New York Magazine
New York is a perennial favorite at the awards, known as the Ellies for the Alexander Calder-designed elephant stabiles presented to winners. There are so many Ellies floating around the magazine's Varick Street offices that several are scattered on a coffee table, among art books, in a coffee table in the editorial office's waiting area, like paperweights (though they weigh less than the books they sit atop).
New York magazine launches a new subscription based app almost three years to the date after the 2010 launch of Apple's game-changing tablet device.
A spokesman for the magazine confirmed that staff were given a "working demo" of the app earlier today.
Here's City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, signing an autograph on a copy of the New York magazine that has her picture on the front page.(3)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg this morning angrily denied a report that at a recent Upper East Side Christmas party, he admired a woman's ass in front of a New York magazine reporter, who subsequently included the comment in his profile of Christine Quinn.
"Oh, I never said it, and I don't know where it came from," the mayor said today, during an announcement about NYCHA housing. "Next question, miss?"(1)
Hours after Bill de Blasio officially declared his candidacy for mayor, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn appeared on the cover of New York magazine.
On the last day of this year, outliving the universe by 10 days if the Mayan calendar was correct, the print edition of Newsweek will be no more, making the 80-year-old dentist's waiting-room staple the latest in a long line of victims of changing reader habits, the high cost of print and a Darwinian newsstand.(353)
“When I started at [Upright Citizens Brigade], I thought it was going to be, ‘Oh, I’m going to take levels one through three … and then I’ll audition for 'Saturday Night Live,' and then I’ll get a movie deal, and then I’ll have my own show’… I was so clueless! I thought that there was a formula; I thought there was a quick fix; I thought that I was going to be taken care of in institutional terms.”
Until October, he was on contract at The New York Times Magazine.
"We're seeing a lot of traction on the sales front," Todd Haskell, a Times advertising executive who oversees fashion and mobile, said, noting that Fashion Week has historically "always been good for business, but probably in the last few years it's become even more important."
New York's existing fashion channel, where The Cut is featured prominently, is the magazine's third most highly-trafficked web vertical with an average of 1.7 million monthly visitors during the first half of 2012, said a spokesperson for the magazine, citing Omniture metrics.
The latest magazine circulation report tells a familiar story: Newsstand sales continue to slide, while digital editions continue to pick up steam, even if they only generate a sliver of sales throughout the industry.
During a chat at the Columbia Journalism School back in March, Tyrangiel said Businessweek was in fact on track to lose $62 million in 2009—which means it will have stanched the red ink by a whopping $44 million by the end of 2012.
According to an announcement New York was set to issue this afternoon, Roose will report out of both New York and Silicon Valley and will primarily contribute to Daily Intel, the magazine's news blog.