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Old 07-31-2013, 09:28 PM   #21
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Bloomberg. Just renewed for almost free - and can't say I'm impressed with the layout or content.
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Garden and Gun is my fav. Seems like a strange title but if you're into all things Southern it's an awesome magazine.
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:38 PM   #23
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The kids get the Game Informer ever month. Personally, I stopped subscribing to paper things. On the iPhone I have a subscription to Lens Magazine, but haven't had a chance to look for anything else I might want to read.
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:40 PM   #24
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Suggest folks also check with their local library. Along with e-books many libraries now offer free access to many magazines through Zinio. Zinio offers reader apps for most devices. I usually read Consumer Reports, Wood, Handyman, and National Geographic. Many more titles available, many obscure ones, what you have access to depends on the deal your library has with Zinio.
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:43 PM   #25
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Gave up most of them over the years, because they would stack up in corners, gathering dust during the school year when I had no time to read them.........and then I never caught up on them during the summer.

Now, when I want to read magazines, I browse through that section of the local library and pick up whatever looks interesting at the time. Then I take the stack home, return them, and come back a few months later when I'm in a magazine mood again.

I do subscribe to Dan Wiener's Investment Adviser newsletter. My mom sends me a subscription to Reminisce magazine each Christmas; she knows I love old photos and stories. I do keep all these: Wiener, for the Vanguard investment advice and Reminisce, for the timeless photos.
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:51 PM   #26
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I do subscribe to Dan Wiener's Investment Adviser newsletter.
You can also text him and he'll send you some timeless photos of his own. Oh, wait--wrong guy.
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You might be thinking of Playboy. But yea, they occasionally may highlight a cute runner.
as long as she can't run faster and farther than me

Money and Kiplinger for me right now. Boring. Gave up the WSJ once they stopped offering a year for ~$100.
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Now I'm wondering if anyone will admit to subscribing to Playboy.
I hear they have great articles.
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Old 07-31-2013, 10:50 PM   #29
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Best laugh of the day, Sam!
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:40 PM   #31
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None here for a while. Back in the 1990s, when my grandfather was still alive, he ordered for me a gift subscription to Reader's Digest for a few years. The last magazine I actually subscribed to with my own money was Baseball Digest for a few years in the late 1970s through 1980 when I was a teenager.
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:56 PM   #32
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I subscribe to 3 ham radio journals - QST, SPRAT and QRP Quarterly. About 10 years ago, I was offered a lifetime subscription to Rolling Stone for $40, so took it and 10 years later, they are still sending it. Back when I was a lot more into music, Mojo and Q were my magazines of choice, but it was hard to turn down RS for life for a mere $40.

If and when I get a tablet, I may take out a digital subscription to National Geographic. I had that magazine for almost 10 years before and loved it.
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:24 AM   #33
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I get Money, Kiplinger's, Consumer's Digest, Golf, and DW gets National Geographic and Yoga Journal.

Also get WSJ. You can still get it for $100 if you are a student. I'm a student of life!
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Old 08-01-2013, 01:15 AM   #34
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Kiplingers, Money, Consumer Reports, TV Guide, Entertainment Weekly, and Readers Digest.

When it is $10/year its not too bad. Still like the tactile feel of having a magazine vs a tablet or electronic version. I won't be renewing TV Guide because there are too many 'double issues' and I am getting my fill of entertainment/movie/tv info from EW.

If the price point is right, I would add Popular Science and/or Popular Mechanics. Some of the cabin living and DIY magazines would be nice, but I don't have a cabin (yet) and I am not much of a DIY'er
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:32 AM   #35
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I stopped getting magazines when I was seasonally moving back and forth between 2 places, because it was too difficult to time the address changes. Now I'm set in one place, so I've tried a few, but mostly limited to special deals, especially to use a few airline miles and keep the rest from expiring.

I liked Outside magazine and will get that again next time I need to use airline miles, if it's available.

I used to like Time many years ago, but they seemed to have gone out of their way to have annoying cover photos and very limited content. I actually tried to stop it even though I was getting it free but it was too difficult.

Readers Digest was another one I used to like, but now they just seem to want to tell me what I should eat, what I should be outraged about, and how to live my life. Didn't it used to have more interesting stories?

I think someone here had recommended a special for a handyman magazine, and that was pretty good but I'm not really enough of a handyman to use the info.

I've tried a couple different subscriptions for sports at my alma mater, but it's expensive and I've found I set it aside more than I read it so I'm not renewing.
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Garden and Gun is my fav. Seems like a strange title but if you're into all things Southern it's an awesome magazine.
That looks like a fun magazine..........................

I do a ton of stuff online, but like sitting outside with a real magazine to leaf through....
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:12 PM   #37
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Want to get but can't bring myself to spend the $$: The Economist
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The Economist, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Smithsonian, National Geographic

Did not re-subscribe to BusinessWeek and Time - The Economist does a better job all the way around.

Am currently looking at what's available at the library for reading on my tablet - thought I saw the Economist there as well.

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Old 08-01-2013, 12:40 PM   #39
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Costco and AARP!!! That's LBYM...
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Old 08-01-2013, 01:20 PM   #40
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I don't want them around the house, but I kind of miss wired. For a while we used to get Food + Wine, which was kind of boring but did net me one of my favorite recipes. My wife typed it up in a family google doc dump, so I might as well post it here (how is that for a threadjack?):

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DOS TOROS GRILLED CHICKEN TACOS

TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes plus 6+ hours marinating.
Makes 12

Ingredients:
3 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
1 cup water
1 teaspoon salt
2 lbs skinless boneless chicken thighs
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon sweet paprika
1 teaspoon dried parsley
12 corn tortillas, warmed
shredded Monterey jack cheese
jarred salsa verdes (GOYA Pico de Gallo is really good with this dish)
chopped avocado
chopped onions
chopped tomato
chopped cilantro

In a blender, puree tomatoes with lime juice, water and salt. Transfer the puree to a large resealable plastic bag and add chicken thighs. Seal the bag, pressing out the air. Refrigerate the chicken for 6 hrs or overnight.

Light a grill or preheat grill pan to moderate high. Remove the chicken things from the marinade and pat them dry. Brush with oil and sprinkle with paprika and parsley. Grill over moderate high heat, turning occasionally until chicken is lightly charred and cooked through, about 15 minutes. Transfer chicken to a work surface and let stand for 5 minutes. Cut the chicken thighs into strips and serve with warmed tortillas, cheese, salsa, avocados, onions, tomatoes, and cilantro
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