Whole Earth magazine has gone bust (they owe me money!) (and they changed my life!) (and their editorial board insisted on utterly stupid edits to the story they owe me money for!) (and they really did change my life!) (boy, those were stupid edits!). This is bad news.
Whole Earth magazine -- spawn of the amazing Whole Earth Catalogs, source of the WELL, first to mention in print the Gaia Hypothesis, the Internet, Virtual Reality, the Singularity and Burning Man (or at least so the legend goes), the place where folks like Stewart Brand, Kevin Kelly and Howard Rheingold found their voices, and where a whole generation of young commune-kid geeks like myself learned to dream weird -- is no more.Link (Thanks, Alex!)