Leo Resig is the co-owner and CEO of Resignation Media, LLC, the parent company of The Chive, theBERRY.com, theBRIGADE.com, theTHROTTLE.com and TheChivery.com. He started the flagship site, theCHIVE in November 2008 with his brother John Resig.
Who owns theCHIVE website?
Leo Resig is the co-owner and CEO of theCHIVE.com and theBERRY.com. He started theCHIVE in November 2008 with his brother John whom he shares the same love for ridiculously funny and bizarre photos.
What does Bill Murray have to do with theCHIVE website?
Murray first got involved with theChive following sales of t-shirts that featured the comedians face. When Murray caught wind of the widely successful t-shirt line, all he asked was that theChive sponsor his annual charity golf tournament in exchange for capitalizing on his image. Images provided by theCHIVE.
Whats up with the Bill Murray decals?
The story is, Murray granted the site founders express permission to do whatever they want with his photograph, because he liked what they were doing with their charities. When you see a Bill Murray sticker on a car, youre likely looking at someone who is a fan of said website.
How did the chive get its name?
History. John and Leo Resig founded Resignation Media, LLC in August 2007 and then launched thechive.com in November, 2008. Initially, it was claimed that the websites name came from combining Chicago and Venice Beach; however, Resig later admitted that the name was actually inspired by The Onion.
What does 13.1 mean?
Now, you may also see stickers like these with numbers. So, what do those mean? Generally, these are used by runners and can indicate a distance ran, such as 26.2 for a marathon or 13.1 for a half marathon. You may also see higher numbers for those who may have completed a triathlon or other athletic event.