Sylvester Stallone—just as much an action hero today as he was in his Rocky youth—reveals how he's still fighting for (and winning) America's heart
Tell someone that you’ve just met Sylvester Stallone, and the first question is always the same: How’d he look? The thinking isn’t malicious. It’s just that Stallone helped define masculinity for a generation of men, perhaps more so than any actor since Steve McQueen. He understands that we are complicated, ... More
The star of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 devotes his down time to a project close to his heart
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 won’t be Andrew Garfield’s only on-screen appearance this summer. At an April 27 sneak preview of his second movie as the infamous superhero, the star revealed he’s currently at work on a public service announcement for Worldwide Orphans Foundation, the group that co-hosted the ... More
An avowed enemy of tasting menus, food critic Corby Kummer takes another seat at the table
A year ago, after writing a fairly long article about tasting menus in restaurants, I was dismissed as an intolerant, anhedonic, art-quashing killjoy.
It’s true I wasn’t shy. I implied that chefs who offer tasting menus as the only option are overcome by monstrous egos, intent on showing off their ... More
A new book unearths never-before-seen photographs of the German supermodel lensed by Johnny Moncada in 1960s Italy
Richard Avedon named her “the most beautiful woman in the world.” In 1967, Life Magazine put her on their cover, calling her “the girl everybody stares at.” But if a single word is needed to describe the German Countess Veruschka, born Vera von Lehndorff, we'd say it's transformative.
Formerly unseen pictures by Johnny ... More
Ahead of his new retrospective, London's provocative portrait artist of actors, politicos and plastic surgery patients explains his career obsession
Over the past two decades, British painter Jonathan Yeo has explored countless aspects of the human visage. There are the oil portraits of political and media heavyweights including Rupert Murdoch, Tony Blair and David Cameron that capture soft moments behind stern exteriors. There are the collages of the under- and over-sexed crafted ... More
How the power of positive thinking helped one woman beat cancer
As a palliative care nurse, Hollye Jacobs is trained to help the sick but when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010, she was forced to quickly switch roles. In her first book The Silver Lining, co-written and photographed by Elizabeth Messina, Jacobs documents her personal journey to healing in the most honest and ... More
Lance Bass’ online auction site is the new eBay for celebs with a cause. You'll want to stop by
“Celebrities have all this stuff they never use,” says Lance Bass, or in his case, three warehouses in Orlando full of clothes, mechanical bulls and lighting equipment from touring with his world-famous band 'NSYNC years ago. Figuring out what to do with everything didn’t take too long: The solution was ... More
James Landry Hébert, the star of the forthcoming film Two Step, wants people to know he’s the nicest bad guy you'll ever meet
First off, James Landry Hébert is sensitive, articulate and incredibly polite. Watching him on the big screen, though, you'd never know it. In his Twitter bio, he assures you he's “the nicest bad guy you'll ever meet!” because ever since his break in the 2010 film Skateland, Landry Hébert has been ... More
“Clark Rockefeller” wasn’t heir to an American fortune. He wasn’t even American. But he was, as it turns out, a murderer. So how did he fool everyone around him, including famed novelist Walter Kirn?
The story of Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter—a German-born immigrant who lived for years as one Clark Rockefeller, purported heir to the Standard Oil fortune, before kidnapping his own young daughter, being exposed as an impostor and then, last August, getting convicted of a 1985 murder—is precisely the sort of tale that ... More
As the biblical epic Noah sets sail into theaters, the actress reveals the art of compromise and her adventurous side
Inside the volcano Jennifer Connelly was about to learn the truth. The actress was in Iceland, taking a break from filming the biblical-disaster epic Noah, when she and her family decided to visit one of the island nation's famous lava pits. It seemed, as so many things do, like a ... More