ROBIN GIVHAN: Special Correspondent, Style and Culture, Newsweek and The Daily Beast. HOME BASE: Washington, D.C. PROVENANCE: Detroit, Michigan. PAST: Fashion editor at The Washington Post from 1995 to 2010, with a brief sojourn as an editor at Vogue; in 2006, became the first fashion writer to win a Pulitzer Prize for criticism.
SUZY MENKES: Fashion Editor, International Herald Tribune HOME BASE: Paris. PROVENANCE: London and Brighton, England. PAST: After leaving Cambridge in 1966, joined The Times of London as a junior reporter; headhunted by Charles Wintour (father of Anna) who was then editor of the London Evening Standard; joined the Daily Express before returning to The Times; left The Times and joined The Independent in 1987; poached by the International Herald Tribune in 1988.
by Stephen Mooallem and Davis Guggenheim
Bono and the Edge on the making of Achtung Baby, an album that marked one of the greatest reinventions in rock history, as the biggest band in the world forged into the future by wrestling free of the past—and why they’re struggling to do that very same thing right now.
How Winona Ryder overcame junior high school bullies, teenage rebellion, the controversy surrounding Heathers, overwhelming stardom, tabloid harassment, her breakup with Johnny Depp, suffocating mega-fame, wearing a corset, Gen X angst, the Hollywood machine, J.D. Salinger's cone of silence, the late '90s malaise, her fear of series television, and that time she got arrested and found a way to be free at last.
Daniel Pinchbeck, along with a growing number of new New Agers, believes that December 21, 2012, will mark the end of the world—at least, as we know it. Will it be all-out Armageddon? Or a psychedelic, polyamorous, transformative moment in human consciousness and evolution?
When the news broke that Scarlett Johansson had recorded an album of Tom Waits songs, questions abounded — most commonly, "Why?" But here it is, Anywhere I Lay My Head (ATCO/Rhino), an atmospheric, almost art-rocky record of Waits tunes remade, rearranged, and reimagined with the help of Dave Sitek of the New York City indie-rock outfit TV on the Radio.