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Lands' End Gift Doesn't Go Over Well Racy GQ cover causes backlash

When giving away a free "gift," keep your audience in mind.  Lands' End recently learned that lesson the hard way. The company sent out a complimentary copy of the July issue…

August 14, 2014, 5:27 PM EDT

The Duck Dynasty Robertsons Are Putting Out a Bible Publisher says Al and Phil are 'really about life change'

Yes, there is going to be a Duck Dynasty Bible. No, the Robertsons are not contributing to the scriptural canon—the translation used in the October edition from HarperCollins' religious book publisher…

June 6, 2014, 3:58 PM EDT

101 Kick-Ass Music Covers The most awesome, iconic and controversial magazine images of the last 80 years

Magazine covers featuring musical artists are inherently cool, whether the reader is a tween or a boomer. They come loaded with style, after all. (How many different looks—including varieties-not-found-in-nature of…

April 6, 2014, 8:36 PM EDT

NBA Star Creates Buzz With His Popular Twitter Scavenger Hunts Golden State’s social media-savvy Harrison Barnes

Specs Who Harrison Barnes Age 21 Accomplishments NBA player (small forward with the Golden State Warriors); former UNC Tar Heel; 2011 ACC Rookie of Year Base Oakland, Calif. What’s the first information you consume in…

January 30, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

GQ to Open Barbershop at Barclays Center How about a $40 shave with those Nets tickets?

Men’s fashion bible GQ is no stranger to showy brand extensions. It already boasts a number of GQ bars in far-flung locations like Istanbul, Moscow and Dubai (next up: Kazakhstan)…

January 6, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

A&E Ducks Further Controversy, Reinstates Phil Robertson Network hopes cooler heads will prevail with production to resume next spring

Call it a Christmas miracle, or simply an attempt to limit the collateral damage that comes with a culture war, but the 10-day feud between A&E and Duck Dynasty star…

December 27, 2013, 7:46 PM EST

Phil Robertson Flap Stings A&E Demo drops 22 percent following Duck Dynasty star’s suspension

While Duck Dynasty isn’t expected to return to A&E until mid-January, the flap over the network’s suspension of Phil Robertson already seems to have taken a bite out of its…

December 26, 2013, 4:26 PM EST

Duck Dynasty Will Most Likely Continue—But What a Mess for A&E [Updated] Star's anti-gay, anti-Muslim remarks cause media clusterducken

The rule of thumb goes something like this: When a TV network executive says something stupid, bigoted or controversial, viewers will occasionally consider boycotting the channel. But when a star…

December 19, 2013, 1:16 PM EST

Condé Nast's GQ, Bombay Sapphire Launch Boozy Video Series America's Bartender is a reality competition

Guys who are looking for boozy video content don't have to look far these days, from shows like Three Sheets to the newly launched Esquire Network. Now comes America's Bartender, the…

October 24, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT

Are Magazines Downplaying the Figures of Plus-Size Stars? Critics say Elle 'covered up' actress on current issue

Elle magazine has come under fire for allegedly downplaying the plus-size figure of actress Melissa McCarthy on its latest cover. Critics are saying Elle purposely tried to hide the Bridesmaids…

October 17, 2013, 7:07 PM EDT

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