Sep 28, 2007

Issue #956

Cover Story

''Heroes'': Sneak a peek inside season 2

by Jeff Jensen | Sep 21, 2007
The hit show comes out swinging, with a new central murder mystery -- the fate of the world (and a network) may be at stake Read it
Magazine Cover (Sep 28, 2007)

EW.COM

Five fun things online

Oct 01, 2007
Fall TV watches, chilling pop culture moments, exclusive news, and more Read it

Feedback

Feedback from our readers

Oct 01, 2007
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Internet

Jim Gaffigan bids good riddance to summer

by Josh Wolk | Sep 20, 2007
His ''Pale Force'' Internet spoofs with Conan O'Brien may have clued you in to the fact that Jim Gaffigan hates the hot season. Here, the ghost-white comedian offers a few funny reasons why Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Adam Markovitz | Oct 01, 2007
Celebrity news for the week of September 28, 2007 Read it

Book Article

Why we love Dave Barry

by Tanner Stransky | Oct 01, 2007
The former columnist has two forthcoming books, and an intriguing screenplay Read it

Book Review

Before I Die

by Thom Geier | Oct 01, 2007

Playing for Pizza

by Jeff Labrecque | Oct 01, 2007

The Elephanta Suite

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 01, 2007

The Choice

by Lynette Rice | Oct 01, 2007

The Devil's Gentleman

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 01, 2007

Dark of the Moon

by Gilbert Cruz | Oct 01, 2007

Interred With Their Bones

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 01, 2007

Bridge of Sighs

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 01, 2007

Red Moon Rising

by David Greenwald | Oct 01, 2007

One Drop

by Tina Jordan | Oct 01, 2007

Who Named the Knife

by Tina Jordan | Oct 01, 2007

Run

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 01, 2007

Look Me in the Eye

by Wook Kim | Oct 01, 2007

Maynard & Jennica

by Vanessa Juarez | Oct 01, 2007

''Live From Cape Canaveral''

by David Greenwald | Oct 01, 2007

A Ball, a Dog, and a Monkey

by David Greenwald | Oct 01, 2007

Slide

by Ken Tucker | Oct 01, 2007

Dexter in the Dark

by Aubry D'Arminio | Oct 01, 2007

Cover Story

''Heroes'': Sneak a peek inside season 2

by Jeff Jensen | Sep 21, 2007
The hit show comes out swinging, with a new central murder mystery -- the fate of the world (and a network) may be at stake Read it

DVD Review

Death Proof

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 01, 2007

Stranger Than Paradise

by Missy Schwartz | Oct 01, 2007

Bug

by Karen Valby | Oct 01, 2007

Alligator

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 01, 2007

Deal Report

Deal Report: September 28, 2007

by Tanner Stransky | Oct 01, 2007
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

EW Exclusive

First Look: ''Battlestar Galactica'' special episode

by Adam B. Vary | Sep 21, 2007
Get a sneak peek at the two-hour flashback ''Razor,'' plus hints about season 4 Read it

''Star Trek: TNG'': An oral history

by Adam B. Vary | Sep 25, 2007
As the sci-fi classic turns 20, key figures who were there at the show's creation give us an insider's view of how the series took flight Read it

EW.com Extra

Taymor picks the most beautiful films ever

by Ari Karpel | Sep 24, 2007
See which six movies the ''Across the Universe'' visual master put on her list Read it

Fall Music 2007

Exclusive: Hear music from 10 exciting new artists

Sep 21, 2007
A corrections officer. A Spanglish trio. Two French dudes who trumped Kanye. Read about these and other music discoveries, then listen to their music for yourself Read it

The scoop on 15 hot albums

Sep 21, 2007
Alicia Keys, Duran Duran, Carrie Underwood, and more: Check out EW's list of 15 artists worth checking out in the months ahead See photos

Fall Music Q&A

Kid Rock: ''I've still got something to say''

by Chris Willman | Sep 21, 2007
In part 2 of our online Q&A, the rocker, back next month with ''Rock N Roll Jesus,'' talks about representing middle America, loving mashups, and more Read it

Fall Music Spotlight

KT Tunstall: Not going to ''f--- it up''

by Clark Collis | Sep 23, 2007
What a year of accelerated fame has taught her (money is good, friends are better, don't fall into the Amy Winehouse trap) Read it

Fall TV Preview

Meet the new Heroes in season 2

by Sara Randazzo | Sep 21, 2007
An exclusive first look at five new (superpowered) kids on the block Read it

Hit List

Scott Brown's Hit List

by Scott Brown | Oct 01, 2007
The 10 hottest topics for the week of September 28, 2007 Read it

Movie Article

Hollywood goes for the gory

by Tim Stack | Oct 01, 2007
''Rendition,'' ''Eastern Promises,'' and ''The Kingdom'' are among a spate of violent films coming out this season Read it

Who else is like Emile Hirsch in ''Into the Wild''?

by Leah Greenblatt | Oct 01, 2007
Matt Damon, Dennis Quaid, and Tom Hanks also got small for the big screen Read it

''Indy 4'' poll

by LaRue Cook, Kate Ward | Oct 01, 2007
Turns out 78% of people wouldn't see a film called ''The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull'' Read it

Back to the future: Oliver Stone

by Adam Markovitz | Oct 01, 2007
The auteur opts out of a ''Wall Street'' sequel but returns to familiar grounds with the Vietnam drama ''Pinkville'' Read it

The ''Flashdance'' collector's edition is a knockout

by Mandi Bierly | Oct 01, 2007
The DVD extras are chock-full of fun facts about Jennifer Beals, Michael Eisner, and dance couture Read it

The lowdown on naked fight scenes

by Clark Collis | Oct 01, 2007
We look at nude combat scenes in ''Borat,'' ''Eastern Promises,'' and ''Shoot 'Em Up'' Read it

Why wait when we can grade the teasers?

by Marc Bernardin | Oct 01, 2007
See what we thought of ''Iron Man,'' ''The Bucket List,'' ''Stephen King's The Mist,'' and ''Youth Without Youth'' Read it

Everyone's a Critic

Oct 01, 2007
Check out what one reader had to say about ''Balls of Fury'' Read it

Movie Review

The Assassination of Jesse James

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 19, 2007

Into the Wild

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 19, 2007

Helvetica

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 19, 2007

The Jane Austen Book Club

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 19, 2007

Movie on DVD Review

Beyond the Gates

by Kerrie Mitchell | Oct 01, 2007

Gracie

by Christine Spines | Oct 01, 2007

The Valet

by Missy Schwartz | Oct 01, 2007

Black Book

by Jeff Labrecque | Oct 01, 2007

Music Article

Kanye vs. 50 Cent: the results

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 01, 2007
''Graduation'' may have outsold ''Curtis,'' but both rappers are laughing straight to the bank Read it

Choice Cuts: September 28, 2007

by Leah Greenblatt | Oct 01, 2007
New singles from Boys Like Girls, Kellie Pickler, and Jens Lekman Read it

Nickelback's staying power

by Whitney Pastorek | Oct 01, 2007
How did the Canadian foursome's fifth album sell nearly 6 million copies? Read it

Chart stalwarts

by David Greenwald | Oct 01, 2007
Fergie, Carrie Underwood, and Flyleaf can't stop selling Read it

Artist's Choice: Prince Paul

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 01, 2007
The legendary hip-hop producer is feeling The White Stripes, Pharoahe Monch, and Kanye West Read it

Fall music preview

Oct 01, 2007
Annie Lennox, Mariah Carey, and Vanessa Carlton are just some of the artists releasing new albums this fall Read it

Jordin Sparks vs. Blake Lewis

by Tim Stack | Oct 01, 2007
We take a look at the ''Idol''s' fall releases Read it

Meet the man behind Kanye's album art

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 01, 2007
Takashi Murakami talks about designing the rapper's ''Graduation'' cover Read it

Music Review

Songs About Girls

by Neil Drumming | Oct 01, 2007

Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace

by Tom Sinclair | Oct 01, 2007

Just Like You

by Neil Drumming | Oct 01, 2007

Shine

by Clark Collis | Oct 01, 2007

Trav'lin Light

by Chris Willman | Oct 01, 2007

Washington Square Serenade

by Beth Johnson | Oct 01, 2007

The Awakening

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 01, 2007

The World Has Made Me the Man of My Dreams

by Margeaux Watson | Oct 01, 2007

Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon

by Leah Greenblatt | Oct 01, 2007

The Shepherd's Dog

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 01, 2007

Obligatory Villagers

by Ken Tucker | Oct 01, 2007

Sci-Fi: Special Coverage

''Star Trek: TNG'': Where are they now?

Oct 04, 2007
Catching up with Patrick Stewart on the stage, Jonathan Frakes behind the camera, Brent Spiner in the recording studio, and more Read it

Sound Bites

TV's funniest quotes: Special Emmy night edition

Oct 01, 2007
The funniest lines from the 2007 Emmy Awards Read it

TV Article

John Larroquette shares his TV biz knowledge

by Mandi Bierly | Oct 01, 2007
The actor says playing up your strengths and avoiding series titles with your own name is the way to survive Read it

The best and worst celebrity ''SNL'' hosts

by Archana Ram | Oct 01, 2007
With LeBron James' hosting gig on the horizon, we consider how other nonperformers have fared Read it

Spotlight on Jimmy Smits

by Missy Schwartz | Oct 01, 2007
The TV vet is back in action on CBS's ''Cane'' Read it

All about the Emmys

by Lynette Rice | Oct 01, 2007
We sound off on Ryan Seacrest, surprise winners, and more Read it

''Saved By the Bell'' and the Emmys

Oct 01, 2007
We look at the six degrees of separation between this year's winners and the high school comedy's cast Read it

TV Review

Chuck

by Gillian Flynn | Sep 21, 2007

Reaper

by Gillian Flynn | Sep 21, 2007

Journeyman

by Henry Goldblatt | Sep 21, 2007

The Final Cut

''Indecency'' battle over PBS's ''War''?

by Mark Harris | Sep 25, 2007
The Ken Burns doc -- and worries the FCC will come down on PBS stations that air four curses in it -- may spur a new debate on why TV is regulated at all Read it

The Must List

The Must List: September 28, 2007

Oct 01, 2007
Ten Things We Love This Week Read it

The Q&A

Kid Rock is mad as hell

by Chris Willman | Sep 11, 2007
A few days before his fight at the VMAs, a chat about his next CD had the rap-rocker calling out lawyers, journalists, and trash-talking rappers Read it

Toronto 2007 Roundup

Owen Gleiberman on his Toronto obsessions

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 21, 2007
New films from Todd Haynes, Sidney Lumet, and Werner Herzog stood out at the Toronto Film Festival for EW critic Read it

Lisa Schwarzbaum on the best of Toronto

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 21, 2007
''Margot at the Wedding'' leads her list of a slew of satisfying movies screened at the Canadian festival Read it
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