Archive for the ‘Press’ Category

Shooting War in The Rough Guide to Graphic Novels

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

roughguide-graphic.jpgShooting War, the near-future webcomic from Anthony Lappe and Dan Goldman that debuted on SMITH, is included among the 60 best graphic novels in The Rough Guide to Graphic Novels. Housed alphabetically between The Sandman (Dream Country) and Sin City (The Hard Goodbye) , the write up for Shooting War concludes with these words: “Whether Shooting War ends up being seen as a pioneer or a piece of specifically noughties satire remains to be seen, but this thrilling, zeitgeist-dripping piece of fiction feels like it is plugged into something big.”

Friday, February 3rd, 2006

usatoday_02-03-2006.jpg Hot Sites

Curious, populist, and participatory the new online magazine named or the U.S.’s most common surname wants to include you in the cultural dialog.

Cool Hunting

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

coolhunting_01-23-2006.jpg SMITH magazine launches

Now there’s a mag that’s unabashedly harnessing the infinite pool of online writing talent into one monthly publication. Features, anecdotes, free-form stories, SMITH Magazine sits on the pulse of today’s cultural narrative.

Spidey Senses Tingling

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

spideysenses_01-12-2006.jpg Spidey Senses Blog

The web works very well for them. Long interviews, personal stories (both long and short), photo collections are accompanied by daily blog-like entries. Each piece allows for comments which are meant to tease the reader into becoming a participant and ideally tease their own story out of them.

The News & Observer, NC

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

newsobserver_01-11-2006.jpg We’re all Smiths

… You just have to have a Smith-like story or an interest in reading about, well, the Smiths, the Johnsons, the Joneses, the Williamses and everyone else out there in America. “Everybody has a story, and everybody should have a place to tell that story,” said magazine founder Larry Smith. … Broadsheet

Saturday, January 7th, 2006

salonbroadsheet_01-09-2006.jpg Broadsheet

Salon contributor Larry Smith has launched a new online “blog-a-zine” titled — appropriately enough — Smith. Its most arresting feature so far is the gallery of 16 images of “Beautiful Pregnant Women.” The first batch of photos, taken by Jennifer Maya Luz Pliego, are super-arty and gorgeous.

Jenn Shreve

Saturday, January 7th, 2006

jennshreve_01-09-2006.jpg Viva la Smith!

… a new online magazine dedicated to covering and celebrating personal stories. It’s all about elevating the collective narrative that’s been enabled in no small way by–yes I’m going to say it–the information technology revolution. The title is, appropriately, Smith. It look really great!

Guerilla News Network

Saturday, January 7th, 2006

gnn_01-09-2006.jpg True Cost of War

GNN contributor Paul Rieckhoff is interviewed by the hot new Smith magazine. (I didn’t tell you, but there’s a beautiful spread of naked pregnant women)

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Friday, January 6th, 2006

iowapress_01-06-2006.jpg Attention All Smiths, Today’s Your Day

… It also honors another Smith — Jedediah Smith — who was born Jan. 6, 1798, and became a well-known explorer and mountain man in the American West, according to Larry Smith, founder and editor-in-chief of Smith magazine in New York. … “A lot of people don’t know about National Smith Day,” Larry Smith said. …

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