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The Magazine Show! A new project

This winter I embarked on a journey into audio media— a podcast to be precise. The idea happened one night when James and I were leafing through a stack of vintage magazines, finding outlandish ad copy or headlines, and reading them aloud, trying not to laugh. 231 more words


Episode 5: O! Where it's Fun to be Old!

This week we read about the budding new vacation hotspot, Miami— and the beginning of the Florida boom. And of course, we continue our exploration of advertising and the various items people were buying back in the 1950s. 284 more words

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Episode 4: Propaganda is Everywhere

Welcome back to The Magazine Show, where we delve into the delightful, quaint world of once-upon-a-time magazines and culture, bringing you insight into another era.  238 more words

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It’s The Magazine Show trailer!

That’s right, folks! We have a YouTube channel as well, and there will be fun videos forthcoming on a variety of subjects. Check out this video by James, in which he reads a 1942 ad for the Greyhound Super Coach— a fine way to embark on your summer vacation! 46 more words

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Episode 1: The Sense of an Era

Welcome to the companion blog post to our inaugural episode of The Magazine Show. (Not to be confused with Episode 2: Inauguration Day Special… 170 more words

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