Jonathan Durbin

Dive Into Ocean Vuong’s “Briefly Gorgeous” Debut Novel

June 4, 2019

Already a poet on the rise, the young writer pens a stunning novel about first loves, immigrant families, and the opioid epidemic.

Ty Segall

August 24, 2012

The super-productive singer and songwriter at the center of San Francisco’s psychedelic-garage-rock, non-slacker uprising

DJ Fresh

August 24, 2012

U.K. drum ’n’ bass maestro Dan Stein is finally the electro star that he always knew he could be

Girls Gone Wild

May 2, 2012

What did you do over spring break? If you’re director Harmony Korine, then you headed down to Florida with Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, and, of course, James Franco to make a twisted, sexy, druggy, not-quite-ironic (or is it?) bikini-bandit film amidst the hedonistic throng of the collegiate riviera. Interview grabs its baggiest board shorts and a beachfront share for a special report from the set of spring breakers

The Artist

November 28, 2011

From an actor-director-spousal ménage comes one of the year’s most quietly compelling new films.

Big Nils

October 27, 2011

Teenage angst is alive and well, and living in Northampton, Massachusetts, as the fledgling punks in Big Nils can attest. The quartet, composed of Coco Gordon Moore (vocals), Zoe Wardlaw (guitar), Lilly Daiber (bass), and Sen Morimoto (drums), performs the sort of no-nonsense rock ‘n’ roll that has inspired rebellious kids for generations. Dissonant art rock, the next generation.

Cam Newton

September 24, 2011

Before he’d ever played a down on a professional football field, Cam Newton set off a firestorm when he was quoted describing himself as an “icon” and an “entertainer.” But armed with a $22 million contract as he enters his first season as a pro, the NFL’s most hyped, controversial, scrutinized—and expensive—rookie quarterback is now facing that immortal question: when the heat is on, do you run? Or do you gun?

Andrea Riseborough

February 21, 2011

Andrea Riseborough likes her characters steeped in history. It’s no surprise, then, that the résumé of the 29-year-old actress—who grew up in Northern England and graduated from London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art—reads like a syllabus for a 20th-century British history course.

Miles Teller

November 18, 2010

Actor Miles Teller’s big debut in John Cameron Mitchell’s Rabbit Hole.

Supreme Being

April 27, 2010

How James Jebbia built his little New York City skate company, Supreme, into an international ripper empire.

Jesus Luz

January 11, 2010

Brazilian model Jesus Luz has recently fallen under intense media scrutiny. (Google his name and all will become apparent.) But Luz is a man of many passions. He’s a nature enthusiast, a student of music, a believer in the value of hard work and a strong spiritual life. Just don’t ask him to justify his love.

Where The Wild Things Are

September 24, 2009

An inside look at what happened when Spike Jonze got sent to bed without supper.

Kimberley Nixon

December 22, 2008

Kimberley Nixon is the 23-year-old Welsh actress is at the center of the forthcoming film Cherrybomb, a gritty little psychodrama about two boys in Belfast, Northern Ireland, who spend a summer engaged in increasingly illicit activities—shoplifting, drugs, grand theft auto—while competing for the affections of an unbalanced teen girl.

The Virgins

November 26, 2008

The Virgins, a quartet of downtown New York City boys, are on the verge of releasing their major-label debut, a brash collection of rock ‘n’ roll songs.

Christmas On Mars

November 24, 2008

Inside the flaming lips’ new movie-a festival of aliens, ­astronauts, other worlds, and prosthetic genitalia. It’s too bad that Christmas comes only once a year.