News — US magazines

Goodbye Lucky Peach, Hello Sabor

Posted by Daniel McCabe on

Goodbye Lucky Peach, Hello Sabor

I only work occasionally in Magalleria, and even less now the wonderful Libby has joined us. This means I’m not so well versed on all the magazines when I am here, but I continue to bluff my ignorance by declaring that I’m the food, drink and travel person. So it falls to me to mention a couple of recent food magazines. Lucky Peach was a favourite of mine in pre-Magalleria days so I was really sorry to hear that a fallout among the owners means that the Lucky Peach winning streak was coming to an end. The current issue on suburban American food is...

Read more →

Anxy

Posted by Daniel McCabe on

Anxy

Anxy aims to de-stigmatise mental health and encourage mental wellbeing by providing an area in which to discuss emotions. It does not aim to solve them, more create a safe space in which to consider them. Above all, it succeeds in taking the fear out of opening-up. When you can’t find the words, Anxy will speak for you. In its first issue it eases the lid off our most flammable emotion: anger. It’s quite easy to remain silent. The stiff upper lip, ‘Keep Calm and Carry on’ attitude encouraged in society has become a cultural norm; unflattering emotions must be...

Read more →

Tom Tom

Posted by Daniel McCabe on

Tom Tom

There is a restless creative and musical energy that boils in Brooklyn; it’s called TomTom, and they care about drummers, music and feminism. I had one drum lesson as a teenager and after giving it a timid slap, I hung up the sticks and picked up the headphones instead. Having proven myself an appalling musician, you’d probably think I’d stay clear of this magazine, right? Wrong. You don’t have to be musical to rock to the heady vibe TomTom plays; you’ve just got to love music. 'Music is all too often a footnote in cultural periodicals or muddled with fashion or...

Read more →