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How to Pitch: Mental Floss

Pitch your freelancing genius to this pub that targets the intelligentsia

- August 20, 2012
[EDITOR'S NOTE: We are currently updating this article with the cooperation of the publication's editors. In the meantime, please use these pitching guidelines with caution as some information listed may be outdated.]

Circulation: 150,000
Frequency: Eight issues a year
Special issues: The "Ten" Issue (entirely devoted to 10 lists) and the "Golden Lobes" (annual innovation awards)

Background: The Mental Floss story isn't unlike those of the interesting entrepreneurs sometimes featured in the magazine's pages. Mental Floss (stylized mental_floss) launched in 2001 in a college dorm room with the same tagline it uses today: "Where Knowledge Junkies Get Their Fix....

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