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Adam Prather Named Publisher of The Hill

Politico veteran to join Washington policy pub in January

The Hill today announced the hire of Politico's Adam Prather, who will join the daily for policymakers in early January. Prather, who most recently was the national advertising director, succeeds…

This Year-old Production Company Is Tapping Into the Zeitgeist

Shady Media produces edgy music videos and guilty-pleasure TV pilots

Specs Who Co-founding partners Löic Maes (l.) and Bill Robinson What Production company Where New York If the name of production company Shady Media connotes a little playful edginess, that was the intent all…

John Stamos Won’t Be Posting All of His Full House Pics Online

He tweets responsibly

Specs Who John Stamos Accomplishments Host of Yahoo Screen’s Losing It With John Stamos; star of USA Network drama Necessary Roughness; starred on ER; made his bones as Uncle Jesse on…

Orange Is the New Black Star Taylor Schilling Talks About Her Favorite Scene

Loving the extremes

Specs Who Taylor Schilling Age 29 Accomplishments Stars as Piper Chapman in the Netflix prison dramedy Orange Is the New Black; star of drama Stay, which will premiere this fall at the Toronto…

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Pitches Revolt and Tells Advertisers How to Be Cool

'I'm extremely immature'

CANNES, France—After holding court Tuesday night on the Croisette with media and advertising moguls (and an afterparty or two), Sean "Diddy" Combs was all business today, taking the main stage…

How Starcom's Twitter Deal Was Born

Tide, and Laura Desmond's breakfast with Dick Costolo

CANNES, France — Starcom Media Vest Group, along with a host of its Publicis brethren, took over The Majestic on the Croisette during the Lions Festival, holding court alongside companies…

Wired Still Connected After Two Decades

A magazine devoted to covering the digital disruption that threatens the publishing business ends up thriving

They say timing is everything. As luck would have it, in January 1993, a convergence of technology and talent forged the first consumer magazine that would define—and in essence, become—the voice…

Carrie Brownstein Wants to Be Funny on Twitter

It’s a crapshoot

Who Carrie Brownstein Age 38 Accomplishments Co-creator and star of IFC’s Portlandia; guitarist and singer in Wild Flag (and formerly Sleater-Kinney); onetime employee of Wieden + Kennedy, Portland, Ore. Base Portland, Ore. What’s the…

Information Diet: Andrew Lincoln

When it comes to Plants vs. Zombies, The Walking Dead star kills the competition

What’s the first information you consume in the morning? It would have to be my alarm clock. That’s purely because my son has a tendency to sit on my chest—he’s not…

Information Diet: Kathy Griffin

The Bravo talk show host trolls 'bad' TV for laughs, but gets serious about 'Meet the Press'

Specs Age 51  Accomplishments Host of Kathy, a new talk show on Bravo; starred for five seasons on Bravo's hit reality show Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List. Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you…

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