Tag Archives: HX

NYC Event Promoter And Gay Magazine Publisher Marc Berkley Dies at 56

Famed NYC club promoter and one-time magazine kingpin Marc Berkley died unexpectedly in his sleep last night on Fire Island. Berkley reportedly had a heart attack. He was 56. Berkley was the co-founder of HX Media, the now-defunct gay publishing company that owned the popular nightlife guide HX Magazine and the LGBT news title The New York Blade. Berkley became ...

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NY Blade Suspends Publication

Two days ago we learned that HX Magazine has been sold. Today comes word that its HX Media stablemate, the New York Blade, is suspending publication. The New York Blade, one of the two major gay and lesbian newspapers in New York City, has laid off its editor in chief and suspended publication, the chief executive of its publishing company ...

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HX Media Spins Off Namesake Mag

In yet another sign of the woes of LGBT print media, HX Media, owner of the New York Blade (among other properties), has sold its namesake title, HX Magazine, the famed weekly guide to Gotham’s gay nightlife. An investment fund that owns a stake in HX Media was forced into receivership in February. “HX Magazine and the web site hx.com ...

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Grampa Goes Out

Last night Paul and I went to HX Magazine’s 16th anniversary party at Lotus. Lots of gay publishing types were in the house, including Genre editor Neal Boulton (former editor of Men’s Fitness) and Genre VP and publisher Bill Kapfer (pictured). Lady Bunny and Robin Byrd were cutting up in a corner, but I didn’t get a chance to grab ...

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