The Rocky Horror Picture Show Turns 40. Plus Bernie Sanders, Blake Shelton, Michael B. Jordan and More

It’s a day of unlikely pairings and anniversaries in today’s New & Noteworthy stories.

What do Melinda Gates and the pastry chef who invented “Crack Pie” have in common? How about Spanx creator Sara Blakely and a Purple Heart recipient? They’re all on Cosmo‘s “Fun, Fearless 50” list of the 50 women “disrupting and inspiring the way we all think and act.”

And who would expect a Brooklyn-born Jewish socialist senator from Vermont to give Hillary Clinton a run for her money in the Democratic presidential primary? The New Yorker takes an in-depth look at Bernie Sanders.

The sweet transvestite from Transsexual, Transylvania, is officially middle-aged! The Rocky Horror Picture Show turns 40. Read an interview with costars Susan Sarandon, Barry BostwickTim Curry, Patricia Quinn and Meat Loaf in Entertainment Weekly‘s reunions issue. (And don’t miss the casts of Felicity, Misery, Family Ties and more!)

In today’s Collections on the Highlights screen, we curate so you don’t have to

Monday News Rush Updates on world events: the international refugee crisis; the waning days of Obama’s presidency; the investigation into a mysterious death at Abu Ghraib prison; and the House Freedom Caucus, the group that overthrew John Boehner…as a warm-up.

Canadian Thanksgiving Our northern neighbors celebrate the holiday today. These great recipes and ideas will make the day special anywhere, anytime.

Quick Reads: Our Favorite Charts Fast facts about what’s hot (The Martian), what’s not (um, the Portable Pizza Pouch?), what’s popping (Bieber and The Weeknd), and what’s stopping us in our tracks (a Taylor Swift portrait made entirely of gumballs!). Plus a look at women and backpacking, and ski boots for all!

DIY Halloween Costumes Yes, you can—even if you’re not a Pinterest whiz, fledgling Martha or secret sewing-machine aficionado. It’s all about having fun. And maybe making your neighbors a teeny bit envious. (We don’t judge.)

Man Crush Monday Today, Blake Shelton’s life after divorce, Taylor Kinney admits to owning Sponge Bob socks, and Michael B. Jordan shares his secrets to, well, life. Oh, and a peek at 11 of the most beautiful British models.

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Meet Cosmo's Fun, Fearless 50


The Populist Prophet

The New Yorker

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Entertainment Weekly