Rolling Stone

The Man Who Sold the War

There was a reason Judith Miller bought into the lies about Iraq—they were part of a $100 million PR campaign hatched by a shadowy Beltway consulting firm. Meet John Rendon, Bush’s general in the propaganda war.

Nov 2005

The Backstreet Boys’ Year in Hell

The high life and high price of teen superstardom.

May 1999
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The Boy Who Heard Too Much

He was a 14-year-old blind kid, angry and alone. Then he discovered that he possessed a strange and fearsome superpower—one that put him in the cross hairs of the FBI.

Sep 2009

I Was a Teenage Freak

In Gibsonton, Florida, the carny capital of the nation, a new generation of glass walkers and knife throwers keeps the sideshow alive for at least one more summer.

Sep 2003

The Kid Stays in the Picture

Sure, he writes ballads about his ten-year-old son. But that doesn’t mean the dirt-rock pimp has ripped the stripper pole out of his basement.

Feb 2004

Redheaded Stranger

Long in the shadows of her husband and the E Street Band, Patti Scialfa opens up about life before Springsteen.

Jul 2004

Soul Child

At seventeen, Joss Stone has covered the White Stripes and sung for the president. Now she just needs a driver’s license.

Nov 2004

Rush Never Sleeps

Thanks to epic songs, fantastical lyrics and extravagant drum solos, the great nerd band of the Seventies rocks on through the 21st century.

Jul 2008

Lil Wayne Goes to Jail

Up all night with hip-hop’s unstoppable machine as he prepares to spend the next year behind bars.

Feb 2010

Up All Night with LCD Soundsystem

How James Murphy’s ridiculously smart, irresistibly funky songs about friendship, partying and death have brought a generation of rock kids back to the dance floor.

Jun 2010

Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

He’s nearly 80 and his Family is smaller, but darkness still surrounds America’s most notorious criminal.

Nov 2013

A Singular Guy

Jack Nicholson gets bloody and brutal in ‘The Departed,’ but an uninhilbited visit with the Great Seducer at home unleashes the real shocks.

Oct 2006

Still Crazy After All These Years

Charlie Sheen may be off tiger blood and back on TV, but he hasn’t cleaned up his act. A week on the edge with Hollywood’s last wild man.

Jun 2012

The Doobie Brothers: Lighting Up With the Stars of ‘This Is the End’

One is a spacey teetotaler, one’s a serious actor, one’s a new dad who’s trying to party less and one of them stole our weed!

Jun 2013

Confessions of a Dirty Mind

What’s under George Clooney’s bed? And other secrets of the coolest man in Hollywood.

Nov 2011

Justin Timberlake, The Bachelor

At home with Mister Heartbreak.

Jan 2003

Brando’s Last Stand

Though it’s been overshadowed by his classic performance in Apocalypse Now, The Missouri Breaks is a more accurate embodiment of Brando’s late-70s career, when the actor turned from an object of reverence to one of revulsion.

May 2006

The Dirty Mind and Lonely Heart of John Mayer

He has everything a 32-year-old man could want. So why can’t rock’s biggest playboy shut up and enjoy it?

Feb 2010

Boyz Under The Hood

Inspired by a renegade teacher, the kids at Philly’s toughest high school are building green cars to save the environment—and themselves.

Nov 2008

The Fossil Fuel Resistance

As the world burns, a new movement to reverse climate change is emerging—fiercely, loudly and right next door.

Apr 2013
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They Call It Suicide

An investigation into the mysterious deaths of the Guarani Indians of Brazil.

Jun 2000

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math

Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe—and that make clear who the real enemy is.

Jul 2012

Anonymous Vs. Steubenville

Online vigilante Deric Lostutter helped expose the cover-up in the Steubenville rape case. Now he’s facing more jail time than the convicted rapists.

Nov 2013

The Secret Life of Teenage Girls

They spend billions, dictate pop culture, stress out about the future and drink way too much coffee.

Nov 1999