COVER STAR: ADAM LEVINE (page 84)
The Maroon 5 frontman opens up about how his extended family is responsible for his success with the opposite sex, his fierce independence, and how starring on NBC's The Voice gave him a last shot at being the King of Pop.
SPECIAL GROOMING GUIDE: The Grooming Guide lists the winners of the First Annual Men's Essentials Awards, which highlight the ultimate in skin, hair, fragrance, and shaving products, chosen by the readers—and editors—of Details.
A total of 21 products, across five categories received the Editors' Picks award. Thousands of Details readers weighed in by voting for their favorite products via an online poll hosted on details.com in April. These Readers' Choice picks appear alongside the Editors' picks.
The grooming package also includes a round-up of the 16 best barbershops in America, a look at U.S. small-batch purveyors who are making stand-out grooming products, the best new shampoos for men, how to get the perfect shave, five women's products every man should use, and six anti-aging treatments that can turn back the clock—in under an hour.
GRILLS GONE WILD (page 23)
Lose the meat and use the grill to make sophisticated dishes that bring a charred edge to sweet fruit, fresh seafood, seasonal greens, and hand-rolled pizzas—even cocktails and desserts.
DESTINATION: SUMMER SCHOOL (page 35)
Come back from vacation with more than just a tan. Plan your next holiday around a once-in-a-lifetime course, from rally-car driving in Australia to shoe-making in Italy or surfing in the Philippines. Plus, where to stay and the best "extra-curricular" activities.
THE GIN AND TONIC, REINVENTED (page 36)
Tired of the staid summer standby? A crop of refreshing new cocktails boast bold takes on the classic après-tennis drink. Plus, the best new gin joints in the U.S. and the best gins on the market.
THE MUST-HAVE SECOND HOME—SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED (page 38)
A look at four types of smart, sexy prefab houses that make perfect weekend retreats.
THE INTRODUCTION: PROMETHEUS STAR LOGAN MARSHALL-GREEN (page 42)
The star opens up—ever so slightly—about the summer's most anticipated film and about being a theater nerd.
THE WISEGUY: JEFF DANIELS (page 50)
He lives in Michigan. He drives his kids to hockey. He's been married for more than 30 years. But as he shows in HBO's The Newsroom, he is hardly a regular guy. Daniels opens up the rumored Dumb and Dumber sequel, the power of being a "reluctant celebrity," and about making the leap to the small screen at 57 years old.
TASTEMAKER: RYAN REYNOLDS (page 66)
The Hollywood superstar talks about his simple workout secret, eyebrow plucking, and why aging can be a very good thing.
WHY ROWING IS THE NEW SPINNING (page 69)
The latest workout-class craze is pushing pedaling out of the group studio, and with good reason. Don't miss the boat. Plus, the best rowing classes, three steps to perfect form, and how to row solo.
CAN YOU REALLY CHOOSE WHERE YOU LOSE? (page 78)
A look at the hot—and hotly debated—Poliquin program. People on both sides of the controversy weigh in on the plan's bold promise that yo can target problem spots for fat loss.
THE ASIAN FOOD REVOLUTION (page 96)
A look at the chefs, restaurants, and delicacies that are leading the Asian food renaissance in the U.S.: a heady hi-lo fusion that combines the thrill of street vendors, noodle shops, and pho bars with the refinement of the continent's greatest gourmet cuisines.
LAST CALL: ERIN WASSON (page 116)
The 30-year-old model is jumping from the runway to the multiplex for her acting debut—as an ass-kicking vampire. The Texas-born beauty talks about growing up a "total jock," who the wildest supermodel is, and the Halloween she dressed up as Jesus.
PLUS: America's Coolest Drive-Ins; Six Outdoor Speakers, Perfectly Built for Bathing Suit Season; Summer's Can't Miss Books, plus Six Great Non-Fiction Reads; the New Beach Essentials; the T-Shirts Every Man Should Own; Four Modern Twists on Summer Black Tie; and the Ten Commandments of Recovery
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