COVER STAR: COLIN FARRELL (page 94)
He went from surefire superstar to wild man, then became a Hollywood cautionary tale. Today the 36-year-old Irishman is clean, sober, and acting his heart out.
THE ART OF COLLECTING (page 100)
From who to know and what to buy to where to get it and how to show it, this special package outlines everything you need to start an art portfolio that will make you the envy of your friends—and maybe a lot of money.
CAN MAN LIVE ON FRUIT ALONE? (page 112)
A look at Fruitarianism, the extreme practice that excludes all food groups in favor of a diet that consists solely of fruit, and the growing legions of fruitarians who believe their way of life will bring them physical, mental, and spiritual perfection.
THE COMEBACK: LUCY LIU (page 47)
After a two-year absence, Lucy Liu returned to TV in January and is gearing up for The Man With the Iron Fists, a movie she describes as "an old-school Chinese period piece mixed with modern-day music and rap."
MEET THE NEXT WAVE OF POLITICAL PUNDITS (page 48)
The networks have turned to a fresh crop of talking heads who operate as one-person polemical brands, as adept at stirring up controversy as they are at analyzing the candidates.
WISEGUY: 50 CENT (page 54)
He became the King of Bling—a wealthy rapper, movie star, and industry mogul. But a working-class hero? Now 50 Cent wants to go blue-collar or die tryin'.
TASTEMAKER: LULU GAINSBOURG (page 72)
The fashionable youngest son of Serge Gainsbourg shares his inspirations in style, music, and life.
WHY ICE-COLD IS THE KEY TO A HOT BODY (page 77)
A look at Cryotherapy, the latest in-demand exercise and recovery treatment for elite athletes and fitness-minded celebs.
THE NEW RULES OF EXERCISE ETIQUETTE (page 86)
Straight from in-the-know trainers, 20 dos and don'ts that make up the code of conduct for the fit gentleman.
"SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED" GOES HIGH-END (page 34)
Simplicity and aesthetics are driving a no-screw, no-glue furniture trend, as the hottest new pieces just click together.
SMOKED BEER IS ON FIRE RIGHT NOW (page 36)
Forget fruity autumnal brews. The tastiest pints this season pack a robust smoky punch.
THE TRUCK STOPS HERE (page 38)
Some of the country's finest gourmet food trucks are opening brick-and-mortar restaurants.
THE BEST (REALLY) LITTLE HOTELS IN THE WORLD (page 40)
These stunningly sexy, diminutive vacation retreats pack maximum luxury and comfort into minimal space.
PLUS: It's Time to Think Beyond the Peacoat, A Complete Shopper's Guide to Downtown L.A., the Season's Must-Have Haircut, Maca—the Superfood to Try Now, and the World's Sexiest Fitness Destinations
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