How not to edit a publication.
How not to edit a publication.
Quite clearly the greatest magazine of our time.
Have women always been “ornamental” on the cover of Esquire? We combed the archives to find out.
This awkwardly named fanzine of the ’70s was short-lived, but featured amazing illustrations and articles.
Female authors are even less likely to get their books reviewed at The New York Times Book Review and other highbrow outlets than they were in 2010.
Science tells us.
Remember these teen magazines? They may be gone, but definitely not forgotten.
It’s not all about wearing designer clothing.
The truth doesn’t sell magazines.
Why did this magazine ever stop being published?!
From petticoats to pleasure tips. Compare the earliest issues of Cosmo, Vogue, Ms., and more to their most recent.
It’s hard to believe this thing is finally wrapping up. A look back at the campaign’s most memorable magazine covers.
Instinct Magazine published and then pulled down a story about the closure of America’s oldest LGBT magazine. The Advocate says the report was “patently false.”
A new study finds that girls’ desire to look like skinny models in magazines may be influenced more by their genes than by their exposure to the magazines themselves.
Including 1969’s “My Long Night in a Singles’ Bar” and 1983’s “Mel Gibson, Australia’s Exciting New Star. Veddy Sexy.”
Founded in 1978, Smash Hits was the UK’s rad, alternative answer to pop music magazines of the time. Though the print edition ended in 2006, we can still admire the older editions as cataloged by the awesome archive site, Like Punk Never Happened.
You may want to subscribe to Sheep! or Chihuahua Connection after seeing these.
Layar’s “Interactive Print” is one way to drag things inked on dead trees into the internet.
She says all publications need to change the way they do things to attract more female writers — and that women’s magazines are more serious than many people think.
Maxim is one of several magazines with steep declines in ad pages in the first quarter of 2012. They told Shift they’re turning it around.
Styleite asks, “Is this the most naked magazine cover of all time?”
Hot girl overload! David Letterman welcomed 10 models featured in the 2012 “Sports Illustrated” Swimsuit Issue to tonight’s “Late Show,” first to assist him with the night’s Top 10 list (of reasons this edition is the best one ever), and later to wait anxiously as he unveiled the cover, flanked this year by 19-year-old Michigander Kate Upton.
“From dolls to dinosaurs!” Ugh. At this rate, they might as well get rid of every cover line and just put a big “OMG IT’S A BOY!” stamp across her forehead. (via Dlisted)
The trololol is strong in this one. In what I can only assume is a deliberate attempt to anger the entire GOP, Newsweek’s just-released cover for its upcoming issue teases an Andrew Sullivan piece by asking why President Obama’s critics are “so dumb.” Will Republicans take the bait? Only (a very short amount of) time will tell! Also: Yes. (via SoupSoup)
Victoria Beckham for Polaroid! Jesse Eisenberg for Oxy! Fergie for Bongo Jeans! Pink for Jelly Roll gel pens! Looking back, it seems like any ol’ celebrity would slap their name onto a now-dated product with little remorse for how it would translate years later.
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Who knew Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz’s baby was TV Guide‘s first cover model? Journey with us through media and design history of 21 magazines.
The October 2011 issue of Playboy will sell for the same cost as the magazine during the 1960s…60 cents. Why? To pay tribute to the when the original Playboy Club was first opened and to promote the upcoming show, “The Playboy Club”. (via dailymail.co.uk) View Image ›