One of the top magazines for pop culture, Radar, has closed its doors for good. Radar was started in 2003, got a fresh infusion of $25 million in 2005 but burned through that by December.
In early 2006, Radar Magazine was revived under Yusuf Jackson. It was widely reported that Ron Burkle, the billionaire party boy, was also an investor. In 2008, it was nominated for a National Magazine Award in the category of General Excellence.
Radar Magazine is gone for good, but its website has been sold and will be revamped, according to a former staff member.
Pop Culture Economic Casualties
More Stats +/-
Future Festival: 2 for 1 Flash Sale!
16 Credit Crunch Casualties and Benefactors + Circuit City Store Shutdowns
Super HD Security Cameras
Living Space-Outfitted Vehicles
Nostalgic Rave Culture Apparel
Free 2019 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.