Inside Esquire Weekly: Issue 23

The latest issue of Esquire Weekly, our completely original iPad magazine is now available to download here. Here's a look inside this week's issue.

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1 | Matthew McConaughey, a man once cast on the strength of his abs alone has had a remarkable few years. Via a run of seven brilliant films in a row, he's now in with a very real chance of securing the Oscar for best actor, with his part in Dallas Buyers' Club. Will Lawrence talks to the man himself and finds out how he went about turning himself into the most interesting actor on the planet.

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2 | It's been eighteen months since Danny Boyle's triumphant Olympic opening ceremony and he's still the most popular man in England. But you know what he's gone and done now, don't you? That's right, he's made a police comedy drama with Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, the writers of Peep Show. Olly Richards gives us a run down of the cast and characters.

3 | In his first book since 2008s Something To Tell You, the firebrand author, playwright and filmmaker Hanif Kureishi explores familiar themes. There's sex, politics, unofficial biography and more sex. The Last Word is available to buy now but first, read Esquire Weekly's primer to see what all the fuss is about.

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4 | It's been too long since we had a proper house diva to throw our hands up to. Indeed, Ultra Nate now seems like a distant memory. But there might be a change afoot, in the shape of Katy B, the Peckham born songwriter. Esquire Weekly contributing editor, Andrew Harrison talks to her about Little Red, the follow up to her Mercury nominated debut.

5 | It's cold, you're casual and therefore it's time to break out the all-star cashmere. In this week's issue we select ten of the best cashmere jumpers to keep you warm and stylish, as modeled by the jumper wearing great and good of years gone by.

6 | The return of the ZX Spectrum, the computer that kick started the games revolution is an event that has received no little attention in our office. It's back, it's been revamped, but it's still got those rubber keys. Read about it in this week's issue.

Elsewhere we remember the man who shaped the Hollywood superhero, the contents of a Frenchman's fridge and we go inside the iPad of newly rescued castaway, Jose Salvador Alvarenga.

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