Herewith, our list of Salon's 50 most popular stories in 1999, based on cumulative volume of Web traffic. Each day this week we'll add 10 to the list, counting down to the most-read articles of the year. And don't miss our "Editor's Pick" list -- a handpicked selection of Salon's best work from 1999.
50. True tales of topless
Sophie and the bird nest breasts By Amy Reiter
The Sun newspaper catches Rhys-Jones with her shirt off; his Nastiness goes after her Rodhamness.
[05/27/99 -- People]
46. Too many naked women By Joel Stratte-McClure
An interview with Helmut Newton.
45. Live! From my bedroom By Simon Firth
"Homecam" operators broadcast their daily
lives to Web voyeurs. Why? For art or fame, love or money -- or reasons they
can't quite explain.
[01/08/98 -- Technology]
42. Hillary, Naomi, Susan and Rush. Sheesh! By Camille Paglia
Clinton requires emergency intervention; Wolf's mind is amazingly slack; Faludi's "Stiffed" is a stiff. Meanwhile, Limbaugh brings a genuine intellectual service to American culture.
[11/17/99 -- People]