This week, our Next Issue Picks include a couple of inspiring true stories and a lead on a healthy dose of manly fiction. We’ve also rounded up some smart advice, business news, and fun projects for those that feel like a little DIY this weekend. Enjoy!
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Next Issue Picks
True Story: Kidnapped!
In October 2011, aid worker Jessica Buchanan and a Danish colleague were ambushed in southern Somalia by pirates who had moved their ransom schemes from sea to land. Here, she recounts the harrowing abduction and the dramatic rescue by the elite U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six.
Esquire Fiction: 106 Stories
Original short fiction from the world’s greatest writers including Colum McCann, Salman Rushdie, and more – all with the title “How To Be A Man.” The result is the biggest literary event of the year.
Where Unmitigated Badassery Abounds
Welcome to More’s for-crying-out-loud just-do-it-already blowout special, featuring women that have hurled themselves out of their comfort zone and into a brave new world.
Mike Tyson was a pariah. Then he embraced the monster within. At that point, a very bad man started to have some very good years.
The message is clear: Texting and driving can be fatal. So why do teens continue to pick up their phones behind the wheel?
Trail-intelligent technology is making it easier than ever to plan and execute your next backcountry trip and then share your digital memories. Best part? All this power fits in your hands.
How Do You Make Travel Less Stressful?
Delayed flights, bad directions, lost bags, overscheduled schedules. Next trip, follow these reader suggestions for staying cool and calm.
The Ultimate Wedding Season Survival Guide
It’s here. Celebrities walk red carpets, high school kids go to prom, and the rest of us go to weddings. Here’s your guide to witness those I-dos like the best guest ever.
DIY: Adirondack Chair
This Adirondack has a built-in, slide-out footrest. It’s low cost, attractive, and comfortable – and will look as good at home on your patio as it would on a beachfront.
The Sparkliest, Handiest, Cutest Crafts Stuff Ever!
We asked crafting pros for their DIY must-haves. The result: the ultimate supply stash.
Create: Make It
Craft a water-bottle cozy, show Dad he’s a hero, send confetti flying, and more.
Make these easy medallion knobs that add flair to a bureau or side table.
Biz and Beyond
Rise of The Alpha Dads
Could men be better than women at solving the work-life dilemma? In the U.S., working dads say they want more time with children and a new generation of Alpha Dads is done being office slaves.
Ari Emanuel Wants to Talk to You
The brash William Morris Endeavor Co-CEO is known to many as the brother of Chicago’s mayor or the inspiration for Entourage character Ari Gold. But the superagent may be the most powerful person in entertainment, and he’s not following the old script.
Features: The Massachusetts Experiment
What’s in store when the last pieces of Obamacare fall into place? Here’s how the plan it was modeled on is panning out. A fresh focus on health care has physicians changing up their practices.
Crossing The Divide
North Korean defectors in the South struggle to overcome unemployment, poor education and discrimination, showing how difficult any reunification of the peninsula will be.