Jann Wenner: ‘Who Would Have Thought We’d Have to Own the Rolling Stone Copyright in Uganda?’


At last night’s The Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony Annual Gala, the Rolling Stone publisher reacted to a publication by the same name in Uganda publishing a list of “100 Top Homos” and urging readers to “Hang Them.” “What a miserable fucking thing to do to people. It’s disgusting,” he told us. Unfortunately, “There’s nothing we can do. We never copyrighted the name in Uganda. We own the copyright for the name in many, many countries. But who would have thought we’d have to own the copyright in Uganda?”