Chronicles Magazine August 1987

  • Correspondence

    Monumental Folly

    The other day I got a "Dear Friend" letter from Malcolm Forbes asking for a contribution to the Reagan Presidential Library. It raises all sorts of questions. For instance, does Malcolm Forbes really think of me as a friend?

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  • VITAL SIGNS

    Making Love

    Perhaps it's living in New York that makes me like Making Mr. Right. Susan Seidelman's latest (she did Desperately Seeking Susan with Madonna, remember) is just one step up from farce: a lighthearted comedy of manners and sexual politics.

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  • VITAL SIGNS

    Viva la Musical Comedy

    A few months before I saw the musical Les Miserables—actually a few months before it opened at the Kennedy Center last December—I heard it. The show's publicist had sent me a tape of the London version.

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