Wednesday, November 19, 2008

LIFE magazine - searchable photo database

I just discovered (via writer Duane Swierczynski's "Secret Dead Blog") that LIFE magazine has a giant, easily searchable photo database - tons of classic greatness, which I will surely pillage for my blog(s) in the future. Here's a gem: crime fiction legend Mickey Spillane proudly posing with paperback versions of his (exceedingly popular) books:

And this ... this is just one of the greatest photos ever taken:


1 comment:

laura linger said...

Step AWAY from the searchable magazine databases...just step AWAY. You needed to hear it from a friend and a fan. I have spent literally DAYS searching through the archives of People magazine because I am so sad and obsessed with toothpaste print ads from 1979.

*scuttling over to peruse new database* tee hee! Thanks for the tip!