1 | Cassius Clay versus Sonny Liston (above)
50 years ago next Tuesday, Muhammad Ali, at that time still Cassius Clay, became world champion by beating Sonny Liston over 6 rounds in Miami. Whilst not a particularly stunning fight, the social impact of the bout was enormous. Will Nicoll tells the story of the fear and loathing in Miami, and the birth of a true champion.
2 | Style
Nice weather for ducks, not so much for fashion. As it doesn’t look like coming good any time soon, we’ve selected ten things worth investing in to beat the rain. Coats, ponchos, brollies and an iPad case too, naturally.
3 | Grooming
If winter has left you with a face you could strike a match on, you’ll need out round up of products to repair your weather beaten chops. Banish dark circles, heal broken lips, un-clog large pores, Esquire Associate editor, Teo Van Den Broeke explains it all.
4 | Giorgio
Italian super producer and father of tech house Giorgio Moroder has lead quite a life. Having worked with some of the biggest musicians in the world – we’re talking Debbie harry, Donna Summer and er…Phil Oakey – he sums up the five most important tracks in his life.
5 | American Whiskies
Look, it’s not all bourbon, bourbon, bourbon. There’s corn whiskey, rye whiskey, Tennessee whiskey and the startling truth that even Jack Daniels isn’t a bourbon. Dan Priseman, whiskey expert and owner of London’s Nola bar takes us on a tour of the USAs official spirit.
6 | Cliff Richard
The world’s oldest man and inventor of the tennis racket, Cliff Richard, has been invited to support Morrissey on tour in America. Before that though, we take a look inside his iPad.
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