Friday, October 20, 2017

Vintage Mags: a look back at old magazine covers, through 1979

1975

The best of all six New England states in memorable photographs

Fort Western, built in 1754, Augusta, Maine 

Movie Posters: Two adults, please, and a large buttered popcorn!


2016

Journalist H. L. Mencken and the presidency of Donald J. Trump


"As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

 July 26, 1920
H. L. Mencken, Baltimore Evening Sun
 ~ ~ ~
October 20, 2017
 Another great and glorious day with a downright moron adorning the White House. 

Editorial cartoonists: keeping the legacy of Thomas Nast alive

Mike Luckovich

Review: "Word by Word," Kory Stamper


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