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Rolling Stone fired a writer over his bad Hootie and the Blowfish review

Hootie and the Blowfish


Hootie and the Blowfish

Rolling Stone has announced they won't change policies or staff following their retraction of "A Rape on Campus." What has prompted past action? Complaining about a yanked Hootie and the Blowfish review, later published in City Pages.

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Tim Heidecker takes over Rolling Stone, shows off excellent dream covers

Here is something you should know is happening: Tim Heidecker (of Tim and Eric and the Cain Train) has taken over Rolling Stone magazine. At least that's what he's telling us, and why he's posting his "dream covers" and holding meetings with Matt Taibbi. Does it need to be real? Is Wikipedia the final word on this? No, you just have to bear witness, then form your own conclusion. Don't overthink Tim Heidecker, just enjoy him and his arguments with Jann Wenner. (via Tim Heidecker on Twitter)