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.
August 24, 2012
The super-productive singer and songwriter at the center of San Francisco’s psychedelic-garage-rock, non-slacker uprising
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
November 28, 2011
From an actor-director-spousal ménage comes one of the year’s most quietly compelling new films.
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.
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?
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.
November 18, 2010
Actor Miles Teller’s big debut in John Cameron Mitchell’s Rabbit Hole.
April 27, 2010
How James Jebbia built his little New York City skate company, Supreme, into an international ripper empire.
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.
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.
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.