Overmatter: Overmatter 19.07.12

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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!

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