GQ Announces Their Men of the Year

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GQ has given Towleroad a sneak peek at the three covers for its Men of the Year issue — they're honoring Bill Clinton as "public citizen", Daniel Craig as "leading man", and Kanye West as "graduate".

The full list of their 2007 Men of the Year follows after the jump.

2007 MEN OF THE YEAR – Honorees

Casey Affleck – Breakout of the Year
Judd Apatow, Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, and Paul Rudd – Comedy Mafia
Javier Bardem – Villain
Brad Bird, director of ‘Ratatouille’ – Innovator
Cate Blanchette in ‘I’m Not There’ – Performance of the Year
Mike Bloomberg, Mayor of the City of New York – Maverick
Boise State vs. Oklahoma at the Fiesta Bowl – Game of the Year
Josh Brolin – Tough Guy
Cast of ‘Mad Men’ – Instant Classic
David Chang of New York’s Momofuku – Chef
David Chase, creator of ‘The Sopranos’ – Final Act
Simon Cowell – Mastermind
John Cusack – Comeback
Daft Punk – Trailblazers
Daria – Supermodel of the Year
Sgt. Joshua Delgado and the new breed of medics serving in Iraq – Unsung Heroes
Roger Federer – Court King
Tom Hanks – Icon
Emile Hirsch – Wild Man
Ryan Howard, first baseman, Philadelphia Phillies – Slugger
Lil Wayne – Workaholic
Josh Marshall, blog founder, Talking Points Memo – Muckraker
James McAvoy – British Import
Derek O’Dell, student, Virginia Tech – Lifesaver
Hayden Panettiere – Obsession of the Year
Ron Paul, presidential candidate – Dark Horse of the Year
Alex Rodriguez – Hit Man
Seth Rogen – Father of the Year
Mark Ruffalo – Secret Weapon
Julian Schnabel – Visionary
Jason Schwartzman – Cool Kid
John Smeaton, baggage handler, Glasgow International Airport – Employee of the Year
Channing Tatum – Man of Next Year
Robin Thicke and Rihanna – Smooth Operators
John Varvatos – Designer of the Year
Shaun White – Reinvention

From the point of view of a fellow blogger, it’s great to see Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo being honored, but if we could make one suggestion to editor Jim Nelson for next year’s issue it would be: how ’bout “Gay Man of the Year”?

GQ Men of the Year [official site]

Posted November 20, 2007 at 10:18am ETC by Andy Towle
in Magazines, News