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February 11, 2007


Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* The Man Who Is Thursday finds the distinction between the creative and the interpretive artist helpful. I seldom do myself, but I enjoyed the case he makes.

* James Kunstler's "Eyesore of the Month" is a grim pleasure. What I'm worrying about today, though, is whether Kunstler's Sad New World will arrive before or after my own demise.

* Andrew Cusack tells the tale of Manhattan's 71st Regiment armory, a glorious pile now replaced by a blankfaced Modernist atrocity.

* Emily Yoffe tells what it's like to go on the live-forever calorie-restriction diet.

* The American Society of Magazine Editors picks the 40 best magazine covers of the last 40 years. There are certainly some classics among them.

* So maybe some snowflakes are alike after all??

* Is that how Denise has managed to keep her figure?



posted by Michael at February 11, 2007


Those are some memorable mag covers! That National Geographic cover feels like it was just out yesterday---I don't pay that much attention to that magazine, and yet that particular cover seems to have been everywhere and caught everyone's attention! Also, the cover of either Life or Time---with the blindfolded American soldier in Viet Nam---I would imagine at the time it was quite a powerful image, particularly given the status of those magazines in the sixties. And those Harper's Bazaar covers---fabulous.

Posted by: annette on February 12, 2007 9:39 AM

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