Notebook: May 11, 1998

WINNERS & LOSERS

[WINNERS]

SPIKE LEE Jordan's rival for the basketball spotlight may be off court: He Got Game opens to acclaim

TREY PARKER & MATT STONE Comedy Central drops $15 million on South Park creators. The wages of poop are terrific

AMAZON.COM Online bookstore's stock splits. Wait until they figure out how to serve you espresso

[& LOSERS]

PAT RILEY Brawling? A Riley team? It's hard to believe this guy also coached Showtime with Magic and Kareem

NASA Piles of dead rats in space are an embarrassment. Or the basis of a new Parker and Stone comedy

WEBB HUBBELL Starr...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!