The Press: Newer Times

ZEPPO, THE MISSING KENNEDY BROTHER, announced one headline. CAN HOMOS BE DENTISTS? asked another. ZEN AND THE ART OF METHADONE MAINTENANCE, read a third. It was only an irreverent National Lampoon parody of a relative newcomer to the U.S. magazine scene, New Times, but some readers might have taken it for the real thing. Along with eye-grabbing covers—a grisly painting of John Kennedy at the instant of his assassination; a shot of a grinning skin-mag publisher lying nude under a heap of life-size plastic porn dolls—New Times's most familiar trademark is an...

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