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Exec Wants To Save Maxim, But Will His Plan Work?

maxim cover.jpgPage Six reports today that Andrew Fox, whose company Track Entertainment operates nightlife directory Clubplanet.com, is predicting the death lad mag Maxim, unless its publishers go quietly.

According to the gossip column, Fox has contacted Maxim‘s majority stake holder, private equity fund Cerberus, and laid out a five-point plan to save the title and is offering $40 million for the brand. “Either you sell it to me, or by March it will be gone,” Fox threatened.

If Fox is to be believed, Cerberus has shown interest in his offer but kept him at arm’s length. But will his plan actually keep Maxim alive?

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Blender Magazine Is Dead

641757_f260.jpgWe read the obituary on our sister site, Fishbowl NY:

Blender is no more. The music magazine followed so many other publications into the ether amidst a restructuring at parent company Alpha Media Group. It will continue to live online.

“Blender has provided unmatched music coverage and entertainment news in its unique voice to a profoundly dedicated audience of music enthusiasts since 2001. However, given the reality of the current economic climate, we are unable to continue publication,” AMG CEO Stephen Duggan said in a statement. “We are grateful to the sales team and to the tremendously talented editorial staff for their hard work and commitment to Blender.”

In other news at the company, Maxim and Maxim.com are merging their editorial operations. Joy Levy, editor-in-chief of Blender, will take over as EIC, while Maxim Digital EIC Jay Woodruff is the new chief content officer.

Blender Spins Into Great Magazine Beyond

taylor_swift_blender_cover-x600.jpgBlender is no more. The music magazine followed so many other publications into the ether amidst a restructuring at parent company Alpha Media Group. It will continue to live online.

Blender has provided unmatched music coverage and entertainment news in its unique voice to a profoundly dedicated audience of music enthusiasts since 2001. However, given the reality of the current economic climate, we are unable to continue publication,” AMG CEO Stephen Duggan said in a statement. “We are grateful to the sales team and to the tremendously talented editorial staff for their hard work and commitment to Blender.”

In other news at the company, Maxim and Maxim.com are merging their editorial operations. Joy Levy, editor-in-chief of Blender, will take over as EIC, while Maxim Digital EIC Jay Woodruff (who we interviewed in December) is the new chief content officer.

Full release after the jump.

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