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The Rise and Fall of Anime Insider

by Zac Bertschy,

ANNCast 151 - The Rise and Fall of Anime Insider

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Zac is joined by Rob Bricken and Summer Mullins, former editors of the dearly departed Anime Insider magazine, for a walk down memory lane that traces the magazine from its inception to its passing, and everything in between.

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NSFW Language Warning: Yes, plenty. And often!

ANNCast Episode 151 Breakdown

00:30 Rob Bricken and Summer Mullins introduction, and the earliest days of the magazine at Wizard Entertainment

19:34 A change in the publishing schedule and the many, many headaches therein

36:19 The concept of editorial without opinion

46:36 Tales of terror from the convention circuit

01:02:00 Dealing with the advertising department

01:16:00 Rob departs the magazine and Summer takes over, and the end

And that's it! See you next week.

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Theme Song: "Bucharest" by The New Division. Check them out on iTunes!

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