I came across this 2007 post on artist Ward Jenkins' site where he blogged about his mom's collection of 16 Magazine. She was smart for saving them -- the covers are stunningly attractive.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.