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We have four webpages of links to free magazines archived at other sites, including ‘Google Books’, ‘Internet Archive’ and ‘MagazineLIB’. You can use these Magazine Category links to explore the selection.

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You’ll see links to collections of books and articles between some magazine entries. All such links take you to webpages in this Century Past website.

Notice! Most of the “Recent Issues” links, for magazines hosted at MagazineLib, are currently not working, as of mid-July 2020. I’m trying to find out if the problem will be fixed.


Arts – Music – Photography – Read Magazines Free PDF

Billboard Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

1920-2016 – Incomplete

1980-2011

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“An American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries. It publishes pieces involving news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style, and is also known for its music charts, including the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, tracking the most popular songs and albums in different genres. It also hosts events, owns a publishing firm, and operates several TV shows.” -Wikipedia
The first link has a huge number of issues of Billboard from Oct 1980 through Dec 2011; possibly a complete run. The second link has almost 40 issues from 2015-2016. Old Magazines online, magazines online free PDF, magazine archive.

Connoisseur: An Illustrated Magazine for Collectors

Vol 1-221 (1901-1991)

NY Hearst

Originally a British magazine taken to the U.S. by the Hearst Corp., and published from 1901 to 1992. It focuses on fine art, high-end collectibles, antique furniture, opera, and luxury lifestyles. Old magazines online free, free magazines online, free digital magazines online.

Guitar Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Bandlab UK

Guitar Magazine bring you the best of the best in string-driven culture. Whether it’s the finest instruments, the greatest players or the legendary songs, Guitar Classics provides knowledge, insight and sheer guitar-lovin’ pleasure in a luxurious, easy-to-read package. Each issue comes packed with in-depth gear reviews, artist interviews, industry news and lessons from the pros. You don’t have to be a professional musician to enjoy the read — Guitar Magazine caters to musicians and enthusiasts of all genres and skill levels. Read magazines online free PDF, old magazines online free.

High Fidelity Magazine

1951-1989

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“High Fidelity was an American magazine that was published from April 1951 until July 1989 and was a source of information about high fidelity audio equipment, video equipment, audio recordings, and other aspects of the musical world, such as music history, biographies, and anecdotal stories by or about noted performers. – Wikipedia. High Fidelity Magazine back issues.. Old magazines online free, read magazines online free PDF.

Hits

1987-2002 Incomplete

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“Hits is an American music industry trade publication. Founded by Lenny Beer and Dennis Lavinthal, who had previously worked in independent promotion, it was launched as a print magazine in August 1986. It quickly became one of the more widely circulated “tip sheets” with considerable record industry support.” -American Radio History. Read magazines online free PDF, old magazines online, magazine archives.

ImaginFX Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

U.S. – Creative Bloq

Packed with beginner-friendly workshops, reader galleries, tips and reviews, ImagineFX is geared towards the digital artist and goes behind the image to find out more about artists, deconstructing their work and getting to grips with their thoughts and working processes. Read magazines online free PDF, magazine archive, old magazine.

JazzTimes Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

1994-2004 – Incomplete

Silver Spring, MD Glenn Sabin

“America’s preeminent jazz magazine relies on an award-winning staff to provide uncompromising and provocative coverage of the jazz scene in the U.S. and throughout the world. Featuring special themes, insightful profiles,comprehensive guides and timely news reports.” – JazzTimes Magazine online. Free digital magazines online, read magazines online free PDF.

Lighting & Sound America

Recent Issues and Recent Years

PLASA Media, NY

Lighting & Sound America is an American entertainment technology magazine published in New York City by PLASA Media Inc, a commercial arm of the Professional Lighting and Sound Association. It covers the development and use of lighting, sound and related equipment and services in the entertainment and leisure industries. Read magazines online free PDF, magazine archive, old magazines online.

Melody Maker Magazine

1967-1969

London – Melody Maker

Melody Maker is a British weekly music newspaper and one of the world’s earliest music weeklies. It was founded in 1926, as a magazine for dance band musicians. In the late ’60s it concentrated on Rock & Pop, but also included pages for such genres as Jazz and Folk. Melody Maker magazine back issues archive online. Old magazines online.
Archives of the UK magazine Pop Weekly, below, may be of interest.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

1964-2019

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

A quarterly publication, geared to a general audience, that focuses on works in The Met’s collection or exhibitions displayed at the Museum. Old magazines online, free magazine archives database, old magazines online free.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Journal

1968-2019

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

Issued annually by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Its purpose is to publish original research on works in the Museum’s collection. Articles are contributed by members of the Museum staff and other art historians and specialists. Old magazines online, read magazines online free PDF.

Nineteenth Century Magazine

2011-2017

2016 to latest issue

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“The flagship publication of the Victorian Society in America is the respected Nineteenth Century Magazine, published in the Spring and Fall as a benefit to members and distributed to more than 200 subscribing libraries. The magazine is devoted to the cultural and social history of the United States during the Victorian era, with regular features on architecture, fine arts, decorative arts, interior design, life-style, clothing, photography, and material culture.” – Website of the Victorian Society of America. Nineteenth Century Magazine back issues archive online. Free magazines online, read magazines online free PDF.

Outdoor Photographer

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Madavor Media

“Outdoor Photographer contains practical information and tips regarding photographing nature, wildlife, sports, and landscape. Regular columns cover developments in 35mm and digital photography, camera accessories, film, lenses, outdoor gear and apparel, travel, ecological concerns, and workshops. Every issue also contains travel articles and a “Favorite Places” column that details great spots for outdoor photography, including how to get there, what to take, and the best times to visit.” Outdoor Photographer Magazine back issues archive online. Free digital magazines online, old magazines online free.

Pop Weekly Magazine

1962-1965

London – Pop Weekly

A UK music weekly founded in 1962 as ‘Pop Ten Monthly’, changing names later that year to ‘Pop Weekly’. It claimed to be the first magazine to combine up-to-the-minute news reports, articles on all of the most popular artists and groups of the day together with fabulous shots of the stars.
Archives of the UK magazine Melody Maker, also on this page above, may be of interest. Free magazine archives database, old magazines online.

Record World

1960-1982 – Incomplete

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“Record World was a music industry trade magazine published from 1946 to April of 1982. Until 1964 it was called “Music Vendor.” -American Radio History. Old magazines online, read magazines online free PDF.

Rolling Stone Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

About 30 issues from 2015-2016

U.S. – Penske Media Corp.

“Rolling Stone magazine is a cultural icon. It’s the number one pop culture reference point for 13 million young adults. In addition to its authoritative position in music, Rolling Stone’s sphere of influence reaches into entertainment, movies, television, technology, and national affairs. Rolling Stone covers everything that’s important, trend-setting, and newsworthy to the thought leaders among young adults.” – Rolling Stone Magazine back issues archive online. Free magazines online, magazine archive.

Spin Magazine

1985-2012

Dewey Dec. 050

“From the concert stage to the dressing room, from the recording studio to the digital realm, SPIN surveys the modern musical landscape and the culture around it with authoritative reporting, provocative interviews, and a discerning critical ear.” – Spin Magazine back issues archive online. Old Magazines Online Free, free digital magazines online.

Uncut UK

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Bandlab Technologies

“Uncut is your essential guide to the month’s best music. Every issue, our comprehensive and trustworthy reviews section showcases the best new releases and reissues, while our in-depth features section includes interviews with the greatest names in music from the past five decades as well as the classic artists of tomorrow.”

Us Weekly Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

About 40 issues from 2015-2016

U.S. – American Media Inc.

“Us Weekly Magazine covers film, video, television and contemporary music. It provides in-depth editorials on top personalities, events and developments current in the world of entertainment.” Us Weekly Magazine back issues archive online. Old magazine online, read magazines online free PDF.

Vibe Magazine

1993-2008

Dewey Dec. 050

“Vibe is the lifestyle guide to urban music and culture including celebrities, fashion, beauty, consumer electronics, automotive, personal care/grooming, and, always, music. Edited for a multicultural audience.” – Vibe Magazine online. Old magazines free.

You may also like our free online book library.  The ‘Art & Music’ page has hundreds of books on pop, rock, jazz, women singers, the music trade, and similar topics.


Business Magazines Online – Personal Finance Magazines

Bloomberg Businessweek

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Bloomberg, NY

“Bloomberg Businessweek delivers the business information you need: surprising and timely perspectives on the most important issues of today and unique stories you won’t find anywhere else. With Bloomberg Businessweek you’ll have the insights you need to take advantage of the new reality and thrive in today’s complex global economy.” Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine back issues archive online, Free Business magazines online. Published 50 times per year.

Business Insider Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Insider Inc.

An American financial and business news website published by Insider Inc. It produces international editions in many countries. Free Business magazines online, Business Insider Magazine online. Old magazines free online, magazine archive.

Consumer Reports Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

U.S., Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports magazine helps consumers make the best decisions when purchasing a wide range of products for all ages and stages of life. Some of the products covered include baby gear, insurance policies, household appliances, garden supplies, investment funds, groceries, and electronics. Consumer Reports Magazine back issues archive online, Personal Finance magazines online. Old magazines online free, read magazines online free PDF.

The Economist Magazine (US version)

Recent Issues and Recent Years

2014-2019

U.S. – The Economist Group

Founded in England in 1843. The Economist is the premier source for the analysis of world business and current affairs, providing authoritative insight and opinion on international news, world politics, business, finance, science and technology, as well as overviews of cultural trends and regular special reports on industries and countries. The second link has about 70 issues from 2014 to 2019. Economist Magazine online, free business magazines online, magazine archive.

Entrepreneur

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Entrepreneur Media

Entrepreneur magazine is for businesses owners, offering inspiration and information on marketing, management, technology, the latest trends and strategies. Entrepreneur Magazine back issues archive online, free business magazines online, free magazines online.

Fortune

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Fortune Media Group Holdings

Monthly business magazine. Fortune magazine has run feature articles such as a guide for investors, a look at the pharmaceutical industry, and articles devoted to news affecting businesspeople. Each issue also includes a section that provides readers with a first look at changing industries and articles devoted to the people behind major companies. Fortune Magazine online, old magazines online.

Franchising USA

Recent Issues and Recent Years

CGB Publishing

“Franchising USA’ The Magazine for Franchisees, is a monthly digital publication bringing you all the latest news, expert advice, and information from the world of franchising. Written with franchisees in mind, Franchising USA is a valuable resource for legal and financial advice, marketing and business information, as well as franchise profiles and in-depth features.” Franchising USA Magazine online, free business magazines online. Old magazines online free, read magazines online free PDF.

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Recent Issues and Recent Years

PARS International

“Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine provides affluent readers with the information they need to make smart decisions about their money. Each issue includes intelligent reporting on investments, taxes, insurance, paying for college, planning for retirement, home ownership, major purchases such as cars and computers and other personal finance topics. ” Kiplinger’s Finance Magazine back issues archive online, personal finance magazines online, old magazines online free, magazine archive.

Money Magazine

Recent years to June 2019

U.S. – Meredith

A monthly personal finance magazine that printed its last issue in June 2019. Money magazine back issues archive online, personal finance magazines online, read magazines online free PDF.

Nation’s Business

1914-1999

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The Nation’s Business, founded in 1914, was the publication of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the leading national organization of American business. The print magazine folded in 1999, although the organization continues. Free magazines online, old magazine.


Food Magazines – Cooking Magazines Online

Better Nutrition Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

1999-2004

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“Reaching nearly 1 million readers monthly, Better Nutrition celebrates 70 years as a leading in-store distributed magazine for health conscious consumers. Widely distributed to thousands of health-food stores and grocery chains across the country, Better Nutrition provides authoritative, well-researched information on food nutrition, dietary concerns, supplements and other natural products.” Better Nutrition Magazine online, Food & drink magazine. Free old magazines online, read magazines online free PDF.

Bon Appetit Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

2015-2016 (10 issues)

Craig Kostelic

“Bon Appétit is America’s #1 food and entertaining magazine. You’ll enjoy twelve months of great menus, cozy dinners, great advice and much more! Each issue is filled with delicious time-saving recipes, easy and elegant entertaining ideas, world class restaurant dishes made simple, and topped off by wine reviews and recommendations.” Bon Appetit Magazine back issues archive online. Food & drink magazine, old magazines free online, magazines online free.

The Boston Cooking-School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics

Vol 1 (1896-1897

Vol 2 (1897-1898)

Vol 3 (1898-1899)

Vol 4 (1899-1900)

Vol 5 (1900-1901)

Vol 6 1901-1902)

Vol 8 (1903-1904)

Vol 7 (Jun 1902) to Vol 26 (1921-1922)

Boston Dewey Dec. 050

The Boston Cooking School was founded in 1879 by the Woman’s Educational Association of Boston to offer instruction in cooking to those who wished to earn their livelihood as cooks, or who would make practical use of such information in their families. In the 1880s the curriculum was broadened to include classes on nutrition, food chemistry and cookery for invalids. The school became world-famous following the 1896 publication of The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book by the school’s principal at the time, Fannie Merritt Farmer. That vintage cookbook became an American classic and has been repeatedly re-published; most recently in a Kindle edition in 2019. In 1914 the magazine’s name was changed to American Cookery. -info from Wikipedia. Boston Cooking School Magazine, vintage cooking magazines, cooking magazines online, old magazine.

Eat Well Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Sydney, Australia – Universal

A healthy cooking magazine published by Universal Magazines in Sydney, Australia. East Well Magazine back issues archive online, Cooking magazines online, free digital magazines, read magazines online free PDF.

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Fine Cooking

1994-2012 Complete

Taunton

“Fine Cooking magazine provides readers with the techniques and recipes needed to create a variety of great-tasting foods. Each issue includes numerous unique and delicious recipes as well as helpful tips and guidelines to ensure that each recipe you try at home turns out as beautiful and tasty as it appears in the magazine photos.” -Fine Cooking Magazine back issues archive online, online culinary magazines, free digital magazines online.

Food & Wine USA Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Birmingham, USA. Meredith

“Food & Wine magazine was founded on the principle that delights in the best food and drink should not be reserved for the self-appointed epicureans and experts, but should rather be accessible to everyone. Recipes are designed to be just as manageable for a chef hobbyist as an experienced restaurateur.” – Food & Wine magazine online, food & drink magazine. Old magazines online free, read magazines online free PDF.

Taste of Home Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

About 40 issues and cookbooks

U.S. – Trusted Media Brands

“Taste of Home America s #1 cooking magazine! Enjoy 100+ home-style recipes and tips, each a kitchen-tested family favorite made with everyday ingredients. Plus color photos of every recipe, cost-saving menus, healthy-choice dishes, casual entertaining ideas and more.” – Taste of Home Magazine back issues archive online, Cooking magazines online.

Vegetarian Times Magazine

1980-2004

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“Vegetarian Times is an American magazine published nine times a year (three double issues) by Cruz Bay Publishing, Inc. The magazine’s audience consists of vegetarians, vegans, and “semi-vegetarians” who are focused on a healthy lifestyle. Vegetarian Times promotes an eco-friendly lifestyle with recipes, wellness information, cooking techniques, and information on “green” products. Half of the readership do not follow a strict vegetarian diet.” -Wikipedia. Vegetarian Times magazine online, cooking magazines online, old magazine online free, magazine archives.

You may also like our free online book library, containing a ‘Food & Drink’ collection with hundreds of cookbooks, and books about nutrition, diet, and related themes.


Crafts & Hobbies Magazines

American Craft Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

American Craft Council, Minneapolis

Published bimonthly by the non-profit American Craft Council, of Minneapolis. “The American Craft Council is a leading arts nonprofit cultivating a culture of making. Today, our efforts span the nation. We support professional makers through our unique nonprofit shows. We offer educational resources, including a one-of-a-kind library, conferences, public lectures, and student programs. Our national awards spotlight emerging artists and honor masters. And we promote the handmade through our resource-rich website and award-winning magazine, American Craft.” American Craft Magazine back issues archive online. Where can I get old magazines for free.

American Woodworker Magazine

1989-1999

Dewey Dec. 050

Published by Home Service Publications, a division of Readers’ Digest, for woodworking hobbyists. American Woodworker Magazine back issues archive online, old magazines.

Ancestry Magazine

1994-2010

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“Ancestry Magazine was a general interest genealogy magazine owned by Ancestry.com Operations Inc. The magazine began as Ancestry Newsletter, a small, genealogy-industry newsletter in 1983, and became a four-color, 68-page, glossy print, bimonthly publication in 1994. After more than 25 years in print, the magazine was discontinued with the March/April 2010 issue.” -Wikipedia. Google magazines, Ancestry Magazine back issues archive online, online genealogy magazines.

Discover Your Ancestors

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Jellyfish Connect Ltd

Considering researching your family tree, but don’t know where to start? Or recently started but finding it difficult? Then Discover Your Ancestors is for you. Packed full to bursting with tips to getting started as an amateur genealogist, and articles on social history, how our ancestors lived, how to decode old photographs and how to successfully build you family tree.

Family Handyman

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Trusted Media Brands

“The #1 magazine for Do-it-yourself homeowners. Step-by-step maintenance, repair and improvement projects, plus tool skills, DIY tips, and product buying advice. Lots of great ideas on storage, weekend projects, improving your yard, woodworking, and décor. Cut the cost of owning a home and enjoy the satisfaction of doing it yourself! ” – Family Handyman Magazine back issues archive online, home handyman magazine. American magazines online free.

Family Tree Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Yankee Publishing, Inc.

FAMILY TREE MAGAZINE, America’s #1 family history magazine, is the leading how-to publication for those who want to discover, preserve and celebrate their roots. It covers all areas of potential interest to family history enthusiasts, reaching beyond strict genealogy research to include ethnic heritage, family reunions, memoirs, oral history, scrapbooking, historical travel and other ways that families connect with their pasts. FAMILY TREE MAGAZINE strives to provide engaging, easy-to-understand instruction that empowers readers to take the next steps in the quest for their pasts—with a beginner-friendly approach that makes genealogy a hobby anyone can do. It appears 7 times per year. Family Tree magazine back issues archive online, genealogy magazines online.

Game Informer Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

U.S.

Game Informer, the world’s largest computer and video game magazine! A 22-year veteran to publishing, Game Informer Magazine continues to shape the video game industry by expanding perspectives and providing in-depth knowledge and insight into the games market. We deliver news, previews, reviews, and features on computer, mobile, social, and console video games including Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Wii, 3DS, DS, PC, Vita, iOS, Android, and PSP. Game Informer Magazine back issues archive online, old magazines online.

McCall’s Quilting

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Peak Media

“McCall’s Quilting delivers expert inspiration and education with a farmhouse chic aesthetic for quilters of all skill levels. Our obsession with fabrics of all types, respect for quilting tradition, dedication to flawless pattern design, and our contemporary decorating aesthetic combine to provide our readers with an enriching experience that they can trust.” McCall’s Quilting Magazine online. Interior decorating magazine, free magazines online.

Old House Journal

1975-2011

Recent Issues

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“The Original Restoration Magazine for people who are passionate about old houses to repair, rehabilitate, update, and decorate their homes; covering all classic American architectural styles, from the earliest Colonial-era buildings to grand Victorians of every variety to Arts & Crafts bungalows and mid-century ranches.” Old House Journal back issues archive online. Old magazines for free, do it yourself magazine. Google magazines.

PC Gamer

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Future US Inc., NY

“PC Gamer is the global authority on PC games. It has “news, features, esports coverage, hardware testing and game reviews.” PC Gamer Magazine online. It appears monthly. Where to get magazines online free.

XBOX: The Official Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Future Publishing Ltd, Bath, UK

Magazine for Xbox gamers, issued 13 times per year.”OXM debuted in 2001 simultaneously with the original Xbox and has reigned as North America’s only print media source devoted to everything Xbox. Inside every issue you get exclusive insider access to games industry; insightful, in-depth previews and news; analysis and definitive verdicts on games, peripherals and more. Plus you’ll get cheats, tips and ways to make sure you get the most out of your Xbox!” – XBOX: The Official Magazine back issues archive online. Old magazines online free.


Entertainment Magazines – Games – Pop Culture – Celebrity Magazines

Billboard Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

1920-2016 – Incomplete

1980-2011

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“An American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries. It publishes pieces involving news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style, and is also known for its music charts, including the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, tracking the most popular songs and albums in different genres. It also hosts events, owns a publishing firm, and operates several TV shows.” -Wikipedia
The first link has a huge number of issues of this weekly from Oct 1980 through Dec 2011; possibly a complete run. Billboard Magazine back issues archive online, Old magazines.

Entertainment Weekly Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

2015-2016

Meredith

“An American magazine online free that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.” -Wikipedia. For recent issues, read magazines online in PDF. The second link has about 40 issues from 2015 to 2016. Entertainment Weekly Magazine back issues archive online, entertainment magazine, Old magazines online free.

Game Informer Magazine

2014-2017 – Not Complete

U.S.

Game Informer, the world’s largest computer and video game magazine! A 22-year veteran to publishing, Game Informer Magazine continues to shape the video game industry by expanding perspectives and providing in-depth knowledge and insight into the games market. We deliver news, previews, reviews, and features on computer, mobile, social, and console video games including Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Wii, 3DS, DS, PC, Vita, iOS, Android, and PSP. Game Informer magazine free online, Old magazines online.

Games World of Puzzles Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Kappa, PA. Blue Bell

“Games World of Puzzles’ was founded in 2014 when ‘Games’ and ‘World of Puzzles’ were merged into a single magazine. It’s a consumer magazine of 80 pages, with word and visual puzzles, brainteasers, crosswords, paint by number, and other puzzles. Also articles, reviews of board and electronic games, and news from the world of games and puzzles. – Games World of Puzzles Magazine back issues archive online. Old magazines online free.

Hollywood Reporter Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Los Angeles, Valence

“The Hollywood Reporter offers unmatched insider access to the most powerful people in Hollywood. The Hollywood Reporter covers everything that’s hot in the world of entertainment, from blockbuster films to the latest TV programs. Plus Hollywood fashion news, red carpet trends and in-depth coverage of awards shows.” – Hollywood Reporter Magazine back issues archive online. Celebrity magazines, American magazines online free.

In Style Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Meredith Corp.

“In Style magazine is a fun and style-inspiring publication that gives the reader an opportunity to see the personal side of famous stars and trendsetters. This magazine offers motivational articles and photographs in a relaxing read that covers all areas of women’s lives.” – In Style Magazine back issues archive online. Celebrity magazines, entertainment news, fashion magazine back issues.

In Touch

Recent Issues and Recent Years

American Media

In Touch magazine is a weekly photo-packed glimpse into the exciting world of celebrities. With a special emphasis on reporting rumors and secrets of the stars, gossip lovers eagerly flip through its pages each week to keep up-to-date on their favorite actors, musicians, and more. Candid paparazzi peeks into stars vacationing, shopping, and canoodling on and off the red carpet fill each issue, ensuring that famous faces are a few pages away each week. Recurring features such as fashion tips, horoscopes, and movie recommendations round out the gossip-heavy content. In Touch Magazine online, Celebrity magazines.

Motion Picture Magazine

Vol 1 (1911) – Vol 40 (1931), incomplete

Vol 1 (1911) – 36 (1929)

Brooklyn, NY Dewey Dec. 050

This monthly fan magazine was founded by Vitagraph Studios founder J. Stuart Blackton and partner Eugene V. Brewster, and was called The Motion Picture Story Magazine until the name was shortened in 1914. Early editions included fiction and information about getting involved in film production. It then shifted the focus to celebrities, and attracted a larger female readership. Vintage movie magazine, Celebrity magazine, old magazines for free. Internet Archive magazines.

National Enquirer Magazine

2015-2016
NY. Hudson

“The National Enquirer is an American tabloid newspaper published by American Media, Inc.. Founded in 1926, newspaper has undergone a number of changes over the years. As of April 18, 2019, The Washington Post reported that the National Enquirer was being sold for $100 million to James Cohen, CEO of Hudson Group.” This collection has about 40 issues. National Enquirer magazine back issues archive online, Entertainment magazines, pop culture. Free old magazines.

PC Gamer

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Future US Inc., NY

“PC Gamer is the global authority on PC games. It has “news, features, esports coverage, hardware testing and game reviews.” -PC Gamer Magazine back issues archive online. It appears monthly. Free old magazines online.

People Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

U.S. – Meredith Corp.

“People magazine has been bringing the best of celebrity and popular culture news within reach since 1974. Originally, the aim of Time Inc., People magazine’s parent company, was to provide stories about people instead of issues. That focus remains to this day, on popular actors and everyday people, as the pages of this weekly magazine connect all its readers to the human condition. People magazine has garnered the largest audience of any American magazine, with over forty-six million readers.” – People Magazine back issues archive online free, Celebrity magazine, pop culture.

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Photoplay Magazine

1914-1946

Chicago: McFadden Publications

Photoplay was one of the first American film fan magazines. It was founded in 1911 in Chicago, the same year that J. Stuart Blackton founded Motion Picture Story, a magazine also directed at fans. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s Photoplay was the most popular magazine in the genre. Vintage magazines online.

Radio Guide Magazine

1932-1943

NY Radio Guide

Radio Guide published listings of network radio programming schedules, with articles about the stars, stations and networks. It began in late 1931 and changed names to “Movie and Radio Guide” in 1940; then ceased publication in 1943. Vintage magazines online.

Radio Mirror Magazine

1933-1953

NY – Syndicate Management Corp.

A monthly magazine for listeners that began publication in late 1933. It changed names a few times, and was finally “Radio & TV Mirror’ in 1952-1953. Vintage entertainment magazines, Vintage magazines online.

Record World

1960-1982 – Incomplete

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“Record World was a music industry trade magazine published from 1946 to April of 1982. Until 1964 it was called “Music Vendor.” -American Radio History. Pop culture, Old free online magazines.

Silver Screen Magazine

Vol 1 Vol 2 Vol 4a Vol 4b Vol 5b Vol 6a

Vol 6b Vol 7a Vol 7b Vol 8a Vol 8b Vol 9a

Vol 9b Vol 10a Vol 10b

NY
New York Dewey Dec. 050

This monthly fan magazine focusing on the film industry began in 1930 and continued, with changes, until 1977. Vol 1-10 (Nov 1930 – Oct 1940), except Vol 3 and part of Vol 5 (Nov 1934 – Feb 1935) are available. Silver Screen Magazine back issues archive online. Vintage movie magazine.

TV Times – UK

Recent Issues and Recent Years

UK . TI Media

Every week TV Times talks to the biggest stars and goes behind the scenes of the nation’s favourite shows. Exclusive photo shoots and interviews, the latest TV news, unrivalled soaps coverage, pages of film reviews, the best of the day’s viewing previewed and rated – plus 42 pages of easy-to-read listings make TV Times the essential and comprehensive guide to the week’s TV. England edition. Entertainment magazines, pop culture. Read magazines online free.

Uncut UK

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Bandlab Technologies

“Uncut is your essential guide to the month’s best music. Every issue, our comprehensive and trustworthy reviews section showcases the best new releases and reissues, while our in-depth features section includes interviews with the greatest names in music from the past five decades as well as the classic artists of tomorrow.” Magazines online free.

Us Weekly Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

About 40 issues from 2015-2016

U.S. – American Media Inc.

“Us Weekly Magazine covers film, video, television and contemporary music. It provides in-depth editorials on top personalities, events and developments current in the world of entertainment.” – Us Weekly Magazine back issues archive online. Entertainment magazines, pop culture. Free online magazines.

Weekly World News Magazine

1981-2005

Dewey Dec. 050

Appears to be one of the more extreme tabloid newspapers. Pop culture magazine. Free magazines online.

XBOX: The Official Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

Future Publishing Ltd, Bath, UK

Magazine for Xbox gamers, issued 13 times per year.”OXM debuted in 2001 simultaneously with the original Xbox and has reigned as North America’s only print media source devoted to everything Xbox. Inside every issue you get exclusive insider access to games industry; insightful, in-depth previews and news; analysis and definitive verdicts on games, peripherals and more. Plus you’ll get cheats, tips and ways to make sure you get the most out of your Xbox!” – XBOX: The Official Magazine back issues archive online. Old magazines online.


Fashion & Style Magazines

Cosmopolitan Magazine

2015-2016

Recent Issues and Recent Years

U.S. – Hearst Communications

“Cosmopolitan is the lifestylist and cheerleader for millions of fun, fearless females. Cosmo inspires with information on relationships and romance, fashion and beauty, women’s health and well-being, as well as pop culture and entertainment.” – Cosmopolitan Magazine back issues archive online. Women’s style magazines, Fashion magazine back issues.

Cosmopolitan India Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

India. Zinio

An international fashion and entertainment monthly magazine for women. Cosmopolitan India magazine back issues archive online, women’s style magazines free, fashion magazine back issues.

Elle Magazine

Recent Issues and Recent Years

2015-2016

U.S. – Hearst

“A worldwide lifestyle magazine of French origin that focuses on fashion, beauty, health and entertainment.” It was founded in 1945. Elle Magazine Online free, fashion & style magazine, old fashion magazines.

Esquire Magazine

1933-2017

Recent Issues and Recent Years

U.S. – Hearst Magazines

Esquire magazine is one of the leading publications devoted to the male lifestyle. From articles featuring the newest trends to interviews with top celebrities, every issue contains a wealth of information for a man about town. The magazine also includes articles written by top men in various industries, including George Foreman and Ted Allen. Award winning editorial on style, food, drink, politics and culture.
The first link, at Internet Archive, appears to have nearly a complete run of issues from 1933-2017, although they are out of order. Esquire magazine back issues archive online, top men’s magazines free, men’s style magazine.

Essence

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Essence

Essence magazine is a lifestyle publication for African American women of all ages, shapes, and cultures. Essence magazine features interviews with movie and music celebrities that share their knowledge on how to empower yourself in order to reach your goals. It also contains articles about average black women who have become successful in their careers after starting almost from scratch. Essence magazine will make you embrace fashion and beauty with passion, offering hints on hairstyles, makeup, and wardrobe choices. Essence Magazine back issues archive online, fashion and style magazine free.

Femina India Magazine

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Mumbai – Worldwide Media

“The oldest women’s English magazine in the country, published for almost six decades. It has evolved to cover a broad spectrum of topics, including relationships, career, fashion, beauty, and women achievers who have left a mark in their chosen field.” – Wikipedia. Femina India Magazine back issues archive online, Women’s style magazine.

Glamour Magazine

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Conde Nast

Glamour magazine was founded in 1939 as “Glamour of Hollywood”. Glamour Magazine online, fashion magazine online free, women’s style magazines, fashion magazine back issues.

GQ

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Conde Nast, NY

“GQ (previously known as Gentleman’s Quarterly) helps you look sharp and live smart. Each issue brings you revealing sports profiles, intimate photos of today’s hottest up & coming actresses and models, tips on fine food & drink, sex, politics, fashion and grooming advice, The Style Guy’s answers to your questions and so much more! GQ Men’s magazine back issues archive online, top mens magazines, men’s style magazine.

Harper’s Bazaar Magazine

1877-1922

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New York Dewey Dec. 050

1st Link: Vol 3 (1870) to Vol 57 (1922) Incomplete.
“Harper’s BAZAAR magazine was founded in 1867, and it’s been guiding generations of women through the world of beauty and fashion ever since. It always features well-known names in the industry, including its own editors, writers, and photographers, to deliver you worthwhile advice. The articles are filled with information from legendary fashion designers and beauty experts to show you the best of the latest trends.” – Harper’s Bazaar Magazine back issues archive online. Fashion magazine online free, old fashion magazines.

Vogue

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Conde Nast Publications

“Vogue is a fashion and lifestyle magazine covering many topics including fashion, beauty, culture, living, and runway. Vogue began as a weekly newspaper in 1892 in the United States, before becoming a monthly publication years later.” -Wikipedia. Vogue magazine online, old Vogue magazines PDF, fashion and style magazine, women’s style magazines.

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Health & Fitness Magazines

Better Nutrition Magazine

1999-2004

U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“Reaching nearly 1 million readers monthly, Better Nutrition celebrates 70 years as a leading in-store distributed magazine for health conscious consumers. Widely distributed to thousands of health-food stores and grocery chains across the country, Better Nutrition provides authoritative, well-researched information on food nutrition, dietary concerns, supplements and other natural products.” – Better Nutrition Magazine online, food & drink magazine, health magazine online.

Men’s Health Magazine

2006-2008

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U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“Men’s Health (MH), published by Hearst, is the world’s largest men’s magazine brand, with 35 editions in 59 countries. It is also the best-selling men’s magazine on U.S. newsstands. Although originally started as a men’s health magazine, it currently covers various men’s lifestyle topics such as fitness, nutrition, fashion, and sexuality.” -Wikipedia.
“Men’s Health is the essential read for guys who want to be stronger, smarter, grittier and wealthier. Men’s Health is dedicated to providing the tools and practical solutions for success in all aspects of life.” – Men’s Health Magazine online. Men’s health & fitness, mens fitness. Old magazines online free.

Muscle & Fitness

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Weider Publications

Monthly magazine. “Your ultimate source for full workout plans and advice on building muscle, improving nutrition, and using supplements.” – Muscle & Fitness website. Muscle & Fitness magazine online, mens fitness, mens workout magazines. Old magazine online free.

Prevention Magazine

2006-2008

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Hearst Magazines

“Prevention is the ultimate live-better handbook. It’s the trusted go-to guide to feeling your best, head to toe, inside and out through trustworthy expert advice, fresh ideas, and health secrets. We bring the latest health research to real life, so you can be healthier, fitter, and stronger.” – Prevention Magazine online. Health magazine online, health and fitness mag. Free old magazines online.

Shape

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Meredith Corp.

“Shape magazine is the authority for women who want to lead an active, healthy lifestyle. Shape inspires women with personalized workout guides, timely health & nutrition advice, and beauty & style tips to achieve balance in mind, body and spirit.” -Shape Magazine online. Women’s health and fitness magazine, women’s health.

Women’s Health Magazine

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2006-2008

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U.S. Dewey Dec. 050

“Empowering women to be the smartest, strongest versions of themselves through actionable and practical advice for her wellness journey.” – Women’s Health Magazine online. Women’s health and fitness magazine, ladies health and fitness. Old magazine online free.

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