MONDAY, APRIL 14, 1997

HOROWITZ How gay politics is killing gays

NEWS Hong Kong's governor: I'm outta here

MEDIA Why the press should be MORE cynical

BOOKS Curried Brit: Hilarious tale of a bi-cultural bad girl

MUSIC Steve Reich: Minimalist genius

TV Internet vamp spices up "Melrose Place"

X-WORD The Point of April 15

SALON IS HIRING

DETAIL OF PHOTOGRAPH BY ROLLIE McKENNA

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FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1997

Irish Ghost Stories By Andrew O'Hehir
Scholar and poet Seamus Deane tackles James Joyce on home turf in his haunting, autobiographical first novel, "Reading in the Dark." (04/11/97)
Plus: Seamus Deane, author of "Reading in the Dark," talks about his transformation from star of academia to star of literature at the age of 57. (04/11/97)

Friday, April 11, 1997: A Law Unto Itself By Jeff Stein
A former New York Times investigative reporter explains how the IRS puts results above going after the real tax evaders. (04/11/97)

Friday, April 11, 1997: Only Disconnect By G. Beato
Who are the "MSNBC Contributors," those cheerful junior pundits popping up every few minutes on the network's endless daytime show? And why won't they answer my e-mail? (04/11/97)

Books By Megan Harlan
"Sexplorations": Anka writes like a teenage boy screws (04/11/97)

Music

R.I.P. Laura Nyro By Sean Elder (04/11/97)
Nanci Griffith By Dwight Garner (04/11/97)

Television:

Dead Air By Joyce Millman
ABC tries to enliven its Saturday lineup with Keystone Koroners and the life story of a gun. (04/11/97)
"Rebecca" without the ghosts By Joyce Millman
Alfred Hitchcock's classic film captured the psychosexual hysteria of Daphne du Maurier's Gothic novel. By contrast, the pallid new Masterpiece Theatre version has been through way too much therapy. (04/11/97)
Blue Glow By Joyce Millman (04/11/97)

Movies:

"Grosse Pointe Blank" By Stephanie Zacharek
John Cusack gets to the heart of his murderous character, but "Grosse Pointe Blank" is too busy trying to be sunny to take advantage. (04/11/97)
"Chasing Amy" By Charles Taylor
Love's unpredictable puzzles bedevil the characters in Kevin Smith's profane, sweet-tempered "Chasing Amy." (04/11/97)

Comics The Hero Santon
By Don Asmussen (04/11/97)

APRIL 7 - APRIL 10, 1997

21st Salon's weekly digital culture section:

Data Deluge By Scott Rosenberg
Guides to the info-glut
The brain strikes back By Andrew Leonard
Human beings are still the most intelligent agents around
(04/10/97)

Word by word By Anne Lamott
The secret of my body (04/10/97)

Newsreal By Jeff Stein
Feds' lyin' lie detector tests (04/10/97)

Headless nets trounced by topless tabs By Mark Schone
As network news magazines get cheesier, TV tabloids are gaining new respectability (04/09/97)

Taste Salon's weekly food section

The Burnt-out cook By Patric Kuh
Turning the tables: Why food critics love to be mean
The surreal gourmet By Bob Blumer
The classic martini
Cookbook shelf By Sam Sifton
"Last Dinner on the Titanic" by Rick Archbold & Dana McCauley
Taste talk By Patric Kuh
Glazed and confused about vinaigrette (04/09/97)

Unzipped By Courtney Weaver
Should you go to bed with a man who can't kiss? (04/09/97)

Wanderlust Salon's new weekly travel magazine

My Private Wanderlust By Donald W. George
Wanderlust's editor describes the history and heart of his personal wanderlust (04/08/97)
Ibiza: A Navel Voyage By Karl Taro Greenfeld
"If there was ever a place where a man may be tempted to bite an unknown woman's navel, that place is Ibiza in August" (04/08/97)
Mallemaroking runs amok By Simon Winchester
The alarming spread of the raucous rite called mallemaroking (04/08/97)
Passages: "Waltz at the End of Earth" By Paula McDonald
Excerpted from the new book "Travelers' Tales: Food" (04/08/97)
Postmark: New York By Dwight Garner
The agony, and the ecstasy, of New York's subway system (04/08/97)

The Awful Truth By Cintra Wilson
Ike Turner e-mailed me -- and he's pissed! (04/08/97)

Didion as Diva By Bill Hayes
Why gays love Joan Didion (04/07/97)

Camp Counselor By Paul Festa
How Wayne Koestenbaum's "Jackie O" completed my quest for opera queendom (04/07/97)

Swamp Fever By James Carville
The flood that drove Old Dixie down (04/07/97)

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