September 28, 1998 Issue
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BY CORKY POLLAN
The lushest flora? The sleekest tuxedo? The subtlest stereo? You know it's all out there, but where? Luckily for you, Corky Pollan has spent seventeen years as the personal shopper for every New York reader. In our first annual "Ask Corky" issue, she tells you where to go for the hard-to-find.
Onscreen, 16-year-old Leelee Sobieski, the star of Merchant-Ivory's A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries, has romanced Elijah Wood, befriended Drew Barrymore, and held her own with Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Offscreen, she has to call her mother every hour. An Upper West Side star-in-the-making.
Old Dog Does Hunt
What with "Coraje," cardigans, and the Connie fiasco -- not to mention the frequency, Kenneth -- Dan Rather has suffered more than his share of predictions of his demise. These days, however, the veteran CBS News anchor is winning over a new generation with his unreconstructed straight-shooting style -- and finally emerging from the shadows of Murrow and Cronkite.
BY MICHAEL WOLFF
Why oral sex doesn't titillate
Mike Ovitz threatens a comeback
The Underground Gourmet
Culinary peace at the Place
Wedding sampler; cheap caffeine
Without Limits runs long
Jay McInerneys uninspired satire
BY JOHN SIMON
Wit has wisdom to spare
New work from a new China
Partenope brilliantly debuts
Homicide brilliantly recasts
Hole's Celebrity Skin tries, inconclusively, to make Love over