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Details Taps New Publisher - Posted August 11, 2014
You can't win them all. As we reported last month, WWD summarized the rumor mill of names being mentioned for the vacant Details publisher slot. Nowhere in that summary was the indi... [Fishbowl NY]

Details Taps New Publisher - Posted August 11, 2014
You can't win them all. As we reported last month, WWD summarized the rumor mill of names being mentioned for the vacant Details publisher slot. Nowhere in that summary was the indi... [FishbowlNY]

Kevin Martinez Leaves Details for Maxim - Posted July 11, 2014
Kevin Martinez has left Details behind and joined Maxim as its new publisher. Making this move a little bit more interesting is the ... [Fishbowl NY]

Kevin Martinez Leaves Details for Maxim - Posted July 11, 2014
Kevin Martinez has left Details behind and joined Maxim as its new publisher. Making this move a little bit more interesting is the ... [FishbowlNY]

New Maxim Owner Makes Changes - Posted July 2, 2014
Sardar Biglari has only owned Maxim for a little over four months, but he has already made sweeping changes at the magazine. Accor... [Fishbowl NY]

New Maxim Owner Makes Changes - Posted July 2, 2014
Sardar Biglari has only owned Maxim for a little over four months, but he has already made sweeping changes at the magazine. Accor... [FishbowlNY]

Texas Investor Buys Maxim - Posted March 3, 2014
Alpha Media's long road toward selling Maxim has finally ended. The New York Post reports that Sardar Biglari, a Texas-based in... [Fishbowl NY]

Texas Investor Buys Maxim - Posted March 3, 2014
Alpha Media's long road toward selling Maxim has finally ended. The New York Post reports that Sardar Biglari, a Texas-based in... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Oscar Selfie Sets Record | Charter Eyes TWC Subs | FCC Dumps Media Study - Posted March 3, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Oscar Selfie Sets Record | Charter Eyes TWC Subs | FCC Dumps Media Study - Posted March 3, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Maxim Owners Sue Over Botched Deal - Posted February 21, 2014
Alpha Media Group -- parent company of Maxim -- is suing Darden Media Group for botching a deal to purchase the magazine. The New York Post ... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim Owners Sue Over Botched Deal - Posted February 21, 2014
Alpha Media Group -- parent company of Maxim -- is suing Darden Media Group for botching a deal to purchase the magazine. The New York Post ... [FishbowlNY]

Maxim Owners Back Out of Darden Media Deal - Posted December 20, 2013
The deal between Maxim owner Alpha Media Group and Darden Media Group, which involved the latter buying and expanding the Maxim brand, is officially dead. The New York Post is reporting that Alpha has n... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim Owners Back Out of Darden Media Deal - Posted December 20, 2013
The deal between Maxim owner Alpha Media Group and Darden Media Group, which involved the latter buying and expanding the Maxim brand, is officially dead. The New York Post is reporting that Alpha has n... [FishbowlNY]

Maxim Deal Might be Dead - Posted November 21, 2013
Maxim's days might be numbered. In early September, Alpha Media Group triumphantly announced that they had sold Maxim to Darden Media Group, despite the glossy's dwindling popularity. Now Adweek is reporting t... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim Deal Might be Dead - Posted November 21, 2013
Maxim's days might be numbered. In early September, Alpha Media Group triumphantly announced that they had sold Maxim to Darden Media Group, despite the glossy's dwindling popularity. Now Adweek is reporting t... [FishbowlNY]

Maxim Sold to Darden Media Group - Posted September 13, 2013
Alpha Media Group, parent of Maxim, has sold the brand to Darden Media Group. The sale includes the magazine and its 15 international editions sold in 34 countries, all Maxim events and digital assets. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim Sold to Darden Media Group - Posted September 13, 2013
Alpha Media Group, parent of Maxim, has sold the brand to Darden Media Group. The sale includes the magazine and its 15 international editions sold in 34 countries, all Maxim events and digital assets. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed. ... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Battle: Maxim or Food Network Magazine - Posted June 27, 2013
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's Cover Battle. This week we have Maxim versus Food Network Magazine. For its latest cover, Maxim went with Alyssa Milano, who looks pretty damn good for 40 years old. There's obviously some airbrushing and she's wearing... [Fishbowl NY]

Cover Battle: Maxim or Food Network Magazine - Posted June 27, 2013
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's Cover Battle. This week we have Maxim versus Food Network Magazine. For its latest cover, Maxim went with Alyssa Milano, who looks pretty damn good for 40 years old. There's obviously some airbrushing and she's wearing... [FishbowlNY]

Maxim Lost $5 Million Last Year - Posted April 24, 2013
Alpha Media Group put Maxim up for sale in March with the hopes of attracting "meaningful and beneficial" offers. Well, the latter request isn't going to happen. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim Lost $5 Million Last Year - Posted April 24, 2013
Alpha Media Group put Maxim up for sale in March with the hopes of attracting "meaningful and beneficial" offers. Well, the latter request isn't going to happen. ... [FishbowlNY]

Maxim is Up for Sale - Posted March 15, 2013
Anyone interested in buying the most dude bro magazine of all dude bro magazines? Well good news, because Alpha Media Group has just put Maxim up for sale. Apparently AMG's board of directors are finished with the magazine, and are seeking eith... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim is Up for Sale - Posted March 15, 2013
Anyone interested in buying the most dude bro magazine of all dude bro magazines? Well good news, because Alpha Media Group has just put Maxim up for sale. Apparently AMG's board of directors are finished with the magazine, and are seeking eith... [FishbowlNY]

Maxim to Launch Cologne Line - Posted January 29, 2013
Maxim, the magazine for dudes who enjoy being dudes, is launching a fragrance line. Alpha Media Group, Maxim's parent, is partnering with Omni Scents to produce the Maxim Fragrance Collection, due to hit shelves this fall. "The Maxim brand continues to resonate with men around the globe," sai... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim to Launch Cologne Line - Posted January 29, 2013
Maxim, the magazine for dudes who enjoy being dudes, is launching a fragrance line. Alpha Media Group, Maxim's parent, is partnering with Omni Scents to produce the Maxim Fragrance Collection, due to hit shelves this fall. "The Maxim brand continues to resonate with men around the globe," sai... [FishbowlNY]

Will There Be a Pinterest for Men? - Posted December 12, 2012
The rise of Pinterest was one 2012's biggest ongoing PR/marketing stories. We recently discussed the social media upstart's role in the re-branding of ... [PRNewser]

Maxim Reducing Rate Base and Publishing Frequency - Posted September 21, 2012
Maxim magazine is cutting back on its rate base and its publishing frequency starting next year. According to Adweek, the magazine lists its circulation for 2013 at 2 million, which is down from its current mark of... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim Reducing Rate Base and Publishing Frequency - Posted September 21, 2012
Maxim magazine is cutting back on its rate base and its publishing frequency starting next year. According to Adweek, the magazine lists its circulation for 2013 at 2 million, which is down from its current mark of... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Bova Promoted to Chief Content Officer at Maxim - Posted September 6, 2012
Dan Bova has been promoted from editor-in-chief of Maxim to chief content officer. Bova was editor-in-chief since early this year, and executive editor prior to that. He was also formerly editor-in-chief of Stuff. "Dan... [FishbowlLA]

Bar Refaeli Tops Annual Maxim Hot 100 List - Posted May 22, 2012
According to Maxim readers, Bar Refaeli is the most beauftul woman in the world. The latest Maxim Hot 100 List -- available on newsstands May 29 -- was picked by the magazine's fans. Refae... [Fishbowl NY]

Bar Refaeli Tops Annual Maxim Hot 100 List - Posted May 22, 2012
According to Maxim readers, Bar Refaeli is the most beauftul woman in the world. The latest Maxim Hot 100 List -- available on newsstands May 29 -- was picked by the magazine's fans. Refae... [FishbowlNY]

Publish Man-Minded Features At Maxim - Posted May 3, 2012
Maxim has aged gracefully throughout the years, growing slightly more sophisticated while remaining tethered to its initial man-minded mission. And they are in search of freelancers who can channel the plain-spoken, witty best friend guiding you through the guy universe. Although the easiest section of the magazine to break into is t... [TVSpy]

Publish Man-Minded Features At Maxim - Posted May 3, 2012
Maxim has aged gracefully throughout the years, growing slightly more sophisticated while remaining tethered to its initial man-minded mission. And they are in search of freelancers who can channel the plain-spoken, witty best friend guiding you through the guy universe. Although the easiest section of the magazine to break into is t... [10,000 Words]

Join the Brotherhood of Maxim Writers - Posted May 3, 2012
Despite all the recent reshuffling in its staff, Maxim remains tethered to its initial man-minded mission, featuring pieces with the brashly irreverent yet surprisingly instructive tone of an enlightened frat brother. "I'd say the level of humor and discourse has gotten a little sharper and smarter," said editor-in-chief ... [Fishbowl NY]

Join the Brotherhood of Maxim Writers - Posted May 3, 2012
Despite all the recent reshuffling in its staff, Maxim remains tethered to its initial man-minded mission, featuring pieces with the brashly irreverent yet surprisingly instructive tone of an enlightened frat brother. "I'd say the level of humor and discourse has gotten a little sharper and smarter," said editor-in-chief ... [FishbowlNY]

Join the Brotherhood of Maxim Writers - Posted May 3, 2012
Despite all the recent reshuffling in its staff, Maxim remains tethered to its initial man-minded mission, featuring pieces with the brashly irreverent yet surprisingly instructive tone of an enlightened frat brother. "I'd say the level of humor and discourse has gotten a little sharper and smarter," said editor-in-chief ... [FishbowlLA]

Layoffs Hit Maxim - Posted March 30, 2012
The staffers of Maxim has been hit by some layoffs that were deemed "corporate restructuring." TechCrunch reports that six staffers -- including Senior ... [Fishbowl NY]

Layoffs Hit Maxim - Posted March 30, 2012
The staffers of Maxim has been hit by some layoffs that were deemed "corporate restructuring." TechCrunch reports that six staffers -- including Senior ... [FishbowlNY]

Joe Levy Named New Editor of Billboard - Posted March 28, 2012
Starting March 30, Joe Levy will be the new editor of Billboard. He comes to the weekly mag from Maxim, where he had been the chief content officer since 2009. T... [FishbowlLA]

Details Names New Editorial Hires - Posted December 5, 2011
There are couple of new staffers to the Details editorial staff. James Oliver Cury has been named online editorial projects manager. In the role, Cury will be responsible for all digital editorial product, inclu... [Fishbowl NY]

Details Names New Editorial Hires - Posted December 5, 2011
There are couple of new staffers to the Details editorial staff. James Oliver Cury has been named online editorial projects manager. In the role, Cury will be responsible for all digital editorial product, inclu... [FishbowlNY]

Maxim Cancels iPad App - Posted August 19, 2011
Oh Maxim iPad app, we were just getting to know you. Unfortunately, All Things D reports that Maxim has cancelled the app, without warning or even a bikini-clad coed wishing us farewell.... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim Cancels iPad App - Posted August 19, 2011
Oh Maxim iPad app, we were just getting to know you. Unfortunately, All Things D reports that Maxim has cancelled the app, without warning or even a bikini-clad coed wishing us farewell.... [FishbowlNY]

Revolving Door: UsMagazine.com, 'Maxim,' 'Redbook,' and More - Posted April 14, 2011
Here are this week's media highlights from Mediabistro's Revolving Door Newsletter: Ariana Finlayson... [PRNewser]

Maxim To Increase Brand Licensing - Posted January 24, 2011
Are you a 20-something male who's always wanted Maxim toothpaste? How about Maxim socks? If you are, we're sorry to hear that, but we do have some good news for you. Joe Mangione, the CEO of Alpha Media Group, parent company of Maxim, has announced that the magazine has signed ... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim To Increase Brand Licensing - Posted January 24, 2011
Are you a 20-something male who's always wanted Maxim toothpaste? How about Maxim socks? If you are, we're sorry to hear that, but we do have some good news for you. Joe Mangione, the CEO of Alpha Media Group, parent company of Maxim, has announced that the magazine has signed ... [FishbowlNY]

AMI's David Pecker: $50 Million Ready for Acquisitions - Posted January 19, 2011
David Pecker, the Chairman and CEO of American Media Inc. (AMI), is king of the tabloids, has an excellent mustache, and apparently, money to burn. He tells WWD's Amy Wicks that AMI makes about $3 million a... [Fishbowl NY]

AMI's David Pecker: $50 Million Ready for Acquisitions - Posted January 19, 2011
David Pecker, the Chairman and CEO of American Media Inc. (AMI), is king of the tabloids, has an excellent mustache, and apparently, money to burn. He tells WWD's Amy Wicks that AMI makes about $3 million a... [FishbowlNY]

New Look for Maxim - Posted November 17, 2010
Maxim took a different tact for its first site redesign in five years, aiming for the look of a video site or game, and not simply a Web magazine. Chief revenue officer Ben Madden, vice president of business development and general manager of digital Dave Roberson... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Maxim Launches App For iPhone - Posted February 10, 2010
Maxim is launching a new digital application that works as a mobile edition of the magazine. The app, aimed at tech-savvy young men that are ostensibly the biggest demographic of the magazine. Says Maxim Editor-In-Chief Joe Levy, "We're delivering the most f... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim Launches App For iPhone - Posted February 10, 2010
Maxim is launching a new digital application that works as a mobile edition of the magazine. The app, aimed at tech-savvy young men that are ostensibly the biggest demographic of the magazine. Says Maxim Editor-In-Chief Joe Levy, "We're delivering the most f... [FishbowlNY]

Playboy Promotes Jellinek To Chief Content Officer - Posted December 1, 2009
Playboy Enterprises has promoted Playboy magazine's editorial director Jimmy Jellinek... [Fishbowl NY]

Playboy Promotes Jellinek To Chief Content Officer - Posted December 1, 2009
Playboy Enterprises has promoted Playboy magazine's editorial director Jimmy Jellinek... [FishbowlNY]

Exec Wants To Save Maxim, But Will His Plan Work? - Posted November 30, 2009
Page Six reports today that Andrew Fox, whose company Track Entertainment operates nightlife directory Clubplanet.com, is predicting the death lad mag ... [Fishbowl NY]

Exec Wants To Save Maxim, But Will His Plan Work? - Posted November 30, 2009
Page Six reports today that Andrew Fox, whose company Track Entertainment operates nightlife directory Clubplanet.com, is predicting the death lad mag ... [FishbowlNY]

CNET's Colvin Joins Daily Beast As President - Posted November 20, 2009
One year since its launch, online news hub The Daily Beast has named a president, Stephen Colvin. Colvin, executive vice president of CNET/CBS Interactive, will report direct... [Fishbowl NY]

CNET's Colvin Joins Daily Beast As President - Posted November 20, 2009
One year since its launch, online news hub The Daily Beast has named a president, Stephen Colvin. Colvin, executive vice president of CNET/CBS Interactive, will report direct... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Avoids Booking Talk Radio Hosts|Playboy and Maxim Go Well Together|MTV Reveals Revamped Schedule|Portfolio.com Returns|Conn. Paper's Publisher Emerges From Ch. 11 - Posted August 12, 2009
TVNewser: ... [Fishbowl NY]

CNN Avoids Booking Talk Radio Hosts|Playboy and Maxim Go Well Together|MTV Reveals Revamped Schedule|Portfolio.com Returns|Conn. Paper's Publisher Emerges From Ch. 11 - Posted August 12, 2009
TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

Fomer Maxim Editor Keith Blanchard Joins Ad Agency - Posted May 8, 2009
Keith Blanchard (left) has worn many hats during his career, most recently founding The Daily Lowdown, a content aggregation site for young men. But the Huffington Post columnist and former editor-in-chief of lad mag ... [Fishbowl NY]

Fomer Maxim Editor Keith Blanchard Joins Ad Agency - Posted May 8, 2009
Keith Blanchard (left) has worn many hats during his career, most recently founding The Daily Lowdown, a content aggregation site for young men. But the Huffington Post columnist and former editor-in-chief of lad mag ... [FishbowlNY]

Blender Refugee Moves To Maxim As Creative Director - Posted April 29, 2009
Dirk Barnett has been named creative director at Maxim. Barnett had been in the same role at sister pub Blender... [Fishbowl NY]

Blender Refugee Moves To Maxim As Creative Director - Posted April 29, 2009
Dirk Barnett has been named creative director at Maxim. Barnett had been in the same role at sister pub Blender... [FishbowlNY]

Blender Spins Into Great Magazine Beyond - Posted March 26, 2009
Blender is no more. The music magazine followed so many other publications into the ether amidst a restructuring at parent company Alpha Media Group... [Fishbowl NY]

Blender Spins Into Great Magazine Beyond - Posted March 26, 2009
Blender is no more. The music magazine followed so many other publications into the ether amidst a restructuring at parent company Alpha Media Group... [FishbowlNY]

Maxim, Blender Publisher May be Turned Over to Creditors - Posted November 24, 2008
Looks like Citigroup wasn't the only one struggling to get through the weekend. The WSJ is reporting that Alpha Media, the publisher of laddie magazines ... [Fishbowl NY]

Maxim, Blender Publisher May be Turned Over to Creditors - Posted November 24, 2008
Looks like Citigroup wasn't the only one struggling to get through the weekend. The WSJ is reporting that Alpha Media, the publisher of laddie magazines ... [FishbowlNY]

Elizabeth Spiers' New (ish) Project: An Online Maxim for Women - Posted October 23, 2008
Elizabeth Spiers, who launched Gawker back in 2002 along with Nick Denton, and also had a hand in launching this bl... [Fishbowl NY]

Elizabeth Spiers' New (ish) Project: An Online Maxim for Women - Posted October 23, 2008
Elizabeth Spiers, who launched Gawker back in 2002 along with Nick Denton, and also had a hand in launching this bl... [FishbowlNY]

Which American Magazine is Felix Dennis Trying to Buy? - Posted July 8, 2008
Over at Folio Dylan Stableford has released a little gem from a forthcoming interview with ... [Fishbowl NY]

Which American Magazine is Felix Dennis Trying to Buy? - Posted July 8, 2008
Over at Folio Dylan Stableford has released a little gem from a forthcoming interview with ... [FishbowlNY]

Maxim.com Names Queen Elizabeth II as #1 Available Rich Woman/Prince Philip Not Reached for Comment - Posted July 20, 2007
Maxim.com (which has NOTHING to do with Maxim magazine, according to the email pitch) has selected a group of rich women who aren't paired off, and thus available to anyone. And facts don't stand in the way of the masterminds at Maxim.com: #1 Queen Elizabeth II Age: 80... [FishbowlLA]

Lunch at Michael's: Ralph Lauren Is Into Leather - Posted May 2, 2007
Fashion designers are a strange bunch. These arbiters of style often appear in some head-scratching ensembles that, if they were mere mortals, would land them squarely in "What were they thinking?" territory. We're always on the lookout for the sartorially splendid during o... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch at Michael's: Ralph Lauren Is Into Leather - Posted May 2, 2007
Fashion designers are a strange bunch. These arbiters of style often appear in some head-scratching ensembles that, if they were mere mortals, would land them squarely in "What were they thinking?" territory. We're always on the lookout for the sartorially splendid during o... [FishbowlNY]

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