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No Doubt: redux

No Doubt: redux

Gwen Stefani gets the band back together. What took her so long? (GQ) Continue reading

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Ned Beauman

Ned Beauman

The Booker-shortlisted author discusses the parts of his books guaranteed to embarrass his friends, his love of Terrence Malick and how earplugs changed his life. (GQ) Continue reading

Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce

The Australian chameleon on being able to inhabit the imagined worlds of Luc Besson and Ridley Scott, the fascinating dynamic created by John Hillcoat and Nick Cave and why he’d rather go cross-eyed than watch a film in 3D. (GQ) Continue reading

Peter Berg

Peter Berg

The Battleship director nurses an expensive hangover, transatlantic jetlag and the pressure of bringing a $200m blockbuster safely into harbour. (GQ) Continue reading

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau discusses playing an alpha male in Headhunters and Jaime Lannister in Game of Thrones and talks about the times his penis has got him into trouble. (GQ) Continue reading

Rita Ora

Rita Ora

The Roc Nation singer on working for Jay-Z, her advice on getting tattoos and her love of Bruce Springsteen. (GQ) Continue reading

Paul Weller

Paul Weller

The artist formerly known as the Modfather on his tabloid midlife crisis, resenting the ‘Dadrock’ tag and what David Cameron doesn’t understand about ‘The Eton Rifles’. (GQ) Continue reading

Imprisoned in Putin’s Russia

Imprisoned in Putin’s Russia

‘Khodorkovsky’ director Cyril Tuschi on whether the recent elections contained any surprises, whether audiences will sympathise with his documentary’s billionaire protagonist and whether anyone in Russia can realistically challenge Putin. (GQ) Continue reading

Geoff Dyer

Geoff Dyer

The acclaimed essayist on the relationship between fiction and non-fiction and whether being able to hold court in the pub will make you a good writer. (GQ) Continue reading

What next for Syria?

What next for Syria?

Nikolaos van Dam, former Dutch ambassador to Iraq and Egypt, discusses the wisdom of military intervention in Syria, the likelihood of real political reform and what the future holds for President al-Assad. (GQ) Continue reading

Louis de Bernières

Louis de Bernières

The author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin on mortality, the challenges of adapting a novel for the screen and why the joy of travel is finding the stories you couldn’t make up. (GQ) Continue reading

Gonzo Management

Gonzo Management

Hunter S Thompson’s Rolling Stone editor Paul Scanlon on trying to persuade him to curb his excess, partying hard and receiving a $700 expenses claim for an incinerated sofa. (GQ) Continue reading

Chiddy Bang

Chiddy Bang

DJ Xaphoon Jones and Chiddy Anamege on getting stoned with Keith Richards, why venues keep thinking they’re trying to score cocaine and why they could be the rap world’s new Fresh Princes. (GQ) Continue reading

Paul Schrader

Paul Schrader

The writer of ‘Taxi Driver’ explains how scripts can be a form of therapy, why he didn’t want to make a conventional Holocaust film and why the movie industry as we know it is dead. (GQ) Continue reading

Korea Advisor

Korea Advisor

The Cleanest Race author BR Myers discusses Kim Jong-un’s “mytho-biography”, the reality behind the propaganda and how worried we should be. (GQ) Continue reading

Air

Air

Nicholas Godin and Jean- Benoît Dunckel on what makes a great film soundtrack, why bespoke tailoring always beats luxe and why they’re not as French as we think they are. (GQ) Continue reading

The Maccabees

The Maccabees

Singer Orlando Weeks and guitarist Felix White discuss being starstruck by David Attenborough, failing to get inside the Twiglets factory and the influence of The Old Grey Whistle Test. (GQ) Continue reading

The Antlers

The Antlers

Peter Silberman, Darby Cicci and Michael Lerner toast their year and talk pop hooks, good books and fans wielding saxophones. (GQ) Continue reading

Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks

The ‘212’ hitmaker on why Nicki Minaj is just a Lil’ Kim tribute act, what made her fall in love with British bands and why you can’t beat a bit of Supergrass. (GQ) Continue reading