Karl Ove Knausgaard The literary giant makes high drama of the banality of daily existence. From the fifth volume of his autobiographical My Struggle, making its U.S. debut this month, comes The Morning After, an account of the author's formative
CONTENTS Departments NO FILTER Inside the Technicolor mind of Iliza Shlesinger 13 DRINKS Stay golden with this tasty take on a classic 14 also: cocktails in Cuba; tech for music lovers; all the car $400,000 can buy; deconstructing the sneaker collab
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"Women's magazines tell us if you don't have your shit together by age five, your're screwed."
"The two sexes are on different timetables, and maybe it's because guys see in black-and-white while women see in color. Men are very visual; women are cerebral. I've become cognizant of that as I've gotten older. It's what makes it hard for us to
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The owner of Brooklyn's Leyenda tells you how to ask her for a date I've been bartending for more than 10 years in all sorts of bars in all sorts of countries. I've seen pickups that have gone incredibly well and have wanted to ask the guy (or lady,
Where to Drink in Havana Before It Becomes Margaritaville
Charles Joly made a name for himself in the rarefied world of molecular mixology at the Aviary in Chicago and now consults for some of the world's top bars and spirits companies. But sometimes even the most highly skilled bartenders just want a dam
Long before the headphone wars—the Apple earbud versus generic earbud versus Beats versus WannaBeats wars- there was Grado. For decades the company has been making—in Brooklyn, no less—the best headphones money can buy. Out of metal. Out of mahogany
The impressive numbers behind the insanely expensive McLaren 675LT As you hammer down on the throttle of the 2016 McLaren 675LT, it takes a split second to realize this breathtaking piece of machinery is engineered to completely rattle the laws of
The rallycross champ, Top Gear host, stunt driver and world-record holder has done his share of drifting, both on and off the track My dad had this yellow Porsche 912. It had sheepskin seat covers and camel leather inside. He bought it when I was t
A behind-the-scenes look at the hottest trend in footwear One of the eminently fascinating if over- exploited trends in contemporary consumer culture is the fashion collaboration, in which Brand A (usually a very big company with deep pockets and di
The not-so-straight path Adidas collaborations take from idea to sale THE INSPIRATION As skate style goes mainstream, Adidas, as well as other brands, retains its cred by sponsoring pro athletes. Skating legend Dennis Busenitz (pictured above) worke
I THINK I'M ADDICTED TO PHONE SEX. Is That Such a Bad Thing?
RACHEL RABBIT WHITE
I'm a 25-year-old guy in a chill and iQ^e loving seven-month relationship. However, I can't stop calling phone-sex lines. Who has phone sex in 2016? Let me explain: I first came across a pop-up ad for a phone- sex site while watching a cam-girl show
— I\STA(. R A/M /AM M A It IKS Although Instagram acknowledges that "people might want to share nude images," the company prohibits shots of "sexual intercourse, genitals and close-ups of fully nude buttocks." Female nipples are banned unless the
In his first outing as a blockbuster villain, JESSE EISENBERG has us rooting for the bad guy LexLuthor is bald, except when he has a wild mop of red hair. He's a stone faced Kevin Spacey, except when he's an ascot-sporting Gene Hackman. And he's a
Why are our beloved devices all but absent from the most popular shows on cable? From the smartphones that hotline-bling in our back pockets to the laptops aglow with Facebook updates, technology takes up every corner of our lives. How are we suppos
Far Cry Primal will make you rethink language—if the saber- toothed tigers don't get you first The cavemen are pissed off, their ragged blades swinging at your head. But what the hell are they saying? Language was French publisher Ubisoft's big chal
For fans, Savages shows had become religious experiences; Adore Life, the U.K. band's second album, is their New Testament Savages hit a sharp turning point as they were finishing the tour in support of their 2013 debut, Silence Yourself. The Londo
The Wire creator David Simon talks about the birth of the sex industry, the failure of the drug war, the role of journalism and meeting President Obama JAMES FRANCO: Your new HBO miniseries, The Deuce, is set in New York's old 42nd Street, when it w
The IUD is not only the most practical and effective contraceptive available. It is revolut offering freedom from anxiety and fear—and a slap in the face of puritanism "Imagine," my religious-education teacher said one Wednesday evening, her eyes gl
Who Is Sarah McDaniel and Why Are We Obsessed With Her?
Last October, Sarah McDaniel, a consummate Snapchat and Instagram user, skyrocketed to internet stardom when her striking appearance—we're talking about her different eye colors, the result of a hereditary condition called heterochromia iridum—g
Javier Valadez was a crucial part of the Texas arts scene until the day he was deported. This is a first-person account of his one-way trip to Mexico It was still dark when they came for me. I hear that's what they do—sleaze up before dawn when you'
<p>Dree Hemingway is packing for a two-week solo vacation in Costa Rica. In her carry-on bag go The Circle by Dave Eggers and M Train by Patti Smith. It's not surprising that Miss March—great-granddaughter of writer Ernest and daughter of actress Marie</p>
I suppose it was only a matter of time before playboy decided to stop running nude photos, but now that it's happening it's still a reminder of how far we've evolved—or devolved, some may argue—in terms of our notions about female nudity and how sex
woman—and the sexu No one dissects the life of the modern man like Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard. With uninhibited honesty his staggering six-volume autobiography scrutinizes women, sex, drinking, music, being a son, being a father and the w
Three days, three locations and three cameras. The rising feminist artist and once controversial face of Calvin Klein turns the lens on herself You may not recognize her name, but you probably know about Myla Dalbesio. In 2014 she became the face of
Long before he designed the main characters on the Fox cartoon series Bob's Burgers or co- created Nickelodeons Sanjay and Craig, Jay Howell liked to draw his lanky bug-eyed figures onto the pages of found magazines (like this one) and free-bin ero
<p><strong>It's winter and the Dawn Patrol is out in force</strong>—not
at their usual spot off Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach but way up at
Swami's, where the big north swell that just arrived is going off. Johnny Banzai is out there, and Dave the Love God. High Tide and Sunny Day and Hang Twelve. </p><p>Boone's crew. <br>His people, his friends. <br></p>