October 7, 2013 |
This just in from the Department of That Makes Sense: Scarlett Johansson has been named Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire, which has bestowed the honor and its attendant cover for 2013. It's not Johansson's first time at this rodeo, either. Seven years ago, at the tender age of 21, she earned the same heady title. But her two-time sexy crown and her other successes are not lost on her. "You know, I gotta hustle. I'm a 28-year-old woman in the movie business, right?" the "Don Jon" star tells the mag. PHOTOS: The 50 most beautiful female celebs "Pretty soon the roles you're offered all become mothers.
September 20, 2013 |
Want to punch out a co-worker? The Esquire Network, a new cable channel from NBCUniversal, will give you that chance. Launching on Monday, Esquire Network is looking to woo upscale men with lifestyle programs about cooking, drinking and travel. But the network also knows that even the most hoity-toity of men will on occasion dream of lacing up the gloves and slugging a colleague. Esquire Network is developing a show to fulfill that fantasy. PHOTOS: Hollywood Backlot moments Called "White Collar Brawlers" and set to premiere in early 2014, Esquire Network General Manager Adam Stotsky said the show will "tap into something quite primal.
February 15, 2013 |
Ashton Kutcher is living a double life, or so his latest profile in Esquire magazine would have us believe. On one hand, he's an actor who's taken goofy, likable-guy kinds of roles and parlayed them into a career and, on the other, he's a tech-geek, venture capitalist who's trying to change the world. And if there's one thing we learned from this lengthy story , it's that he loves to work, despite his description as "dumb-actor savant" by Esquire's Tom Chiarella. Kutcher has come a long way since his role on "That '70s Show.
February 13, 2013 |
Out of the service, out of the shadows: The Navy SEAL who reportedly killed Osama bin Laden in the world's most famous secret raid has stepped a little closer toward the sunlight. The unnamed shooter, profiled in a recent Esquire cover story that describes a post-military life without a pension or timely disability benefits, met with lawmakers Tuesday to discuss veteran's care. The SEAL, who didn't qualify for a pension or health benefits for his family because he retired four years earlier than the Navy's 20-year threshold, met with Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.)
February 12, 2013 |
The fog of Abbottabad strikes again. On Tuesday, confusion continued to swirl around Esquire magazine's cover story about the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden during the instantly legendary May 2011 raid on the terrorist leader's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The article, which was published online Monday, is framed around the premise that the SEAL, dubbed the Shooter, got "nothing" from the government after his retirement, including no healthcare coverage. According to officials and experts, that claim was incorrect : All Iraq and Afghanistan veterans get five years of healthcare benefits after retirement.
February 11, 2013 |
NBCUniversal wants to trade in its geeks for metrosexuals. The media giant announced Monday that it was rebooting its tiny G4 cable channel, which has long focused on attracting young, male video game players. But because most gamers don't watch much TV, ratings for G4 have been puny. So in a bid for higher numbers, and a larger share of advertising dollars, the company is attempting an upgrade: On April 22, the channel will be rebranded as the Esquire Network, a partnership with Hearst Magazines and its iconic publication.