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'I'll Have the Men's Fiction! (Extra Macho and Genius on Top!)'

Laura Zigman | Posted 08.04.2012 | Women
Laura Zigman

Last week, Esquire announced a new editorial imperative -- to run "Men's Fiction." We thought they already did this, but apparently, that's just not enough.

The Best Bars In America

Posted 05.23.2012 | Home

Esquire's list of "The Best Bars in America" has been announced, and one thing is clear: 2012 is the year of Milwaukee. The men's magazine named the t...

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...

The Real War on Youth: Esquire's Dubious Achievements

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.09.2012 | Media
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The magazine is at it again with an economically illiterate and deceptive piece about "generational conflict" called "The War on Youth." Meanwhile the real war on youth is an assault on their employment prospects, education costs, and, yes, their future Social Security benefits.

Chris Jones' Esquire Article: What He Got Wrong

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 05.30.2012 | Women
Dr. Logan Levkoff

It is comical that Jones believes that "most women act as though they are sexual Olympians." Women -- wouldn't it be nice to feel such sexual bravado and confidence?

George Lois's Innovation Bible 'Damn Good Advice'

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home
Andrea Chalupa

Long considered a legend for giving Esquire's covers in the sixties the force of Picasso's "Guernica," Lois shares his 120 commandments for creativity in Damn Good Advice (for people with talent!).

Scott Brown's Wife: He's 'Not Just The Regular Chocolate'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

Visit the "Why I'm Running" section of Sen. Scott Brown's (R-Mass.) campaign website, and you find out that he is a "regular guy." "In 2010, you ma...

Author T. C. Boyle's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Elana Estrin | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home
Elana Estrin

Spanning more than 30 years, from the 1970s through the present, and featuring manuscripts, correspondence, professional files and teaching material the archive covers the breadth of T.C. Boyle's prolific career.

The Faithful Shopper: Gifts for Guys

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's Leap Day! The date when by tradition, women can propose marriage to the men in their lives. Of course, women have been disregarding this for years, but today is a perfect excuse to buy a gift for your favorite guy.

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 ...

Ricky Gervais On Why He'll Never Host The Oscars | Posted 01.13.2012 | Fifty

The comedian talks about Churchill, Caligula, Gandhi, being invited back to the Globes, and why he'll never host the Oscars. And honesty....

Art Garfunkel On The 60s, Elvis And Paul Simon | Posted 12.22.2011 | Fifty

Garfunkel and Paul Simon recorded just five albums before they split in 1970. Since then Garfunkel has released more than 130 solo songs and a book of...

Gary Oldman On Fatherhood, Harry Potter And Learning The Ukelele

Esquire | Posted 12.17.2011 | Fifty

Oldman has made a career of being the guy you remember more than the protagonist. He's the lead in the new Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy....

Vanna White Talks Family, Regrets And The One Picture She Won't Autograph

Esquire | Posted 12.14.2011 | Fifty

I was a guest at the White House years ago. I'm not sure if they still do tours the way they did back then. But I got to go to the War Room. It's the ...

Please Put Your Clothes Back On

Carol Hartsell | Posted 02.12.2012 | Comedy
Carol Hartsell

Apparently, posing nude -- or mostly nude -- in a mens' magazine is still some sort of rite of passage for female entertainers, and there has been a spate of female comedians stripping down recently. We have to admit, as fans of comedy and women in comedy especially, my fellow editors and I die a little bit every time this happens.

A Horrifying Satire of Hollywood Returns

Brian Joseph Davis | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home
Brian Joseph Davis

The Late Great Creature has been reissued and Brock Brower's hardboiled, horror-themed wit might finally find a new audience. It's at the very least found me.

WATCH: Stewart On Running His Show: 'Some Days, You Just Don't F*cking Feel Like It'

Posted 11.22.2011 | Comedy

Right now, two major magazines are running extensive profiles on Jon Stewart. In one corner, Esquire's examination of what Stewart means as a cultural...

The Most Important Liberal in America?

Ari Melber | Posted 11.19.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

Jon Stewart clearly has more political influence than most politicos. In fact, many of his most famous moments turned on his ability to stop joking and get serious.

Justin Timberlake's 'Most Memorable Day Ever' As Ernie

People | Posted 11.14.2011 | Celebrity

It's unusual for Justin Timberlake to go unnoticed. But at this year's Comic-Con in San Diego, where the actor was promoting In Time, Timberlake s...

Jason Linkins

Rick Perry's Lawyers 'Read The Riot Act' To Cameron Todd Willingham Investigator | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.08.2011 | Media

I was disappointed that Brian Williams, faced with the golden opportunity to specifically cite the Cameron Todd Willingham case in his debate interrogation of Rick Perry, instead opted for a more generic set of questions on the death penalty.

Encounters With Greatness: From Salman Rushdie to Versace

Stacie Gillian | Posted 11.02.2011 | Style
Stacie Gillian

Just recently I helped a phenomenal designer, Jessica Robinson, put together a birthday dinner party for another friend -- Booker Prize winner Salman ...

ELLE, Esquire And Other Mags Take On E-Commerce

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

We’ve long looked to magazines for style guidance, but now several of our favorite glossies are further influencing our shopping habits, venturing i...

Magazine's Shocking DSK Rape Joke Tweet Draws Fire

Posted 09.24.2011 | Media

Esquire magazine got itself into a heap of trouble on Monday with a shocking tweet that joked about the Dominique Strauss-Kahn rape case. On the sa...

Birther Book Authors Seek Over $200 Million In Lawsuit Against Esquire

Forbes | Posted 08.30.2011 | Home

Joseph Farah and Jerome Corsi have some pretty interesting beliefs....

Jason Linkins

Esquire Sued By Birthers Over Deceptive Satire Of Birther Deception | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.29.2011 | Media

Just over a month ago, Esquire Magazine's Mark Warren published an item on the magazine's Politics blog titled, "BREAKING: Jerome Corsi's Birther Book...