With this issue, we inaugurate a postscript to Picks & Pans that will monitor the pulse of America via the box office, the music charts, the best-seller lists, the Nielsens and other, occasionally more arcane, categories. One star who has pulses racing—literally—is Jane Fonda. At fiftysomething, Fonda is still the queen of the leotard set, with no fewer than four entries among the current fitness-tape best-sellers (see “Video”). Panting along and nipping at Jane’s leg warmers is Callan (“Callanetics”) Pinckney, with three.
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