COVER STAR: JASON STATHAM (page 94)
The reigning king of action films talks about how his past as a street hustler in South London prepared him for Hollywood; his crash course in acting, courtesy of Guy Ritchie; his disdain for special effects; and how "you cannot fake adrenaline."
SPECIAL SECTION: THE RUST BELT REVIVAL (page 107)
While the rest of America has staggered under the weight of the Great Recession, a crop of forward-thinking mavericks in cities like Pittsburgh, Detroit, Cleveland, Buffalo and Youngstown, Ohio, have raced out ahead, leading a heartland renaissance whose effects are being felt from coast to coast. This special section spotlights the emerging creative class that is making waves in industrial design, architecture, music production, food, beer and wine, community development, technology, alternative energy, and public policy.
CALL IT THE BILBAO EFFECT (page 44)
The coolest new museums in the world are turning out-of-the-way locales into must-visit vacation spots.
AN INSIDERS GUIDE: THE BEER TRENDS TO TRY NOW (Page 46-47)
A look at the hottest new brewing trends: beer-wine hybrids, gypsy beer, Japanese craft beer, and barrel-aged beer.
THE 10 MOST FASHIONABLE PLACES TO SEE AND BE SEEN (AND EAT) [Pages 48 and 51]
A round-up of restaurants that are serving heaping portions of glitz, glamour, and exclusivity with every meal. Plus, the most buzzed-about restaurant openings in 2012 and how to get the ungettable table.
THE EXPERT (Page 51)
Normally tightlipped restaurateur Keith McNally talks about what makes a hot spot hot.
THE BREAKOUT: REID SCOTT (Page 57)
The star of Veep, HBO's new satirical sitcom, talks about playing a jerk and how he researched his Capitol Hill-inspired role.
THE TREND: OUR NATIONAL LITERARY ADDICTION (Page 58)
A look at how our fascination with substance-related rises and falls is making addiction memoirs more popular than ever; plus, three must-read memoirs.
THE STARLET: ALISON BRIE (page 62)
The star of two of TV's most talked-about shows (AMC's Mad Men and NBC's Community) talks about where she finds her confidence and her family's penchant for Google stalking.
THE WISEGUY: CHRIS CORNELL (page 64)
The Soundgarden frontman opens up about sobriety, the iPhone era, keeping his tweenage daughter away from "dudes in bands," and why loners make the best musicians.
THE RISE OF THE CELEBRITY NUTRITIONIST (Page 83)
Hollywood's hottest dietary experts dish on what to eat and what to skip.
KRAV MAGA GOES MAINSTREAM (Page 84)
This mainstay of Israeli military training has become a staple among Hollywood's hard bodies.
CELEBRITY RITUAL: GAME OF THRONES' NIKOLAJ COSTER-WALDAU (Page 88)
HBO's hottest knight shares his warrior-worthy workout.
DON'T SKIP YOUR NEXT WORKOUT—SKYPE IT! (Page 90)
A look at how Skype lets you take your personal trainer with you wherever you go, plus, an arsenal of free online videos for those who don't want to splurge on a Skype session.
LAST CALL: ADAM SCOTT (page 128)
The star of Parks and Recreation has just landed his first lead in a feature film—April's Friends With Kids. The 38-year-old talks about being a dad and about fellow actor Channing Tatum's ass.
PLUS: Eat Like an Importavore, Everything You Need for a Two-Day Business Trip, the Hollywood Haircut of the Moment, Safari: How to Pull Off Fashion's Riskiest Look, the Fastest Full-Body Workout You Can Get, and How Carbs Became the New Bling.
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