I was hoping to be offered a writing job on the editorial side, but instead I'm going to be on the business/advertising side. What does this mean for me? [more inside]
What magazines should I subscribe to? Particularly with a crafty, healthy, or food bent? [more inside]
I serve on the editorial board of a historical publication that walks the line between scholarly and popular articles. It is a magazine format publication, known for the high quality of its illustrations as well as articles. How do we create an iPad (and maybe Android) app for the magazine? [more inside]
I really like this Umbra Loft magazine rack - but they no longer make them, and I can't find anything similar on the 'net. Any way to get one, or something extremely similar?
Ideas for creating a magazine-style portfolio? [more inside]
Do you happen to have a 5 year old magazine with this Marlboro ad in it? [more inside]
Trying to identify a myth/fairy tale I read in an issue of Highlights back in the 1990s. It has to do with how animals got their spots/colors, and how the cheetah, who was vain, waited too long and had to use the leftover paint colors to create its yellow coat, black spots, and black "tears". [more inside]
Is there a library or archive that might have issues of 3-2-1 Contact magazine from the 1980's? 3-2-1 Contact Magazine was a kids print magazine in the U.S. from the 1980's onward, related to the PBS show produced by the Children's Television Workshop. The best I've found from casual searches of Internet resources is a 138MB zip of scans, but this archive is too incomplete for my purposes. Is there a library or archive that would have something like this? Or were magazines not considered archive-worthy, and personal collections (eBay, magazine forums) are my only hope? [more inside]
What are the best small local-history/culture magazines or publications in North America? [more inside]
I'd like to upload a .pdf to turn it into a virtual magazine (like on Issuu.com), but I don't want to use issuu. Is there a wordpress plugin I can get somewhere to do what issuu does? [more inside]
What is depicted on the cover of the New Yorker from February 6, 1937? [more inside]
Converting a paper magazine to a tablet magazine: What do you have to keep in mind, and what are easy ways to do this? [more inside]
Consumer Reports - How can I buy (over the internet) the April issue of Consumer Reports? Difficulties, I live 1/2 hour outside of the shopping areas. Also I'm not really interested in subscribing but if that's the best way then I understand.
LongShotFilter: I'm looking for some recipes in a 2011 issue of Canadian House & Home...I think. [more inside]
Help me find this electronics/computer magazine from the 1970s based on its cover... [more inside]
Unauthorized credit card charges, how did they get my credit card number? [more inside]
Looking for an old Field & Stream article about meal planning for a short camping trip. [more inside]
Does anyone have suggestions for French magazines I could read on my ipad? I have been trying to start reading a few to keep up my language skills, but all of the ones I've tried so far (nouvel obs, Le Point, Le Monde Diplomatique) have catastrophically bad ipad apps. Does anyone have recommendations for french language ipad publications that actually have decent reading experiences?
Help me find a very specific picture from a modern decorating magazine! [more inside]
What's a good venue to publish an essay on the notions of meaning and explanation in psychology (broadly defined)? I'd like to find a venue that would address both scholars in various fields as well as writers, artists, and the intelligent laymen who might be interested in these issues. [more inside]
How do I not screw up this potential writing opportunity? Or is it too late? [more inside]
I'm helping a Chinese magazine put out an electronic English edition. In addition to the Kindle and Apple iVenues, what are other platforms where we should be distributing this? They're hoping to achieve as wide a paid readership as possible without having to pay impossible listing fees. It's a magazine on the Chinese advertising industry. Are there any advertising industry-specific platforms I should be aware of?
Magazine subscriptions on Kindle: Save money or save trees? [more inside]
I’m a writer, doing OK in a small pond, but I’m looking for a bigger pond to swim in. Help me figure out my next career move. [more inside]
Where is a good place to seek submissions for a new, small-scale, locally-grounded literary magazine? [more inside]
Who was the "gay writer" for Details Magazine in the 90's? [more inside]
A poem, "Poinsettias", from the New Yorker, published sometime in late 1980 or early 1981? [more inside]
I'm looking for specific examples of special-interest magazines and magazine-style newsletters that made a transition from print-only to online-only. What happened? Did they survive and flourish, or wither and die? What factors made the difference one way or the other from your perspective as a subscriber or publisher?
I'm looking for fiction journal or magazine recommendations, and I don't know where to start other than what I don't want: 'Genre' or McSweeney's. [more inside]
What's the deal with magazine prices? [more inside]
What are the best oral histories to read? [more inside]
How to get hired as a Photoshop junkie? [more inside]
There's an article that I want to read in the latest Monocle magazine. Where can I get it in Toronto? I haven't been able to find it in several local newsstands.
I'd like to subscribe to a French magazine, but I live in Wales. How can I do this? [more inside]
Help me feed my obsession with all things Russia. [more inside]
How do I find a Playboy or Penthouse article written about my girlfriend? [more inside]
A few days ago, I saw online what seemed to be some kind of "high-end" fashion/athletics/etc., with a slant on surfing. I have googled to the negatory. [more inside]
Looking for a magazine issue from the late 90s. Don't remember name or date. Scant details of the cover follow. [more inside]
Please recommend journal or magazine articles about rape. I'm looking for a select few especially worthwhile articles—insightful, written in plain language. Any aspects welcome, from legal analysis to personal stories. Substantial articles preferred (i.e., longer essays, not opinion columns).
Do the images in a patent have copyright? [more inside]
Is Harper's (the magazine) worth subscribing to, again? For a while after Laptham left, I'd open my monthly envelope and leaf through pages of boredom and disappointment and too many articles on US politics, and eventually, I had to let my subscription lapse. The recent news that Zadie Smith is reviewing books makes me wonder: what is the character of Harper's like nowadays? Thanks.
What is a good CMS to create innovative 'magazine' style pages with text and photos? [more inside]
Another "what do I charge" question, magazine editor edition. [more inside]
Give me advice on how to pitch a story to Wired? Should it be short or long? Personal or impersonal? Do american magazines have a specific standard formatting for submitting pitches or is it all ad-hoc? [more inside]
Does anyone remember the message to potential advertisers that appeared in Computer Shopper magazine in the mid 1980s? [more inside]
What pop / fashion / gossip magazines in the UK are suitable for 14 year old girls? [more inside]
Writers for magazines: how do you file your published work? [more inside]
I'm producing a customer magazine for a real estate company. One of the many articles they want to create each month is one focusing on a member of staff, in order to provide the "human element". [more inside]
How do I start a (freelance) career as a humor writer? [more inside]
Where, on the island of Manhattan, can I buy Fortean Times magazine? [more inside]