Diesel invites top fashion magazines to make t-shirts
Unfortunately, they were asked simply to choose an old cover, so the results aren’t special
Life back issues now available on Google
They did it before for the images – now the actual pages from 1936-1972, including the ads, are online. It’s ok for historical research, they’ve embedded links into each contents page, and I like the “places mentioned in this magazine” map, but otherwise Google’s book viewer isn’t suited to magazines at all. The zoom isn’t good enough, especially when you switch to view spreads. A much better interface is needed if they’re going to make a habit of this
The Most Controversial Magazine Covers Of All Time
A mixed bag. Some are obvious – OJ’s darkened skin, Golfweek – but did people really protest over National Lampoon’s dog? Was Andy Warhol drowning in soup quite such a shocking statement? Discuss
French gallery creates large-format exhibition to coincide with magazine
Or vice versa. More evidence that photojournalism these days is treated more as art than journalism
How publishers outsource their circulation
Is there a danger, however, that the brand could get diluted into an offsite formula?
Magazines spread swine flu!
Maybe. Not sure if there’s a scientific basis to this, aside from stopping people touching things other people have touched. Still, that headline will give me lots of Google juice
What New Yorkers read on the subway
Top result: The New Yorker
Jeremy crowdsources map of London’s magazine stores
Some great recommendations there. More! Onwards!
Martha Stewart dresses up for Hallowe’en
Nice/freaky twist on the ever-present cover star