Esquire in November

The November issue of Esquire will publish the investigation into the mass theft of penises in Nigeria, essays written by the Columbine High School students who went on a murderous rampage and a speech by Mark Twain about masturbation. Also in this issue are the rules of life as told by Jeff Bridges, Sigourney Weaver and Paul Newman, film director Ethan Cohen talks about the mafia and an essay by David Sedaris about talking gifts.

In addition, German philosopher Peter Sloterdijk explains why Germany’s soccer team members are hermaphrodites, two British scientists argue over how people’s animal instincts influence the economy, Victor Shenderovich speculates about his own funeral, and other serious men explain why they had tattoos made with women’s names.