12 Apr 1998

An open and candid evening with the Spice Girls

Ever since they burst into worldwide consciousness a mere two years ago, the Spice Girls have been the object of both love and loathing. Baby Spice (Emma Bunton), Scary Spice (Melanie Brown), Ginger Spice (Geri Halliwell), Sporty Spice (Melanie Chisholm) and Posh Spice (Victoria Adams): either you adore them or you abhor them. You can file me under the latter.

Newton Zass 0 Read More
11 Apr 1998

Mariah Carey set to star in Edmund Fitzgerald movie

Sugar pop queen Mariah Carey has accepted the starring role in Rescue Me: The Story of Edmund Fitzgerald, a new cinematic retelling of the nautical disaster that claimed the lives of 29 sailors on November 10, 1975 on Lake Superior in Michigan, USA.

Nicola Cornthwaite 2 Read More
11 Apr 1998

Michael Jackson sues publishers for refusing to print baby photos

Michael Jackson, the erstwhile King of Pop now demoted to overseas jesting, has filed a collective lawsuit against various print and Internet publishers for refusing to publish photographs showing him and son “Prince” in Hallmark “father-and-son” moments.

Wanda JK Orselens 0 Read More
11 Apr 1998

George Lucas to re-release ‘Star Wars’

Intimidated by the recent takeover of Titanic as the Number One Box-Office Hit of all time, director George Lucas has launched a determined campaign to reclaim the title held for two decades by his classic 1977 movie Star Wars.

Gordon Flurkey 0 Read More
10 Apr 1998

Diary of a Backstreet Boys roadie

In June 1997, the Backstreet Boys conducted a nationwide contest for their fans in the U.S. Hundreds of thousands of hopeful teenaged girls, and even boys, participated in the promotional event, dubbed as “Be Our Summer Roadie.” Only one lucky fan was chosen to spend ten days on the road with the Backstreet Boys, with free board and lodging.

Eros Giancarlo Gucci 0 Read More