Category Archives: Magazines

Can Every Picture Tell A True Story?

“Where words can be twisted, fact-checks dismissed, and lies perpetuated, photographs can sear an image into public consciousness that leaves little room to dispute. The responsibility of the media as defenders of democracy has never been so urgent. And within the media, photojournalists, with their incredibly strict code of ethics have a distinct and important ability to indisputably represent the truth.” The

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Two Excellent Books. One Cool Magazine.

Did you know there was a real James Bond who inspired Ian Fleming’s iconic character? He was a daring double agent, who would have made James Bond look timid. He was Dusko Popov, his true story is told by author Larry Loftis in his page-turner of a book, Into The Lion’s Mouth. This December will be the 25th anniversary since

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A Critical View On Art, Argument, Culture & Society

“Looking around, a lot of the writing on art, culture, music, and politics seems to be coming from the same hymn sheet of careerist backslapping and uncritical thought. Come on people, let’s bring some real ecstatic petulance, atavistic joy and just plain old inspiring writing back into the mix”. That’s a quote from the About page of Trebuchet, the online

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Power, Corruption & Lies

Trainspotters, detail obsessives and conspiracy theorists alike will appreciate our headline. It’s the title of New Order’s second studio album from May 1983.  We think it fitting to use a provocative title that also ties in the groundbreaking Manchester band. After all, Manchester United are certainly one the world’s most well-known soccer clubs and they also happen to be a favorite of Robert Priest, Founder

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Ian Dury, Porn, Shoes, Illustration, Self Portraits & More (but not necessarily in that order)

             You are cordially invited to explore Norman B’s curated collection of places to visit at BACK. From a candid video interview with the late Ian Dury to a beautiful stark black and white movie for a track by Ryan Hemsworth or praise for shoes from Holland to a question about porn. The links at BACK. will take you places

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