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1998 Stories by Bill Gallo

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  • Southern Cross

    published December 24, 1998

    The talents of Maya Angelou -- she is or has been a teacher, memoirist, prize-winning poet, actress, civil rights activist, editor, playwright,... More >>

  • Money Changes Everything

    published December 10, 1998

    Ultratough guy Jesse "The Body" Ventura says he means business as the new governor of Minnesota. But for now the nasty crime wave in that state... More >>

  • Start Making Sense

    published December 3, 1998

    A third of the way through Home Fries, you may begin wondering if the filmmakers haven't outsmarted themselves. Overloaded with oddities but a bit... More >>

  • The Camera Loves Them

    published November 19, 1998

    Holed up with his Sidney Bechet records, old flannel shirts, and dog-eared copy of War and Peace, Woody Allen has made a second career of shunning... More >>

  • Only the Lonely

    published November 12, 1998

    For filmmaker Todd Solondz, it's always midnight in suburbia. Life is lonely, and the natives can be hostile. In his daring second film,... More >>

  • Your Fiends and Neighbors

    published October 1, 1998

    Have adultery, murder, and greed all moved to the sticks? Once firmly rooted in the big city, the seven deadly sins have taken on a distinct... More >>

  • The Thrill Is Back

    published September 24, 1998

    As a director of action thrillers, John Frankenheimer has been a peerless stylist for nearly four decades -- without leaning on a pile of glitzy... More >>

  • Hollywood Babble On

    published September 24, 1998

    For better or worse, the confessional memoir has become the most popular literary form of our time, prompting ball players, Irish bartenders,... More >>

  • Oral Cavities

    published September 10, 1998

    Men don't get it. Moms don't get it. Sometimes even your roommate or best friend doesn't get it. But if you bray and carp and vent long enough,... More >>

  • Know When to Fold 'Em

    published September 10, 1998

    Matt Damon, the blond matinee idol, has apparently become Hollywood's idea of a deep thinker. After playing a math whiz in last year's Good Will... More >>

  • A Star Is Boring

    published September 3, 1998

    In the pecking order of tragic black musicians, Frankie Lymon can't hold a votive candle to, say, Charlie Parker or Billie Holiday. But now, like... More >>

  • Beating the Spread

    published July 23, 1998

    The last place you want to visit in midwinter is gray, freezing Buffalo, New York. The last people you want to see in the last place you want to... More >>

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