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Archive for the ‘Literature’ Category

  • Swingers

    Singers and Swingers In The Kitchen

    • 4543 Views • 1960s, Book Covers, Food, Literature, MusicComments Off

    Feeling hungry? Thought so. How do you fancy a little something from the ‘scene-makers cookbook’? Or as the cover notes say: ‘Dozens of nutty, turned-on, easy-to-prepare recipes from the grooviest gourmets happening.’ Now before you start sniggering,...

  • The Black Leopard

    Die Swart Luiperd

    • 2546 Views • 1970s, Book Covers, Literature, MagazineComments Off

    As another part of our occasional series focusing on men dressed up with big cat heads, which kicked off with the seminal Lee Lion Head ads, we now take a trip to the South African veldt and cast our beady eye on Die Swart Luiperd also known as The Black...

  • gq

    We’ve got it Covered – GQ through the Ages

    • 2514 Views • 1960s, Fashion, Literature, MagazineComments Off

    We’re not really the kind of chaps who subscribe to men’s magazines but, hey, if they’re lying around in a dentist’s waiting room we’ll have a crafty scan through to see what we’re missing out on. To get an idea of which men were considered cool...

  • Golden Homes - Living Room

    Golden Homes – Seventies Australian Magazine

    • 2011 Views • 1970s, Architecture, Literature, MagazineComments Off

    G’day folks. Today we’re going walkabout down under and taking a look at how the trendsetters in Oz were decorating their homes back in the early 1970s courtesy of the now sadly defunct Golden Homes magazine. Golden Homes was around during the 1970s and...

  • Jet Magazine - Curtis Mayfield

    Thirty Jet Magazine Covers

    • 2623 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Literature, Magazine, Music1 Comment

    First published in 1955 by John H. Johnson and still going to this day Jet magazine – so called because of the pace of change at the time – was and still is aimed squarely at the black community in America. Since its first weekly appearance on the shelves...