MAN’S ILLUSTRATED exposes “America’s Latest Sex Drug LSD – The Instant Thrill Pill.”

In an entry I posted here a while ago, I featured a wild, but apparently true story about a doctor who volunteered to be a guinea pig in some early…

A rare LSD story from 1956 – “I WENT INSANE FOR SCIENCE”

There are several noteworthy things about the August 1956 issue of Man’s Magazine (Vol. 4, No. 7, published by Almat Publishing Corp.) One is the great action cover painting, showing…

Fourth of July reading for fans of men’s adventure magazines…

Ah, yes. Fourth of July weekend. A nice long weekend that most hard-working American men enjoy. And, after the barbecues and fireworks are over, some men like to relax with…

A look at some of the notable writers published in men’s adventure magazines

In addition to having great painted covers and interior artwork by some of the top illustrators of the era, the best men’s adventure magazines had articles and stories by many…

An exclusive Men’s Adventure Magazines Blog reprint – Robert F. Dorr’s classic WWII story “Yank Ace Who Saved the Anzio Invasion.”

The best men’s adventure magazines not only used illustrations by great artists, they also published stories and articles written by some excellent writers. Consider, the December 1967 issue of Man’s…

“Men’s adventure magazines” – or “Sweats” – or “Men’s pulp magazines”?

There’s a debate going on among members of the new Facebook Group associated with this blog about the terminology used for the magazine genre featured here. Back in the 1950s…

Robots want your job! Resistance is futile!

As the 1950s came to an end, the long, slow decline of manufacturing jobs in post-WWII America was starting to kick into higher gear. There were more and more automated…