Link About It: This Week’s Picks

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24 Covers for the Washington Post’s Climate Change Issue For 21 April’s issue of the Washington Post Magazine, their staff took a look back at the past year’s most important climate change-related stories and republished them with well-designed, poignant covers. Counting 24 in total, the full collection of covers and cover stories can be scrolled through online. Even though an entirely new issue full of …

Vogue’s “Non-Issue Issue”

British Vogue’s newest issue makes an important statement: age discrimination has no place in today’s society. With Jane Fonda on the cover and featuring Helen Mirren within, the issue combats stigmas and discrimination surrounding aging—specifically for women. After all, “a person’s age will always be a more intriguing, nuanced and inspiring factor than a simple number could ever suggest,” British Vogue’s editor-in-chief Edward Enninful says. …

Farewell to Thrasher Editor and Skateboarding Legend, Jake Phelps

Skateboarding icon and longtime editor of Thrasher, Jake Phelps has passed away at 56. San Francisco-based Phelps started skating when he was 13 years old, and was a crucial player in the area’s scene—and that of the entire world of skate culture.  Phelps began at the publication in the ’80s, after co-founder Kevin Thatcher asked him to write product reviews and box merch. He’d go …