A long time ago
The cover of this week’s Time, the Sept. 6 issue that says “Rethinking Homeownership” in very big letters, shows a nice yellow suburban American house against a deep blue sky. If you’re the type to spend a lot of time in the magazine’s nifty cover archives, it will remind you of Read More
Time Magazine is bloody but unbowed. Howard Kurtz shows Time editor Rick Stengel wearing an arm sling after shoulder surgery in his column this week. “[H]e’s the last man standing,” writes Mr. Kurtz.
When the Newsweek sale was announced in the spring, Mr. Stengel told The York Times that his magazine was Read More
“I don’t think they’ve figured out yet how to live,” a neighbor says of the Berglunds, the family at the center of Jonathan Franzen’s new novel. If the publication of Freedom feels like an Event–the author, bespectacled and melancholy, gazing out at the nation from the cover of Time–it is because novelists left Read More
A new video from The Onion brutalizes Time magazine, debuting a fictional new Time Advanced for adults that works on the assumption that the current newsweekly is aimed at children.
Most damning perhaps are interviews with actual children who claim to have already outgrown Time. “I mean, none of my friends want to read a Read More
Jonathan Franzen is the first living American novelist to appear on the cover of Time in ten years, according to ArtsBeat. Stephen King was on the cover in 2000.
The magazine’s profile of Mr. Franzen dwells on the topic of otters:
Otters are Read More
File this week’s Time cover under: things that are very important for us to know about our world that also make us squirm in our seat. (We’re reminded this morning of The New York Times article earlier this month about heroin addicts who inject themselves with one another’s blood to stave Read More
If you want to read Journalism Online frontman Steve Brill’s cover story in Time magazine this week, you’ll need an iPad or print edition of the magazine. The same goes for every other article in the issue.
This is more than just a paywall. It’s as if the print edition doesn’t exist Read More
Mark Halperin is coming on at MSNBC as the network’s senior political analyst, Mike Allen reports. Mr. Halperin will continue in his role as editor-at-large and politics man for Time magazine, where he’s worked since 2007. In March, Mr. Halperin split a $5.3 million advance (gigantic for 2010) with his Game Change Read More
Sports Illustrated joins Time magazine today as the first Time Inc. titles to have iPad applications.
Both apps are priced at $4.99, to compete with Wired. But Wired is dropping the price of its app to $3.99 for customers who purchased the first issue. Neither publisher has decided on subscription pricing for the iPad yet. Read More
Josh Ozersky is a food critic for Time magazine, or something like that.
Yesterday the Voice‘s food writer Robert Sietsema wrote an open letter to Mr. Ozersky, criticizing him for his latest column about the food at his wedding — lasagna and cake provided by celebrity chefs that the groom couldn’t Read More