September 5, 2000 |
MH-18, a new general-interest magazine for teenage boys that recently hit newsstands, claims to be like a big brother--but smarter. That contention may actually be accurate, since not every older sibling knows how to tune a guitar with a telephone, unhook a woman's bra with one hand, make a safe out of a tennis ball and survive a bear attack. That's just a smidgen of the "tons of useful stuff for teenage guys" that is touted on the cover of this advice-oriented magazine for 13- to 18-year-olds.
July 7, 2000 |
They've got it all. The style, the financial clout, the fashion sense, the influence. We listen to their music, copy their threads, mimic their language, envy their Internet savvy. Where they lead, we will follow . . . eventually. They are America's teens--high on the totem pole of the Millennium Generation (young people ages 5 to 20), who have the collective buying power of more than $140 billion.
June 11, 2000 |
SEVEN YEARS AGO, HAD I ENCOUNTERED THE woman I am today, I would have pitied her: long sleeves and an ankle-length skirt in the middle of summer; no driving, writing, talking on the phone or cooking from sundown Friday until sundown Saturday; recently married to a man she'd never touched--not so much as a peck on the cheek--until after the wedding. I'd have cringed and dismissed this woman as a Repressed Religious Nut.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 2000 |
They have titles like Jump and Blast! and Twist. Hot young celebrities and boy bands beam from the covers under bright headlines that promise to decode dreams, explain what guys really think and spill the stars' secrets on everything from their first kiss to how they combat zits. They are the new teen magazines and they're taking over your newsstands.
January 7, 2000 |
The publishers of Teen magazine said they have filed a suit against a New Jersey man who has registered the Teenmagazine.com Internet address and links it to pornographic Web sites. Attorneys for EMAP-Petersen Inc., the Los Angeles-based publisher of Teen magazine, said the suit was filed under a new federal "anti-cybersquatting" law, which protects trademark holders from speculators who register Web addresses hoping to sell them to the highest bidder. The suit, filed in U.S.
June 25, 1999 |
Meet the new Cosmo Girl. She's not that alluring, scantily clad 20-something seductively posed on a cover of Cosmospolitan magazine. She is a fresh-faced young girl between ages 12 and 17. Dubbed the spunky little sister of the racy Cosmopolitan, CosmoGirl! made its debut at special events in Los Angeles and New York over the past week. The new teen fashion and beauty magazine hits the newsstands on Tuesday with 850,000 copies, more than double the number typically printed for a magazine launch.