by Carly Wolkoff and Richard Pandiscio
Over two decades ago, we interviewed an up-and-coming humorist named David Sedaris about his diary readings. It was before he had even released his first collection of essays, Barrel Fever, in 1994, and we noted Sedaris as "one to watch."
You'd probably never thought about the man behind the McAfee brand. Luckily for Hollywood, that all changed when the antivirus software tycoon was named a "person of interest" for the murder of American businessman Gregory Faull and went on the lam for a month through Latin America. McAfee has sold the rights to his biography to Impact Future Media, tentatively (and appropriately) titled, Running In The Background: The True Story of John McAfee.
by Jon Favreau and Carly Wolkoff
Vince Vaughn's political affiliation is far from a closely guarded secret—the Wedding Crashers funnyman openly endorsed Ron Paul in both the 2008 and 2012 elections. But we did not expect to hear last week that Vaughn would be teaming up with conservative personality and notorious liberal agitator Glenn Beck on a new reality series.
For a figure who, to say the very least, has become ingrained in American popular culture, Johnny Carson's off-screen life is still a mystery. Fortunately for us, a new Johnny Carson biopic is in the works to shed some light on The Tonight Show host.
by Carly Wolkoff and Rick Rubin
Lenny Kravitz's first starring film role is an ambitious one. According to reports, the singer is set to play Marvin Gaye in the upcoming Julian Temple-directed biopic. The film will focus on Gaye's later life and struggle with alcohlism. Thus far, Kravitz has limited his acting career to minor parts, such as Cinna in The Hunger Games and Nurse John in Precious.
This Yves Saint Laurent (excuse us, Saint Laurent Paris) "skater" dress is aptly named. With a high collar, cutout front, and sheer sleeves in gorgeous black silk crepe, the skater dress has just enough material to feel covered up for winter, yet still sexy.
This week: The Loneliest Planet vs. The Impossible, two films featuring getaways gone awry.
Gianfranco Ferré designers Stefano Citron and Federico Piaggi are keeping the late designer's stark vision alive with their Spring 2013 collection. Deriving their inspiration from the provocative shoots of Guy Bourdin and his fascination with the female form, Citron and Piaggi drape black and white python skins to create classic, yet flattering, architectural silhouettes.
Gaia Repossi has her Master's in archaeology and anthropology, and judging from her new collection honoring the iconic Parisian boutique Colette, Repossi has found a muse in her studies. Inspired by the intricate mosaics of Mesoamerican masks, the limited edition collection contains three turquoise pieces—a three-band ring, a seven-band ring, and a four-ring ear cuff.