How magazines get started, continued: Working my way through a couple-hundred non-spam e-mails, I ran across an e-mail about an article in the Nashville City Paper about someone who is launching a vaporzine called BID and it’s not about auctions. It’s a magazine for prison inmates, their friends and their families. Samir says someone else has been there, done that. But as this is a Nashville-based magazine, it gets a pass here on the rexblog.
“…he says he spent the last three years of his sentence turning his life around by praying and planning a business venture (to open a) small media firm to publish a…magazine.”
(Explanation: How magazines get started.)