Tag Archives: Magazines

Somethings may be beyond satire

This week’s issue of the New Yorker features a post-modernist satirical short story by the award-winning author George Saunders. “Little St.Don” is told in a series of semi-comic vignettes that aim to capture our living nightmare. I’m a big fan of Saunder’s … Continue reading

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Death Before Decaf

As a life-long coffee addict and devoted aficianado, I was thrilled to get turned-on to a periodical that is “about coffee, the people who drink it, and the cities they inhabit.” Drift magazine is all about the joys of wandering great cities, … Continue reading

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Not Quite The New Yorker

The Not Yorker is an unofficial, unaffiliated site that collects and curates rejected New Yorker magazine cover illustrations. The project is the work of three Brooklyn-based illustrators still aiming for their own covers.

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At The Bookstore

“ I like to loiter around the city looking for interesting things,” the artist Jenny Kroik says. Her painting for this week’s New Yorker cover depicts a serious browser at the Strand Bookstore, the cherished bookshop in lower Manhattan. “I have … Continue reading

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Spooky Stories & Inconceivable Tales

Inspired by pulp periodicals and pop culture, Massachusetts-based illustrator Stephen Andrade creates brilliant retro-style magazine covers for imagined publications. Andrade cleverly incorporates contemporary television, cinema, and literary references in his 40s and 50s style cover art.

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The New Yorker in Tokyo

The Tōkyōiter is a brilliant project from Tokyo-based artists Andrew Joyce and David Roberts, along with a disparate group of Japanese and European illustrators. Riffing on the iconic format of The New Yorker magazine cover, they created an imaginary periodical for Tokyo incorporating … Continue reading

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Print Is Dead Is Dead

I am no Luddite, but I do love an old-school print publication. So, I was chuffed to find that Kodak, the 129 year-old photographic film company has launched its first print journal. Kodachrome, named for the iconic 35mm color film, is … Continue reading

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Roadtripping

Most of us love a good old-fashioned roadtrip, so why not an old-school print magazine dedicated to the pleasures of “soulful driving”. Curves is a beautifully crafted bi-lingual (German-English) publication packed with terrific maps, photos, and travel itineraries for drivers, bikers, and … Continue reading

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Tales About Nothing

I couldn’t resist sharing these brilliant faux pulp magazine covers by the illustrator and comic book artist Stephen Andrade.   all images ©Stephen Andrade

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Moscow Boulevard

I really appreciate travel magazine Flaneur’s singular focus on just one street in a city for each issue. The Berlin-based publication’s latest actually concentrates on a large district this time. Their new issue explores Moscow’s Boulevard Ring in the center of the … Continue reading

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