Aug 31, 2012

Issue #1222

Cover Story

The quick and 'The Walking Dead'

by Dalton Ross | Aug 24, 2012
What fresh hell awaits Rick and friends in season 3 of ''The Walking Dead''? We were on set... and lived to tell the tale. Read it
Magazine Cover (Aug 31, 2012)

Features

12 must-have fall albums

by Kyle Anderson, Ray Rahman, Leah Greenblatt | Aug 24, 2012
The new releases you won't want to miss Read it

Fifty shades of Pink

by Dave Karger | Aug 24, 2012
After more than a decade as pop's perennial rebel, she's got a new baby and a brave new album, but don't think Pink's a girl gone mild Read it

Soundtrack of My Life: Brandon Flowers

by Ray Rahman | Aug 24, 2012
The Killers frontman on the songs and albums that shaped him Read it

Feedback

Feedback: Aug. 31, 2012

Aug 24, 2012
Your praise for our James Bond issue, defense for ''The Newsroom,'' and more Read it

Legacy

Tony Scott (1944-2012)

by Josh Rottenberg | Aug 24, 2012
A tragic end for a beloved director Read it

Phyllis Diller (1917-2012)

Aug 24, 2012
Joan Rivers remembers a comedy pioneer — and good friend Read it

Monitor

Robert Pattinson keeps it classy

by Sara Vilkomerson | Aug 24, 2012
While promoting ''Cosmopolis,'' the actor politely sidestepps questions about the K-Stew situation Read it

Monitor: Aug. 31, 2012

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Aug 24, 2012
Jennifer Aniston gets engaged to Justin Theroux, Kristin Chenoweth is recovering after sustaining an injury on set, and more Read it

Book Article

A briefs and candid chat with 'Captain Underpants' creator Dav Pilkey

by Keith Staskiewicz | Aug 24, 2012
We talk to the creator about his massively popular series Read it

Book Review

Every Day

by Stephan Lee | Aug 24, 2012

The Orchardist

by Stephan Lee | Aug 24, 2012

Bones Are Forever

by Rob Brunner | Aug 24, 2012

Paterno

by Chris Nashawaty | Aug 24, 2012

Cover Story

The quick and 'The Walking Dead'

by Dalton Ross | Aug 24, 2012
What fresh hell awaits Rick and friends in season 3 of ''The Walking Dead''? We were on set... and lived to tell the tale. Read it

DVD Article

DVDs: Aug. 31, 2012

by Chris Nashawaty | Aug 24, 2012
Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''WarGames,'' ''The Dictator,'' and others Read it

Stephen King: My horror obsession 'Entrance'

Aug 24, 2012
The author was so spooked by the recent indie ''Entrance'' that he decided to write about it for us Read it

Editor's Note

Editor's Note: Aug. 31, 2012

by Jess Cagle | Aug 24, 2012
Managing editor Jess Cagle discusses the backlash surrounding ''Here Comes Honey Boo Boo'' Read it

Hollywood Insider

Deal Report: Aug. 31, 2012

Aug 24, 2012
Chloë Sevigny to appear in ''Portlandia,'' Will Forte and Kristen Schaal join the voice cast of the ''Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs'' sequel, and more Read it

With 'Huntsman' in limbo, Chris Hemsworth rushes ahead

by Clark Collis | Aug 24, 2012
The Aussie actor has films booked up to 2015 Read it

Humor If You Ask Me...

Take two: Time for a do-over

by Libby Gelman-Waxner | Aug 24, 2012
The ''Bourne'' franchise got a do-over. Now it's Jennifer Aniston's turn. Read it

Movie Article

Keanu tackles the digital revolution

by Josh Rottenberg | Aug 24, 2012
Keanu Reeves examines the nexus of art and technology in ''Side by Side,'' the Christopher Kenneally documentary he produced about the impact of digital filmmaking. The actor, 47, spoke to EW about the doc (now in limited release and on VOD), his directorial debut, and how it felt to be the subject of an Internet phenomenon. Read it

The astounding true story of 'Compliance'

by Clark Collis | Aug 24, 2012
In the controversial film, a fast-food worker undergoes a terrifying ordeal based on real events Read it

The fall movies we can't wait to see

by Lisa Schwarzbaum, Owen Gleiberman | Aug 24, 2012
As summer comes to a close, Lisa Schwarzbaum and Owen Gleiberman turn to the future — and get a little giddy Read it

Movie Review

The Expendables 2

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 28, 2012

Sparkle

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 24, 2012

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 24, 2012

Robot & Frank

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 28, 2012

Sleepwalk With Me

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 28, 2012

Hit & Run

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 28, 2012

Chicken With Plums

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 28, 2012

Movie on DVD Review

Quadrophenia

by Chris Nashawaty | Aug 24, 2012

Music Article

Singles: Aug. 31, 2012

Aug 24, 2012
Reviews of the latest songs from Drake, Muse, and more Read it

Catching Up With: Alanis Morissette

by Kyle Anderson | Aug 24, 2012
''Havoc and Bright Lights,'' the latest from the singer, 38, is out Aug. 28. We find out what else is new with her. Read it

Title bout: Same-name songs

Aug 24, 2012
Our favorite pop-star borrowers are at it again — recycling titles you've heard before. We look at the current Hot 100 hits that share their names with songs past, and see who comes out on top. Read it

Albums: Aug. 31, 2012

Aug 24, 2012
Review of the latest release from Bloc Party Read it

Music Review

The Midsummer Station

by Grady Smith | Aug 29, 2012
Owl City Read it

Circles Around the Sun

by Kyle Anderson | Aug 29, 2012

Fragrant World

by Ray Rahman | Aug 29, 2012

News and Notes

Why 'Bachelorette' is a very big deal

by Adam B. Vary | Aug 24, 2012

A month before its theatrical release, the indie soared to No. 1 on iTunes, surprising everyone — even its own producers. Is this distribution model the future of film?

Read it

Indie Watch: '2016: Obama's America'

by Grady Smith | Aug 24, 2012
The documentary is slated for wide release Read it

A 'Daily Show' guide to the conventions

by Keith Staskiewicz | Aug 24, 2012

Here's how Jon Stewart's team is preparing to skewer both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama

Read it

Rallying for Riot Girls

by Kyle Anderson | Aug 24, 2012

Musicians across the globe are voicing their support for the Russian political protest collective and sometime punk band Pussy Riot

Read it

Hit List: Aug. 31, 2012

by Dan Snierson | Aug 24, 2012
Heidi Klum helps to raise the profile of preschool math, Tom Morello comments on Paul Ryan being a Rage Against the Machine fan, and more Read it

On the Cover

On the Cover: 'Dead' men posing

Aug 24, 2012
Makeup master Greg Nicotero used a top secret fake-blood recipe to make the walking look dead Read it

Photo Gallery

12 fall albums we can't wait to hear

by Kyle Anderson, Leah Greenblatt, Ray Rahman | Sep 05, 2012
Taylor Swift, Kanye/G.O.O.D. Music, No Doubt, Green Day, Carly Rae Jepsen, and more releases this fall See photos

TV Article

Soundbites: Aug. 31, 2012

Aug 24, 2012
The best lines from the week in TV, featuring ''Bunheads,'' ''The Soup,'' and more Read it

TV Review

The L.A. Complex

by Kristen Baldwin | Aug 28, 2012
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