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PLUS: Noel Gallagher, Zachary Quinto, the Frequent Flier's Guide to Staying Fit, and America's New Male Body Obsession
AMERICA'S NEW MALE BODY OBSESSION (page 93)
Everywhere you turn, the male form is being idealized. On TV screens, in Hollywood, on billboards, laptops and smartphones—even our own mirrors. We've all become more body-conscious: working out more, eating better, dressing in slimmer clothes, getting the hedges trimmed, and maybe even a nip or tuck. Have we entered a grand age of self-improvement? Or is it narcissism? Or homoeroticism? It's all those things and more—41 in all. These are the moments that changed the way we see the male body.
THE WISEGUY: NOEL GALLAGHER (page 60)
The bad-boy Brit-pop legend is a happy husband and father who has left Oasis behind but not the feud with his brother Liam. If only he could take his own advice: "Don't look back in anger."
THE BODY: THE FREQUENT FLIER'S GUIDE TO STAYING FIT (page 81)
How to keep in shape anywhere in the world: The world's best hotel gyms, airport restaurants, city running routes, on-the-go gear—and the 10-minute hotel room workout from The Biggest Loser star Bob Harper.
MODERN FAMILY (page 104)
Plural relationships have gotten a bad name, thanks to lascivious cult leaders like Warren Jeffs. But there's a whole other type of multi-partner love gaining popularity: polyandry, in which a woman settles down with two or more men. And it's more common than you might think.
APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION (page 122)
Brandon Baltzley, who could have been America's next great chef, is a heavy-metal drummer who developed an obsessive need to cook and a crippling cocaine addiction. Out of rehab and out of chances, the 26-year-old culinary genius is trying to figure out which compulsion is more dangerous—and cooking for his life.
LAST CALL: ZACHARY QUINTO (page 128)
The 34-year-old actor best known as Spock in Star Trek has been noticing a lot of things lately—from tabloid excess to financial corruption—that he finds highly illogical.
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