Previews: Coming soon are "Marvin's Room," "Return of the Jedi" and a rerelease of John Waters' "Pink Flamingos." Save room for popcorn.
TIME SAVERS Watch collectors drawn by chance to 'own a little piece of history'
An ocean of possibilities in Santa Monica Pedestrians: In this city 15 miles west of downtown Los Angeles, you can visit beaches, boutiques and restaurants without setting foot in a car.
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Vintage soars so do prices; Wines: The 1994 ports are outstanding, packed with flavor now and with the promise of improvement in the bottle. Collectors have already snatched up the best.
Slipping into something comfy Fashion: Peeks ahead to spring, summer show lingerie-inspired gowns galore.
Counter Culture Consumerism: Tokyo's huge and upscale Isetan Department Store features everything from sushi to Armani to the Baltimore Museum of Art's Cone Collection.
OH, BROTHER!: Is it cold in the shadow of fame?
USA rips from headlines with 'Unabomber' movie
September, when ads abound
Equal Rites Awards for egregious ms-feasance
Just a touch of starchThose hot Hollywood...
The bald and the beautifulNever mind Demi...
Artificial Intelligence Self-help: "DOS for Dummies," a bright idea, has led to "Parenting for Dummies" and even "Sex for Dummies," cheat sheets for life. Some smart folks ask: Is this progress?
Bertha fails to blow away festive mood at wine tasting
Cinema fireworks Movie violence: Hollywood's response this summer to 'family values': boom, boom, boom.
The naked truth: Overexposed Demi takes all the fun out of 'Striptease'
THE NAKED TRUTH Review: In "Striptease," Demi Moore's much ballyhooed stripping doesn't do much for the complicated plot, which is fleshed out with oddball humor and a good cast.
Photos can't lie -- but they do
Quasi-Moody Review: This tale of Quasimodo is Disney, is rated G and is pretty wonderful in places. But think twice about taking the little ones, because it also has some creepy, grown-up moments.
Pete Hamill KOs boxing in June issue of Esquire Turnaround: Observing the physical decline of Muhammad Ali, the veteran sportswriter decries the fight game he once loved.
'Friends' are turning up all over town Interviews: David Schwimmer is featured in 'Vogue,' Courteney Cox in 'Redbook' and Lisa Kudrow in 'Elle.'
Summer films mix the classic with the dumb Previews: The season starts with a splash and departs with a duh.
'People' mag tags world's beauties
Hepburn may be enough to keep you inside today
Hoops and Oscars abound
Slick photographs make actors bigger than life
Films' leading ladies are acting their age Beauties: Glamour reminds us that the hottest screen actresses Ellen Barkin, Meryl Streep, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer are all over 35.
Calling all hunchbacks Auditions: The Disney studio is scouring the land for Quasimodos and Esmeraldas for "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."
X-Men come to life in Fox movie
The alternatives to 'Homicide'
Verdict is in: 'Juror' is a snore With Demi Moore pitted against the mob, you have no reason to hope for any surprises.
Esquire and Spy give the past year its due ridicule
Pavarotti at arena sings for his supper
A hint of feminism slips into 'Scarlet Letter'
Time and again, 'Then' eclipses 'Now' Why does Demi Moore keep interrupting an absolutely delightful tale of four young girls growing up?
Atlantic Monthly renews its energy Dull no more: Yawns used to abound in venerable journal, but October issue is worth reading.
'The Scarlet Letter' doesn't deserve an 'A'
Decades-old mod is modern again
Slipping through the quacks Robert De Niro...