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Willie Nelson's Crusade to Stop Big Pot

New York Magazine

A vocal advocate of marijuana legalization for half a century, Nelson views the last few years with joy—and dread. At 82, he figures he has at least one good fight left, and has declared war on corporate pot.

The Great Gift Guide: For the Gadget Geek

Consumer Reports

When something shiny is all that will do, this guide makes you a shrewd shopper. Whether your goal is a thoughtful gesture or a supersized splash, you’ll get the right steer here.

25th Anniversary: Women of the Year


Since 1990, Glamour has saluted the planet’s most remarkable female leaders. Meet this year’s honorees: Reese Witherspoon, Victoria Beckham, Misty Copeland, and more.

Steph Curry: Golfers Who Give Back

Golf Digest

From Curry to NFL receiver Larry Fitzgerald to UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold and U.S. World Cup soccer star Ali Krieger, these golf-loving athletes do a lot of good for others.

Being Bond

Spectre of Death

Entertainment Weekly

Hacked emails, a leaked script, an injured star, and a major franchise at the point of no return. Inside the most dangerous James Bond movie ever made.

A Bond Car for a New Generation


Automobile celebrates the release of Spectre at Aston Martin’s headquarters in England with Bond cars including the hauntingly sexy DB10, the first model built exclusively for the series.

Bond, Real Bond


James Bond has had some badass tech over the years: wristwatch lasers, ejector seats. And now (at last!) real life has caught up. For the new film, Q should have just bought this stuff from eBay and knocked off early.

Léa Seydoux: French Perfection


The hottest French export since Champagne, Seydoux is Bond’s most formidable femme fatale, but please don’t call her a Bond girl.

Restaurant Confidential

The Fault in Their Stars

Vanity Fair

Michelin stars can be both a blessing and a curse for anointed restaurants. The kings of New York’s top kitchens reveal what it takes to gain (and keep) Michelin’s imprimatur—and the trauma of losing a star.

Who's to Judge?

The New Yorker

At a party to reveal the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, chefs, journalists, and businesspeople mingle with a drink in one hand, a phone in the other. The host will announce winners in descending order. Here, how the winners are chosen.

50 Tastiest Things


The 50 best things to eat, scarf, sip, spread, slam, savor, scoop, dip, download (yes, download), and drink right now. Bagels from L.A.? Really?

The Best New Restaurants


The new food order includes tabbouleh and hummus in New Orleans, cassoulet in Harlem, and biscuits and gravy in Portland.

Countdown to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving by the Dozen

Country Living

Talk about abundance! Here, a dozen sides, a dozen pies, a dozen appetizers, and more. It’s a bounty of mix-and-match options for your holiday table.

53 Ways to Be a Better Guest

Real Simple

Real Simple cordially invites you to be a sparkling conversationalist, an ambidextrous buffet maneuverer, and an all-around delightful attendee.

O Beautiful

Martha Stewart Living

Baskets make a lovely motif for the Thanksgiving table. So gather a few and use these easy craft ideas to weave them into your holiday décor.

What Can I Bring?

Bon Appétit

A guest’s guide to sides that reheat, salads that travel, and hostess gifts that will guarantee you’re invited back next year.

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