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
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
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.
It's Garry Shandling's Game — ESPN the Magazine
During his 40-year comedy career, Garry Shandling created two of the most iconic and influential TV shows of all time. But instead of following "It's Garry Shandling's Show" and "The Larry Sanders Show" with another television masterpiece, Shandling worked on something else: a pickup basketball game.
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
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.
That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore — GQ
In 2018, no one is clear what the line is between what’s pushing the boundaries of comedy and what’s offensive–and yet we live in an era where a single bad gag can derail a career. So GQ convened a special committee of comedy’s greatest minds—Kathy Griffin, Roy Wood Jr., Mike Birbiglia, Aparna Nancherla, and Hasan Minhaj—to discuss what you can and can’t say anymore.
Claire Foy Opens Up on Politics, Fears, and Her Dark Journey From The Queen to Lisbeth Salander — The Hollywood Reporter Cover Story
Claire Foy is angry. So the day the Senate voted Brett Kavanaugh onto the Supreme Court, the new Lisbeth Salander (and star of ‘First Man,’ and ex-Queen Elizabeth II) walked to the Capitol Building and into the molten center of feminine rage.
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
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
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.
At Home With Avril Lavigne, Who's Finally Back (And Totally Ready to Party) — Billboard Cover Story
Last we heard from Avril Lavigne, it was 2014, and the pop-punk prodigy was (still) channeling teenage dreams. Then she contracted Lyme disease, took to bed — and, eventually, began to pray. But while she now has a Christian rock hit, Avril’s still got some partying to get out of her system.
Oh Lord, There Goes Chris Pratt Again, Bless His Heart — Esquire Cover Story
You know! Parks and Recreation? Moneyball? Zero Dark Thirty? Guardians 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
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 auteurs. GQ gathered the creators responsible for the best stuff on the small screen for a summit on the state of televised comedy.
How Jessica Chastain Emerged as a Leader for Gender Equality — The Hollywood Reporter Cover Story
Like the strong women she plays onscreen (next up, 'Woman Walks Ahead'), Chastain has become as a powerful force for change in Hollywood and beyond, both as a producer (her female-fronted '355' was Cannes' biggest sale) and a vocal preacher for Time's Up.
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
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
Still one of the most promising voices in hop-hop, Kid Cudi looks back on a career that almost derailed right at the start.