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January 25, 1999 Issue

"It'd be fun, man. Everybody would love it. If those two ran, the New York Senate race would be more interesting than the presidential race."
--James Carville, from "Something About Hillary"

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FEATURES
Something About Hillary
BY MICHAEL TOMASKY

Senator Hillary Clinton: Some (notably the city's star-starved Democrats) think it has a nice ring to it. Speculation has quickly taken on a life of its own. Here, George Stephanopoulos, Charles Rangel, Harold Ickes, James Carville, and a host of others ponder the plausibility of (a) Hillary on the Hill and (b) HRC vs. Rudy.

You Can Go Home Again
BY DAVID HANDELMAN

Is it Scarsdale itself, or the siren song of a carefree boomer childhood, that calls the natives back after a stint in the city? Some swore they'd never go back; some couldn't wait to return, with their offspring, to the (exclusive) fold.

Stomp This
BY LOGAN HILL

Aussie hoofer Dein Perry follows up his noisy Tap Dogs with a noisier and sexier extravaganza of tapping men (and women) of steel.

Isn't She Rich?
BY LISA DEPAULO

Even the Starr report couldn't keep Bill and Hill away from the soirée thrown by New York's favorite Grammy-nominated, funk-loving, Aspen-skiing socialite, Denise Rich. How a daughter's tragic death spurred Rich -- ex-wife of a fugitive, soul sister of Patti LaBelle -- to recast herself as philanthropist and life of the (Democratic) Party.

GOTHAM
The Olympics, Big Apple–style; Serra's latest public feud
GOTHAM STYLE Glamorama's fabulous guest list

DEPARTMENTS
Media
BY MICHAEL WOLFF

Tina Brown talks the Talk -- as others take their shots

Cityside
BY SAMUEL G. FREEDMAN

The Nappy Hair affair merely disguised the real educational crime

The Underground Gourmet
BY JOSEPH O'NEILL

Fare for flea-market hunters

MARKETPLACE
Best Bets
BY CORKY POLLAN

Rainbow pearls, Harlequin bowls, bookend menageries

Smart City
BY ALEXANDRA RINGE

Pub crawl: hangouts that aren't about seeing or being seen

Sales & Bargains
BY SHYAMA PATEL

A professional shows how you can really clean up

THE ARTS
Movies
BY PETER RAINER

Neil Jordan's latest American catastrophe; the heartbreak of success

Books
BY WALTER KIRN

From Bret Easton Ellis, the disposable novel, perfected

Theater
BY JOHN SIMON

Worthy Racine via the Almeida

Art
BY MARK STEVENS

A first-rate retrospective of a second-rate Renaissance man

Dance
BY TOBI TOBIAS

Balanchine steps, minus the vision

CUE
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