Richard Horgan

Richard Horgan

Richard Horgan is co-editor of Fishbowl, Adweek's blog on the media and publishing industry.

Winning the Motorcycle Magazine Race

When Moorpark, CA based Coram Publishing acquired Robb Report Motorcycling in 2008, they were entering a crowded specialty field filled with offerings from such publishing behemoths as Hachette Filipacchi Media, […]

Time to Meet a Scientologist

With Tom Cruise having gone off the rails and Paul Haggis now a million dollar PR bust, it appears that the Church of Scientology has decided it’s time to put […]

Recasting Himself as the ‘Boobie Man’

DreadCentral.com journalist Sean Decker has put himself at the center of one of the more unusual win-win situations for an L.A. journalist, courtesy of the annual charity event “Bowling for […]

The Maestro of Digital Hollywood

As per the ridiculously impressive line-up of speakers and panelists set to parade through the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel from October 18th to the 21st for Digital Hollywood, Victor […]

Clownfish of the Week: James S. Fell

There is now a humdinger of a correction sitting atop the online version of an October 11th Los Angeles Times article entitled Ring the Kettle Bell. School’s Back In. It […]

LA Weekly vs. Patch – Part III

Is it a good thing when a media organization desperately in need of spin control hires a PR person whose last name can be phonetically spelled out as as “I-am-you-know”? […]

Tangling with Jack Valenti

Nothing gets the Hollywood entertainment media community going quite like the MPAA’s occasional puritanical habit of slapping an NC-17 rating on some unsuspecting piece of film art. The latest casualty, […]

The Starbucks Two-Drink Maximum

One of our favorite things to do when visiting the front page of a major media website is to compare the “Most Viewed” articles widget with the tab-adjacent one listing […]

Mitchell Remembers Sally Menke, Food Lover

In today’s world of rapid-fire Internet news cycles, events that should linger in the public consciousness often do not. Which is why, if you have not already, we strongly urge […]

Who’s Your Urban Daddy?

One of the hardest things to do with an urban magazine website is to put forth a tangible “vibe” that authentically reflects the city being showcased. The L.A. outpost of […]