November 11, 2013 |
George Clooney, could we adore you any more? "The Monuments Men" actor-producer-director and "Gravity" star, 52, opens up about his celebrity in the December issue of Esquire and, a rarity in the celebrity-profiling sphere, opens his home - the same house that legendary actor Clark Gable lived in - to writer Tom Junod. Here are a few of our favorite quotes and insights from their interview : PHOTOS: George Clooney's life in pictures On family and comedy: "The first thing that I learned - and I understood it at a really young age - was that I could get a laugh.
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.
April 15, 2014 |
Lake Bell has turned up the va-va-voom dial several notches for her May cover of Esquire magazine. Well, she got our attention, all right - and is directing it toward her upcoming projects. The "Million Dollar Arm" star poses topless for the mag, wearing only black pantyhose and blunt bangs. The May issue , on newsstands April 22, also has an alternative cover shot by photographer Derek Kettela that features a topless Tom Hardy sans the pantyhose... PHOTOS: Funny women and why we love 'em Bell is pretty proud about the spread, which shows off her assets inside the mag as well.
June 22, 1989 |
Heads up! For five years, Esquire's July "Summer Reading Issue" has provided beached readers with balmy hours of some of the finest short fiction around. This year, though, there's an unexpected disturbance in the midst of the literary tranquillity. Between a short story by novelist Tim O'Brien and a sampler of fiction by a bunch of unsung writers, a scuffle breaks out. Suddenly, like a 98-pound weakling recently endowed with muscles, novelist Jay McInerney goes on a vengeful seven-page rampage, gleefully kicking sand in the faces of the critics he accuses of bullying him and his fellow literary Brat Packers.
May 6, 1989 |
Women: Did you know that men are slobs? That they're really just little boys? That they have no trouble sharing their feelings? No? Then tune into "Esquire: About Men, for Women," a 13-part Lifetime cable channel series from Esquire magazine, with its self-proclaimed "authoritative view of the American male," beginning tonight at 10:30. Each program has four parts. In "Coversations," you'll "eavesdrop" on the "innermost feelings" of four men "privately" rapping (on camera)
January 12, 2010 |
Former Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich long has thought that his best chance of beating the sweeping federal corruption charges against him was to take his case directly to the public -- whether through media interviews, writing a book or glad-handing people on the street. But things haven't always gone swimmingly. On Monday, Blagojevich moved quickly to apologize for saying in an Esquire magazine interview that he was "blacker than Barack Obama." Even before many had heard about the interview, Blagojevich was standing outside his home, pointing out that it was a dumb thing to say. "What I said was stupid, stupid, stupid," Blagojevich said, using the word 16 times in a few minutes.