The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 02.16.11


| 2/16/2011 12:19:29 PM


Tags: The Crockpot, Great Gatsby, iPad, Ms. Magazine, media, politics,

Utne Reader Red LogoA year ago, big magazine publishers heralded the arrival of the iPad as a boon to their mostly uninspired, unimaginative industry. As usual, they were thinking inside the box. Here are six reasons why iPad mags are failing fast—but could still succeed.

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Conservative love to claim Christ as their very own C.E.O. The New Statesman reminds readers that the Savior was more likely a socialist (GoBama!), and dissects his five most revolutionary lessons.  

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Ms. Magazine puts Nancy Pelosi on the cover of its Winter issue, then explains why mainstream magazines like Time and Newsweek don’t have the guts to do the same.  

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