NEWS & NOTES8/THE ‘VAMPIRE’ CHRONICLES Tom Cruise bares his fangs Horrorlegend Vincent Price dies…Kris Kross’ Japanese bomb HotSheet…Flashes…and more.FEATURES18/COVER 100 GREATEST CDS From the Rolling Stones and BillieHoliday to Nirvana and Leonard Nimoy-Leonard Nimoy? -here’s our guideto building the essential compact-disc collection.36/THE SUBJECT IS ROSIE BY KATE MEYERS Examining the many shades(mostly reds and blues) of Fearless’ breakout performer Rosie Perez.
40/’DAVE’S WORLD’ IS NOT DAVE’S WORLD BY LISA SCHWARZBAUM HumoristDave Barry counts the ways in which his life is not like that of hissitcom counterpart.44/RENO AND BUTT-HEAD BY KEN TUCKER Copycat tragedies? Governmentintervention? A report on the easy rhetoric, and hard realities, ofthe debate over media violence.REVIEWS48/MOVIES OWEN GLEIBERMAN on The Remains of the Day, FatalInstinct, Ruby in Paradise, and RoboCop 3. Plus: Christopher Reeve,down to earth; making the cut in The Program.54/TELEVISION KEN TUCKER on Acapulco H.E.A.T., COBRA, andRenegade; also Cafe Americain and George. Plus: Baywatch andH.E.A.T. by the numbers; The Nanny’s Fran Drescher.60/BOOKS JESS CAGLE on Diana Ross’ autobiography; also HowardBlum’s Gangland: How the FBI Broke the Mob. Plus: Robert Fulghum’swriter’s cramp.66/MUSIC DAVID BROWNE on Sinatra’s Duets; also k.d. lang and INXS.Plus: An underground tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes.72/VIDEO LAWRENCE O’TOOLE on Sharon Stone films; also stand-upcomedy from Andrew Dice Clay and George Carlin, and music-instructiontapes. Plus: Movies about video, on video.80/KIDS LOIS ALTER MARK on Clifford the Big Red Dog’s 30thbirthday.DEPARTMENTS6/MAIL Howard Stern, Gettysburg, Meat Loaf.15/BEING THERE Luke and Laura return to General Hospital.82/ENCORE Nov. 5, 1980: Mick and Bianca Jagger unwed.