Staff Picks: Best of GettingIt
September 15, 1999
There are plenty of eerie facts you've never heard about the siege

September 15, 1999
Five hours with Russ Meyer

November 18, 1999
William Gibson is still 15 minutes ahead

July 29, 1999
New album erases the singer to rewrite history

August 20, 1999
Large-scale culinary disasters of the past

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Scope
Let the deadsploitation begin
It seemed the last remnants of Dana Plato's celebrity had finally been picked clean by the scandal-hungry media when she died in May. According to People magazine, "[T]he lovable star of Diff'rent Stokes grew up to be a petty crook, an addict, an alcoholic and, with her death at age 34, a Hollywood casualty." The New York Daily News added that by the early '90s "she was spending most of her time playing the nickel slots in Las Vegas after she was turned down for a $6-an-hour job picking up garbage and cleaning bathrooms." But in the last month of her life, Dana struck an even more unlikely business relationship with Shane Bugbee, a 31-year-old Chicago-based promoter, which ensured her continued infamy after death.
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Scot pop phenom lose their teen cherry
September 20, 1999
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Tactics of a notorious Web site prankster
December 3, 1999
Whoa!
September 24, 1999
Crave
August 6, 1999
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Pageant fanatics dish nonstop online
September 17, 1999
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Television v. the videopoker machine
December 7, 1999