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1998 Stories by Michael Tortorello

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  • Reality Bites

    published October 28, 1998

    Terry Gilliam's fantastic dreams do battle with the Hollywood nightmare. More >>

  • Just Deserts

    published October 21, 1998

    Seven years after the Gulf War, Paul William Roberts's The Demonic Comedy draws a punch line in the sand. More >>

  • Money In, Art Out

    published September 16, 1998

    Arts funding and the cost of free money. More >>

  • TIM O'BRIEN

    published September 9, 1998

    Everything is wrong More >>

  • Exiled from Main Street

    published July 15, 1998

    William Finnegan's Cold New World maps the topography of dispossession. More >>

  • Everybody's Business

    published June 24, 1998

    Industrious novelist Richard Powers computes our losses and gains. More >>

  • The Tide Is High

    published June 3, 1998

    Lady and the cad: Alice (Chloë Sevigny) and Des (Chris Eigeman) toast the last days of disco More >>

  • High Times

    published May 27, 1998

    Don't look back: Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro bring a '90s work ethic to the business of debauchery. More >>

  • 1973 Comics

    published May 6, 1998

    One would have been hard-pressed to anticipate that Doonesbury would evolve so quickly into a keen political and social soap opera of the... More >>

  • A Separate Peace

    published April 22, 1998

    When Trip Shakespeare broke up, Matt Wilson marched off to war against his muse. Five years later, this exacting songwriter returns from the front... More >>

  • BOOKS: Revenge of the Latchkey Kids

    published April 8, 1998

    Ted Rall Revenge of the Latchkey Kids Workman Can we take a minute, please, to celebrate the wrath... More >>

  • Tricky Dick

    published March 25, 1998

    In Primary Colors, being president means never having to say you're sorry. More >>

  • A Choice of Weapons

    published February 25, 1998

    After a hardscrabble life in the Depression, Gordon Parks picked up a camera instead of a gun. But as a massive retrospective of his work reveals,... More >>

  • Trendspotting

    published February 25, 1998

    Talk to your friends, read a lot of magazines, think up some catchy lingo: Voilà, you're in the futures business! More >>

  • The Great Spectator

    published February 18, 1998

    Radio Free Chicago: Studs Terkel holds down the microphone at WFMT in 1978. More >>

  • Come to Dada

    published January 21, 1998

    Mellow Rhubarb Turbine: Elmo Oxygen (David Jensen) talks dirty in Steven Soderbergh's Schizopolis. More >>

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