This guy gets paid to hang out with the Sexiest Woman Alive. James Bond. Don Draper. But back home in Indiana, life is a little less glamorous—and that’s just the way he likes it.
See, Halle Berry really does have some great teeth. That’s the kind of thing you see when you’re up close to a celebrity.Read more
This month, the Indy-born creator of several of television’s biggest hits will launch the second season of The Glee Project. But like many of the show’s contestants, Ryan Murphy seems eager to leave his old life behind.
On the east side of Indianapolis, flopped just beyond I-465 and just above I-70, in a neighborhood where the streets were laid out four decades ago under that 1970s suburban architectural stricture that demanded winding roads, built without sidewalks so that the streets are a kind of maze known mostly to locals, I am driving in search of Ryan Murphy. It is a warm spring day. The grass in every lot has outgrown the season, looking tufty and wild. The roads desperately need to be repaved. Yards and driveways are festooned with the extremis of a harsh economy, a foreclosure sign in one, an old pontoon boat in the next. This was country once, absorbed by the growth of the city, and change makes the memory here short. On this particular street, which backs a now-deserted golf course, where the most common sign is “Beware of Dog,” there is a boy riding his bicycle.Read more