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Good Sport #5

Good Sport #5

Good Sport’s approach to its subject is designed to appeal to even the least sporty reader. Our sample from the new fifth issue shows how fantasy football and the iconic status of sports stars can be used to explain Jean Baudrillard’s theory of simulacra.

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MacGuffin #10

MacGuffin #10

We’ve followed MacGuffin since it’s 2015 launch, watching it establish and cement its influential position in the independent magazine world. To mark its 10th anniversary, we present a sample from their latest issue, The Bottle.
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Viscose Journal #2
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Viscose Journal #2

Our latest Close-up sample comes from fashion reader Viscose. After only two issues the magazine has established itself as a vital platform for fashion criticism, and our sample text offers a typical example of how provocative ideas can be expressed in easily assimilated language.
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Creative Review, Aug/Sept 2021

Creative Review, Aug/Sept 2021

For the past 40 years Creative Review has maintained a constant coverage of creativity in design and advertising. Our latest Close-up sample comes from the new print issue, themed ‘Belief’, and is from an interview with Scott King about his recently published ‘Debrist Manifesto’.
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Fare #9

Fare #9

Our latest Close-up sample comes from the new Kampala issue of Fare, the magazine that introduces the food culture of a different city every issue. It’s from a story about traditional, canteen-style woteli, a subject researched and commissioned from 4,000 miles away in Glasgow.
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OOF #7

OOF #7

As the new football season starts, our Close-up post comes from art and football magazine OOF. Writer Louise Benson and artist Emma Cousin, neither of whom enjoy the sport, reminisce about their late mother and grandad respectively and find themselves being pulled towards the game as they exchange memories.

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