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Revolving Door Newsletter: 02.25.05

Whither Suede's staffers? What's been crowned "the sex of the 21st century"? And does the world really need more Tyler Brule? We answer your pressing questions.

February 25, 2005
The final returns for 2004 are in: 1,006 new magazines launched last year, and 683 of them mentioned coverage of Paris Hilton and the Lohans (investors want to see both Lindsay and Michael these days) in their business plan. Okay, we made that last part up, but how else to explain one of the more inane and/or obvious generalizations we've heard in quite some time: "Celebrities are becoming the sex of the 21st century," according to Samir "Mr. Magazine" Husni, the Sage of Oxford, Mississippi, who, from his perch at Ole Miss, sees all and knows all about this business we ...

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