Oct 28, 2011

Issue #1178

Cover Story

'American Horror Story': Our new fall favorite

by Tim Stack | Oct 21, 2011
Once upon a time, a demon baby, a freak in a rubber suit, and a very unhappy family lived in a house...and we just couldn't stop watching Read it
Magazine Cover (Oct 28, 2011)

Features

Readers' choice: Your fall favorites!

Oct 21, 2011
We asked readers on EW.com to vote for the best new shows of the season. Along with ''American Horror Story'' and Showtime's ''Homeland,'' these seven shows made your list (and we have to say we agree) Read it

'American Horror Story': A primer

by Jeff Jensen | Oct 21, 2011
Everything you need to know about the ''Murder House'' and its very unlucky occupants Read it

Fall favorite: 'Homeland' with Claire Danes

by Dave Karger | Oct 21, 2011
Showtime's terrorism drama has struck a nerve with viewers -- and we can think of one so-called reason why Read it

Feedback

Feedback: Oct. 28, 2011

Oct 21, 2011
Write-in votes for our ''whistling songs'' list, more ''Cool TV Cops'' lists, and more Read it

Monitor

Sue Mengers (1932-2011)

by Sara Vilkomerson | Oct 21, 2011
Hollywood loses a beloved agent and friend Read it

Monitor: Oct. 28, 2011

by Grady Smith | Oct 21, 2011
Zachary Quinto comes out of the closet, Jay-Z and Kanye West sued for copyright infringement, and more Read it

Stars flock to Bill Clinton charity birthday bash

by Carrie Borzillo | Oct 21, 2011
Lady Gaga, U2's Bono and The Edge, Usher, Matt Damon, and many, many more support the William J. Clinton Foundation Read it

Book Article

Mindy Kaling on guys, hot pants & Tina Fey

by Stephan Lee | Oct 21, 2011
She plays the hilariously hyper, clingy, and clueless Kelly on ''The Office,'' as well as being one of the show's star writers. Now, with ''Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?,'' Kaling has added author to her résumé Read it

Dresses that shook (and seduced) the world

by Stephan Lee | Oct 21, 2011
In ''100 Unforgettable Dresses,'' Hal Rubenstein, fashion director for ''InStyle'' (EW's sister publication), brings his couture expertise to the famous gowns etched in our memories and tells the story behind each one through photos, interviews, and anecdotes Read it

By our contributors: Jennifer Reese

by Tina Jordan | Oct 21, 2011
''Make the Bread, Buy the Butter'' — by the onetime EW critic — is equal parts cookbook, DIY how-to, and urban homesteading tale Read it

Book Review

1Q84

by Rob Brunner | Oct 26, 2011

Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 19, 2011

The Maid

by Melissa Maerz | Oct 19, 2011

Harry Potter: Page to Screen

by John Young | Oct 19, 2011

Lost Memory of Skin

by Clark Collis | Oct 19, 2011

Cover Story

'American Horror Story': Our new fall favorite

by Tim Stack | Oct 21, 2011
Once upon a time, a demon baby, a freak in a rubber suit, and a very unhappy family lived in a house...and we just couldn't stop watching Read it

DVD Article

DVDs: Oct. 28, 2011

Oct 21, 2011
Reviews of the latest movies to hit stores, including ''Water for Elephants,'' ''Father of Invention,'' and more Read it

DVD Review

Captain America: The First Avenger

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 24, 2011

Captain America

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 24, 2011

Zombie

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 24, 2011

EW Looks Back

Film fights that kick butt

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 21, 2011
When David Fincher's controversy magnet ''Fight Club'' hit theaters on Oct. 15, 1999, moviegoers got a bruising, bare-knuckle blast of mano a mano mayhem. Chris Nashawaty marks the anniversary with his five favorite film fights Read it

Exclusive Excerpt

'11/22/63'

by Stephen King | Oct 21, 2011
A passage from Stephen King's upcoming novel -- for EW readers' eyes only Read it

Guest Column

Nate Berkus: Learning on the job

Oct 21, 2011
The Oprah Winfrey-approved interior designer-turned-daytime star had plenty of lessons to learn while hosting the first season of ''The Nate Berkus Show.'' Now in season 2, he looks back on a few of his rookie mistakes Read it

Hollywood Insider

'Real Steel' director ready for his next knockout

by Anthony Breznican | Oct 21, 2011
Shawn Levy eyes projects from James Cameron and Steve Martin Read it

Christian Bale enters the foreign film Oscar race

by Dave Karger | Oct 21, 2011
Last year's Best Supporting Actor stars in Chinese contender Read it

Deal Report: Oct. 28, 2011

Oct 21, 2011
Johnny Depp's ''Lone Ranger'' gets 2013 release date, Renée Zellweger develops Lifetime series, and more Read it

'Deadwood' star Ian Mcshane on his fairy-tale future

by Clark Collis | Oct 21, 2011
The star takes on Snow White and Jack's beanstalk in his next two films Read it

Movie Article

Why we're 'Crazy' for Felicity Jones

by Keith Staskiewicz | Oct 21, 2011
The young English actress has turned heads (and snagged an award) with her performance as one half of a couple involved in a tricky, extremely long-distance love affair in this month's ''Like Crazy'' Read it

'Martha Marcy May Marlene': The secret of the soundtrack

by Sara Vilkomerson | Oct 21, 2011
Jackson C. Frank, the late folk songwriter behind the indie film's best tunes, led a biopic-worthy life Read it

'Margin Call's splashiest scene

by Dave Karger | Oct 21, 2011
Star Stanley Tucci wows with an number-crunching monologue Read it

Movie Review

Melancholia

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 15, 2011

The Skin I Live In

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 25, 2011

Martha Marcy May Marlene

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 25, 2011

Paranormal Activity 3

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 25, 2011

Johnny English Reborn

by Clark Collis | Oct 25, 2011

Fireflies In The Garden

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 21, 2011

Margin Call

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 25, 2011

Music Article

Albums: Oct. 28, 2011

Oct 21, 2011
Reviews of the latest from Vince Gill, Chris Isaak, and more Read it

Singles: Oct. 28, 2011

Oct 21, 2011
Reviews of the latest songs from Justin Bieber, Brad Paisley, and more Read it

Christina Hendricks: My first album

Oct 21, 2011
The ''Mad Men'' star reveals one of her earliest musical influences Read it

Music Review

Stronger

by Melissa Maerz | Oct 25, 2011

Mylo Xyloto

by Melissa Maerz | Oct 25, 2011

Clancy's Tavern

by Mikael Wood | Oct 25, 2011

A Very She & Him Christmas

by Kyle Anderson | Oct 25, 2011

Bad As Me

by Kyle Anderson | Oct 25, 2011

News + Notes

Hit List: Oct. 28, 2011

by Dan Snierson | Oct 21, 2011
Weapons for Brad Pitt movie seized by Hungarian government, Lady Gaga serenades Bill Clinton, and more Read it

Celebrating Robert Downey Jr.

Oct 21, 2011
Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Jennifer Aniston, and others gathered in Beverly Hills this Oct. 14 to praise the star at The 25th Annual American Cinematheque Awards Read it

The highs and lows of Fox's crazy fall season

by James Hibberd | Oct 21, 2011
The networks gambled by shuffling new hits ''New Girl'' and ''The X Factor'' for post-season baseball. But will their bet pay off? Read it

'Tower Heist's on-demand bust

by Grady Smith | Oct 21, 2011
Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy's film ruffles feathers as Universal releases it to homes before it hits theaters Read it

The iPod turns 10

by Jon Chase | Oct 21, 2011
As we mourn the death of Apple's legendary cofounder Steve Jobs, we pay tribute by remembering the birth of the device that started it all Read it

Celebrities for sale

by Josh Rottenberg | Oct 21, 2011
Hilary Swank isn't the only high-profile celebrity to be caught taking cash from questionables Read it

Sexy new series fail

by James Hibberd | Oct 21, 2011
Steamy shows like ''Charlie's Angels'' and ''The Playboy Club'' prove to be non-starters for the nets, while ''Prime Suspect'' and ''Pan Am'' fight to keep up their numbers Read it

Photo Gallery: Tech

iPod at 10: Remember when...

by Jon Chase | Oct 21, 2011
Steve Jobs' legacy includes a device that changed how we consume music; it arrived 10 years ago Sunday See photos

TV Article

David Monahan: I was decapitated on 'Dexter'

Oct 21, 2011
The actor offers his postmortem of one of the Showtime series' grimmer demises Read it

SoundBites: Oct. 28, 2011

Oct 21, 2011
One-liners from ''Desperate Housewives,'' ''Castle,'' and more Read it

TV's tiniest, trickiest stars

by Lynette Rice | Oct 21, 2011
As ''Modern Family'''s first Baby Lily proved, finding the right tot for your TV show is never as easy as A-B-C. EW goes inside the complicated world of kiddie casting Read it

Sad redheads are taking over TV

by Melissa Maerz | Oct 21, 2011
Random-trend alert! From detectives to housemaids, the gingers are dominating fall's new TV series. But why are they all so despondent? We rate them on our EW depress-o-meter Read it

Wardrobe notes: Rachel Bilson on 'Hart of Dixie'

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Oct 21, 2011
Bilson and costume designer Meredith Markworth-Pollack explains how they create Dr. Zoe Hart's standout style Read it

TV Review

Once Upon A Time

by Ken Tucker | Oct 21, 2011

Boss

by Ken Tucker | Oct 24, 2011

Grimm

by Ken Tucker | Oct 21, 2011
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