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Making the cut Dwight Garner
With its much-hyped list of the Best Young American Writers, Granta may have nudged the most neurotic subgroup in the country over the edge
January 28, 1996 1:00AM (UTC)
Salman Rushdie Salon Staff
When life becomes a bad novel
January 28, 1996 1:00AM (UTC)
Sundance: The Women's Hour Debra Jo Immergut
The most talked-about (and best) competition films focused on female characters -- a reaction, perhaps, to last year's glut of Tarantino-style shoot-'em-ups.
January 28, 1996 1:00AM (UTC)
The meaning of death Gary Kamiya
While John Schlesinger's "An Eye for an Eye" presents Hollywood's same old good vs. evil universe, Tim Robbins' "Dead Man Walking" triumphs by rejecting easy moral conclusions
January 28, 1996 1:00AM (UTC)
The Women's Hour Debra Jo Immergut
Tucked in among the 34 films (18 features and 16 documentaries) in competition at this year's Sundance Film Festival were more than a few serious gems. The most talked-about (and best) competition films focused on female characters -- a reaction, perhaps, to last year's glut of Tarantino-style shoot-'em-ups.
January 28, 1996 1:03AM (UTC)
Whitewater: Parade of the red herrings Andrew Ross
After spending $30 million, poring over 250,000 documents and investigating half the state of Arkansas the Republicans have produced nothing but "suspicions."
January 28, 1996 7:07PM (UTC)
The First Drag Queen Camille Paglia
America's smoothly efficient First Lady has taught herself how to act like a woman.
January 28, 1996 7:25PM (UTC)
Sluts and Addicts Laura Miller
Why two of Hollywood's most talented actresses are taking the low road to acclaim
January 28, 1996 7:31PM (UTC)
Sundance: The Women's Hour Debra Jo Immergut
January 28, 1996 7:55PM (UTC)
Mr. Todd's Wild Ride Debra Jo Immergut
The biggest stories at the Sundance Film Festival are often those of the struggling filmmakers themselves: how Quentin Tarantino languished for years behind a video store counter, how Ed Burns shot "The Brothers McMullen" at his parents' house. This year, it's Todd Solondz's turn to leap from don't-quit-your-day-job obscurity.
January 28, 1996 7:58PM (UTC)
The outsiders Debra Jo Immergut
January 28, 1996 8:11PM (UTC)
The meaning of death Gary Kamiya
While John Schlesinger's "An Eye for an Eye" presents Hollywood's same old good vs. evil universe, Tim Robbins' "Dead Man Walking" triumphs by rejecting easy moral conclusions.
January 28, 1996 8:24PM (UTC)
Sympathy for the devil Marc Bruno
Sister Helen Prejean talks about the condemned men who inspired "Dead Man Walking."
January 28, 1996 11:08PM (UTC)
Non-disclosure Andrew Ross
Behind a convenient curtain, an anonymous writer throws poisoned darts at the President, and the cognoscenti applaud.
February 10, 1996 2:54PM (UTC)
Ridiculous Liaisons Laura Miller
The Love Affair as a Work of Art
February 10, 1996 3:16PM (UTC)

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