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Cosmo‘s Very First TV Ad Was Kind Of Sexist

What can we say about Cosmopolitan today that wasn’t true about Cosmopolitan in the past? According to the very first commercial that promoted the magazine brand in the UK, not much. The 1972 commercial, unearthed by Copyranter, features a number of women talking to men. Specifically, the men are asking women how they managed to pull off things like affording nice [...]
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Legendary ‘Cosmo’ Editor Helen Gurley Brown Has Died

Society & Culture : Flavorwire (2 years ago)

In a recent New York Times Magazine piece on how Cosmopolitan magazine had come to “rule the world,” Edith Zimmerman writes, “Helen Gurley Brown, or H.G.B. as she’s known in the Cosmo universe, is the patron saint of Cosmopolitan’s ... Read Post

Proud Mom Alert! Kris Jenner Not So Coyly Shows Off Kylie Jenner's Cosmopolitan Magazine Cover At LAX!

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Perez Hilton (6 days ago)

Kris Jenner is one proud manager momma! On Tuesday, Kris was spotted promoting Kylie Jenner's Cosmo cover while on her way to catch a departing flight out of LAX. [ Related: 17-Year-Old Kylie Beats Kendall To The Cover Of Cosmo! ] T... Read Post

Video: Cosmopolitan‘s First TV Ad Was Pretty Racy For 1972

Lifestyle / Fashion : The Gloss: Fashion (3 years ago)

A recently unearthed ad promoting the 1972 launch of Cosmopolitan Magazine shows it to have been about pretty much the same things it's about now. Does that mean it was/is progressive for its time, regressive for our time, or both? ... Read Post


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