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Bruce Lee's Take on Putting in Work

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When we think of Bruce Lee in retrospect, it's easy to focus on those aspects of his life that took place in the spotlight: his performance on film, his masterful demonstrations of martial arts, the photos in which he's dressed to impress with a big grin on his face. But all of these little pieces of Bruce were possible because of his singular determination to offer the world something entirely new—to be a consummate individual, unbeholden to previous rules or traditions. Whether he was working tirelessly to ensure his action sequences looked as realistic as possible, pushing himself daily to...

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Duke's Floating Escape: The Wild Goose

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Having given more than 50 years of his life to the film industry, John Wayne was a cinematic legend in his own time. While his contributions to the big screen were enough to keep him in the pop-culture consciousness for generations to come, beneath the persona of “John Wayne” was a man whose personal life was of equally mythic proportions. His hilarious hijinks with friends, his adventures on the open sea and his hearty appetite are among the many facts about Duke that seem almost too good to be true. But they are. In the 30th installment of The Official...

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10 Great Photos of John Wayne Supporting the Military

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Both on-screen and off, John Wayne loved honoring American troops through his unique platform as one of America's most iconic actors. In the latest edition of the John Wayne Official Collector's Edition, Ethan Wayne describes his father's dedication to supporting the military in the story "Give Back to Those Who Serve." Read an excerpt from the upcoming Volume 28, Duke's Code for Life—out April 2:  As Duke's youngest son Ethan remembers, it was impossible for the star to be inconvenienced when it came to the troops. "One night when I was around 10, we heard a noise down by...

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