Are magazines still a thing? Other than what's piled up in assorted dusty waiting rooms, you don't really see them anymore. As a kid the family used to get Time and Newsweek and People and Us delivered....and I had my own subscriptions to Rolling Stone and Sports Illustrated and Sport. As I got more into music I subscribed to Musician and Record and Creem magazines, which surely don't exist anymore. My sister's used to get 16 and Tiger Beat (Bay City Rollers and Shawn Cassidy were the bomb at the time). I picked up copies of Spin whenever I saw it on news stands. My bedroom walls were covered with pics ripped out of these pages. Fran Tarkenton. Pete Townshend. Dylan. Johnny Bench. Kate Jackson (yes, she was my favorite Charlie's Angel...fight me). I saved every issue of every magazine, in case I had to re-affirm something. In neat piles they'd go, under the bed or in the closet. My own reference library. I could find any article in seconds.