- June 14, 1999 | Feature
- The Magic Number
Everybody has a price, the amount it would take to live well without ever working again. But now that the dot-com generation has redefined the playing field, the price is higher than ever. Does $10 million sound about right?
- January 17, 2000 | Feature
- Tales Of The New Gold Rush
Somewhere out there, in a briefcase or laptop or shoulder bag, is an idea that will make a lot of people very rich. Steve Brotman and the city's other venture capitalists will endure any number of preposterous pitches and business plans to find it.
- December 17, 2001 | Feature
- Expatriate Dreams
Living quietly among us in Westchester, the Swedish director Lasse Hallström has made peace with what Ingmar Bergman once called "the meat grinder" of Hollywood. After two straight years of Oscar nominations and with similar hopes for his new film, The Shipping News, Hallström is finally where he wants to be.
- April 13, 1998 | Feature
- Ogle Mogul
The sexually explicit plays of Ronnie Larsen always do well at the box office -- as long as their subjects are gay. But his new one is about female strippers. So will anyone pay to see naked girls?
- September 13, 1999 | Feature
- Movies: Isn't He Romantic?
Kevin Spacey has played some of Hollywood's most slithery villains. With American Beauty, he hopes to shed his reptile's skin.
- August 20, 2001 | Feature
- Sorry, Your Time Is Not Up
To many New Yorkers, August poses a potent question: What would life be like without therapy? Analysts have no shortage of answers to this question -- and it could take you a year's worth of 50-minute hours to explore them all. The story of one woman's struggle with -- as the shrinks say -- termination.
- May 16, 2005 | Feature
- My Life as a Thin Person
People like Lisa Marie Sohr, who lose 100 pounds or more with stomach surgery, find that with their new bodies often come new friends, new spouses, new lives. But happiness is not a foregone conclusion.
- June 7, 1999 | Best Doctors
- Dr. Jacob D. Rozbruch: Dem Bones
- April 22, 2002 | Feature
- Mostly Not Mozart
His English may be slightly fuzzy, but Christoph Thun-Hohenstein's mission is crystal clear: to make the Austrian Cultural Forum as provocative on the inside as its startling new East 52nd Street home is from the outside.
- March 13, 2000 | Feature
- Tyrone's Power
In 1973, Jason Robards played James Tyrone in A Moon for the Misbegotten, reviving both the star and Broadway. Can this monster of a role do the same for Gabriel Byrne?