Jan 30, 2009

Issue #1032-1033

Cover Story

Barack Obama: President Rock Star

by Benjamin Svetkey | Jan 27, 2009
Move over Brangelina and Beyonce: How our new president has become the biggest celebrity in the world See photos
Magazine Cover (Jan 30, 2009)

Feedback

Feedback from our readers

Jan 23, 2009
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't, on William Petersen, telenovelas, ''GLOW,'' and more Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Kate Ward | Jan 23, 2009
Kelly Rutherford's divorce and Ricardo Montalban's death made news the week of January 19, 2008 Read it

Book Article

John Grisham's favorite books of 2008

Jan 23, 2009
''Outliers'' and ''Mark Twain'' are some of the legal thriller legend's required reading from last year Read it

Tori Spelling's 'Mommywood'

Jan 23, 2009
The star writes about the first time she saw her now-two-year-old son, Liam, for the first time Read it

Lincoln biographies: The latest

by Will Boisvert | Jan 23, 2009
The bicentennial of the 16th president's birth has spawned several new books Read it

Book Review

The Associate

by Jennifer Reese | Jan 28, 2009

In Other Rooms, Other Wonders

by Karen Valby | Jan 28, 2009

The Slide

by Leah Greenblatt | Jan 28, 2009

Drink, Play, F@#k

by Clark Collis | Jan 28, 2009

Delicate Edible Birds

by Kate Ward | Jan 28, 2009

Cover Story

Barack Obama: President Rock Star

by Benjamin Svetkey | Jan 27, 2009
Move over Brangelina and Beyonce: How our new president has become the biggest celebrity in the world See photos

Entertainer Of the Month: January

Entertainer of the month: Bruce Springsteen

by Leah Greenblatt | Jan 23, 2009
His new album ''Working on a Dream,'' his title track for ''The Wrestler,'' and his inauguration performance make the Boss our pick for January Read it

Hit List

Scott Brown's hit list

by Scott Brown | Jan 23, 2009
The 10 hottest topics for the week of January 19, 2009 Read it

Movie Article

John Travolta: Will tragedy postpone his films?

by Missy Schwartz | Jan 23, 2009
The actor will continue to promote his upcoming roles in ''The taking of Pelham 132'' and '' Old Dogs'' Read it

Mall cops are hot in Hollywood

by Jesse North | Jan 23, 2009
The success of ''Paul Blart: Mall Cop'' has Tinseltown ready to capitalize with a slew of similar new projects Read it

The latest news from Hollywood

by Nicole Sperling, Lynette Rice | Jan 23, 2009
''500 Days of Summer,'' George Clooney, and ''Lipstick Jungle'' were in the news this week Read it

Brendan Fraser deserves some respect

by Clark Collis | Jan 23, 2009
The ''Inkheart'' star's movies have made $2 billion worldwide -- how long will he have to apologize for ''Monkeybone''? Read it

Oscar DVDs

Jan 23, 2009
''The Dark Knight,'' ''Iron Man,'' ''WALL-E,'' and more will be on DVD before Feb. 22 Read it

'Slumdog Millionaire' leads the pack

by Christine Spines, Nicole Sperling | Jan 23, 2009
How a no-star, subtitle-laden indie emerged as an unlikely Oscar front-runner Read it

Jerry Lewis looks back

by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 23, 2009
After 77 years in showbiz, the legendary comedian will receive an Academy Award for his humanitarian efforts Read it

Jerry Lewis: The essential movies

Jan 23, 2009
''Hollywood or Bust'' and ''The Nutty Professor'' are among the funnyman's finest Read it

'Wendy and Lucy' keeps it real

by Mark Harris | Jan 23, 2009
Mark Harris tells us why the tiny Michelle Williams film's hold on reality means it won't be an Oscar contender Read it

Razzie Award snubs

by Adam Markovitz | Jan 23, 2009
A look at the deserving films that were shut out of the Worst Picture category, including ''Fool's Gold,'' ''Max Payne,'' and more Read it

Oscars 2009: Best Director nominees

Jan 23, 2009
Ron Howard and Danny Boyle are among the five men nominated for 2009's Best Director Oscar Read it

Movie Review

My Bloody Valentine 3-D

by Clark Collis | Jan 23, 2009

The Class

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 23, 2009

Inkheart

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 23, 2009

Donkey Punch

by Kate Ward | Jan 23, 2009

Cherry Blossoms

by Adam Markovitz | Jan 23, 2009

Of Time and the City

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 23, 2009

Movie on DVD Review

Inside Moves

by Sean Howe | Jan 21, 2009

Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist

by Adam Markovitz | Jan 21, 2009

Zack and Miri Make a Porno

by Christian Blauvelt | Jan 21, 2009

Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | Jan 21, 2009

The Secret Policeman's Balls

by Clark Collis | Jan 21, 2009

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

by Ken Tucker | Jan 21, 2009

Music Article

Joaquin Phoenix: Rap Star?

by Josh Rottenberg | Jan 23, 2009
We discuss the ''Walk the Line'' star's decision to take on hip-hop and whether this new direction will be a success, or a major misstep Read it

Pop culture hits and misses

Jan 23, 2009
We rate pop culture for the week of January 19, 2009 including the inauguration, ''Bromance,'' and Patti LuPone Read it

Grammy predictions 2009

by Leah Greenblatt | Jan 23, 2009
Our guesses for who should win and who will win the big categories, including M.I.A., Ne-Yo, Adele, and a certain British band Read it

Lily Allen: Q&A

by Clark Collis | Jan 23, 2009
The British singer on her controversial song topics, the tabloids, and whether or not she's ''troubled'' Read it

Music Review

Tonight: Franz Ferdinand

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Jan 21, 2009

Coming Back to You

by Mikael Wood | Jan 21, 2009

The Fray

by Mikael Wood | Jan 21, 2009

Ray Guns Are Not Just the Future

by Whitney Pastorek | Jan 21, 2009

Eye Legacy

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Jan 21, 2009

Ready for the Flood

by Marc Weingarten | Jan 21, 2009

Compass

by K. Leander Williams | Jan 21, 2009

Get Guilty

by Andy Greenwald | Jan 21, 2009

Working on a Dream

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Jan 21, 2009

News Article

Obama's pop picks

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Jan 23, 2009
''The Godfather,'' Meryl Streep, and ''Spongebob Squarepants'' are some of the President's entertainment favorites Read it

'Star-ving': What's new in Web TV

by Aubry D'Arminio | Jan 23, 2009
''Married...With Children's'' David Faustino embraces his own shame in a ''semi-autobiographical'' web series Read it

Oscars 2009: Photo Gallery

Oscars '09: 20 nominee portraits

Jan 22, 2009
Our photo album of the actors contending for Hollywood's biggest prizes on Feb. 22 See photos

Oscars 2009

Hugh Jackman: Oscars' sexiest host?

by Missy Schwartz | Jan 28, 2009
Slaying evil mutants? No problem! But can he kill on Academy Awards night? The new host shares his plans Read it

Oscars 2009: The race is on!

by Dave Karger | Jan 31, 2009
Angelina Jolie vs. Meryl Streep! Brad Pitt vs. Sean Penn! Dave Karger's overview of the field so far Read it

Photo Gallery

Steve Jobs: How he's rocked pop culture

by Kerrie Mitchell, Lindsay Soll | Jan 24, 2009
As the Mac celebrates its 25th anniversary, we look at the many innovations the Apple founder spurred that changed pop culture See photos

Obama's Hollywood entourage

by Alynda Wheat | Jan 27, 2009
See 12 A-Listers who helped the candidate win -- will that land them invites to the Lincoln Bedroom? See photos

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

Jan 23, 2009
TV's funniest lines from Jan. 16 to 22, 2009 Read it

Style Hunter

Style Hunter

Jan 23, 2009
Where you can find Anne Hathaway's dress from ''Bride Wars'' and Emily Deschanel's necklace in ''Bones'' Read it

TV Article

Politics on TV: The Obama era

by Ken Tucker | Jan 23, 2009
''The O'Reilly Factor,'' ''The Daily Show,'' and ''Countdown With Keith Olbermann'' are adapting to the changing D.C. landscape Read it

'30 Rock''s guest stars

by Jennifer Armstrong | Jan 23, 2009
Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, and others have made cameos on the NBC comedy Read it

When Liz Lemon Met Don Draper...

by Jennifer Armstrong | Jan 23, 2009
Tina Fey and Jon Hamm talk about joining forces to play neighbors-turned-lovers on ''30 Rock'' Read it

'Hell's Kitchen' insults

by Lesley Savage | Jan 23, 2009
Can you tell Gordon Ramsay's zingers apart from the ones we cooked up? Read it

TV Review

Battlestar Galactica

by Ken Tucker | Jan 21, 2009

United States of Tara

by Ken Tucker | Jan 21, 2009

The Ausiello Files

The Ausiello Files: January 26, 2008

by Michael Ausiello | Jan 23, 2009
EW's TV scooper has details on Lauren Graham's ABC pilot, Michelle Trachtenberg on 'Gossip Girl,' and '24''s future Read it

The Must List

'Lost' tops the week's Must List

Feb 01, 2009
The return to the Island and ''Galactica,'' Kelly Clarkson's new single, and 12 others make up the countdown of pop culture gems YOU -- and the EW staff -- are loving this week See photos

The Must List: Week of Feb. 1, 2009

Feb 01, 2009
Kelly Clarkson singing her heart out, ''The Powerpuff Girls'' anniversary, the return of ''Galactica,'' and 12 other pop culture gems YOU and the EW staff love this week Read it
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