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The Soviets Would've Loved Podcasting

A site I recently came across not too long ago: propaganda images from magazines of the USSR. Very interesting, they are. I'm not sure about the propaganda value of some of them, however. I mean, pictures of Lenin or missile launchers, sure. Those are classics. But an awful lot of them are nothing more than uncaptioned shots of people gathered around shortwave radios. It's like advertising for some Eastern bloc Devry Institute. Or maybe the mag is just the old Soviet equivalent of Popular Mechanics.

Having said that, there is some cool space art in there. This space wraparound cover is one of the best. Oh my God! It's working! You capitalist bourgeois nationalists will never overcome the will of the people!

Reading: Old issues of the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.