Tag Archives: Keyboard Magazine

Not Quite a Literary Legacy

One of the dubious pleasures of retirement is that sometimes you unearth and then perhaps swoon over mementos that have long languished in cartons in your garage. The garage is not, of course, an ideal repository, owing to the not … Continue reading

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Advertising Corrupts

For more than 25 years, I worked as an editor at a monthly magazine. My entire salary was paid, ultimately, by advertisers. It would be churlish of me to bite the hand that fed me. And yet, the destructive effects … Continue reading

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The Future of Keyboard Magazine

Email arrived tonight from Ernie Rideout tonight saying he has been laid off as editor-in-chief of Keyboard. Without disparaging in any way the awesome talents and unflagging energy of Steve Fortner, Michael Gallant, and Debbie Greenberg, it’s not easy for me … Continue reading

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