“All magazines will eventually go purely electronic.”
– Craig Mod, tech writer and CNN contributor
The demise of the magazine as we’ve known it seems as predictable as the demise of you and I. It’s not “if,” it’s “when.”
So is it a surprise that national magazine editors are willing to endure the siege of bad publicity for publicity’s sake?
After all, the practice is hardly a new one. Adolf Hitler was named “Time” Magazine’s Man of the Year in 1938, while the Fuhrer was in the midst of a campaign for world domination.
Today, magazines are more desperate than ever. And industry’s attempts to stun us are occurring with greater frequency. In the last year-and-a-half alone we’ve been exposed to a great number of shockers.
This week’s “The Five” recalls the five that have shocked us most.
- 7 common ways to get sued by your employees
- Why it might be time to upgrade your toilet
- Arizona teachers are building a better future by using technology in the classroom
- How to make summer reading fun for the whole family
- How to find relief for chronic joint pain
- Can the NBA Lottery save the Suns?
- Skip Urgent Care: 5 ailments you can treat with telemedicine
- Skin Cancer in Arizona: Stats, facts and new immunotherapy drugs making strides
- Distracted walking injuries end up not so funny
- Scary situations: 5 quick tips before you let a contractor in your home
- Four ways telemedicine is changing the health care industry
- 5 mistakes homeowners make in the spring
- Three rivers run through it: Exploring Arizona's waterways
- Smart home basics: things you need to know to get started
- 5 Surprising things causing back pain
- Arizona agriculture is a $17.1B industry
- Timeline: Arizona's roots in brewing history
- 5 reasons to love the D-backs this season
- Tips for taking your home entertainment experience to the backyard
- Tech-related injuries your parents never experienced
- Workers comp: Signs your co-worker could be a fraud
- Who's the real founder of America's pastime?
- Epidemic rising? What you need to know about Alzheimer's in Arizona
- 5 unforgettable Wooden Award winners
- Family and hard work are keys to success of modern dairy farmers
- Genetic testing could hold answers for colon cancer survival
- Cold beers and baseball: A beer lover's guide to Spring Training
- Telecommuting: 5 tips to make it work for employers and employees
- See how top CFOs feel about economic growth in the Valley
- Migraine myths that keep patients from effective treatments