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You're Sitting Across from Miles Teller... — Esquire Cover Story

You're Sitting Across from Miles Teller... — Esquire Cover Story

Miles Teller is on a quest for greatness. Sometimes that can involve a bit of dickishness, too.

The World According to Jeff Goldblum — GQ

The World According to Jeff Goldblum — GQ

Jeff Goldblum is an icon to icons, inspiring everyone from Woody Allen and Christopher Walken to Sarah Silverman and Paul Rudd to live their most fun, most delightful, most Goldblum-iest lives. We think there might be a few lessons in there for you, too.

A (Fictional) Message from Kanye West — Esquire

A (Fictional) Message from Kanye West — Esquire

Kanye's been doing this a long time. Since before Kim. Before Taylor. Before he said what every black person in America was thinking about what George Bush thought about them. Before the accident. Before Chappelle’s Show. He knows what he's doing. We do, too.

Taylor Kitsch Forever — GQ

Taylor Kitsch Forever — GQ

No actor has been better (or more telegenic) at expressing silent pain since Clint Eastwood and his chapped lips crawled out of the desert in A Fistful of Dollars. So you have to wonder: is Taylor Kitsch better off keeping his mouth shut?

A Q&A with Ryan Reynolds — GQ Cover Story

A Q&A with Ryan Reynolds — GQ Cover Story

Ryan Reynolds recognized in himself in a beloved character and spent a decade persuading doubters to let him blow up the superhero-industrial complex with the role of his lifetime.

 

The Encyclopedia of Matt Damon — GQ Cover Story

The Encyclopedia of Matt Damon — GQ Cover Story

As Matt Damon returns to the Bourne franchise, we decided to assemble this handy guide to the habits, quirks, and inner life of an honest-to-God screen legend, as told by George Clooney, Martin Scorsese, Ben Affleck, and the other titans who know him best.

Steven Colbert Makes America Great — GQ Cover Story

Steven Colbert Makes America Great — GQ Cover Story

The ombudsman of late night talks pretending to be the person you really are, why Trump is a bad talk-show guest, and if this too shall pass.

John Boyega Conquered the Galaxy from South London — GQ Cover Story

John Boyega Conquered the Galaxy from South London — GQ Cover Story

Before he became the face of Star Wars, John Boyega was just some impossibly talented, humble, and exuberant kid from South London. Now he's getting a bite with Harrison Ford and talking shop with Robert Downey Jr.—and he's still humble. Exuberant, too! Anna Peele went to Boyega's current South London home to hang with one of Hollywood's least “Hollywood” stars.

Oh Lord, There Goes Chris Pratt Again, Bless His Heart — Esquire Cover Story

Oh Lord, There Goes Chris Pratt Again, Bless His Heart — Esquire Cover Story

You know! Parks and RecreationMoneyballZero Dark ThirtyGuardians of the Freakin' Galaxy?! Married to Anna Faris? No? Well, then you're in for a ride.

The New Class of Clowns: A Roundtable with Television's Comedy Auteurs — GQ

The New Class of Clowns: A Roundtable with Television's Comedy Auteurs — GQ

There’s a revolution happening on your television. The best, funniest comedies are being made by people with power over every step of the process, from writing to performing to living the lives that their shows are based on. You might even call them TV comedy auteursGQ gathered the creators responsible for the best stuff on the small screen for a summit on the state of televised comedy.

The Sexy Villain Matrix — GQ

The Sexy Villain Matrix — GQ

A very scientific investigation into the world of hotness and evil.

A Conversion with Kumail Nanjiani — GQ

A Conversion with Kumail Nanjiani — GQ

With his breakout role on Silicon Valley and a new rom-com that's both romantic and comedic, we can see Kumail Nanjiani's future will be filled with success and happiness. And much less confusion on the streets. (You'll understand in a moment.)

James Marsden is the World’s Handsomest Man—So Why Isn’t He More Famous? — GQ Cover Story

James Marsden is the World’s Handsomest Man—So Why Isn’t He More Famous? — GQ Cover Story

For GQ’s October 2016 cover story, we took a road trip from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in a very handsome car (the Porsche 718 Boxster) to stay at a very handsome hotel (the San Ysidro Ranch) with a very handsome actor (James Marsden, the star of HBO’s new dystopian robot theme park drama Westworld). The purpose was clear: to figure out why someone who should so clearly be a huge movie star isn’t just yet.

Kid Cudi, in His Own Words — Esquire

Kid Cudi, in His Own Words — Esquire

Still one of the most promising voices in hop-hop, Kid Cudi looks back on a career that almost derailed right at the start.

A Q&A with Jai Courtney — Esquire

A Q&A with Jai Courtney — Esquire

Wherein we get drunk with actor Jai Courtney.

The Annotated Profile of Judd Apatow — Esquire

The Annotated Profile of Judd Apatow — Esquire

Filmmaker, producer, and writer Judd Apatow asked if he could take a pass at his profile. We thought, What could go wrong?