Bookmarks for 2011-04-29

April 29th, 2011 | brainjuice

  • Review: Carson · Magtastic Blogsplosion
    "Ultimately, however, the biggest problem of the magazine doesn’t come from its big-name designer, but its overall concept. I just don’t understand what it’s about, who it’s for, or why it exists."
    (tags:magazine )
  • Next-generation US space racers outline plans
    "A handful of companies competing to make the spaceship to replace the iconic US shuttle said Thursday they are racing to shrink what will be a long gap in flying Americans into space aboard US craft."
    (tags:space )
  • 50 Watts
    "…the late 60s–early 70s French magazine Plexus, a sexy offshoot of Planète. (John found it through DRTENGE.) It's an intriguing mix of surreal-fantastic-psychedelic art, interviews with writers (Jacques Sternberg was the literary editor), Playboy-style comics and the occasional Popeye comic, science fiction stories, Gilles de Rais profiles, philosophy, and—though there are few traditional photo spreads—lots and lots of boobs. Each early issue features a full-color "pin up": an erotic work by an artist like Leonor Fini."
    (tags:covers )

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