The print magazine industry is having a health crisis. Amidst a culture of rampant free content, publishers have cut deals for advertisers and agencies to match the downward spiral of digital prices. Costs are going up everywhere as everyone wants to grow and earn more money, yet this culture of discounting rewards everyone for paying […]
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Prevention, as a word, is very prevalently used in our world today. Firemen use it. Politicians use it. Even doctors use it. That wasn’t necessarily the case back in 1950 when my grandfather launched Prevention magazine. “That’s a stupid name for a magazine,” my father told him. Whatever the 1950s equivalent was of “F*#k off” […]
Yes, I bought Powerball tickets. It was my first time ever playing the lottery. It was fun to imagine what would happen if I won a billion dollars. Right? I’m sure a lot of you all bought tickets, too. No matter who we are or what our life situation, we are all dreamers at heart. […]
by guest blogger Maya Rodale.
Bookstores across the country are in trouble. First, it was Big Book stores, now it’s e-books. Is there hope for the indie bookstore? I say, yes!
Dear Readers, I know you come here for all sorts of random thoughts and rocking recipes, but starting today I am going to shift gears for a bit. The occasion? The impending launch of my new book, Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal the Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe, which comes […]
My local paper, the Morning Call, asked me to answer these questions, from a book called Vanity Fair’s Proust Questionnaire, which Rodale published last year. It’s a great book, featuring cultural figures from Jane Goodall to Johnny Cash answering a series of personal questions made popular by the French writer Marcel Proust (their answers appeared […]
Last week I wrote about why I believe magazines won’t die. And it’s still true. But ironically, writing that made me love the Internet even more. Here’s why: Within minutes of posting, I had a nice email from the editor of Garden and Gun magazine. Then, four other blogs picked up my post. I checked […]
I spend more time than most thinking about whether or not magazines will live or die, since my family and I own a few of them. I’ve been to conferences about whether or not they will survive. I am barraged by consultants trying to convince me magazines are on the verge of death, and therefore […]
Raised on America’s first organic farm, Scratch author Maria Rodale learned how to make everyday favorites from, yes, scratch — the way you remember them; the way they turn out best.Order Now