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Is Kevin Durant Looking Past the Thunder? — He's the NBA's most unstoppable scorer, but the knock on him so far is that he's too nice to be like Mike, too quiet to dethrone King James. Don't believe it.

St. Vincent: Our David Bowie

Nas Is Still Rhyming Truth to Power

Tilda Swinton--GQ Woman of the Year — This year alone, she played an undead bloodthirsty muse, a batty train-fascist in an ice-encrusted future world, and somebody named Madame Céline Villeneuve Desgoffe und Taxis. And of course she was-do we even need to say this?-entirely believable as all three.

Steve Carell--GQ Men of the Year — In Foxcatcher-a disturbing true story about the demise of a rich, wrestling-obsessed American captain of industry-the 40-Year-Old Virgin, the Daily Show correspondent, and the idiot weatherman all vanish, leaving us with one thought: Holy crap, is Steve Carell gonna win an Oscar?

French Montana: Homecoming — Outside Casablanca's Mohammad V airport, there are dusty palm trees and low bushes prickly with violet flowers. Vapor from the nearby Atlantic Ocean spreads out in a haze across the sky, diffusing the morning sun to a glare. It's Ramadan, and the city is asleep.

Fear and Self-Loathing in Las Vegas — Plus Las Vegas is an awful place-particularly so in high summer, when hackers converge on it for their annual conference, DEFCON, and the heat is powerful overhead. The city's overpowering forces of boredom bear down.

Why Are They (Armed) "Patriots" in Nevada But (Unarmed) Rioters in Ferguson? — Photo: (from left) AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jason Bean; Scott Olson/Getty Images The first person I met in Bunkerville, Nevada, this past April, was a guy I really liked named Marky. He had his own business down in San Antonio, he told me, where he'd gotten remarried and had a few more kids.

SNL's Vanessa Bayer Roasts United Nations — SNL's Vanessa Bayer has been offering fake advice to several artists lately ( Drake, TV on the Radio, Interpol, Haim, and others). Over the weekend, she was on hand for a roast of United Nations before their sold out set at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn.

Kanye West's GQ Cover Story: A Brand-New Ye — Kanye West just married Kim Kardashian, the girl of his dreams. There's a new album on the way. (We have details.) And his dream of becoming a fashion designer? That's coming true now too. So what comes after being the most confrontational man in America? We're about to find out
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Jan 30, 2015

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Jan 21, 2015

Talked to Nas for GQ: "Unfortunately, I'm not surprised cops are still murdering people.”…

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