Magazines, periodicals, glossies or serials are publications that are printed with ink on paper, generally published on a regular schedule and contain a variety of content. They are generally financed by advertising, by a purchase price, by pre-paid magazine subscriptions, or all three. At its root the word magazine refers to a collection or storage location. In the case of written publication it is a collection of written articles.
Famous quotes containing the word magazine:
“Business is, emphatically, the amusement of Americans, and, to be in keeping with their character, every thing written for their amusement should partake of the useful.”
—H., U.S. womens magazine contributor. American Ladies Magazine (February 1828)
“It is as absurd to say that [due to motherhood] all women shall be denied the suffrage, as it would be to deny all men the suffrage, because some are liable, periodically, to inflammatory rheumatism, delirium tremens, or financial failure.”
—Anonymous, U.S. womens magazine contributor. The Revolution (February 17, 1870)
“Vanityhas brought more virtues to an untimely end than any other vice.”
—Anonymous, U.S. womens magazine contributor. Weekly Visitor or Ladies Miscellany, p. 211 (April 1803)