I’m a Sucker for Print Magazines

I’m a digital guy. I’m part of the digital generation that grew up with computers and cell phones. Technology is my friend! When I want to read the news, I get it online. When I need to write something down, I whip out my iPhone and jot down whatever comes to mind in my Notes app. (Or, since I got my iPhone 5, I just tell Siri to write down my notes for me!) When I want to talk to someone, I email or text them. When I want to set an appointment in the future, I open up iCal and book it in my electronic calendar on my iPhone or Mac. I have never subscribed to any newspaper, I never used the Yellow Pages, and the number of books I’ve purchased is probably fewer than 20. Just about every aspect of my life is digital in every way, except, as I realized earlier this week, for one singular exception: I like magazines. Print magazines. A lot. I had an epiphany about this earlier this week. As I was analyzing my life, (as most people do around New Years’ Day), I thought about my New Years resolutions, and resolved to start reading more. I already read industry blogs, email newsletters, twitter feeds, Facebook walls, and things like that… online, but I really struggle with reading books. They’re such a...

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