COVER STORY: MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY (Page 108)
McConaughey seemed well on his way to rom-com career oblivion. Then, thanks to his own romance, marriage, and—most of all—fatherhood, the iconoclastic Texan decided that he needed to evolve. As Oscar watchers are learning, he is all right at the grown-up stuff, too.
AN INSIDER'S GUIDE TO THE ITALIAN DESIGN RENAISSANCE (Page 54)
A new wave of designers are giving the country's storied reputation some contemporary cool. Meet the talents leading Italy's reboot.
THE HOTTEST NEW CLUBS IN THE WORLD (Page 58)
The new nightlife destinations worth crossing the globe for.
URS FISCHER CONQUERS THE ART WORLD (Page 61)
An in-depth look at the 39-year-old Swiss-born artist, who is prepping a massive career retrospective that opens on April 21 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.
WISEGUY: DANNY BOYLE (Page 72)
The filmmaker behind movies about everything from drugged-out punks to self-amputating climbers, talks about his affinity for gore, his intolerance for ego, and getting the (A-list) girl.
NINE TASTEMAKERS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM (Page 80)
Forget Twitter—the style set has taken to Instagram. Here are the feeds you'll be liking a lot this spring.
ENOUGH WITH THE SCRUFF—THE RETURN OF THE CLEAN SHAVE (Page 88)
Gentleman, get out your razors: the clean-shaven look is back. Plus, eight ways to care for your face (now that people can see it) and the best treatments for guys.
SPECIAL SECTION: THE DETAILS SEX REPORT (Page 95)
We listened to sex coaches, M.D.'s, therapists, and thousands of our readers to document the state of our unions. The findings? Sex in 2013 is getting creative. A round-up of important information, interesting trends, and compelling original research that may shock you.
SPECIAL SECTION: THE 2013 DIGITAL MAVERICKS (Page 114)
A portfolio of pioneers and renegades whose big virtual ideas are revolutionizing the physical world.
EXCLUSIVE JAILHOUSE INTERVIEW: THE KILLING OF JUSTIN BIEBER (Page 134)
An exclusive look at the grotesquely twisted plan, hatched in prison by a convicted murder, to kidnap and kill Justin Bieber. If not for one wrong turn, it might have been the most infamous celebrity crime of the century.
LAST CALL: KIT HARINGTON (Page 142)
The 26-year-old Games of Thrones star opens up about how he got his start, his nudity clause, and his signature mane.
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