Movies DVD: The Devil Wears Prada
Project Runway comes back tonight, so bring out your inner stylista with one of our favorite films about fashion—the 2006 hit that earned Meryl Streep an Oscar nod for her icy performance as magazine editor Miranda Priestly.
TV Project Runway All-Star Challenge (Lifetime, 8 p.m. EDT)
Season 6 of Project Runway finally premieres at 10 p.m. — and on a new network, Lifetime, no less! But just before, catch up with eight alumni All Stars — highlighted by Santino Rice, Jeffrey Sebelia, Mychael Knight, Chris March, and Korto Momolu — who duke it out in this sure-to-be-special two-hour special. Read more about the special
Music Watch Me Fall, Jay Reatard
The guy with one of the absolute worst stage names in indie rock also happens to be the guy with some of its sharpest melodic instincts. Look past his unfortunate handle and you’ll find an excellent garage-punk album. One of his songs made it onto our Summer Songs ’09 playlist
Books The 19th Wife, David Ebershoff
Big Love fans will fall in love with Ebershoff’s compelling work of historical fiction, about a 19th-century wife who separates from Mormon church prophet Brigham Young. But Ebershoff doesn’t solely focus on the past; he ties in a modern murder story involving a polygamist family.
Tech Game: Raven Squad
Do battle in the Amazonian jungle with this new game that blends FPS standards with RTS technique.