Lee Way: Spike Lee sits down with Chicago magazine for his first in-depth interview about his upcoming (and already controversial) new film, Chi-Raq.
Book Report: The five new fashion books you need on your coffee table. Give or take a fashion book.
Bright and Early: The next time you go to hit snooze, remember that the Dalai Lama begins each day at 3:30am with a four-hour meditation on the roots of compassion. Amongst other topics.
To Be Frank: Volume two of James Kaplan’s biography, Sinatra: The Chairman, is out now. You can get started with this, though.
This Is the End: Esquire was so kind as to lay out 14 movies Netflix is nixing come November. Act quickly. Or don’t.
Seeing Stars: David Bowie will release his next album, Blackstar, on January 8—which just so happens to be his 69th birthday. Here’s what’s been released thus far.
Last Night Right Here: Gwen Stefani, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Pharrell play the musical version of spin the bottle with Fallon; Chance the Rapper debuts his new song, “Angels,” on Colbert.