Magazine Time Warp: The Ads of 2004

I’ve been digging through and clearing out the stuff I’ve left at my parents house, helping them convert my childhood bedroom into a guest room. I’ve been going through and documenting the things I don’t particularly wish to keep, but wanted to share before they got tossed. Thankfully, between the old notes from middle school, sticker collection, a journal detailing my Hamlet reading from the 11th grade, and mismatched Barbie shoes, a few magazines from the early to mid-2000s survived.

Here are some magazine ads that perfectly sum up the year 2004: Read More Magazine Time Warp: The Ads of 2004

Lance Armstrong (Through the Eyes of a Feminist Hopeless Romantic)

In case you’ve been under a rock for the past week, dethroned cyclist Lance Armstrong “told all” to the queen of the confessional, Oprah Winfrey. And most people reacted much like Claude Rains’ character in Casablanca upon learning about gambling at Rick’s – “We’re shocked, simply shocked” – or something to that effect. Read More Lance Armstrong (Through the Eyes of a Feminist Hopeless Romantic)

Life, Always?

“Life Always.” What are your first thoughts on the phrase? Feasibly, it could be construed as some slogan, found on a Lance Armstrong style bracelet, “Life Always!” – a seize the day sort of optimistic phrase, meant to remind oneself to live in the moment. Read More Life, Always?