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The New Magazine Cover Aesthetic: Scare Us

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This week’s New York magazine, which follows in the footsteps of this month’s Wired:

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Which is not altogether dissimilar from this New York Times Magazine cover:

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Scary? Yup. Unnecessary close-ups? Sure. Will we be seeing more of these? You bet.

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The above covers, in scarier size:


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