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Topic: GQ

How Shinola Went From Shoe Polish to the Coolest Brand in America

Nobody's confusing shit with Shinola anymore

You had to know your U.S. history to fully appreciate the gag on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on May 21. Two contestants, Guillermo and Yehya, stood on a set made…

Here’s Why TLC Isn't Talking About the Duggars

Inside the network’s no-comment strategy

More than 19 days and counting. That's how long it's been (at press time) since TLC has publicly commented on the child molestation controversy that has enveloped the network and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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)…

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…

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…

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…

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