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Posts Tagged ‘Greg Williams’

LA Times Magazine Cocktail Party

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We were just trolling around in WeHo keeping an eye out for this rumored plague of Republicans with RNC “make it rain” money when we stumbled upon the Pacific Design Center where there just so happened to be a cocktail party and screening for LA Times Magazine.

Pictured are Los Angeles Times Magazine Editor Nancie Clare (in black sweater) and Managing Advertising Director (Los Angeles Times Magazine), Shelley Cole in the suit on right.

The screening was also the April cover story, a short film titled “Tell-Tale” directed by Greg Williams. It was a film noir interpretation of Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart,” but because this is Hollywood, there were three people titled with “idea by” credits. Not one of them Edgar Allan Poe.

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This Week’s Layoff News: Teen Vogue, Details and More

teen vogue cover.jpgWhile we await sad news of layoffs that is likely to come out of Forbes this week, Condé Nast continues to pare down its staff and there’s more news on impending Time Inc. cuts and The New York Times buyouts.

- Yesterday, we heard whispers of cuts among the editorial staff at Details, but today Keith Kelly reports that two people got the axe, including executive editor Greg Williams. Layoffs also finally hit Teen Vogue, with mag trimming its sales and marketing staffs by six.

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Twips, Like Twitter and Comics Had an Awesome Kid

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Greg Williams is an artist who has made Twitter way cooler than we could have imagined. It’s like normal Twitter, but in comic form. And he’s made your humble editor here at FBLA into a cartoon!

From his site:

About

Twitter + quips = “Twips.”

Have you been following an especially interesting Twitterer?
Or would you like to suggest your own Twitter post for a future installment of “Twips”?

Send suggestions or links to “Twips” cartoonist Greg Williams at williamsprojects[at]gmail[dot]com or via Twitter at: @Twipcomics

Check out his site. Scott Simpson‘s is our favorite.