Author Edan Lepucki’s brilliant debut novel is far from the stuff of fairy tales, but her luck in life may be just that
In the world we live in now, it’s hardly short of a miracle that one debut novelist would come out on top in a fight with Amazon—the company whose annual revenue is larger than half of the countries on Earth. But Edan Lepucki, a bubbly blonde 33-year-old from L.A., ... More
There is something about Kelly Reilly that is intensely feminine. Whether she’s playing the calculating, cool Miss Bingley in Pride and Prejudice or the tender, hopeful addict opposite Denzel Washington in Flight, her movements and the smooth edges of her words capture a charm that allures even as it breaches the dark and ... More
With this month’s The November Man, Pierce Brosnan is back as a big-screen spy just as deadly—and charming—as ever
Throughout the years, Pierce Brosnan’s blown up dozens of buildings, seduced countless femme fatales and killed off enough bad guys to have single-handedly kept the bullet industry in the black. But according to the 61-year-old actor, he’s not nearly as deadly as we’d all like to believe.
“I just wish I ... More
Ray Donovan star Dash Mihok on playing a tortured character, transforming himself into a Bostonian and wearing jorts
Ray Donovan, Showtime's highest-rated series ever, returned to the airwaves last night with a gripping second season premiere. The show stars Liev Schreiber, who was nominated for a Golden Globe in his leading role as Hollywood's most formidable "fixer," hired to cover up the indiscretions and twisted ... More
Jenny Lewis on insomnia, collaboration and an album six years in the making
The Voyager is an apt title for Jenny Lewis's latest album. The record, out July 29, certainly involved a journey. Lewis worked on the songs for years, all the while wading through a series of harrowing happenings, including chronic insomnia and the death of her father.
Here, DuJour talks to the ... More
Out of the frying pan and into the fire with the gorgeous, gluttonous and gregarious supermodel
She has chiseled cheekbones, gazelle-like legs and a derrière that landed on the cover of this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, but here’s the deal with Chrissy Teigen: her supermodel good looks are, quite frankly, the least interesting thing about her. What’s far more fascinating is the 28-year-old’s irreverent personality ... More
The Leftovers star on filming her first TV show and how she'd spend her day if the world were to end tomorrow
It’s an average October day when 2 percent of the world’s population simply disappears. Three years later, in one leafy, suburban town, things have only gotten stranger. That’s where The Leftovers, a creepy, compelling new series from HBO, beginning in June, comes in.
In the series Liv Tyler, the former music-video ... More
Learn how to present your best, most valued self to coworkers, friends and common acquaintances
We caught up with Sally Hogshead, an advertising executive turned bestselling author, to find out about her new book, How the World Sees You: Discover Your Highest Value Through the Science of Fascination (available July 15). Hogshead believes that once you understand how you present to the world around ... More
The rocker on his first solo album and filming in New Orleans
While jetting from Brooklyn to New Orleans might be something of a long haul just to spend a night on the town, when it came to filming the video for “11 o’clock Friday Night,” a track off his forthcoming solo debut Black Hours, Hamilton Leithauser knew there was no ... More
Actor Pierre Niney describes the lengths he went to and the lessons he learned while playing the fashion legend
There’s plenty to say about the life of the late fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent—so much, in fact, that there are two films slated to come out this year based on his lauded designs and infamous social life. The first (and the only film that has the blessing of Saint ... More