Everything We Know

[For Esquire magazine, October 2011] The idea of Wikipedia is a huge one – putting the sum of all human knowledge in one place and making it accessible around the world. Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, Sue Gardner, is the person who ensures it remains, in every sense of the word, free. She’s increasingly…

Zinedine Zidane: What I’ve Learned

I have an affinity with the Arabic world. I have it in my blood, via my parents. I’m very proud of being French, but also very proud of having these roots and this diversity. Diversity is a great advantage for any family. Children who have parents of different nationalities speak different languages and learn from different cultures.…

Pele: What I’ve Learned

  At the 1958 World Cup our opponents didn’t really know much about us as there was very little television back then. My goal in the quarter-final is quite famous, but I spoke to my friends at the time and they had only heard the goal on the radio. People wanted to see it but TV…

Lost Boys

As the biggest and most expensive television series of all time, Lost became a global television phenomenon, with a near-hysterical following and dense multilayered mysteries of plane crash survivors on an island. With gloriously whack-a-doodle storylines (amid accusations that they were just making it all up as they went along) and a huge cast, the…

Tyler Labine

Tyler Labine, a former garbage collector and the man being touted (by us) as the next Jack Black, currently plays the goofy best friend in Reaper – one of the funniest characters on TV right now. We met him in Los Angeles. Interview Matt Pomroy How did you and co-star Bret Harrison set up the…

Donald Sutherland

He helped define cinema in the 1970s with numerous iconic roles and went on to become one of Hollywood’s finest character actors. But now Donald Sutherland is making it big on the small screen as Patrick ‘Tripp’ Darling III, in the glossy drama Dirty Sexy Money. Time Out asked him why he took the role,…