Cobie Smulders on Her Love of Canada, Naps, and Marine Biology

Cobie Smulders on Her Love of Canada, Naps, and Marine Biology

Cobie Smulders, former model and How I Met Your Mother and Avengers: Endgame star—now on big screens in Spider-Man: Far From Home—talked to Men’s Journal about falling in love, studying seaweed, and the beauty of naps.

But first, the basics:

Age: 37

Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia

Cobie Smulders’ 3 Things About Canada:

  1. Universal health care
  2. Hockey
  3. Six months parental leave (for dads, too)

Your character Robin, on How I Met Your Mother, was a very proud Canadian. Are you one in real life?

I’m from Vancouver, and I consider myself Canadian first. I do have a very deep love for my country and a lot of pride about it. I have a green card here, though.

Can you vote with that?

No, I need to apply for my citizenship. During the midterms, I … Read the rest

Aubrey Plaza on Scary Movies, Surviving a Stroke, and Besting Joe Biden

Aubrey Plaza on Scary Movies, Surviving a Stroke, and Besting Joe Biden

Aubrey Plaza, the star of Child’s Play talks scary movies, surviving a stroke, loving Delaware, and besting Joe Biden. But first, the basics.

Age: 35

Hometown: Wilmington, Delaware

Top 3 Scary Movies

  1. Rosemary’s Baby
  2. The Shining
  3. Misery

I loved you on Parks and Recreation but have to admit I’m probably too scared to see you in Child’s Play—the eighth installment of the franchise about the murderous doll.

Don’t be scared. It’s just an innocent little doll.

Chucky is so creepy. Did dolls ever freak you out as a kid?

I’m not afraid of dolls, but masks scare me more than anything. The combination of murderers wearing silly masks while they’re doing awful things especially freaks me out.

Are you a fan of scary movies?

I love Halloween and the more campy horror, but I don’t love really, really scary movies … Read the rest

‘Catch-22’ and ‘Godzilla’ Star Kyle Chandler Went on a Road Trip for Our New June Issue

‘Catch-22’ and ‘Godzilla’ Star Kyle Chandler Went on a Road Trip for Our New June Issue

With summer right around the corner, we’re already grabbing our keys and getting ready to hit the road. But this year, we’re going global.

For our new June issue—out on newsstands everywhere this week—we scoured the map and selected the World’s Greatest Road Trips, covering ground and upping the mileage from a South African beach cruise to a journey across Patagonia to The Everest of Road Trips—all embracing the spirit of adventure. As Men’s Journal editor-in-chief Greg Emmanuel puts it: “Driving in the U.S. has a lot to offer, but when you go where the signs are different, the rules of the road are different, and even the snacks are different, it really ups the ante.”

But we’re not the only ones you can probably find out on the highway this season. A few days into his epic 2,800-mile trek from Austin, Texas, all the way to Malibu, we … Read the rest

See All the Photos From Chris Evans' Men's Journal Cover Shoot

See All the Photos From Chris Evans' Men's Journal Cover Shoot

You asked, we listened: Here are all the photos from our May cover shoot with Chris Evans.

The actor’s ready for his biggest adventure yet in Avengers: Endgame. But what happens after might be even more exciting for the star, who has played Captain America for a decade.

Our photographer Miller Mobley teamed up with Evans to put together an awesome spread of shots in Los Angeles for his Men’s Journal cover shoot. Like he mentions in his feature story, Evans is looking forward to the next chapter, including the wild murder mystery film Knives Out, directed by Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), which also stars James Bond himself, Daniel Craig.

With Evans on the cover and kicking ass at the box office, here’s a … Read the rest