Apology Magazine’s upcoming Summer issue is a great way to spend time not looking at your phone.
Featuring: H. Jon Benjamin’s marijuana reviews • Fiction by Amelia Gray, Georgi Gospodinov, Sam McPheeters, and Stephen Dixon • Poems by Eileen Myles, Bill Knott, and Elaine Kahn • Animation legend Sally Cruikshank • Ian Svenonius on the Twist • Photo portfolios by Roe Ethridge, Mary Manning, and Leo Leigh • Previously unpublished early photos of Dash Snow by Ryan McGinley • A special section on nostalgia with Will Oldham, Ed Templeton, Johanna Fateman, Peter Meehan, Anita Lo, Alain de Botton, Chris Kraus, Andy Spade, Jim Walrod, and more.
A nicely-designed 1970’s publication that debated the “chamber of feminism in the UK.”
1972 Playboy centerfold Lena Söderberg, whose image was originally digitized in 1973, and is still used today for “testing a wide range of image processing algorithms.”
For Playboy Enterprises Initial Public Offering on November 3rd, 1971 Hugh Hefner chose to bless his paper certificates with the image a naked Miss February 1971, 21-year old Dutch-Canadian centerfold Willy Rey. After some prudes on Wall Street protested Playboy’s bare-breasted lady, a chunk of hair was added to make the stock more demure.
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Meet the new Maxim magazine, a fashion-forward departure from the fun, everyday-guy publication founded in the UK in 1995 by the late Felix Denis. Now under the helm of Kate Lanphear, the magazine—after one quick flip through—looks to be a resurrected hybrid of some stellar magazines that ran out of ink. Think Gear, Arena, and Men’s Vogue. With content ranging from a make-up-less pictorial with Candice Swanepoel, to Mike Tyson talking about boxers in Russia and the former Soviet Union, Maxim plays it safe. There’s no shock contained in its pages, except for maybe the confusion of the monthly subscribers who have seen their beloved periodical do a complete 180º.
NY Mag’s The Cut smartly gave Asger Carlsen full creative freedom for an editorial shoot on Resort Fashion.
Damn. Rest in Peace.
Outtakes of model Kayslee Collins from her pictorial in the second volume of A Study in Fetishisms, Jonathan Leder and Amy Hood’s bi-annual erotic publication.
A new exhibition in Brooklyn looks at a few examples from the more than four hundred pieces of fold-in art created by the MAD Magazine mastermind.