Picks and Pans Review: This Week

updated 07/03/1995 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/03/1995 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>TUBE: Revisiting the Michael Jackson-Diane Sawyer interview; Peter Boyle heads a crew of Philly firefighters; MTV's Real World adopts an international accent

SCREEN: The Postman delivers poetry; Apollo 13's mission is a success; Mel Gibson sings in Pocahontas—but he's not giving up his day job yet 19

SONG: Natalie Merchant goes solo; Michael Jackson makes HIStory; Paula Abdul is back on her feet with Head over Heels 22

PAGES: Dave Barry charts a man's world in his Complete Guide to Guys; Daniel Pinkwater overindulges in The Afterlife Diet; Alice Hoffman conjures up some Practical Magic 27

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