AccessMyLibrary provides FREE access to millions of articles from top publications available through your library.
THE BACKSTORY: Why did Fabien Baron and Karl Templer exit Interview? According to several sources close to the magazine, Baron, who owns his own agency, Baron & Baron, simply spent too little time in the office and too much money on shoots.
"Fabien is a busy man. We haven't seen him a lot up here," said co-editorial director Glenn O'Brien , who arrived at Interview at the same time as Baron. "He's got a lot of employees, a lot of accounts, and he needed to put in more time at Baron & Baron, I'm assuming. We have to have our needs met here."
Moreover, said one insider, "he comes with a big price tag." That's something Interview owner Brant Publications' top brass knew when they brought him in a year ago as co-editorial director, of course. But as the economy tanked and advertising evaporated across print, Interview's bottom line was not as large as had been expected to cushion those big expenditures …