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Archive for the ‘Magazine’ Category

  • 1960s Design

    Just One More! – Creative Cartoon Covers

    • 3633 Views • 1950s, 1960s, Art, MagazineComments Off on Just One More! – Creative Cartoon Covers

    The good people at the snappily titled Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles (henceforth known as the PPAGLA and formerly known as the Los Angeles Press Photographers Association) have been around since 1936 and by the looks of things are...

  • jet magazine

    The Best Photos from Jet Magazine

    • 10236 Views • 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, MagazineComments Off on The Best Photos from Jet Magazine

    Do you want to see Jazz singing legend Billie Holiday (sort of) skiing in Switzerland? Have you ever wanted to see a pipe smoking model strut down a catwalk? Have you ever pondered what Soul man Chuck Jackson would like as a Beatle?  Well, you’ve...

  • Hugh Hefner

    Hugh Hefner – The Pyjama-Clad Activist

    • 6749 Views • 1960s, 1970s, MagazineComments Off on Hugh Hefner – The Pyjama-Clad Activist

    Whilst we know Hugh Hefner is a bit of a lecherous pyjama-clad slimy toad; albeit a somewhat dry and wrinkly pyjama-clad slimy toad these days, we do have a degree of admiration for his, well, let’s call it his chutzpah. We know his contribution to...

  • The Black Leopard

    The Black Leopard Comic

    • 9090 Views • 1970s, Book Covers, Literature, MagazineComments Off on The Black Leopard Comic

    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...

  • 1967 Japanese Magazine

    Turning Japanese – 1960s Young Woman Magazine

    • 18419 Views • 1960s, Fashion, Magazine1 Comment

    Now we head East, bypass Lowestoft and jet over to the land of the rising sun to check out some great images from this groovy 1969 Japanese fashion magazine – Young Woman...

  • GQ

    We’ve got it Covered – GQ through the Ages

    • 7750 Views • 1960s, Fashion, Literature, MagazineComments Off on We’ve got it Covered – GQ through the Ages

    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...

  • Gloria

    Gloria Steinem – Pop Art Protests

    • 8502 Views • 1960s, Magazine, PopularComments Off on Gloria Steinem – Pop Art Protests

    As one of the leading American feminists since the early 1960s Gloria Steinem has had a long, varied and controversial career as a writer and political activist that has seen her employed as an ‘undercover’ Playboy bunny, lobby as a pro-abortion...

  • back of the mag ad

    Back of the Mag Ads

    • 5763 Views • 1960s, Magazine, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Back of the Mag Ads

    Back in prehistoric times wayyyy before the invention of the interweb and quality shopping channels, purveyors of fine household and beauty merchandise would often advertise their wares on the back pages of magazines with modest but nevertheless always true...

  • 1970s Home

    Golden Homes – Seventies Australian Magazine

    • 7015 Views • 1970s, Architecture, Literature, MagazineComments Off on Golden Homes – Seventies Australian Magazine

    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...

  • competiton

    Let’s have a look at what you could have won

    • 6687 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Magazine, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Let’s have a look at what you could have won

    Win Leonard Nimoys ears? we’re not Star Trek experts here at VoEA, but shouldn’t that be Spock’s pointy ears? Anyhow –  in the words of actor Charlie Sheen this post is all about “winning”. Here we flick through some...