Niche interest publications are growing in popularity, and these aren’t the black-and-white, photocopied zines of yesteryear. Glossy, full-color print magazines are the new norm even for what are often one-person projects dedicated to specialty topics. Korea Joongang Daily looks at this growing segment of independent publishers....more
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The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium is a weekly forum for discussing the tradition and future of text/image work. Open to the public, it meets Tuesday nights 7-9 p.m. EST in New York City....more
Last Friday, we were bummed to hear about the firing of a core group of GOOD’s editorial team.
With the question “What’s best in life?” in mind, those editors have written about the firing and what’s next. Disappointed above all at the prospect of no longer working together, the team is planning one more magazine–with an eye on the future:
“Not an issue of GOOD—something different....more
Book reviews sections in newspapers and magazines began shrinking a couple years ago, or being folded into other sections, even disappearing altogether.
In 2007, a band of culturally dedicated authors started the National Book Critics Circle’s Campaign to Save Book Reviewing and now “we remain a nation of passionate readers—even during a time when movies can be streamed on demand and countless distractions are built into every smartphone and tablet.” Nowadays, the number of books published per year is growing....more
Rollo Press is continuing the slowest book swap in the world.
The often-thrilling little outfit has been playing around lately with Linus Bill, a photographer who has taken to silkscreening because, he tells Interview, “Until I made those silkscreens, I was never satisfied with how my work looked as prints….With the silkscreens, you really work with color....more
After a hiatus of a few years, the intellectually-engaging, always interesting, often confrontational and downright maverick literary/cultural magazine The Baffler has returned!
I just picked up my copy at the bookstore where I work. Most bookstores with a decent magazine rack should carry at least a couple copies....more
At BushwickBK.com, Mimi Luse reports on a one-night-only multimedia Lil’ Wayne-related show, curated by Audrey Berman and Pete Deevakul. With Claude Léveque and Bruce Nauman squaring off at the Venice Biennale, Studio Von Birken’s Louis Vuitton-meets-Lil’-Wayne parody is as potent as a neon spliff....more