BlackBook Magazine
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BlackBook Magazine
BlackBook (magazine) March 2011 cover.jpg
March 2011 cover
Editor Evanly Schindler
Categories Art
Popular culture
Frequency Biannual
Circulation 150,000
Year founded 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]


Among its nightlife columnists is Steve Lewis,[4] a prominent nightclub promoter (referred to as a "nightclub legend"[5] and "Nightclub King"[6]) and former partner of Club Kids founder/killer Michael Alig's in promoting Peter Gatien's New York City clubs (Club USA, The Limelight, Palladium, and Tunnel).[7]


  1. ^ Duray, Dan (June 10, 2013). "BlackBook Magazine Sold to Founder". The Observer. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ Botelho, Stefanie (January 6, 2012). "Vibe Holdings to Merge with Access Network". Folio. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ Duray, Dan (June 10, 2013). "BlackBook Magazine Sold to Founder". The Observer. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ "Michael Alig Writes to Steve Lewis". BlackBook. July 16, 2008.
  5. ^ "'Party Monster' Michael Alig Booked on Drug Charge, Trespassing". February 8, 2017.
  6. ^ "Interview With Nightlife King Steve Lewis".
  7. ^ Coleman, Oli (November 28, 2016). "Page 6: Club Kid Killer getting back into party biz". New York Post.

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