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Mad Influence

9 EpisodesProduced by GQ & At Will MediaWebsite

For decades, GQ magazine has convened unforgettable discussions with the world’s leading cultural figures—now that tradition takes a new form. Mad Influence, hosted by GQ’s Editor in Chief Jim Nelson, features some of the most acclaimed actors, artists, and personalities of our time in lively and re… read more

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Frank Rich

December 24th, 2018


One of America’s most enduring critics and essayists, Frank Rich has more recently found new success as a producer of television. As a consultant for …

Barry Jenkins

December 17th, 2018


One of Hollywood’s most dazzling young directors, Barry Jenkins burst to notoriety with his 2016 film Moonlight, which won the Academy Award for Best …

Jeff Goldblum

December 10th, 2018


For four decades now, Jeff Goldblum has been one of the most interesting and beloved actors in Hollywood. He’s starred in some of the biggest hits of …

David Chang

November 26th, 2018


One of the world’s most inventive and outspoken chefs, David Chang has been challenging culinary conventions since 2004 when he opened Momofuku …

Paul Smith

November 12th, 2018


He’s been one of the most distinctive and energetic designers in fashion for decades—the architect of a business empire that blends whimsy and …

Blondie's Debbie Harry & Chris Stein

October 29th, 2018


How do edgy trail-blazers from New York’s early punk scene become pop stars, sell millions of records, notch number 1 songs in three different …

Damien Chazelle

October 15th, 2018


The youngest winner of the Academy Award for Best Director, Damien Chazelle is only 33. But already he’s staked a claim as one of the most visionary directors in generations. His latest film First Man, the …

Ethan Hawke

October 1st, 2018


It’s been nearly 30 years since Ethan Hawke’s breakout performance in Dead Poet’s Society—and in that time, he’s become one of America’s most acclaimed and versatile actors. But it’s rarely been as easy as Hawke …

Mad Influence Preview

September 26th, 2018


For decades, GQ magazine has convened unforgettable discussions with the world’s leading cultural figures—now that tradition takes a new form. Mad …

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