Allie Silva, Lily Bridger, Playboy USA, October, 2016, Celebrity, choreographer Sharna Burgess offers a lesson in impressing women 15 DRINKS Get a better buzz with three elevated takes on the classic shot and a beer 18 FOOD An introduction to the sizzling, spicy-sweet glory of Filipino food 20 STYLE Designers are obsessed with the footwear of hardworking Irishmen this season 22 ALSO: Jaguar rolls out its first-ever SUV; Bluetooth headphones; the etiquette for below-the-belt selfies THE RABBIT HOLE Ben Schott delivers the specs on electric vehicles and their accelerating popularity 31 20 Q Rachel Bloom, star of TV’s most delightfully subversive show, sounds off on porn, T&A and outsmarting the FCC 32 TV Black culture mixes with the Marvel universe in the groundbreaking Luke Cage, Netflix’s latest superhero series 36 GAMES A tense 1960s Big Easy atmosphere breathes life into Mafia /11—and makes for gripping gameplay 38 MUSIC Hip-hop impresario Vince Staples has no interest in escaping his roots 40 FRANCOFILE Maggie Gyllenhaal on making characters’ sexual inhibitions feel real 42 POLITICS Why it’s legal for police officers to kill American citizens with bomb-rigged robots 44 ALSO: The best sci-fi and horror shows on television this month; how
the science of persuasion is used to win votes
INTERVIEW Critics be damned, nobody hustles harder than box office king Kevin Hart 52 THE RENEGADES We salute seven cultural rule breakers who are changing the way we think, dress, play and more 60 SKY FERREIRA Bruce Dern goes on a journey with the singer-songwriter as she edges into a new chapter 70 FICTION Familial bonds become dangerously frayed in Tony Tulathimutte’s After the Dyerses 78 MISS OCTOBER Allie Silva tells you exactly what not to ask her 86 TECHNOLOGY WILL DESTROY DEMOCRACY… unless Alex Halderman stops it 100 LILY BRIDGER A day in the English countryside with London’s new It girl 106 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
Familiar characters are reimagined as libidinous cartoons in the cheeky work of Chloe Kovska 114
ON THE COVER Sky Ferreira, photographed by Sandy Kim.