• Fighting Chance

    Frank Shamrock quite literally wrote the book on Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), as the author of 2006’s Mixed Martial Arts For Dummies. Born Frank Juarez, he was a troubled California street kid who

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  • PASSION AND PURPOSE

    Reggae star Pato Banton was in the midst of his biggest-ever tour—a global trek for Peter Gabriel’s WOMAD organization in 2000—when he learned that two of his sons had been injured in a

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  • Better with Bourdain

    Anthony Bourdain is the great Trojan Horse of America’s cannabis movement—and may not even know it. Inadvertently or otherwise, the globe-trotting foodie is one of this country’s most

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  • TENACIOUS TALENT

    Photo by Maarten De Boer Lucy Lawless thinks before speaking. Only not, apparently, to consider what her publicist or manager might want her to say. For while she’s forever associated with

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  • Holistic Heroism

    In 1999, Ricky Williams received a $9 million signing bonus for joining the NFL’s New Orleans Saints, yet just five years later was living, by choice, at a $7-a-day campground. Despite earning

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  • Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias

    Perhaps today’s ultimate everyman comedian, Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias’ animated yet unpretentious stage persona is almost indistinguishable from his real-life self. Iglesias’

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  • Blues Traveler

        The true success of a rock band is measured by decades of experience in musical creation and performances—but a band can only truly be honored when it manages to both

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  • Reggie Watts

    Photos John Gilhooley Reggie Watts ambles into our interview wearing a t-shirt announcing “Good Morning” and the disarming, wide-eyed wonder of an otherworldly being just fallen to earth. A

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