Information on working terriers, dogs, natural history, hunting, and the environment, with occasional political commentary as I see fit. This web log is associated with the Terrierman.com web site.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Before Cosmo Became Cosmo
Cosmopolitan magazine was first published in 1886 as a family magazine, was later transformed into a literary magazine, and eventually became a single women's fashion magazine under Helen Gurley Brown in the late 1960s. Brown, of course, was author of the 1962 best-seller Sex and the Single Girl and, 10 years after that book came out, she put a nearly-nude centerfold of actor Burt Reynolds in Cosmo. The rest is history and legend.