I really liked the writing style and it was an influence on me to start my magazine People of Peoria which was eventually called POP magazine. Ironically by doing that magazine I ended up living in New York for 19 years and now I’m publishing six links to Spy Magazine which had a resurgence with the 2016 Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton campaigns for Presidency.
Funny how this stuff goes round and round. And there’s also the MBP Coming Attractions for your reading perusal.
Every single issue of Spy Magazine online - This is a real treasure trove, just click on every cover and whoomp there it is!
Coverjunkie is an addiction to magazine covers: Spy - A collection of classic Spy magazine covers.
Trump’s War On “Losers”: The Early Years - Spy Magazine was the first publication to really lampoon Donald Trump, who they referred to as a “short-fingered vulgarian.” Here are some links to some of the best articles about Trump from Spy.
SPY VS TRUMP: The best Donald Trump moments from Spy Magazine 1986-98 - More Donald Trump highlights from Spy Magazine.
Decades Later, 'Spy' Magazine Founders Continue To Torment Trump - In 2016 NPR interviewed Spy Magazine founding editors, Kurt Andersen and Graydon Carter to discuss Trump when he was running for President.
Spy Temporarily Reborn in Esquire - Spy Magazine came back during the election in 2016 as as a sort of “pop-up” online magazine via Esquire. Here’s a page with links to all of the articles most of them focusing on their two favorite punching bags: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Yesterday the temperature got into the mid ‘50’s weather-wise, so I took advantage and spent a Saturday afternoon at Lou’s Drive-In in East Peoria for a taste of summer in January which you can read about tomorrow.
Wednesday will be a look at the Steve Spain Walt Disney collection on display at the Peoria Riverfront Museum that I blogged about over a year ago, but who’s keeping count. Oh, it appears I am.
Thursday I’m going to do the second Peoria After Dark episode and hopefully it’ll be better planned than the first one, but I can’t promise anything as I haven’t thought of anything for it yet!
Friday will be another look back in time with a Retro Photo Friday blog.
Saturday will be week number three of the beard update and then we’ll be right back here where we started!
Have a wonderful Sunday and we’ll see you all tomorrow!