For history of the magazine, check out the Sunset from a few weeks ago. Initially created as a promotional magazine for the Southern Pacific’s Sunset Limited railroad line, the magazine nudged readers to fall in love with the American west. … Continue reading Let’s Read Sunset, March 1905!
Welcome to the second half of my two-part review of The Cosmopolitan from June 1900! This week will be heavy on the advertisements and cartoons and no less head-scratchingly weird than the first half of the magazine. A blogger who writes … Continue reading Let’s Read The Cosmopolitan, June 1900 Part II
The Cosmopolitan, known today as just Cosmopolitan or Cosmo, has been going since 1886 and has pretty much never not been a massive hit. The magazine just has a shitload of interesting history to cover, from well over a century of … Continue reading Let’s Read The Cosmopolitan, June 1900!