His $3 million script for Basic Instinct and public break with Michael Ovitz made Joe Eszterhas famous, feared, and envied. But after a five-sided romantic scandal, his career has entered a gilt -wrapped mire with Sliver, Showgirls, and Jade.Read more
In the private-jet set, your tail number is your ID, you debate the relative merits of G IIIs and G IVs, and you wouldn’t ask your dog to fly commercialRead more
Maureen Orth got the queen mother of rock ‘n’ roll to level about how bad things once were and how good they are now. She also got an earful from Ike.Read more
Sex, Madonna’s shocking new book of erotic photos, is about to make taboo something chic for the 90s. On the eve of the controversial book’s publication, the star gave our author an advance peek.Read more
America may be deadlocked in bitter struggles over sexual harassment and abortion rights. But Mary Robinson, the first woman to become president of Ireland, is inspiring a wave of grass-roots feminism that is challenging centuries of repression in a country rocked by recent scandals pitting sex against the church.
MAUREEN ORTH reports.
In approaching her death from AIDS, Tina Chow found the sense of mission that had eluded her in her years as the stylish enchantress who reigned over the beau monde in-spot restaurants she created with her then husband, Michael Chow. As MAUREEN ORTH reports, Tina fought the disease and its preconceptions–especially the lack of respect for women with AIDS — with her unerring grace, making her death her most bravely beautiful statement.Read more