Before the 2001 accident that led to the loss of her left leg, April Holmes had only dabbled in athletics. The remarkable thing about her story is that Holmes didn’t just get by after her amputation—she thrived, becoming a star Paralympian and a tireless advocate for people with disabilities. The years since her accident have been about opportunity, she says, not loss.
He’s gone from comedy circuit has-been to cult hero, and all because of a podcast that he hosts from his garage. Now, after years of struggle and depression, Marc Maron has a new book out and his own TV show on IFC. Will this cheer him up?
In her latest book, America’s reigning how-to queen takes on the biggest project of all: growing old gracefully
The guru behind the location-based social networking site Foursquare reveals where he’s at these days
Hollywood icon Matt Damon digs into one of his biggest roles yet: global advocate for clean water
How can a country stay on the cutting edge? According to this award-winning writer, TV host and all-around roving intellect: question everything, make science sexy and recognize that innovation, in the end, is far bigger than any one big idea.
He’s got money, he’s got fame—but what this mega-selling author loves most is spinning yarns to keep folks up at night
The “Guns, Germs and Steel” author reveals how people in traditional tribal societies are just like us (except when they’re really, really not)
The Miami Heat’s “Most Distinguished Gentleman” gets set to defend a different title: “NBA Champion”
At 26, “Girls” creator Lena Dunham is navigating Hollywood with aplomb—just don’t ask her to drive
Veteran late-night host Jimmy Kimmel preps for his big prime-time moment as host of the Emmys
Country superstar Kenny Chesney on working in the spotlight — and living life beyond it
Over his 11-year career, this former farm boy has proven to be one of the toughest players in the NBA, earning himself a spot on Team USA’s roster
In 2009, she planted a garden on the White House grounds, becoming the first to do so since Eleanor Roosevelt. Today, as the first lady details in her new book, that garden stands as a symbol of the growing movement to get better food into America’s national diet.
Aziz Ansari has a TV hit on his hands, a thriving standup career and Cuba Gooding Jr. watching his back
From fastballs to fast cars, Tigers ace Justin Verlander brings us up to speed
From Billboard to Broadway, Nick Jonas is chasing all-around stardom. And the fans are right on his heels.
Bestselling mystery writer Janet Evanovich on Stephanie Plum, Cheetos and what it’s like to be held in suspense for 18 years
Haywire star Ewan McGregor: a working man among divas
“Parks and Recreation” star Amy Poehler on mining government bureaucracy for comedy gold