Post:4 Part 2 Magazines?

I’m not really into magazines.  I barely watch television.  My head is always buried into my PERSONAL sketchbook or am writing some crazy adventure story.  Having said this, I have no idea on where to even start working for a magazine.

National Geographic:

National geographic I would say is the most interesting of them all as far me having to pick one.  I like drawing people and animals.  Also I like photography as well.  It being one of the most popular magazines of all time helps as well.  Who wouldn’t want to work for a magazine like that?  And I would get the chance to travel!

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Time Magazine:

Time is another popular magazine.  It’s a little boring sometimes, but then again I’m not a big media fan. Still if you keep reading long enough there will be something interesting.  I’m not saying it’s a bad magazine; I have read some interesting issues.  So it depends on the topic of the month on whether I would pick it up. Like National Geographic, it has beautiful photography.  I have use a few issues for reference.

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Game Informer:

It’s game magazine.  Why not?  In the gaming industry they are always looking for artists.  It doesn’t matter if it’s for an actual video game or cover, artists will be needed.

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ESPN, The Magazine:

ESPN…..I have nothing.  It’s sports magazine so it’s kind or straight forward and to the point.  Usually on most issues it’s a star athlete.  But, photography is art as well and I did say I like photography as well.

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Reader’s Digest:

I have read one of these magazines in years.  But it still as everything though, which is can be a good thing.  I would have options if i worked for this magazines.

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Wizard Magazine:

I have several of these from when i was a kid.  It was my comic book substitute. For an illustrator this would be a possible dream job.  It has a monthly contest and it is interesting.  But this would be my second choice.

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OXM

Again, another game magazine.

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Playstation The Official Magazine(PSM):

And another game magazine.  They are all the same anyway.

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SPIN:

I love music.  This would be a dream job as well.  Meet new/favorite bands and get introduced to different types music.

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Life:

I think this is still popular.  It has been in business for years now.  But like National Geographic I would love to be able to travel.  This magazines cover events around the world also.  And has lovely photography.  That’s what caught my eye the most.

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I have no idea how to start a magazine.  But i would start by interviewing writers, artist, photographers and editors?  Put together a group to come up with a common interest. From there compile up everyone’s ideas.

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