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Bob Dylan Announces The Basement Tapes Complete: Listen to a Track

In June 1968, a Rolling Stone cover story written by magazine founder Jann Wenner ran with the headline “Dylan’s Basement Tape Should Be Released.” The songs in question were a baker’s dozen of rough cuts recorded in Bob Dylan’s upstate...Show More Summary

Gus Wenner Continues His Climb at Wenner Media

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Jann Wenner — founder of Wenner Media — likes what he sees in his son, Gus Wenner. One year after Gus was named rollingstone.com’s editor, he has been promoted once again — this time to head of digital. The younger Wenner will now oversee...Show More Summary

Journalist Receives Big Advance for Jann Wenner Biography

Joe Hagan, a contributing editor for New York magazine, will have access to the Rolling Stone publisher’s archives to research and write the book.

Jann Wenner biography in the works

Jann Wenner, the founder and publisher of Rolling Stone, and an influential figure in the history of rock and roll, will soon have his own tale told. Joe Hagan, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone... To view the full story, click the title link.

Rolling Stone Loses Star Reporter Matt Taibbi

6 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The most recent Rolling Stone item by Matt Taibbi is headlined “Vampire Squid Strikes Again.” That colorful expression is also sticking to the talented investigative reporter tonight as news breaks that he is leaving the Jann WennerShow More Summary

KISS Inducted Into Hall Of Fame—Is Jann Wenner In A Coma?

Can someone give Jann Wenner a well-being check because we're not exactly sure how he let his guard down long enough to allow KISS to be inducted into his mausoleum to the spirit of Woodstock aka the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. [ more › ]

Miley Hasn't Actually Been Single for Months

If, for some reason, you've been feeling bad for Miley Cyrus ever since she and Liam Hemsworth broke up... well, you can stop now. Turns out she's been dating Theo Wenner, son of Rolling Stone owner Jann Wenner, since the summer, a source tells the Huffington Post. They met like...

Miley Cyrus dating Theo Wenner since the MTV Video Music Awards week?

Miley Cyrus recently confirmed her split from fiance Liam Hemsworth and is now reportedly dating photographer Theo Wenner, son of Rolling Stone owner Jann Wenner, who took her nude pics that appeared in the October issue of the magazine.

Miley Cyrus Is Reportedly Dating Theo Wenner, Son Of Rolling Stone Editor-In-Chief Jann Wenner

New couple alert? Miley Cyrus is dating Theo Wenner, if gossipy gossips are to be believed. Wenner is a photographer and an ex of Liv Tyler. And, oh yeah, his dad is the editor-in-chief of Rolling Stone and Theo shot Miley’s recent cover feature for the magazine. Damn, this girl gets all the hot guys. It [...]

Gus+Scout Are Pretty Terrible

12 months agoEntertainment / Music : Line Out

Gus+Scout are a duo that wrote their album as an independent study at Brown University, and are probably most notable for being the son of Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner and daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore. Even with thisShow More Summary

Exoteric and Esoteric Readings of Jann Wenner

Dylan once explained why he made Self-Portrait a double album: To me, it was a joke. It wouldn’t have held up as a single album — then it really would’ve been bad, you know. I mean, if you’re gonna put a lot of crap on it, you might as well load it up! So this [...]

Goddammit, Rolling Stone

Because apparently Jann Wenner‘s kid is picking the covers now, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is on the cover of Rolling Stone‘s August issue which, if you haven’t heard by now, has caused some shit. And understandably so because what the goddamn fuck?! I get that there’s an exhaustively researched piece in the issue that’s Read More...

After three years on the job, Rolling Stone publisher Matt Mastrangelo has been fired by his boss, J

After three years on the job, Rolling Stone publisher Matt Mastrangelo has been fired by his boss, Jann Wenner. No word yet on whether he'll be replaced by one of Wenner's children. Read more...

Jann Wenner’s Father-Son Pow Wow and Moguls on the Menu

After weeks of Wednesdays full of Hollywood heavyweights (culminating in our Table One sit-down with Mitch Glazer and Kelly Lynch last week) there were more moguls (William Lauder, Jimmy Finkelstein) than celebrities at Michael’s today. Show More Summary

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for The Week

Here’s a look at the FishbowlNY stories that made the most buzz this week. 1) Village Voice Fires Michael Musto, Robert Sietsema and Michael Feingold 2) Jann Wenner Names Gus Wenner Editor of Rollingstone.com 3) ESPN Cutting Hundreds...Show More Summary

Briefly: Brad Pitt, George Michael, Jesse James, Jann Wenner

Brief news from elsewhere: Brad Pitt thinks he has prosopagnosia, aka “face blindness.” That’s why he doesn’t remember you. No, seriously, it’s very sad. “You meet so many damned people,” he says, “and then you meet ’em again.” (Esquire) Yikes: … Continue reading ?

Jann Wenner Appoints 22-Year-Old Son, Gus, as Rollingstone.com's Editor-in-Chief...

Jann Wenner has appointed his 22-year-old son, Gus, as Rollingstone.com’s editor-in-chief. The new role for the young Wenner has drawn plenty of criticism, but Jann is quick to defend the decision. Via Adweek: Was this appointment the plan all along? I didn’t expect this. Show More Summary

Jann Wenner Thinks Gus Wenner is The Perfect Choice to Run RollingStone.com

Jann Wenner is very satisfied with naming Gus Wenner, his 22-year-old son, the new editor of Rollingstone.com. To quote Elaine, get out. Below are some quotes from Jann’s interview with Adweek, along with some FishbowlNY analysis. In the talk, Jann explains why he hired his son without mentioning that he hired his son. Show More Summary

Rolling Stone boss Jann Wenner says he picked his 22 year-old son Gus to run the magazine's website

Rolling Stone boss Jann Wenner says he picked his 22 year-old son Gus to run the magazine's website because he "impressed me more than anyone." Read more...

Jann Wenner Made His 22 Year Old Son The Head of RollingStone.com

Nepotism is a tricky move to pull off because it’s almost always a sure-fire way to immediately lose the trust and respect of your employees even though they’ll go to extreme lengths to hide that fact from you while secretly getting their resume ready because clearly it’s only a matter of time before you replace Read More...

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