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January 19, 1998
The Brothers Pate

Two identical, charming, blond, twentysomething Downtown guys with a darkly comic script (Deceiver) about ne’er-do-well con men: How could Hollywood resist?

January 19, 1998
High Style

This couple earned millions as interior decorators for Colombia’s biggest drug lord. Now they’re being tried for money laundering, in a controversial case that has civil libertarians livid. Who’s next, John Gotti’s tailor?

January 12, 1998
Little Big Man

A self-described “short Jewish guy” who slept through yeshiva and did stand-up in the Catskills, Ben Brafman has become one of New York’s toughest defense attorneys, winning surprising acquittals for rather long-shot clients. Can he do the same for Daphne Abdela and Peter Gatien?

January 12, 1998
Spa vs. Spa

While some urban oases see beauty in herbs and mud, others swear by a power plug and a steady electric current. A guide to New York’s facial relations.

January 12, 1998
Pressing the Flesh

Faster than therapy, safer than sex, easier than working out, massage (at home, at the office, in a spa, or on the street) is the indulgence of choice for the stressed-out.

January 5, 1998
Oedipus & Podhoretz

His father fought Stalinists. But for Post edit-page chief John Podhoretz, sitcoms are the battleground of freedom.

January 5, 1998
Citizen’s Arrest

Bounty hunters in this city play a sophisticated game of hide-and-seek to get their man -- impersonating Con Ed repairmen, tapping phone lines, and storming houses with handcuffs. Nabbing fugitives is tricky business, which is why they often come this close to breaking the law themselves.

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