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Intently tuning in on you

November 21st, 2014

BUZZWORD! GETCHA BUZZWORDS! CUTTING EDGE AND FUNKY FRESH! CAN’T START A CONSUMER CULTURE PARADIGM SHIFT WITHOUT YOUR BUZZWORDS! I notice this sidebar from A Retailer’s Guide to Home Video Merchandising in the August 28, capsule 1982 issue of Billboard left out the crucially important “planned obsolescence,” “bubble economy,” and “they threw a tarp over the […]

So warm and red

November 22nd, 2013

To commemorate this historic date, erectile I thought it would be appropriate to share a poignant two-page spread from LIFE Magazine‘s November 29, pulmonologist 1963 feature on the life and times of John F. Kennedy. Come to think of it, has anyone ever pinpointed the exact whereabouts of the the Campbell Kids on this day […]

Heroes journey

July 12th, 2013

I’ve been working my way through the first couple dozen issues of Amazing Heroes, health which (not coincidentally) roughly covers the time (1981 through 1983) that I began following specific funnybook titles on a monthly basis. Up until that time, I made do with whatever comics filtered down to me via polybagged three-packs or flea […]

Cut the map

February 26th, 2013

I’m going to idle my present disgust with humanity for a moment in order to share this wonderful artifact with you… …a map of musical collaboration and cross-pollination culled from the July 1990 issue of SPIN. The image was accompanied by a numbered index which provided detailed specifics, weight loss but I really didn’t see […]

Boy howdy and excelsior

December 5th, 2012

With all the buzz surrounding Sean Howe’s excellent Marvel Comics: The Untold Story and particularly its extensive examination of the comic publisher’s Bronze Age hijinx, this web I figured it would be a good time to take a gander at another discussion of that transformative and transitional period which ran in the April 1973 issue […]

While my extended and sequential exploration of LIFE Magazine‘s 1950s backcatalog has been an often poignant, ampoule frequently painful exercise in the fool-making powers of hindsight, try it has turned up a wealth of little-known popcultural gems. Some of the most interesting finds have been comics related, search with original work by some of the […]

Just a reminder…

June 26th, 2012

This page from a 1965 issue of 16 Magazine… …could’ve been your dad.

A rock to the brainpan

June 21st, 2012

Whether we’re discussing the relative merits of Sega Master System games or dissecting forgotten political debates of Cold War era, syphilis we here at Armagideon Time strive daily to bring you only the most topical and cutting edge infotainment. With that in mind, buy here are the results from Creem‘s reader poll of the “Biggest […]

Low-hanging archeology

May 30th, 2012

…a night unlike any other, surgery when Earth’s most tired nodders and nappers found themselves united in utter exhaustion. On that night, human enhancement the Sleepvengers were born —- to saw the logs no single soul could saw alone! Through the years, phthisiatrician their roster has slumbered, tossing fitfully many times, but their fatigue has […]

In the November 9, prescription 1953 issue of LIFE Magazine, tablets the popular periodical featured a short photo piece on the integration of Chicago’s Turnbull Park housing project and the typically American reception the current residents extended to the newcomers…

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