Next time you are flipping through you favorite magazine and are annoyed with all the ads you have to get through just to read the content, you better check yourself! If it wasn’t for those ads you wouldn’t be able to afford your favorite magazine, like one of my favorites, Vogue.
There is currently a listing on Craigslist for Vogue with out the advertisements and it goes for a whooping $4 million dollars. Yep, you heard right. Someone went through calculated the ads and figured out what the cost of the $12 issue would be without them. I knew that the ads made the magazine much more affordable but didn’t know it was that much.
What do you think?
Truth in Advertising
The year was 1909. The US Army bought the first military aircraft from the Wright Brothers, Sigmund Freud lectured in NYC, and the Manhattan Bridge