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The Tiny Magazine - My Place On The News Stand

Oh, the hours we have all wasted at the newsagent or the drugstore or the airport shop perusing the magazine rack. In the days when 35¢ got you seven chocolate bars and another occlusal filling, you could opt for intellect rather than digestion and buy a magazine. 289 more words


The Gentleman’s Guide to Misogyny

by Rosie Redstockings

I spend a lot of time reading things I really really hate. I guess I’m just a glutton for punishment. The hours that I’ve spent on The Advocate, or Jizzabel, or The Red Pill, will never be returned to me, and sometimes I think wistfully of all the novels I could have written if only I’d spent less time reading about friend-zoning and */* E.M.P.O.W.E.R.M.E.N.T. 1,553 more words

Never Mind The Quality - Feel The Width

Old Joke. I’d laugh and laugh if it wasn’t horribly true to life in the photo business.

Those of you who have watched the Polaroid story unfold in the last few years will know what I mean. 302 more words


Men's mags: 'Weasels ripped my flesh!"

I’ve got a long-standing appreciation of men’s magazines. I’m not talking about Playboy and such, but those men’s magazines from the 1950s – before my time – and 1960s – barely my time – that featured outlandish stories about men and women in dangerous or war-torn settings and featured even more outlandish covers. 114 more words


gender flippin' mags

I should let you know that I’m a self-confessed fitness magazine junkie from way back. I’ve been an avid subscriber to Women’s Health, Runner’s World… 770 more words

It's Personal

A New Men's Mag

When you think about objectifying publications, Maxim would probably be at the top of your list. Referred to by many as the frat-house favorite, Maxim… 477 more words


A letter to Maxim from a female scientist

Dear Maxim,

We have been getting magazines sent to our house in Alaska addressed to Mr. Steinke who no longer resides at our address in Alaska. 204 more words

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