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Jann Wenner

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The Resume

    (January 7, 1946- )
    Co-founder/publisher/editor of Rolling Stone magazine
    Rolling Stone published its 1,000th issue (May 7, 2006)
    Also publishes Us Weekly and Men's Journal magazines
    Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2005)

Why he might be annoying:

    He added an extra 'n' to his birth name of 'Jan.'
    He dropped out of Berkeley.
    He left his wife of 28 years for a much younger boyfriend.
    He tends to edit album reviews to make them more positive if the music was released by a friend of his.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He wasn't wanted by either of his parents.
    He founded an iconic magazine.
    He helped launch the careers of Hunter S. Thompson, Annie Leibovitz, Cameron Crowe and many others.
    He made cameos in Crowe's films 'Jerry Maguire' and 'Almost Famous.'
    He helped start the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Credit: Hoxy

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 11 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2023, Out of 10 Votes: 20.0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 12 Votes: 91.67% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 153 Votes: 54.90% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 8 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 26 Votes: 42.31% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 21 Votes: 52.38% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 112 Votes: 68.75% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 613 Votes: 89.07% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 1124 Votes: 76.51% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 3911 Votes: 69.04% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 69 Votes: 65.22% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 18 Votes: 72.22% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 24 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 63 Votes: 68.25% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 41 Votes: 68.29% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 39 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 76 Votes: 77.63% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 75 Votes: 74.67% Annoying