Hot List 2012

The who, what, where, when, and why guide to this summer's most scorching talent.

Hot List 2012: Ian Harding

It's easy to see why students are hot for teacher on 'Pretty Little Liars.'

By Max Berlinger

Hot List 2012: 'Me @ the Zoo'

Filmmakers Valerie Veatch and Chris Moukarbel turn the camera on the man behind a meme.

By Mike Berlin

Hot List 2012: Ben Walker

Nobody said playing a vampire-slaying American hero would be easy.

By Jerry Portwood

Hot List 2012: 'Peter and the Starcatcher'

Adam Chanler-Berat and Christian Borle take on Peter Pan -- facial hair and all.

By Jerry Portwood

Hot List 2011: Jessie J

Out to the east of London, where the English capital surrenders to Essex -- the United Kingdom's most ridiculed …

By Simon Gage

Hot List: Matthew Gallaway

If you mostly know Matthew Gallaway from his writing on the web -- gay reworkings of The New York Times' 'Modern …

By Emily Drabinski

Hot List: Jon-Jon Goulian

"One thing I have learned over the course of 24 years of behaving and dressing androgynously is that people hate to …

By Emily Drabinski

Hot List: Nir Hod

Disdain? Petulance? Melancholy? Ennui? It's hard to say what emotions, exactly, animate the children and babies that …

By Aaron Hicklin

Hot List: Sky Ferreira

Don't let her pouty, Disney-princess beauty fool you -- Sky Ferreira is nothing but (the best kind of) trouble. The …

By Noah Michelson

Hot List: Nikolaj Hübbe

It's been just over three years since Nikolaj Hübbe retired from the New York City Ballet, where he'd been a …

By Claudia La Rocco

Hot List: Anna Calvi

Anna Calvi's scorching guitar rock is the sort of bluesy, ballsy summer soundtrack that works its way into your …

By Jason Lamphier

Hot List: Tales of the City

Though it's certainly poised to make a run at Broadway, diehard fans will have to charge San Francisco's …

By Editors

Hot List 2011: Rory O'Malley

For many who didn't catch Rory O'Malley's 2006 Broadway debut in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, …

By Bill Keith

Hot List 2011: Snooki

Once, not long ago, fame required talent. That was the deal. You had to be able to act, or sing, or write, or, at the …

By Noah Michelson

Hot List: Sebastian Stan

It's just as well you get over Sebastian Stan's sexuality right off the bat. Yes, the actor with a striking …

By Bill Keith

Hot List: Summer Tan

Perhaps no line is as suggestive or fraught with danger as the tan line. To glimpse the porcelain buttock of an …

By Editors