On the Cover: Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games)
COVER STAR: LIAM HEMSWORTH (page 138)
Plucked from relative obscurity to star in The Hunger Games, the 22-year-old Aussie talks to DETAILS about the scrutiny that comes with carrying the hottest franchise since Twilight, sibling rivalry (his brother is Chris Hemsworth of Thor), falling for Miley Cyrus, his American culinary adventures—think Krispy Kreme and White Castle—and his fascination with squirrels.
THE SOCIAL MAVERICKS (page 69)
DETAILS presents the 12 Social Mavericks of 2012. From the Chief Digital Officer of New York City to the cofounders of Kickstarter to a major league baseball star who's used Twitter to rehab his image, the list spotlights the people and companies that are changing the social-media landscape.
THE WISEGUY: RICKY MARTIN (page 98)
The normally tight-lipped Ricky Martin opens up to DETAILS about sex, gay marriage, meeting the Dalai Lama, and what he's done for love.
WELCOME TO DONOR NATION (page 168)
We examine the cultural phenomenon of "Donor Dads," men who give their sperm to a female friend and then sign away their legal rights to the child. These men employ a "Fatherhood Lite" approach, playing the occasional parent—a balance of mostly fun with few of the daily headaches of parenting.
THE NEW RULES OF LUXE CASUAL (page 102)
A quick list of 31 surefire ways to infuse elegance and panache into casual spring outfits, plus a roundup of stores that offer the pieces you need to achieve this unfussy but polished look.
THE BODY: THE HOTTEST VANITY MUSCLES-AND HOW TO GET THEM (page 123)
With swimsuit season on the horizon, this three-page feature provides targeted body-shaping secrets that focus on the "action-hero muscles" from the world's top celebrity trainers.
THE JOB EVERY CELEBRITY WANTS (page 92)
This trend story highlights how the title of "Creative Director" has become today's ultimate status symbol, with celebrities like Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, and will.i.am adding the label to their resume.
FIVE CLASSIC AMERICAN ROAD TRIPS (AND THE CARS TO DRIVE) (page 74)
Five road trips with the best car for each route and where to eat and stay along the way.
QUEENS-THE NEW CULINARY KING OF NEW YORK (page 80)
For in-the-know foodies, NYC's other outer borough is now the go-to destination for high-end comfort foods.
THE STARLET: DAKOTA JOHNSON (page 91)
The latest in a family of celluloid sex symbols, Dakota Johnson (daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson), talks to DETAILS about starring alongside Hollywood's reigning kings of comedy in her upcoming films and why she prefers to be naked.
ARE YOU BUILT LIKE A 50-YEAR-OLD? (MAYBE YOU SHOULD BE) (page 128)
The A-List cast of lean, mean, mature men who are putting guys in their thirties to shame.
ON A HIGH NOTE (page 184)
A profile of British countertenor Iestyn Davies—young, handsome, charismatic—who could be the one who finally proves these singers are more than a curiosity.
LAST CALL: OUTASIGHT (page 188)
Outasight, the voice of Pepsi's ubiquitous "Music Icons" commercial—which features Michael Jackson and Britney Spears dancing to his YouTube sensation "Tonight Is the Night"—wants more than commercial success; he wants to be the soundtrack to every party this year.
PLUS: How to Get the Home of the Future Now (Four New Digital Devices that will Automate Your Home); the New Crop of Spanish Wines; Your Spring Non-Fiction Reading List; 10 Health Foods That May Be Making You Fat; 10 Health and Fitness Apps to Download Now; Is You Diet Making You Bald? and more.
With thought-provoking humor, unbeatable style, and breathtaking photography, DETAILS defines the modern man of our times. DETAILS is published by Condé Nast, a division of Advance Publications, which operates in 25 countries and is the world leader in exceptional content creation. For more information, visit DETAILS.com.
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