Oct 17, 2008

Issue #1016

Cover Story

Zac Efron: EW photo showcase!

by Christine Spines | Oct 27, 2008
Going from teen phenom to grown-up actor is a full-time job; here's a snapshot of the ''HSM'' star's day off Read it
Magazine Cover (Oct 17, 2008)

Feedback

Feedback from our readers

Oct 10, 2008
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't, on HBO, ''Sex and the City,'' and Jon Stewart Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Kate Ward | Oct 10, 2008
Melissa Etheridge's engagement and Howard Stern's wedding made news the week of October 6, 2008 Read it

Book Article

'Elliott Erwitt's Dogs'

by Tina Jordan | Oct 10, 2008
'Elliott Erwitt's Dogs' -- A compilation featuring the work of the famed lensman who barked at his subjects Read it

Michael Connelly’s five favorite legal thrillers

Oct 10, 2008
''To Kill a Mockingbird,'' ''The Firm,'' and more are on his list Read it

Book Review

The Brass Verdict

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 08, 2008

''Have You Seen...?''

by Sean Howe | Oct 08, 2008

The Fire

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 08, 2008

Twisted Head

by Kate Ward | Oct 08, 2008

Emily Post

by Katharine Critchlow | Oct 08, 2008

Keep This Forever

by Ken Tucker | Oct 08, 2008

Cover Story

Zac Efron: EW photo showcase!

by Christine Spines | Oct 27, 2008
Going from teen phenom to grown-up actor is a full-time job; here's a snapshot of the ''HSM'' star's day off Read it

Hit List

Scott Brown's Hit List

Oct 10, 2008
The 10 hottest topics for the week of October 6, 2008 Read it

Movie Article

Catching up with Cheeta

by Josh Rottenberg | Oct 10, 2008
The 76-year-old sidekick from the classic Tarzan movies is enjoying his golden years and poised for a comeback Read it

Q&A with Mark Strong

by Adam B. Vary | Oct 10, 2008
Mark Strong talks about the different types of bad guy he plays in ''RocknRolla'' and ''Body of Lies'' Read it

What's next for Michael Cera

by Gregory Kirschling | Oct 10, 2008
The star of ''Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist'' talks about fame and quitting the biz Read it

The best football movie pep talks

by Jeff Labrecque | Oct 10, 2008
We rate game day speeches given by actors in flicks like ''Rudy'' and ''The Longest Yard'' Read it

Movie Review

Fireproof

by Chris Willman | Oct 10, 2008

An American Carol

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 10, 2008

Body of Lies

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 16, 2008

RocknRolla

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 16, 2008

Ashes of Time Redux

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 10, 2008

The Express

by Gregory Kirschling | Oct 10, 2008

Breakfast With Scot

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 10, 2008

Happy-Go-Lucky

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 10, 2008

Music Article

Metallica tops the charts again

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 10, 2008
Why ''Death Magnetic'' is number one Read it

Concert cancellation excuses

by Leah Greenblatt | Oct 10, 2008
Why Britney Spears, Amy Winehouse, and others delayed or dropped their tours Read it

Music Review

Perfect Symmetry

by Leah Greenblatt | Oct 15, 2008

Little Honey

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 08, 2008

OK NOW

by Mikael Wood | Oct 08, 2008

Be OK

by Mikael Wood | Oct 08, 2008

Such Fun

by Leah Greenblatt | Oct 08, 2008

everything is borrowed

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 08, 2008

Pebble to a Pearl

by Leah Greenblatt | Oct 08, 2008

Gossip in the Grain

by Greg Kot | Oct 08, 2008

Skeletal Lamping

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 08, 2008

News Article

Rachel Zoe's client style

by Tim Stack | Oct 10, 2008
How the stylist chose red-carpet dresses for celebs like Cameron Diaz and Anne Hathaway Read it

Pop culture hits and misses

Oct 10, 2008
We rate pop culture for the week of September 29, 2008 including Rosie O'Donnell, Misty May, Larry Charles' beard, and more Read it

Madonna vs. Jane Fonda

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 10, 2008
How the material girl and the buns o' steel master compare Read it

The latest news from Hollywood

Oct 10, 2008
Catherine O'Hara, the Smashing Pumpkins, and Russell Brand made news this week Read it

Save Kate Walsh!

by Henry Goldblatt | Oct 10, 2008
A call to arms to find the ''Private Practice'' star a new show Read it

A look at TV's gay factor

by Mark Harris | Oct 10, 2008
Television shows like ''Brothers & Sisters'' and ''True Blood'' are full of LGBTQ characters that are all stereotypes Read it

Can the Kindle sway a book geek?

by Rick Tetzeli | Oct 10, 2008
A look at whether Amazon's gadget is a worthy replacement for the morning paper Read it

Using the pocket size Kodak Z16

by Wook Kim | Oct 10, 2008
A look at the new mini digital video camera Read it

Photo Gallery

'Twilight' in EW photo outtakes

Oct 12, 2008
Exclusive photos of the stars of ''Twilight'' and ''Gossip Girl,'' Samuel L. Jackson, and more! See photos

Tina Fey: Exclusive on-set pics!

Oct 25, 2008
It's Take EW to Work Day: See ''30 Rock'' star, Jason Bateman, and more as they go about their business See photos

Jim and Pam: Your MUST couple!

Oct 10, 2008
''Office'' mates top the list of pop-culture gems you -- and EW staff -- are obsessed with this week See photos

Photo Showcase

Cheeta: Tarzan's pal today

by Josh Rottenberg | Oct 26, 2008
The 76-year-old sidekick from the classic movies is enjoying his golden years -- and poised for a comeback Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

Oct 10, 2008
TV's funniest lines from Oct 10 to 16 Read it

TV Article

The hardest working actors in showbiz

Oct 10, 2008
We interview a slew of under-appreciated actors, including John Slattery from ''Mad Men'' and ''Desperate Housewives'' and Tina Majorino from ''Napoleon Dynamite'' and ''Big Love'' Read it

Tina Fey is so good she's bad for 'SNL'

by Ken Tucker | Oct 10, 2008
Viewers may be tuning in for her Sarah Plain impression, but they're changing the channel afterwards Read it

Returning shows' mixed ratings

by Lynette Rice | Oct 10, 2008
After the writer's strike and long hiatuses, ''Private Practice'' loses viewers while ''Gossip Girl'' gains them Read it

Rachel Maddow: newest star of TV news

by Ken Tucker | Oct 10, 2008
The Air America host is commandeering campaign conversation on MSNBC with her smart, punchy talk show Read it

Grading TV bosses

by Alynda Wheat | Oct 10, 2008
Measuring small screen honchos on a scale from Michael Scott to Monty Burns Read it

'Sports Night: The Complete Series'

by Ari Karpel | Oct 10, 2008
An inside look at the 10th anniversary boxed set of the show that paved the way for Aaron Sorkin Read it

TV Review

My Own Worst Enemy

by Ken Tucker | Oct 08, 2008

Desperate Housewives

by Ken Tucker | Oct 08, 2008

TV on DVD Review

How I Met Your Mother: Season 3

by Alynda Wheat | Oct 08, 2008

The Johnny Cash Christmas Specials

by Chris Willman | Oct 08, 2008

The Ausiello Files

The Ausiello Files for October 17, 2008

by Michael Ausiello | Oct 10, 2008
EW's TV scooper spills on Brandon Walsh's return to ''90210,'' ''American Idol'''s Chris Daughtry on ''CSI: NY,'' and more Read it

The Must List

The Must List: Week of October 12, 2008

Oct 10, 2008
''Iron Man,'' ''Rachel Getting Married,'' Juana Molina and 12 others make up our countdown of pop-culture gems YOU -- and the EW staff -- are loving this week Read it