REQUIEM FOR THE ME DECADE: I’m currently working my way through the Kindle version of Sticky Fingers, Joe Hagan’s new biography of Jann Wenner. As Thor Christensen writes in his review in the Dallas Morning News, “It’s a minor miracle this book ever saw the light of day…Against all odds, Hagan got Wenner’s full cooperation […]
CASTING COUCH: This Writer Says Rolling Stone Founder Jann Wenner Offered Him Work In Exchange For Sex. I think all the moralizing from our celebutainment class is displacement, based on their knowledge that they’re immersed in a deeply evil system. See also this guest post from John Ringo.
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In 2005, Rolling Stone co-founder and publisher Jann Wenner invited writer Ben Ryan, then 27, to his office and offered him an assignment for Men's Journal. Later, Ryan tells BuzzFeed, Wenner invited him to his townhouse, made him a drink—and abruptly stuck his tongue in Ryan's mouth. When Ryan...
Wenner says the encounter with the freelance writer did happen, but never crossed a line.
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“Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine” by Joe Hagan (Knopf, $29.95) Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner provided Hagan with access to his associates and archives, but the two men had a falling out before the book’s publication. The book Hagan ended up writing...
Before he had any taste in music Jann Wenner knew about the dynamics of being an editor. A curious detail in Joe Hagan’s biography, Sticky Fingers, is that the founder of Rolling Stone didn’t much listen to music until he saw the Beatles in A Hard Day’s Night. “In high ... More »
Amanda Petrusich on “Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine,” Joe Hagan’s new biography of the music-magazine founder.
The founder of Rolling Stone claimed rock music would set Americans free—in reality it just made him rich.
The media mogul is no longer on speaking terms with the author of the book, which details Wenner's relationships with Mick Jagger, John Lennon, Hunter S. Thompson and more.
Jann Wenner gave biographer Joe Hagan complete access, but now he's less than thrilled with the portrayal. A 3.5-star book review of 'Sticky Fingers.'
The biographer Joe Hagan understands why a rock magazine editor matters to the history of the 20th century.
The Rolling Stones were wrong — you can always get what you want. At least if you’re Jann Wenner.
In those early days, Jann Wenner was the star of his own magazine. For people who first got their hands on Rolling Stone, in 1967, the editor with the Swedish-sounding name — or was Jann a girl? Not many knew (it was pronounced Yahn) — was their avatar in print, ... More »
The Rolling Stone founder seemed to enjoy opening up his life to Joe Hagan. Now that the book is about to come out, they are no longer speaking.
Who created that gorgeous 20th-century creature, the rock star? Consider the gay image makers of the day, from Brian Epstein to Jann Wenner.
Sticky Fingers is a crawl through rock & roll journalism and American history. by Jenni Moore D uring my college days at the University of Oregon, one of my favorite journalism professors, Tom Wheeler, told my class about the time he interviewed Keith Richards for Rolling Stone. Show More Summary
VIA PRESS RELEASE | Joe Hagan’s long-awaited bombshell—Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine—will be published on October 24. In the book, Wenner opens up his personal and professional life to the scrutiny of a journalist for the first time. Show More Summary