Polish Artist Creates 27 Controversial Illustrations For Political Magazine

Manipulation Of Manipulation

Igor Morski is a Polish graphic designer, illustrator and set designer. Presently, he focuses on mixed media graphic art, based manly on photo manipulation, drawing, recently also 3D. Continue reading »

That Time When Nirvana Dressed Up In Woman Clothes For Mademoiselle Magazine In 1993


Stéphane Sednaoui

Under the headline: “Reaching Nirvana: The Grunge Gods Get In Touch With Their Feminine Side”, Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic posed for these sexy fashionable photos in the November 1993 issue of Mademoiselle Magazine. Kurt Cobain wearing a Dries Van Noten sweater. Dave Grohl in a Todd Oldham sweater. Krist Novoselic in a Joan Vass sweater. All scarves (shown as skirts) by Gene Meyer. Continue reading »

Debbie Harry Photographed By Chris Stein For Punk Magazine Centerfold Shoot, 1976

A few decades ago, up-and-coming punk-pop star Debbie Harry had a photographer on hand to chronicle her every move – her friend, bandmate and lover Chris Stein. Continue reading »

Vintage Men’s Magazine: Cool Pics Of Cavalier’s Beauties During The 1960s

Cavalier is an American magazine that was launched by Fawcett Publications in 1952 and has continued for decades, eventually evolving into a Playboy-style men’s magazine. It has no connection with the Frank Munsey pulp, The Cavalier, published in the early years of the 20th century. Continue reading »

101 Best Picture Comparisons From Lilliput Or Chamberlain And The Beautiful Llama

Lilliput Magazine was founded in 1937 by the Hungarian photographer Stefan Lorant. It was a quirky magazine featuring some of the best artists and photographers of that age. Continue reading »

Stunning Photos Show The Sexy Models Of 1980s Autobuff Magazine


Autobuff December 1984

Here below is a cool photo collection that shows sexy models of Autobuff magazine in the mid-1980s. Continue reading »

Spies, Nazis, Beautiful Women, Mobs, Daredevil Explorers, Heroes & Traitors In Incredible Adventure Artworks Of Mort Künstler

Mort Künstler is best known today for his vivid paintings of scenes from American history, specifically the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. These works have been featured in books and calendars, and spotlighted in exhibitions around the country.

Less known is Künstler’s early work in men’s adventure magazines, a unique genre that populated newsstands from the 1950s through the late ‘70s. Also known as “men’s sweats,” because most covers featured a sweaty, shirtless guy facing some type of peril, scores of adventure titles vied for a reader’s attention with eye-popping headlines such as “Death Orgy of the Leopard Women” and “Weasels Ripped My Flesh!” Continue reading »

IKEA Pee Ad: Retailer’s Controversy Ad Acts As A Pregnancy Test

Standard pregnancy tests are so 2017 — this year it’s all about weeing on magazine ads to find out if you have a bun in the oven. IKEA’s magazine ad in Sweden is causing a splash thanks to its revolutionary built-in pregnancy test, which expectant mothers can claim for a discount on cribs. The colourful ad idea came from Swedish agency Åkestam Holst, which has held the IKEA account since 2013. Continue reading »

When Hijab Was Not In Force, Vintage Photographs Show How Iranian Women Dressed In The 1960s And 1970s

There was a good balance of modernity and modesty during the 1950s and ’60s. Women were emancipated but kept their Iranian identity. The look was stylish and elegant without being vulgar. Skirts were long and full showing as little skin as possible. Continue reading »

These Themed Christmas Trees Are Made From Old Magazines


CAR magazine

This year we didn’t want to buy more crappy plastic Christmas decorations, so we decided to make our own. We collected all of our magazines and started folding them to turn them into paper cones.
For every magazine, we came up with a theme, that fitted the identity of the magazine. We started with the DoubleD Christmas tree, made from a Playboy magazine. It was so much fun coming up with themes, based on the magazines, that we kept on going. Eventually we had a whole series of christmas trees and created a Christmas video of it. Continue reading »

A Holiday Potpourri Of 40 Classy To Wildly Irreverent Vintage Christmas Magazine Covers

Sure, we could have delivered a bunch of boring Christmas magazine back issues, but that’s no fun. Instead, I’ve selected a stack of holiday editions which I found interesting – for their irreverence, nostalgia or just plain intangible awesomeness. Continue reading »

Artist Transforms Boring City Life Into Fun Scenes Using Magazine Cutouts

Kalen Hollomon has been gaining prominence in the arts for his work that blends photography and collage. In order to question the rules and behavior of society, sexual stereotypes and the fashion world, the young man mixes magazine clippings with old campaigns and superimposes real people and situations with curious images to create montages. Continue reading »

When LIFE Magazine Received Pics Of Still-Unknown Marilyn Monroe, They Replied “WTH Is Marilyn Monroe”

The photos were taken in 1950 with a still unknown Marilyn, by a Life Magazine photographer Ed Clark, at the suggestion of a friend of 20th Century Fox telling of the new hiring of the studios. Continue reading »

These ‘Game of Thrones’ Photos From Time Magazine Are Colorful To Say The Least

Allow me to put on my curmudgeon hat for a moment, but do you ever feel like photographers shooting for big publications will sometimes go for wild off-the-wall creative concepts that seem to just fall flat? That’s how I feel about these portraits of “Game of Thrones” actors for Time magazine from British Photographer Miles Aldridge. Continue reading »

Overdrive Magazine: Voice Of The American Trucker In The 1970s

In the 1950s, American kids idolized cowboys – in the 1970s it was truckers. There was an endless supply of movies painting truckers as anti-establishment heroes of the highway (Convoy, Breaker Breaker, Smokey & the Bandit, etc.), and God-knows their tool of the trade, the CB radio, was the coolest thing ever. Truckers were seen as rebels, interstate outlaws, cowboys of the open road who didn’t answer to “the man”… but the public’s fascination waned by the early 1980s.

So, let’s have a look at the start of the Golden Age of the trucker in the covers and pages of the 1972-1973 issues Overdrive Magazine: The Voice of the American Trucker. Continue reading »