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Talk about a triple threat! Jodie Foster, George Clooney, and Julia Roberts collab for the first time ever in their upcoming summer hit Money Monster.
Has Megyn Kelly already won the 2016 election? And 11 other questions answered by the face of Fox News.
The Supreme Court may be undecided on the ‘contraceptive mandate,’ but Marie Claire is unwavering in its pro-choice stance. Read Part 1 and Part 2 of their reproductive rights series.
In an exclusive interview with Popular Mechanics, Vice President Joe Biden and son Hunter discuss the tragic loss of Beau Biden, the bond between the Veep and his kids, and what growing up Biden truly means. This is one of those stories that makes you want to hug your kids —or call you parents.
Vogue sits down with Margot Robbie, the summer’s hottest star, to discuss her upcoming roles in The Legend of Tarzan and Suicide Squad, and why she is no damsel in distress. Read the full interview in our app before it hits newsstands.
“In 2011—after working very hard with a dialect coach to perfect an American accent—she moved to Los Angeles and immediately got a part on the short-lived TV series Pan Am. A supporting role in Richard Curtis’s coming-of-age rom-com About Time followed, and then she was cast as Naomi—that minx from Bay Ridge—in The Wolf of Wall Street. It was a career-defining performance, one that left people agape: Who’s that?
As Jared Leto, her costar in Suicide Squad, puts it, ‘She took a role that other people would have had a very difficult time with and elevated it to something spectacular. To be able to stand alongside Leo [DiCaprio], one of the titans of the industry, and be there face-to-face, blow for blow, and not only hold her ground but really shine, was kind of a rare, explosive discovery. It reminded me of Michelle Pfeiffer in Scarface.’ At first, Robbie wasn’t even sure she wanted to play such a shrewd ballbuster. ‘When I first read it, I thought, I have nothing in common with her. I hate her. It was a really tricky one to get my head around. But her motivation was ‘You guys are doing it—why shouldn’t I? It’s this man’s world, and I’m going to get mine.’ And I understand that.'” – Jonathan Van Meter
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“Nobody really reads books, so I’m just going to fill the shelves with white books, for looks.” -Los Angeles real estate developer Nile Niami, talking about staging a home he plans to sell for $500 million
It’s rough when you just can’t quite squeeze the gun range into the floor plan, right? Real estate developer Nile Niami managed to shoehorn everything else into the 100,000 s.f. mansion he’s building in Bel Air, like the five swimming pools—including the infinity pool…for the guesthouse—as well as the moat, sky deck, putting green, lounge with walls made of jellyfish tanks, nightclub, casino, motor court, 40-seat screening room, glass-walled library (the one with the white books no one will read), two-story waterfall and 6,000-s.f. master suite. Read it all in Details.
One day last year, Daniel Boulud got a call no chef ever wants to receive: It was the head of the Michelin restaurant guide, letting Boulud know that his famed restaurant, Daniel, was being demoted from three stars (the highest ranking) to two. Vanity Fair speaks to Boulud and other chefs about the ratings, the persistent French influence on fine dining, and how losing a star is “like losing a girlfriend.”
A history of breast cancer only matters on your mother’s side, right? Wrong. Health busts five medical myths so deeply ingrained, many doctors still believe them. The magazine polled a range of experts and compiled a list of accepted medical “facts” that are not only incorrect, but could have serious, even life-threatening consequences. In addition to the whoppers, they’ve included four less-serious but still surprising factoids. (Spoiler alert: Drinking lots of water does not help your complexion. Bummer.)
Angelina Jolie Pitt talks family, philanthropy, and honeymooning with Brad on the cover of Vogue this month. But what we’re really interested in is her new movie, By the Sea, which she wrote, directed, produced, starred in, and cast her husband as the male lead. “This is the only film I’ve done that is completely based on my own crazy mind,” everyone’s favorite former rebel reveals.
Here are our five favorite quotes from the story:
She and Brad joked about what a bad idea making By the Sea would be.
“We even called it ‘the worst idea’…it’s not the safest idea. But life is short.”
It’s not autobiographical.
“Brad and I have our issues, but if the characters’ were even remotely close to our problems we couldn’t have made the film.”
The kids are homeschooled, but the whole family travels together.
“The boys know they’re from Southeast Asia, and they have their food and their music and their friends, and they have a pride particular to them. But I want them to be just as interested in the history of their sisters’ countries and Mommy’s country.”
After going through menopause, she feels “grounded as a woman.”
“My mother and my grandmother started dying in their 40s. I’m 40. I can’t wait to hit 50 and know I made it.”
She doesn’t see herself acting forever.
“Maybe in the next few years I’ll finish being in front of the camera. I’ll be happier behind it.”
The sexiest dragon mom alive, Gaga the giver and more in today’s New & Noteworthy
Emilia Clarke describes herself as “round and brown.” Esquire calls her the Sexiest Woman Alive. You decide for yourself as the Mother of Dragons graces the pages of the new issue…and dons a disguise to play a parlor game with total strangers.
How much can you accomplish in a year? More than you think, if Outside magazine has anything to say about it. Follow their 365-day bucket list to all manner of adventure, from swimming with school-bus-size whale sharks to sleeping in a hammock at the tippy top of an old-growth Douglas fir. Also on the list: Lock eyes with a gorilla. Gulp.
When was the last time you played a song on repeat, because it just got to you? Now imagine that power transformed into action to help people around the world. Sounds like a stretch, but it’s not. Billboard profiles the top philanthropists in the music industry—like Elton John, Lady Gaga and Ludacris—who are using their influence to fight disease, help struggling teens and more.
Coveting a luscious leather club chair? Not sure whether to invest in that new distressed-oak dining room table? Check out HGTV Magazine‘s list of 50 Things You’ll Never Get Tired Of for some guidance and—let’s face it—retail validation.
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When Yeonmi Park was a young girl in North Korea, her mother warned her “not to say—or even think—anything bad about our ‘dear leader,’ Kim Jong Il…” Park talks to Marie Claire about her new book In Order to Live, a chronicle of her family’s harrowing escape and the healing that continues today.
How’s this for a resume: former dental surgeon and nightclub bouncer; current president of Russian motorcycle club the Night Wolves, Putin bestie, rebel fighter, leader of a nationalist movement. Rolling Stone takes readers on a ride with the Surgeon, a charismatic Russian who wields political, social and military power.
It’s a new era of pitching ace, according to Sports Illustrated. Gone is the grumpy egotist, and in his place is a polite, social media-savvy (and often heavily bearded!) fellow. This year’s crop—Jake Arrieta, Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke—have equally impressive ERAs, writes Ben Reiter, and “[p]icking a Cy Young winner among them is like selecting between a Van Gogh, a Rembrandt and a Vermeer.”
They wow us with their talent—and floor us with their style. InStyle‘s Hollywood’s 50 Best Dressed list includes such stalwarts as Rihanna, Gwyneth, Julianne Moore, Lupita and Cate Blanchett. Newbies Zoë Kravitz and Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Ansel Elgort round out the roster.
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Unsolved Mysteries: Malaysia Airlines (7 stories) It may well be one of the great mysteries of our time: What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? And how, just four months later, was Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shot down over Ukraine?
Throwback Thursday: Howard Stern(4 stories)
The King of All Media has ruled the airwaves for more than two decades. Look back at his multifaceted—and often NSFW!—career.
Quick Reads: The Columnists(4 stories)
We may not always agree, but we appreciate their thoughtful perspective on the issues of our day. This week, Michael Kinsley on Trump, Joe Klein on Middle East policy, Romana King on homeownership, and Alexa von Tobel on personal finance.
Outfit of the Week (6 stories) Raise your hand if you LOVE boot season! Fashion editors pick this year’s best boots for men and women.
DIY: Jack O’Lanterns(10 stories) Because every kid should have a pumpkin with a mustache at least once in life. Check out these creepy, creative and adorable Halloween ideas.
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A motorcycle gang massacre, Third World beach living in L.A., a four-decade Southern mayor retires, and Alicia Vikander raises the bar
“Not a single-law enforcement person lifted a finger to help any of the wounded.” -John Wilson, Cossacks motorcycle gang chapter president
When news broke of a firefight at a motorcycle gang meeting in Waco, Texas—in which nine people were killed, 20 wounded and 177 arrested—many assumed it was just bikers shooting up bikers. Maybe not, according to GQ. Is Texas law enforcement covering up its role in the melee and its aftermath?
“It’s Third World living on the same street as first-class luxuries.” -Skid Robot, artist, on L.A.’s homelessness problem
Power, privilege and public perception—not to mention property values in the millions—are all at work in The Hollywood Reporter‘s investigation into tension between wealthy Los Angeles homeowners and some of the 46,000 homeless people in the city.
“The only way to be a mayor is with an intense, emotional, creative, physical, unrelenting energy. I am the equivalent of a marathon runner…” -Charleston mayor Joe Riley, who is retiring after 40 years in office
He shepherded his city through Hurricane Hugo, major revitalization, a doubling of its population, and this year’s racially motivated mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. After four decades, Charleston, South Carolina, mayor Joe Riley is ready to step down. Read about his legacy in Southern Living.
“She will make broad strokes and brave choices, and she will constantly challenge you to step up.” –The Danish Girl costar Eddie Redmayne on Alicia Vikander
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 Bostwick, Tim 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!)
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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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