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1998 Stories by Richard Goldstein

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  • The Hate That Makes Men Straight

    published December 22, 1998

    If the murder of Matthew Shepard accomplishes nothing else, it will have focused attention on a bias so pervasive that it hardly seems like bias... More >>

  • The New American Majority

    published December 1, 1998

    Last week's most arresting political development was not Ken Starr's song and wiretap dance, but the election of a former football player named... More >>

  • Drool Britannia

    published November 24, 1998

    As British sex scandals go, last week's serial outing of three ministers in Tony Blair's cabinet pales before the great sleaze fests of recent... More >>

  • New York (Old) School

    published November 17, 1998

    They say art knows no boundaries, and that it can transcend the coarse materialism of class and caste. What better way to test this thesis than to... More >>

  • California Girl

    published October 6, 1998

    The crowd at a Ravi Shankar concert is always a culture clash, and last Friday's Carnegie Hall recital was no exception. Paleo- and neo-hippies... More >>

  • Sexual McCarthyism

    published September 29, 1998

    Call it Blue Monday. As the nation kept one eye on work and the other peeled on Bill Clinton: The Video, we passed into a new age whose... More >>

  • Porn Free

    published September 1, 1998

    As police padlocked strip clubs and inspectors hauled 19 adult businesses -- including a gay bookstore -- into court, the media reacted as if the... More >>

  • Body and Soul

    published June 9, 1998

    Ten years ago, it was The Last Temptation of Christ, Martin Scorsese's passionate rendering of the existential gospel, in which Jesus imagines... More >>

  • Camera [in the Can]

    published May 19, 1998

    If you think interrupting a cartoon show for live coverage of a man blowing his brains out on the freeway is as sleazy as TV news gets, guess... More >>

  • The Eye of the Beholder

    published March 10, 1998

    About a dozen protesters paraded past the New York Stock Exchange last Friday morning urging brokers to ''sell Barnes & Noble stock.'' They were... More >>

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