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Smilies in 1881: Who knew?

More yummy goodness today from Ronni Bennett’s Time Goes By. I couldn’t pass this up — emoticons from an 1881 issue of Puck magazine. I should have known typographers were […]

Seriously, Newsweek?

Must be the silly season for magazine covers. First Time magazine sports a bare-breasted mom nursing her three-year-old, and now Newsweek has declared Obama “The First Gay President.” The race […]

Time cover sinks to new low

For decades Time magazine has been America’s go-to news magazine. But their May 21 issue, due on newsstands next week, features what may be their most blatantly sensationalistic cover ever: […]

New York Times

NYT raises paywall, reduces free access

The online New York Times has a problem, as does virtually every other print publication that has been forced by the advance of technology to develop an online presence. The […]

"And you shall need the tongues of angels to tell what you have seen."

Why wilderness?

Excerpt from This Is the American Earth by Nancy Newhall ¸ To the primal wonders no road can ever lead; they are not so won. To know them you shall […]