Cool Story, Bro: A new book and two-part documentary litigate the legacy of Jann Wenner and “Rolling Stone” magazine
By LARA ZARUM, Village Voice

When did your 1960s begin? Mine started in 2000, with the release of Almost Famous, the movie that launched a thousand aspiring rock critics and kicked off my fervent search for an ankle-length brown suede coat with shearling lining. For Jann Wenner, the founding editor of Rolling Stone — the subject of both a dishy new book by Joe Hagan and a celebratory two-part HBO documentary directed by Alex Gibney and Blair Foster — the mythic decade began when he launched his little rock ’n’ roll newspaper in 1967. It kept going for the next fifty years. Read more here.