Over the weekend, two of the nation's most prominent newsweeklies debuted new looks under new editors. How often does that happen? It's like your mother getting a short, modern haircut on exactly the same weekend your dad decides to finally shave off his mustache. It's jarring! But exciting at the same time — and most of all, it's a relief. Tina Brown's Newsweek is peppier, more colorful, and more hip. Hugo Lindgren's New York Times Magazine is sleeker, more agile, and more fun. Since this is such a rare occasion, we decided to measure the two up against one another — feature by feature. How do they match up?
- 1. The 10 Ways That Men Text Women
- 2. World Leaders Take Most Menacing G8 Group Photo Ever
- 3. Did Kimye Name Their Baby Kaidence Donda West?
- 4. True Blood’s Kristin Bauer van Straten on the Pam-Tara Sex Scene We All Missed
- 5. Obama: I’m Not Dick Cheney, and Syria Isn’t Iraq
- 6. Rosen on Kanye West’s Yeezus: The Least Sexy Album of 2013
- 7. Fucking on the First Date? How It Worked Out for 8 Women
- 8. Mad Men Recap: The Importance of Being Bob
- 9. Male Gaze: Watch Henry Cavill Pump Iron