Silicon Alley Insider’s Business Insider has a slideshow “of magazines shuttered in the current recession” (nitpick: “the current recession” officially started in December 2007, as we learned in December 2008; the shuttering of Teen People in September 2006, sad as it was, belongs in some other slideshow) and “what was written about them when they went.” As usual, provide your own soundtrack.

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.