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BlackBook (magazine) March 2011 cover.jpg
March 2011 cover
Editor Evanly Schindler
Categories Art
Popular culture
Frequency Biannual
Circulation 150,000
First issue 1996
Company McCarthy LLC
Country  United States
Based in New York City, New York
Language English

BlackBook is an arts and culture magazine published biannually and at Founded by Evanly Schindler in 1996 as a quarterly publication, BlackBook has now expanded to a circulation of roughly 150,000. The magazine covers topics ranging from art, music, and literature to politics, popular culture, and travel guides. Mr. Schindler sold the magazine to Ari Horowitz in 2006.[1] Vibe Holdings, whose investors include Ron Burkle and Magic Johnson, purchased the company in January 2012, forming Vibe Media.[2] In June 2013, Vibe Media Holdings sold BlackBook to Schindler and Jon Bond of the ad agency Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners.[3] The magazine has employed numerous talented people, including celebrity fashion stylist Elizabeth Sulcer who, in turn, hired aspiring fashion designer LaQuan Smith as an intern at the magazine; in 2014, Smith has his own collection.[4]


  1. ^ Dan Duray (June 10, 2013). "BlackBook Magazine Sold to Founder". The Observer. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ Stefanie Botelho (January 6, 2012). "Vibe Holdings to Merge with Access Network". Folio:. Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  3. ^ Dan Duray (June 10, 2013). "BlackBook Magazine Sold to Founder". The Observer. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  4. ^ LEAH CHERNIKOF, February 12, 2010, New York Daily News, Fashion designer LaQuan Smith, from Queens, is 21-year-old Fashion Week virgin, Retrieved Aug. 28, 2014, "Smith ... got his foot in the door scoring an internship with BlackBook magazine, working for fashion editor Elizabeth Sulcer..."

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