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Tom Hardy's Busy Week Includes James Bond and 'Budgie Smugglers'

gq.com — Bookmakers now favor the Legend actor to replace Daniel Craig as 007 Tom Hardy is checking all kinds of things off his personal to-do list these days. As a follow-up to Mad Max: Fury Road, Hardy is getting great reviews for Legend, the new Brian Helgeland film in which he plays the notorious twin English gangsters the Krays.

Sam Smith's Bond Theme Is Here (and Has All the Feels)

gq.com — With "Writing's on the Wall," the theme song for , Sam Smith joins an elite and somewhat quirky group of performers who have sung theme songs for Bond movies. Adele's " Skyfall" won her an Oscar ("Fank you to the Academy..."), and Bond themes have also been sung by Paul McCartney, Jack White, Chris Cornell, Duran Duran, Madonna, Garbage, Shirley Bassey (twice!), and, yes, Tom fucking Jones.

That One Time I Almost Lost a Super Bowl Ring

gq.com — An odd piece of trivia: Members of both of this year's Super Bowl teams have had a hard time keeping their hands on their Super Bowl rings. (Or should I reverse that and say they have a hard time keeping their rings on their hands?)

The Orlando Shooting: Fear and Pride and a History of Violence

gq.com — Omar Mateen didn't just want to kill Americans. He wanted to kill us. He's not the first. Fifty are dead in Orlando, and 53 are injured, in the worst mass shooting in American history. The suspect, it is reported, identified himself as a supporter of ISIS in a 911 call to police.

4 Real Super-Villain Lairs You Can Book for Your Next Vacation

gq.com — Before plotting world domination, book a night at The Night Manager's Mallorcan resort, the Ex Machina house, or a selection of classic Bond venues The finale episode of The Night Manager on AMC aired this week, wrapping up a series that has been described as a sleek thriller; Tom Hiddleston's audition to replace Daniel Craig as 007; and a fine example of #BrandedContent for international travel.

Watch Hank Azaria Give a Commencement Speech in the Voices of

gq.com — Chief Wiggum counsels grads on how to avoid arrest, and other life lessons. Commencement speakers have one of the most thankless tasks in all of life, which is to provide high-minded advice to a group of hungover twentysomethings dressed in sweaty black robes who are already annoyed by their hovering parents.

Photos: Inside the Best Kentucky Derby Party Outside of Kentucky

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies

gq.com — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in Texas today at age 79. The outspoken conservative jurist was nominated to the Court by Ronald Reagan in 1986, and served for 30 years.

Tiger Woods on How He Explains His Divorce to His Kids

gq.com — Tiger Woods is turning 40 later this week and to mark the occasion he opened up to Time about his injuries, his contemplation of retirement, how he measures himself versus Jack Nicklaus (not to mention up-and-comers like Jordan Spieth and Jason Day), and more. It's a juicy, satisfying read.

New Dad Mark Zuckerberg Plans to Give Away 99 Percent of His Facebook Billions

gq.com — Young, first-time dads have a tendency to make big decisions like switching jobs or buying a new home. But if you're Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, what kind of big, life-changing move can you make? The answer, it turns out, is to pledge 99 percent of your wealth-some $45 billion according to today's market value-to charitable endeavors.
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Sep 23, 2016

RT @GQMagazine: Trump supporter says racism didn't exist before Obama. (Really.) @KeithOlbermann explains https://t.co/jhdfcUujLo

Sep 22, 2016

"Our republic is very strong, but that's not a proposition we should test." @KeithOlbermann w @PressSec Josh Earnest  http://snpy.tv/2cTZVKF 

Sep 22, 2016

Come for the excellent analysis of the Star Trek phenomenon, stay for the groovy 1976 photo of @GeorgeTakei  http://www.gq.com/story/this-is-how-star-trek-invented-fandom 

Sep 21, 2016

"You are handing the most important job on Earth to Napoleon from Animal Farm." @drewmagary rails at Trump voters.  http://www.gq.com/story/a-word-for-donald-trump-voters 


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