The forgotten world of TV guide magazines, curated


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/08/16/the-forgotten-world-of-tv-guid.html


#2

Good Vibrations from London featuring Joe Cocker, Beach Boys, Richie Havens, The Sha Na Na Group an Melanie all hosted by Keith Moon. Hosted by Keith Moon!


#3

Our local version of this was called “TV Week”. The V and the W were so tightly kerned, we always called it “TWeek”. I still remember a couple of gems from the TWeek listings:

8:00pm - Movie - “I Killed Rasputin”. The story of the man who killed Rasputin.

8:00pm -Movie -“The Outlaw Josie Wales”. Clint Eastwood kills some men.


#4

Whoa, spoiler alert on that pic from 2001!


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#Hosted by Keith Moon!

FTFY


#6

how long till this gets pulled down, ala Nintendo Power?


#7

The mandrakes! I’ve had too many of them!


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WHOA!

While I can’t claim to remember that particular illustration, I recognized that artist and that typeface and style INSTANTLY.

I grew up on Long Island and DELIVERED Newsday!

The TV book is one of the few things I remember well about Sunday Newsday. Strange wide format. I recall pouring through it as a tween, desperately trying to find Science Fiction shows and movies. They were pretty rare back then.


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