Life Lessons from Tom Cruise
June 9, 2022
“I’m still feeling my oats here. I’m working toward the long range of what I can be as an artist. And I work my ass off trying. Because I know what I want to be.”
Life Lessons from George Michael
June 7, 2022
“People have speculated about my sexuality for years and years. They are obviously interested in my sex life. Fine. Let them speculate. I don’t give a shit.”
Life Lessons from Michelle Pfeiffer
April 12, 2022
“Every time I set up an interview, I say, ‘that’s it. this is my last one.'”
From the Vault: Brittany Murphy Opens up to Drew Barrymore
November 15, 2021
“I want to establish a life for myself. I’m taking a complete break. I want to learn how to drive [and] go out with friends.”
The Legacy of Herb Ritts Lives on in Opening Ceremony’s New Capsule
July 2, 2021
The Opening Ceremony designers peruse the “Interview” archive and share their thoughts on some iconic images, from Naomi Campbell to David Bowie.
That Time Nicole Kidman Almost Starred in Chicago Instead of Moulin Rouge
June 4, 2021
The Aussie actress sat down with Baz Luhrmann to reveal one of the great what-ifs in movie history.
Everyone, Including Fran Lebowitz, Loves Dolly Parton
January 19, 2021
We celebrate the American icon’s 75th birthday by visiting her July 1989 “Interview” cover portfolio.
Denzel Washington Is All Sophistication and Charm
October 8, 2020
The turn of the decade marked the ascent of Hollywood’s most graceful leading man.
Give Us More Drew Barrymore!
October 8, 2020
Before her morning show reign, the actor was free-wheeling with guitarists, daisies, and a polaroid camera.
Thirstory: Richard Gere Pumps Our Gas
August 21, 2020
What began in a San Bernardino gas station turned into a photo shoot for the ages.
Thirstory: That Time Madonna Was Almost Arrested for Simulating Masturbation
July 9, 2020
The Material Girl shows why she’s been on our cover more than anyone else.
Thirstory: Naomi Campbell and Djimon Hounsou Get 10s, 10s, 10s Across the Board
May 14, 2020
Giving us life.
That Time Nicole Kidman Set Absinthe on Fire
July 9, 2019
We open Interview’s May 2001 issue to Nicole Kidman’s cover story, where she chats with director Baz Luhrmann about their lively time on set of Moulin Rouge.
That Time George Michael’s Wham! Sabotaged Queen
June 26, 2019
We open up our 1988 issue with George Michael to revisit how Wham! became the first Western band to play in communist China.
Madonna talks to Harry Dean Stanton About Her Newfound Stardom
May 5, 2018
Madonna acts as a metonym for both New York City and Interview—through countless trends, born and forgotten, then born and forgotten again, her spirit remains.
Four Inspiring Quotes From the Late, Great David Bowie
January 10, 2018
On the second anniversary of the rock star’s untimely death, we search our back issues for more of his musings.
Remembering George Michael
January 3, 2017
On Christmas day, 2016, George Michael passed away in his home at the age of 53. After decades in the spotlight, it’s easy to forget how young Michael was when he started his music career. In this interview, reprinted from our October 1988 issue, Michael is 25 years old and fresh off the success of his debut solo album, Faith.
New Again: Pee-wee Herman
March 16, 2016
For the first time since 1985, this Friday, March 18, Pee-wee Herman will return with an entirely new story, Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, streaming exclusively on Netflix and produced by Judd Apatow and the man behind the character, Paul Reubens.
New Again: Sylvester Stallone
December 2, 2015
Creed shouldn’t be good, but it is.
Up Close with Herb Ritts
March 27, 2015
The Museum of Fine Arts Boston mounts a new exhibition of the work of Herb Ritts.