Mick Jagger thanks the readers of 16 Magazine for their love and support.

Gary Rocks. A blog about collecting Vintage Rock and Roll Memorabilia.



Gloria Stavers was known for being single minded regarding the image of “her” magazine. Her main priority was giving her teenage female reader base what it wanted, and what they wanted, according to Stavers, was the feeling of being “close” to their favorite stars. Stavers would receive more than 300 letters per day addressed to her from teenagers. She read every letter and took their words to heart, and then tried to use the magazine to address the concerns that were often written off as “silly” by adults.

As an editor, she eschewed serious or controversial subject matter for 16 Magazine interviews. Rather than asking a celebrity about social issues, she preferred to discuss more personal and lightly intimate topics such a celebrity’s favorite color or meal or to ask him who his idea of whom a “dream date” would be. Her style of interviewing was referred to as the…

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