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Nicholas Sparks—This Mild-Mannered Father of Five Is Single-Handedly Redefining the Male Ideal

The author of The Notebook and 16 other mega-best-selling novels doesn't sell romance or even love—he sells decent, sensitive, slightly damaged men who are in love with being in love. Does he know what women want, or is he shaping their desires? read more
September 2013
Celebrities & Entertainment

Ryan Reynolds Gets His Swagger Back

Don't look now, but the 36-year-old Canadian actor may be Hollywood's most undersung, unpretentious renaissance man. He's blessed with the wit of an Oscar Wilde (by way of Van Wilder), the looks of a matinee idol (see People's Sexiest Man Alive, 2010), and the soul of an artist—albeit one who gets his kicks from postmodern anus art. Isn't it time we took Ryan Reynolds kinda-sorta seriously? read more
August 2013
Celebrities & Entertainment

Garrett Hedlund: Road Scholar

At 17, the actor began an epic, meandering journey reminiscent of Jack Kerouac's. Tired of moving from one failed audition to the next, the kid from Wannaska, Minnesota (pop. 488), holed up in bookshops, dog-earing copies of Bukowski, Huxley, and . . . Kerouac, and began writing his own free-flowing prose and poetry. Eleven years and thousands of handwritten pages later, he's the breakout star of On the Road. And the beat goes on. read more
February 2013

Can Man Live on Fruit Alone?

It sounds bananas—forgoing all other food groups in favor of a diet that consists solely of fruit. But the growing legions of zealous fruitarians believe their way of life will bring them physical, mental, and spiritual perfection. Is this the next health revolution or simply fruit for the loons? read more
November 2012
Culture & Trends

The Amazing Story of the Televangelist and his Gay Grandson

Randy Roberts Potts likes to say he grew up 50 feet and a million miles away from firebrand televangelist Oral Roberts. Now openly gay and a pariah to his family, the 37-year-old is on a mission of his own: to undo his grandfather's legacy by preaching in churches and touring the bible belt with his new performance piece, The Gay Agendaread more
February 2012
Culture & Trends

The Billionaire King of Techtopia

Peter Thiel rose to fame by launching PayPal and funding a little upstart called Facebook. You'll find his fingerprints on—and his seed money in—everything from DNA manipulation to Hollywood movies along with any Silicon Valley enterprise worth knowing about. Now the 43-year-old gay libertarian is embarking on his most ambitious venture: a start-up country on the open ocean that will be governed by his Ayn Rand–inspired ideology. Will it be Thiel's crowing achievement or the biggest bust since Waterworldread more
September 2011
Celebrities & Entertainment

Mark Ruffalo

No sooner had the 43-year-old quit acting (again) than he scored an Oscar nomination for The Kids Are All Right. Now he's making his directorial debut, suiting up to be the next Hulk, and adjusting to life as a leading man. Strange how busy retirement can be. read more
May 2011
Culture & Trends

The Rise and Fall of Rand Paul

Rumors of the Tea Party champion's demise have been greatly exaggerated. On the campaign trail with the most controversial politician in America. read more
August 2010
Celebrities & Entertainment

The Two Faces of Sam Worthington

He's the star of the biggest movie of all time, Avatar, and now of Clash of the Titans, but does the intense Aussie even recognize the guy he sees in the mirror? read more
April 2010
Culture & Trends

The Making of Bobby Jindal

The 37-year-old governor of Louisiana is out to reinvent the Republican Party in his own slick, telegenic image. And if that means purging the GOP of its Dubya-era demons, no matter—he likes a good exorcism, too. read more
August 2008
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