5 Things We Learned Making Esquire Weekly 47

The new issue is available to download now on iPad and iPhone

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We’ve converted our award winning digital magazine into a great read for your mobile. Designed specifically with the device in mind, you’ll get the style, advice and cultural commentary that Esquire is famous for, all in your pocket. To see what we’re talking about, download the Esquire UK app from iTunes and either buy this week’s issue for 99p or take out a three-month subscription package for just £4.99 (in which we’ll give you a month’s free trial to decide whether you like it. We think you will).

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1 | How to do date a celebrity

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Yep, that’s right. We’ve assembled a team of experts, from soldiers to chefs via tree surgeons and sea captains to help you find the methods to do just about anything, in this week’s How To issue. Do you want to know how to throw a good punch? Or absorb one, should you need to? How about the best way to invest in art, or the right technique for hushing a crying baby. Maybe you want to know how to make a good suit look great, fillet a fish or escape a sinking car? It’s all inside.

 

2 | We don’t use 10 per cent of our brains


In fact, according to Luc Besson, we use pretty much all of our brain — when we’re in the zone and properly motivated. Nevertheless, the legendary director ran with that simple premise and made Lucy, about a girl who unlocks the secret power of the brain with mind bending results. He tells us about the making of the film in this week’s issue.

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3 | If you want good wine, just ask

 

Unlocking a wine list is easy, especially if you know what to ask. To help ease the process we bring you the ten questions guaranteed to get any sommelier worth their salt, all giddy, as recommended by ten of the country’s best.

 

4 | You don’t need decks to be a DJ


In fact, all you need is an iPhone and some apps. Die hard vinyl fans might shake their heads disapprovingly but imagine the scene when everyone’s twerking in the front room after you’ve segued seamlessly from Fleetwood Mac to Weather Report. Andrew Harrison explains how.

 

5 | Stella Creasy is an MP you’ll like


But more than that, she’ getting stuff done. The MP for Walthamstow made a name for herself going after Payday lenders, which is something we can all get behind. Find out why she’s got bigger plans, inside.


Esquire Weekly, our iPhone and iPad edition, containing 100 per cent original content, is published every Thursday on the Apple Newsstand. Get your copy today by downloading the Esquire UK app to your iPad or iPhone and buying an individual copy for 99p or taking out a three-month, six-month or year’s subscription (all of which include digital copies of the monthly magazine).