New Orleans, 10 Years After Katrina

portraits-katrinaIt was 10 years ago that Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, taking more than a thousand lives and leaving a city – and a nation – devastated. To mark the storm’s anniversary, we’ve chosen four stories that visit a city determined to survive and recover.

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Portraits of Katrina

National Geographic

These photos tell a story of resilience—from views of destruction soon after the storm to present-day portraits of Mardi Gras vitality.

Battered, Not Beaten

Sports Illustrated

Thanks to a resilient population—including athletes, coaches and others in the sports community—a city that began to recover almost immediately continues to make daily progress.

Love and Death in New Orleans

Esquire

Ten years after the storm, there’s still a city at the mouth of the Mississippi. Just not the same one.

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

Essence

This story puts the spotlight on the courageous NOLA residents who have worked hard to bring the Big Easy back.

Weekend Reads: Adweek is Here | 90 Years of Cartoons | Prince Harry & Diana’s Legacy | 2016’s Hottest Cars

This week, we’re part rear-view mirror and part crystal ball, with a look back at 90 years of cartoons from The New Yorker and a sneak peek at 2016’s hottest cars. Plus, we predict you’ll soon make quick work of weekday meals with our roundup of fast-fix food.

Welcome aboard Adweek! Check out the go-to magazine for media updates and advertising trends.

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Staff Picks

Make Love Not Labels

Adweek

Here, Adweek honors the best in online video. Filmmakers, actors, activists, and comedians are creating watch-worthy content from hilarious to heartfelt.

Iconic Cartoons From the Icons of Cartooning

The New Yorker

Happy Cartoonniversary! The New Yorker selected the best and most interesting from nine decades’ worth of cartoons.

Building His Mother's Legacy

HELLO! Canada

On the eve of his 31st birthday, Prince Harry explores Africa and continues to build on his mother’s legacy as he looks to the next stage of his life.

The Wrath of the Taxi King

Bloomberg Businessweek

Gene Freidman owns more cabs than anyone else in New York City. “Uber’s not a problem. Uber’s pushing me, right?” Right?

Quick-Fix Foods

Cheat Sheets

Every Day with Rachael Ray

Doing the dishes has never been so fast! Cook an entire dinner on one sheet pan.

Easy Weeknights

Good Housekeeping

The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen pulled out six top-tested tools and cooked up 21 deliciously easy recipes.

Your New Dinner Routine

Real Simple

Taco Tuesday. Slow-cooker Thursday. When each night of the week has a theme, that’s one less decision to make on a busy night.

Weeknight Cooking

Food Network Magazine

Make something new tonight! Here are a dozen quick dinners from the Food Network test kitchen.

First Look: 2016 Cars

New Cars 2016

Automobile

Here, 83 of the hottest, most interesting and advanced cars, trucks, and SUVs you need to know about.

2016's New Cars

Car and Driver

All the details on every new and existing make and model—from A to V.

New Cars for 2016-2017

Motor Trend

Time to buy? Here’s help to find what you’re looking for. Includes insider info on which cars are all new and which are unchanged.

Coming Soon

Consumer Reports

People love their SUVs, but don’t count out the sedan. In 2016 we’ll see significant new and redesigned models roll out.

New Issues

Forbes

OUT Magazine

Wine Enthusiast

Weekend Reads | Miles Teller Gets Candid | 13 Unstoppable NFL Playmakers | Being a Cop Today | Looks We Love for Fall

Late August. Already?! If your current to-do list includes planning a game-night party, evaluating your fall wardrobe, or easing the kids back to a decent bedtime, then these reads will provide the perfect inspiration. Check. Check. Done!

Staff Picks

Miles Teller's Quest for Greatness

Esquire

Newman? Brando? Mitchum? Nah it’s Miles Teller. It must be hard to be young and talented and not give a rat’s ass what other people think, but it seems he’s certainly trying.

Alternate Origins

Surfer

How did surfing become sport on a remote Indonesian island? The story starts with an American soldier. And today, Morotai has one of the most unique surf cultures in the world.

Being a Cop Now

TIME

One year after Ferguson, confidence in the police is at its lowest in two decades. Here, TIME joins Philadelphia cops on the beat to see what it’s like to be a cop right now.

Brooke's New Look

Better Homes and Gardens

Brooke Shields turns heirlooms into something completely new—and turns heads with the colorful, comfy family home she decorated 100% herself. Take a virtual tour.

Stress-Free School Days

Get into College (Without Losing It)

Seventeen

Getting into college can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. This stress-free guide will help you stop freaking out and start thinking about which offer you’re going to accept.

Back to Cool

Today's Parent

Send your little learner off to school with the coolest duds, the most durable gear, and these totally awesome accessories. Fashionable first day, sweet supplies, eat in style, and more.

Back to School Without the Stress

Family Circle

From a wardrobe inventory to setting up a snack station, these A+ organizing hacks will make your home work harder and smarter.

Pack Better Lunches

Cooking Light

No need to make separate meals for you and the little one. With clever adult-to-kid tweaks, the same food makes for happy brown-bag lunches at the office and at school.

Fresh Fall Looks

Role Models

Details

For guys looking for some fashion inspiration: 31 of the world’s leading male models show off the best of fall and winter fashion.

Fall 2015: Clothes We Love

InStyle

Fall collections are all about clothes for characters. Feeling like a femme fatale? Or more like a muse in the making? Designers have dreamed up wardrobes to suit every role.

Bang Bang

Allure

What do our favorite fashion muses have in common? Seductive, eye-framing bangs. And the best interpretations right now are long, choppy, or sideswept.

Fashion & Beauty Rules to Break

Woman's Day

Forget the old style dos and don’ts. Follow this up-to-date advice to look and feel your best. One old rule: black and blue don’t go together.

Ready For Some Football?

Calling All Football Fans

Glamour

Some of us look forward to football season as much as Fashion Week. Upgrade your game-day routine with these celebrity tailgating tips, fantasy football strategies, and more.

The Most Dangerous Man in Football

ESPN The Magazine

Chris Borland loves the sport, but the further he steps away from the NFL, the more pointless and damaging it seems. And if his views spread, the game may never be the same.

Embrace the Crazy

Sports Illustrated

It’s hard to remember a college football season that started with so much uncertainty, from quarterback quandaries to chaotic conference races.

Score!

GQ

Let’s start this season with a shout out to the guys who make quarterbacks look good. Here, an excessive celebration of the NFL’s 13 brashest, ballsiest, most unstoppable playmakers.

New Issues

Consumer Reports

Eating Well

Travel + Leisure

WIRED

Congratulations to our Read And Roam Giveaway Winners!

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We’ve spent the last few weeks celebrating our fantastic lineup of travel magazines — from Backpacker to Condé Nast Traveler to Sunset — in the Read And Roam Giveaway. With 13 travel and regional magazines, Next Issue is the perfect place to plan your dream vacation. We combed our most travel-savvy titles for the best gear to give away, and offered a grand prize perfect for reading anywhere you choose to roam.

A huge thanks to everyone who entered! Check out the lucky prize winners below, and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more giveaways inspired by our magazines.

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Grand Prize: A travel package worth $2,500—perfect for reading and roaming anywhere in the world.

WINNER: Edward R. 

We hope you enjoy your favorite magazines and your dream vacation, Edward! Check out this collection for travel inspiration from the world’s top magazines.

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Weekly Prize #1: A NudeAudio Portable Bluetooth Speaker, recommended in Men’s Health March 2015

WINNER: Ginifer H.

Weekly Prize #2: Smith Clayton sunglasses, recommended in the Outside Spring/Summer Buyer’s Guide

WINNER: Kimberly L.

Weekly Prize #3: A GoPro HERO4, recommended in the Esquire BBB Spring 2015

WINNER: Linda M.

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NEW Title: Media Updates and Advertising Trends with Adweek

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Marketing, media and advertising professionals (or enthusiasts) shouldn’t miss an issue of our newest title, Adweek. Written for thought-leaders, the magazine covers notable campaigns, the latest in digital, client-agency relationships, and upcoming trends in advertising. Forward-thinking editorials keep Adweek readers ahead of the curve, with features such as:

The Watch Awards
Adweek’s second annual Watch Awards honor the best in online video. From Tinder ads to the pro-equality ‘Love Has No Labels’ video campaign, see all the hilarious and heartfelt winners.

Shepard Smith
Fox News Channel’s breaking news authority on why he doesn’t like to talk about Hurricane Katrina – or Brian Williams.

The Coca-Cola Bottle
Get a close-up look at the green-glass container that sold 300 billion cokes and became an international icon.

Making Ads with a Social Message
The filmmaker Dustin Lance Black unspools inspiring spots that not only promote brands but also champion LGBT rights and the modern family.

Mobile Generations
While mobile usage increases from generation to generation, there are stark differences between how the different age groups interact with devices.

Next Issue subscribers can find all of these stories in the current (August 17, 2015) issue of Adweek. Not yet a subscriber? Start your 30-day FREE trial to access Adweek and the full Next Issue catalog.

New Features for Android: Categories and Favorites

We’re excited to introduce Favorites and Categories for Next Issue Android users, which make it easier to browse by interest or to save your most-loved titles. Just install the latest update to enjoy these new features, and let us know what you think on Twitter and Facebook!

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Your Personal Library is now called My Favorites.

Simply tap the star icon on any magazine to add that title to My Favorites,

Access all your Favorites in one place, by selecting My Favorites in the central navigation.

 

 

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For all the things you’re into.

Select Categories to browse magazines by interest.

Swipe left and right to explore magazines that match any mood, then swipe down to see more titles within that category.

 

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New Features for iOS: Bookmarking and Enhanced Navigation

Our subscribers asked for bookmarking and we listened. The feature is now available in any iOS-supported device, allowing users to create Collections of recipes, ideas, articles to read later, and more. We’ve also streamlined our navigation so that it’s even easier to discover the stories you love.

Just install the latest Next Issue update to enjoy these new features, and let us know what you think on Twitter and Facebook!

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Bookmarking

By popular request, you can now save favorite stories to My Collections.

Keep go-to recipes in one place. Build a holiday wish list in another. Create any Collection you desire, and use them to easily categorize all your favorite reads.

Tap the plus sign at the top of any story to collect it, and then select the Collection you wish to keep it in.

Access My Collections from My Library, and tap the empty Collection box to create a new one. The cover image of each Collection will be taken from the first story you collect.

 

 

 

 

 

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Enhanced Navigation

Discover more content with the new iOS navigation.

Head to My Library and touch the new tabs across the top of the screen to access My Favorites, My Collections, and Downloads.

Or, tap Categories to look through magazines by interest, or to sort them by name and release date.

The Search bar still sits at the top right hand corner.

 

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Happy Birthday, Madonna!

madonnaWhat better way to spend your birthday than by shimmying down a stripper pole, surrounded by dancing nuns? As Madonna practices for her Rebel Heart tour – where both nuns and stripper poles have been confirmed to appear – we’re celebrating her 57th birthday with four of the best Madonna stories in our back catalog. Next Issue subscribers can catch up with the Material Girl as she shares the reasons behind her provocation, what she thinks of Taylor Swift, and her favorite song to sing live.

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Madonna Gets Real

Entertainment Weekly

Nuns on stripper poles! Stage baes! And her grill! Andy Cohen gets the scoop on his favorite pop star’s upcoming Rebel Heart tour.

It’s Madonna—Need We Say More?

Cosmopolitan

The Queen of Pop sits down with Cosmopolitan to celebrate 50 years of power, provocation, and living that Cosmo-girl life.

Live To Tell

Rolling Stone

After 30 years of provocation, a fiery Madonna explains why she isn’t nearly done pushing limits.

Madonna by Madonna

Harper's Bazaar

The most fearless singer in the world tells the truth about daring, in a self-penned story that charts her path from Midwest suburbia to Madison Square Garden.

Weekend Reads | Tinder: Killing Romance? | Murder on the Appalachian Trail | ‘The Walking Dead’ Like Never Before | Uber’s Robotic Cars

This weekend, indulge in all the stories we’ve hand selected as “must-read-right-now” material. 

There’s the cold case on the Appalachian Trail—and the hiker who went back searching for answers. There’s an animated reveal of the drama behind the scenes of The Walking Dead. There’s a roundup of fashion icons from Dwyane Wade to Katy Perry. And there’s a whole lot of lovin’ going on with tales of Tinder, Tucker Max, and steamy games to heat up your evening.

Happy Reading!

Staff Picks

Murder on the Trail

Outside

In September 1990, a brutal double murder on the Appalachian Trail left haunting unsolved questions. Earl Swift was hiking the route and knew the victims. Twenty-five years later, he was back in the Pennsylvania woods, searching for answers.

Dead Ahead

Fast Company

This is a must see. A fully animated comic-strip story in Fast Company. See how the creators of The Walking Dead are biting into a new challenge: redefining how Hollywood does business.

What's Your Story?

O, The Oprah Magazine

When you share your journey with the world, you make sense of the past, look to the future, and invite new insight into your life. Here, how to tune in to the extraordinary stories all around you—and how to start telling your own.

The Eternal Quest for Sleep

Chatelaine

We pop pills, buy fancy pillows, and wear weird-looking masks in an attempt to thwart the things that keep us up at night. So, why are we still yawning in the morning? Here, the latest expert insights to help you get a decent night’s rest.

Trending in Tech

Tinder is the Night

Vanity Fair

Phones have become an all-day, every-day handheld singles club. But is Tinder killing romance? A debrief of twentysomethings who swipe reveals the downside of dating apps.

Secret Weapon

WIRED

No background check, no permit, no problem. How a WIRED writer built his own untraceable AR-15 assault rifle—call it a ghost gun—right in the office.

Parenting in a Fakebook World

Parents

Raising a family can be a lot of pressure in our Instagram-happy, Pinterest-perfect culture. How does “oversharenting” affect parents? And what is it doing to our kids?

Uber Powerful

Popular Science

The car-service startup has a brazen plan to use robots to lower fares, and ultimately compete with the entire automotive industry. Should we be excited or afraid?

Iconic Style

The ELLE Look

ELLE

Thirty of the brightest stars in the fashion universe join their favorite muses to interpret what makes the ELLE look unforgettable.

Fashion vs. Style: The Final Battle

Esquire

An epic photo portfolio. Ten singular men, each photographed in two distinct ways by two distinctive photographers, show us the essential differences between fashion and style.

Icons

Harper's BAZAAR

Carine Roitfeld unites with Jean-Paul Goude to transform today’s icons into history’s legends, including Katy Perry as Elizabeth Taylor. Behold a full-on fall fashion fantasy.

Fall's Big Ideas

New York Magazine

This biannual survey of the runway puts the season’s biggest trends—Victorian velvet, gothic creepers, power suits—on the women most likely to wear them.

Beyond the Hookup

25 Ways to Save Your Marriage

Men's Health

Save your relationship, save your own ass as well. The shaky superstructure of your health and wealth rests on the emotional bedrock of your marriage. To build a more perfect union, start here.

Making Love Is Cool Again

Cosmopolitan

Somewhere along the way, the idea spread that making love is cheesy. But romantic sex, whether with your husband or your hookup, can be seriously hot.

Two Can Play These Games

Women's Health

Suck it charades. The rules, wagers, and prizes here are way sweeter…because: orgasms. May the odds be ever in your panties’ favor.

Ok Cupid?

Maxim

Once the most hated man on the Internet, former “dick lit” kingpin Tucker Max has rebranded himself as a self-help guru, teaching men how to fall in love and be happy. Are we ready to take him seriously?

New Issues

Boys' Life

People

Weight Watchers

Yoga Journal

Worth the Wait! See Inside Jennifer Aniston’s Wedding

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People was first to break the news that Jennifer Aniston had finally married Justin Theroux last week, in a private ceremony at the couple’s Bel Air mansion. Now they’re first to share all the photos from the secretive, star-studded event.

This week’s issue – released early for those of us that just couldn’t wait – reveals:

– All the details on the decor, the food, the music, and the dress
– Which of the couple’s A-list friends made the guest list
– How Jen and Justin kept their wedding secret until the last minute
– Why they’ve taken friends along on their Bora Bora honeymoon

Next Issue subscribers can download the story now on their device. If you’re not yet a subscriber, start your free trial to access the latest issue of People, and see all the photos in full.