The Death of Variety? The Supply-Chaining of the Magic of the Movies
Nostalgia Alert! If you insist on living in the present, turn back now. (And it's not nostalgia: it's cultural history, dammit.)
The Big Picture: Variety's future looks bleak - The Los Angeles Times.
One of the happiest moments in my early adolescence was walking one day into the old St. Louis pharmacy on Lawrence Avenue near my Albany Park home and finding, on the bottom shelf of the magazine rack, a copy of Variety, a/k/a "The Show Biz Bible". I was already in love in movies and with the architecture of the Chicago's movie palaces, which offered a Cooks Tour, if slightly inauthentic, of many basic historical styles, from the French Baroque of the Chicago Theatre, to the Eastern Hallucinogenic of the Oriental, to the Ocean-Liner Deco of the Esquire.
|photograph courtesy of The Chuckman|
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