COVER STAR: JAKE GYLLENHAAL (page 186)
The 31-year-old A-lister opens up about the power of success, growing up amid Hollywood royalty, and his latest roles—as a South Central L.A. cop in End of Watch and acting with himself as a professor obsessed with a vain actor who's his double in An Enemy.
SPIN CITY (page 210)
There's a new breed of high roller on the Vegas Strip. Casinos are betting big on electronic-dance-music DJs, paying them up to $300,000 for an hour's work. But as Sin City evolves into America's Ibiza, even the DJs wonder: Is this the beginning of a great ride or the end of the road?
THE MEME-ING OF LIFE (page 228)
A comprehensive look at a societal phenomenon: how Internet-culture junkies have come together as citizens of Meme Nation.
FIVE WAYS TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR ONLINE IMAGE (page 77)
Let's admit it: The only appearance that matters is how you're presented online. If you aren't obsessed with your digital visage, you should be. Our guide shows you how to take control of you personal online brand—before it's too late.
ENTERTAINING SECRETS FROM AMERICA'S GREATEST CHEFS (page 82)
Top U.S. chefs including Daniel Boulud and Jean-Georges Vongerichten outline what you need to set your table in style.
ITALY'S LAST UNDISCOVERED GEM (page 84)
The under-the-radar-region of Basilicata has romantic beaches, preserved-in-time villages, luscious cuisine, unforgettable wine, and the hottest boutique hotel on the boot.
THE WORLD'S BEST (AND STRONGEST) NEW COCKTAILS (page 88)
Overproof spirits are the mixologist's new weapon. These five libations are as refined and flavorful as they are powerful. Just remember to drink very responsibly.
THE BREAKTHROUGH: CAN ENGLAND'S COOLEST BAND CONQUER THE WORLD? (page 107)
The xx started off just wanting to record songs they'd written in high school. But with the release of their second album, Coexist, they are poised take the world by storm.
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SPIKE LEE (page 116)
In Red Hook Summer, the once again indie filmmaker tackles gentrification, the generation gap, and men of God. Plus, Lee lists his top 15 favorite films.
THE WISEGUY: RAY LIOTTA (page 120)
Twenty-two years after Goodfellas, Ray Liotta is still playing a mobster, appearing in this month's flick Killing Them Softly. The 57-year-old star opens up about the movie, politics, and his biggest regret about his career so far.
THE DETAILS GUIDE TO TAILORING (page 125)
This comprehensive guide lists 103 definitive rules for wearing a suit this fall. We outline the season's most stylish options, plus everything you need to wear them perfectly.
HOW TO GET FIT—AND GET AHEAD—AT THE OFFICE (page 161)
Want to be a master of the universe? Start by mastering this regimen—all the nutrition, exercise, and health tips you need to climb the corporate ladder.
ACTOR SEBASTIAN STAN PACKS A MEAN PUNCH (page 172)
An inside look at this rising Hollywood star's boxing-based regimen.
LAST CALL: LIV TYLER (page 234)
The 35-year-old, who stars in this month's futuristic indie Robot and Frank, opens up about her family, marriage, and writing an etiquette guide with her grandmother.
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