One “insider” told the Post, “I don’t think they would have sent the memo if it wasn’t a done deal,” and many staffers were upset enough to say things like, “It’s just depressing. Everybody is pretty bummed out about it. Nobody wants to move down there,” and “If I’m still here by then, just shoot me.” – Condé Nast employee (via Gothamist)

According to this Tablet article, Jews mastered the magazine because the only other option was “The Cossack”.

“In Eastern Europe, we wanted to change existing institutions, to improve them. The Cossack was the existing institution, so ideas were more important than institutions. That is why if you disagree with someone, you stop talking to him and start your own magazine.”

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