The veteran writer was one of several Entertainment Weekly staffers laid off in a restructuring
The magazine is providing a new platform for "superfans" who want to be writers
Additionally, JD Heyman, Betsy Gleick and Liz Sporkin recieve promotions
Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke are also on display in a Entertainment Weekly spread
Bean was previously the managing editor of SportsIllustrated.com
Larry Hackett out at People
The director agreed to shoot EW's magazine cover himself when the outlet contacted 20th Century Fox for an exclusive inside look at the making of...
Netflix and Grumpy Cat also make the grade
They'll fill the spots vacated by Lisa Schwarzbaum and Ken Tucker
The star of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" longs for the day when a gay or bisexual Peter Parker "wouldn't make anyone batter an eyelid"
Time Warner had been in talks with Meredith about selling many of its titles while keeping a few in-house
Chris Connelly replaces Dave Karger, who greeted Oscar guests on the red carpet at the last two ceremonies
Entertainment Weekly is expected to be part of a deal to spin off Time Inc.'s package of female-oriented titles to the Meredith Corporation
Ken Tucker is the second longtime critic to exit the magazine
Lisa Schwarzbaum is moving to new ventures after 22 years with the magazine
The New York Post reports that Time also eliminated annual pay raises for staffers
Geoff Boucher, the veteran Los Angeles Times reporter who recently left the newspaper, will join Entertainment Weekly
America's critics fall over each other trying to sink Peter Berg's "Battleship"
"You don't get a mulligan on homophobia," writes the columnist, who is married to award-winning playwright Tony Kushner
Jeff Jarvis' hashtag becomes a trending topic on Twitter over the weekend
Picking the right project will take the "Castle" star from a geek god to bankable star
Television editor trades trade for consumer publication
Ray Chelstowskia nnounces he's leaving the magazine; no successor named
Special primetime show will feature cast reunions for "West Wing," "Will and Grace," "Back to the Future," others
The comedy legend will join the "Glee" club in the late fall
Promo for new and old fall shows -- and for Pepsi Max -- will appear in EW's Fall Preview issue.