The Modest Proposal

Spring 2014 - Periodicals

"Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors."
—Joseph Addison, 1711

In This Issue...

Biography

Periodicals We Have Known

Why magazines, journals, and newsletters? Why now?

Culture

The Duelist

Andy Jih

Culture

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

Gabriel Ricard

Science

Science News

Emily Gercke

Film

Culture

Esquire

Bobby Schweizer

Film

Widescreen

Kuhu Tanvir

Culture

Funcoland Flyer

Kevin M. Flanagan

Health

Muscles and Fitness

Robert V. Aldrich




Elsewhere

Kevin M. Flanagan recently published an article on The Magic Christian in Proteus. He has recently written book reviews for Literary London, Film & History, and the Journal of Adaptation in Film & Performance.

Kevin Jackson has written two Kindle singles: Mayflower: The Voyage from Hell and Darwin's Odyssey: The Voyage of the Beagle

Bobby Schweizer published a chapter on videogame "platforms" in The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies and a journal article in Mediascape on Moving Through Videogame Cities

Kuhu Tanvir recently co-edited a special issue of Widescreen on Indian Cinema.

The Modest Proposal is an electronic journal specializing in book reviews, emerging thought, and polemical essays of general interest. Direct all inquiries to the editor.