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Topic: Vice magazine

Rooster CCO Gavin McInnes Asked to Take Leave of Absence

Following transphobic Thought Catalog essay, boycott

Gavin McInnes, chief creative officer of Rooster in New York, has been asked to take an indefinite leave of absence following the publication of a transphobic essay.  Published earlier this week…

Fast Chat: Gavin McInnes

The former 'Vice' man on his turn to the advertising world, and how to be authentic

You’re in charge of [advertising agency] Rooster’s branded entertainment, among other creative duties. It sounds like you’ve retained the voice you had at Vice magazine. Rooster hasn’t restricted you? I haven’t…

Vice Gets Corporate

Poaches new revenue chief from MTV

In Vice Media’s continuing effort to transform itself from a fringe youth magazine into what its founders hope will be a global media empire, the company is now poaching from…

Vice Talks Porn But Delivers News at Upfront

Also announces new HBO series to premiere next fall

“We’re about to do the weirdest upfront ever,” Vice Media CEO and co-founder Shane Smith told a loud audience of hundreds, just after taking a stage at the Williamsburg Savings…

Rooster's Gavin McInnes (center in underwear)

Creating Ads for People Who Hate Ads

Rooster's Gavin McInnes explains his brand of gonzo advertising

Gavin McInnes doesn’t care about your product. This would be all well and good if the co-founder of Vice magazine—that bible of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y., hipsterdom—hadn’t gone and rebranded himself…

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