Overmatter 19.07.12

Rolling Stone has courted controversy with their front cover ‘starring’ the Boston Bomber suspect. It’s fascinating to see a magazine cover cause such angst, and follows Bloomberg Businessweek being called for racism and Port for sexism. Best piece to date on RS from a publishing angle comes from Andy Cowles, though a large serving of overreaction needs to be acknowledged too. Anyone actually read the profile inside yet?

Paul Gorman, who wrote the Barney Bubbles book, is working on a book about The Face with full co-operation from founder Nick Logan.

Ironic timing given the current UK weather, but the shoe-drying kit for cyclists is a cute idea from Newspaper Club and cycling brand Vulpine. Next, a link-up with a fish and chips shop.

Wallpaper* announce their annual Handmade issue.

Celebrating artists studios and spaces, Ancestry Quarterly is an intriguing new magazine raising funds via Kickstarter. Help them!

 

Comment on July 19, 2013 by Jim Davies says:

Port’s magazine editors cover was called for both sexism and racism.

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