It was early The economy had tanked and the magazine industry was in a tailspin. Magazines were folding. Advertisers were in full-blown fallout mode. And KING had gone through several rounds of layoffs. The writing was on the wall. The executive told Thomas that KING was unsustainable, that advertising dollars had slowed to a trickle and that the next issue, its 51st, would be its last.
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Sep 26 07 am Link. Jakki Browne wrote: So I was on the King site today I'm know, I was bored and I noticed many people complaining that there are less black women in the magazine. I believe the magazine has a new editor. Kim Kardisian sp?
New Magazines for Black Men Proudly Redefine the Pinup
In the pages of King, a bimonthly men's magazine for the rims, bling and sneakers set, one thing is prized more than a taut waistline and a pretty face, shapely legs or a perky bosom: a large behind. Thomas, a year-old married father of two, stammered here, searching for a description that would work in the pages of a family newspaper, ''with, you know, a big backside. On the surface, King, a spinoff of the popular hip-hop magazine XXL, owned by Harris Publications, appears to follow the same formula that lad mags like Maxim, FHM and Stuff have used to great success. Hot girl on the cover.
Sat Jul 21st by abagond. It was created with Maxim as a model. The writing is not strong and without the women there would not be much of a magazine left, but what women it has!