Harvard Self-Call Bought by New York Media Types

According to the Times Manhattan Media has bought 02138, a magazine published by Harvard alumni for Harvard alumni, a “Vanity Fair for Harvard alums.” You got a taste of what they were all about when, in their inaugural issue, they claimed, “We realized that we had started dividing everyone we met, read about, saw on TV, and heard about at dinner parties into two categories, ‘Harvard’ and ‘not Harvard.'” Last spring Editor emeritus Joe Rago ’05 took a look at 02138 and compared it unfavorably to an earlier Cambridge literary foray.

Rago’s takedown, below the fold:

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