The Testament of Youth star on romance, war and rhyming couplets
Vera Brittain’s 1933 book Testament of Youth, which charts her experiences as a young woman at Oxford (when that wasn’t a common thing) and her life as a nurse during World War One has become something of a classic. These days, it’s required reading for any number of school ... More
The Australian singer gives us a rundown on his latest album, complete with his thoughts on theology
You’ve got to hand it to Ben Lee: he is sticking to the beat of his own drum. To his credit, it’s been a catchy beat for some 20 years now. The world took official notice back in 2005 when, reeling from a breakup with Claire Danes, he released the ... More
The actor takes us on a tour of Los Angeles’ dark side
There were a number of things Gethin Anthony had to learn in order to portray a young Charles Manson on the new NBC series Aquarius, but chief among them for the British-born actor was something most people learn when they’re just about 16 years old.
“I learned to drive specifically to ... More
Heating up with Halt and Catch Fire newcomer Aleksa Palladino
Fans were distraught when Angela Darmody, the mobster’s wife Aleksa Palladino portrayed on Boardwalk Empire, met an untimely end in 2011. Lucky for them, the actress and musician has found a role on another of TV’s most compelling series and it appears to be just as meaty.
When AMC beings airing the ... More
Life is pretty damn good for New England Patriots superstar Rob Gronkowski right now—and it’s bound to get even better
A massacre has just occurred at a ritzy restaurant in northern Miami. The assassin—a man beast of 265 pounds with a tree-trunk-thick neck—is sawing mercilessly into the pile of bloody flesh. “I usually don’t cut it before I eat it,” he admits. A speaker trembles with the heavy bass of a ... More
Musician Chris Glover on a memorable set outside Mexico City
Hot on the heels of releasing Lost in New York, his sophomore album, Chris Glover—who performs undeniably catchy electro-pop songs under the moniker Penguin Prison—made his way to Morelos, Mexico to play the Festival Vaivén. And while Glover and festivalgoers alike were probably hoping for some fun in ... More
Matthew MacCaull on his star turn in the futuristic film—and the time he hit George Clooney
There are more than a few impressive components of Tomorrowland, the eye-popping new feature from filmmaker Brad Bird, including feats of inter-dimensional travel and some astonishingly advanced weaponry. Another notable aspect of the film is the presence of Matthew MacCaull, the 37-year-old, Canadian-born actor who plays the maniacally grinning ... More