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From a Refugee Camp to Esquire Man of the Year

Rick Liaz | Posted 12.10.2016 | Impact
Rick Liaz

Refugees nowadays need to be inspired and empowered, so that their life is not consumed by the fear they are subjected to. The journey of Chaker Khazaal comes as a strong tale to serve this purpose.

Republican Candidates' Climate Change Denial No Longer Reflects The Conservative Base

Marvin Meadors | Posted 10.02.2016 | Green
Marvin Meadors

A recent study by Sondre Båtstrand shows what an extreme outlier the modern Republican party is when compared with the conservative parties in nine other democracies with respect to their attitudes about climate change.

The Greatest Jokes Ever Told, According To Your Favorite Comedians

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.29.2015 | Comedy

Mitch Hedberg for sainthood.

The Cathedral Builder in Columbus, Ind.

J. Michael Welton | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It's a fascinating story about a humble Renaissance Man who left behind the best kind of legacy -- one that's articulated in human relations and in modern architecture.

George Lois, Creative Director

Ian Spanier | Posted 02.07.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

This legendary publishing art director and designer is a "New Yawka" through and through: tough as rawhide, a vocabulary heavy (very heavy) on four-le...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: David Granger, Esquire Magazine Editor-in-Chief

Ian Spanier | Posted 12.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Editor-in-chief of men's-magazine mainstay Esquire, Granger is making a concerted effort, amid industry doldrums, to prove that print still matters. H...

The 'Sexiest Woman Alive'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment

Esquire has named actress and model Penelope Cruz as its "Sexiest Woman Alive" for 2014. Cruz, 40, spoke to the magazine but said little about her...

How Esquire's Paywall Is Making A Difference

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.09.2014 | Media

Esquire has launched a new paywall on a 9/11 feature story from 2003 to raise money for a James Foley scholarship fund. The paywall corresponds to ...

The Original Boy of Summer Belongs in Cooperstown

Robert Miraldi | Posted 09.22.2014 | Sports
Robert Miraldi

Roger Angell reminded us recently with a long memoir piece why he will be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame this weekend. As much as his selection is deserved, there is another Roger out there who has not yet gotten the nod.

Dear Esquire, 42-Year-Old Women Were Always Damn Sexy

Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.09.2014 | Women
Ann Brenoff

So you see my point Tom? You are wrong when you suggest that it was the women's liberation movement that made it possible to find a 42-year-old woman appealing, or that 42-year-old women flock to yoga and pilates classes to be appealing to men. It isn't that at all.

Kindergarten Readiness is a Hot Topic in the California Senate

Amy Weisberg, M.Ed. | Posted 06.08.2014 | Education
Amy Weisberg, M.Ed.

One of the most important California Senate Bills will be voted on soon as hearings continue this week.

And The Best Dressed Man Of 2013 Is..

Posted 12.30.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis has picked up yet another year-end honor which may be his most surprising yet! Esquire named him "The Best Dressed Man of 2013," chie...

'Why Am I Always Stuck On The Side Of The F**king Road?'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

DETROIT, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc got more bad news this week following the third fire in its Model S electric sedan as actor George Cloo...

Esquire Ushers in the New Male Consumer

Jim Joseph | Posted 11.03.2013 | Media
Jim Joseph

In what appears to be an old-school move, later this month NBC is partnering with Esquire magazine to launch a new cable network targeting men. Many are calling it out of style and out of touch, but I actually think it's quite timely and appropriate.

Russell Brand: I Never Cheated On Katy Perry

Posted 06.06.2013 | Divorce

Russell Brand is back to his chatty ways. Though the comedian surprised us recently by keeping mum about his marriage to Katy Perry in an intervie...

Much Ado About a Dead Terrorist

Greg Schwem | Posted 06.03.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Does it really matter how bin Laden died? I wouldn't have cared if the SEALs had coaxed him into playing a fraternity drinking game and then slipped something into his beer when he wasn't looking.

Esquire's Navy SEAL Story Skipped Key Details, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

Esquire's interview with the Navy SEAL who shot and killed Osama bin Laden is under fire for a questionable segment surrounding the military service m...

Esquire Launches New Digital Venture | Posted 01.30.2013 | Media

Esquire magazine announced on Friday a partnership with Byliner, a digital publishing start-up, that will have three distinct components accessible to...

WATCH: Brian Cox Pronounces The Scotches

Posted 10.08.2012 | Taste

Brian Cox, Scotch and a high-backed leather chair.

"Men's Fiction" vs. "Mommy Porn"

Ester Bloom | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
Ester Bloom

Gender distinctions in literature are arbitrary and often ass-backwards. Can women, for example, write "men's fiction"? Why not?

How Robert Downey Jr. Plans To Be A Successful Dad

Posted 04.20.2012 | Parents

Robert Downey Jr. might play a hero in his upcoming film “The Avengers” -- but in a new interview with Esquire, he says that's not the way he want...

REVEALED: What Men Really Think About Sex

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 03.23.2012 | Women

Men apparently think about sex 19 times a day -- or about once every hour and a half. But what do men’s sex lives look like outside of their own hea...

The Grand Finale: Fashion Week for Suburban Dads

Dan Zevin | Posted 04.18.2012 | Style
Dan Zevin

Nobody is going to look better on this Fashion Week Friday than suburban dads. Why? FLEECE. On Monday through Thursday, we're all business in our buttoned-up clearance clothes from Banana Republic. But by the end of the work week, it's time to TGIF. Thank God It's Fleece Day.

Clinton Sounds Off On 2012 Contenders

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton said Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney can't say what they believe and get nominated in a GOP primary, in an interview with ...

George Clooney: 'People Forget That I Was Married'

Posted 12.15.2011 | Weddings

What was on George Clooney's mind this year? Marriage, surprisingly -- but not in the way that one might think. In Esquire's upcoming January ...