Certainly the issue which most directly references
broadcast television; in fact, it is almost a celebration
of 1950s and 60s TV. Interviews are the strong suite,
chronicling the careers of Dennis James and Bill Gray
(who created the role of Bud Anderson in Father Knows
Best); interviews with television viewers talking about
their favorite programs. There are even interviews with
a store owner who acts in TV commercials for his clothing
store, a TV repairman, and a guy who rents TVs for a
The issue is rich in off-screen photographs of famous
and infamous television personalities. Wrestling, baseball
and football are covered. There is a section on "TV
Stuff" featuring photos of everything "TV"
from TV stands and TV chairs to TV dinners.
This issue, from the minimal front cover to the off-screen
image of Tex Antoine on the back cover has an informational
conceptual art look to it that was not uncommon to the
The perpetrators went on to different walks in life.
John Margolies has a distinguished publishing history,
mainly books on architecture and other aspects of the
American built environment. Billy Adler is a digital
artist in California. Ilene Segalove has had a career
as a video artist, PBS radio personality, and writer.
Van Schley became a baseball entrepreneur. He owns,
and partially owns, several minor league teams, and
is Chairman of the Northeast League. You just never