THE CLOG: It’s with no small amount of trepidation that I declared today my intention to step down from the editor’s chair at City Paper. As of January 23, I will take over as the editor of two magazines published by local Red Flag Media: Cowbell, a relatively new music magazine with a glossy cover and an indie rock feel, and Grid, an excellent magazine dedicated to creating a sustainable Philadelphia. MORE
PHAWKER: First Larry King, and now this — oh, the humanity! In all seriousness, Mr. Howard, you have long been an asset in an industry littered with asses. Godspeed, man. But given the recent departures of CP’s long-time publisher Paul Curci and news editor Jeffery Billman, one can only conclude that there is no light at the end of the tunnel. And that should give us all pause.