People, Sep. 18, 1995


In a world where Sonny Bono legislates and Naomi Campbell writes novels, why can't ROSEANNE help guest-edit an issue of the New Yorker? Editor Tina Brown's decision to ask the vernacular star to mix it up with the venerable magazine's staff for an issue on the American woman was a cocktail some writers found hard to swallow. Longtime New Yorker writer Ian Frazier faxed in his resignation. "It's a theological issue," says Frazier, meaning not that Roseanne is God but that writing is spiritual. "The New Yorker is about writing. Is writing sitting in a room...

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