“Il Mio Papa”, The Fanzine For The Discerning Pollyanna.
“Il Mio Papa” (“My Pope”) has hit the newsstands on the 5th of March. The second number is already available by your favourite newsagent, and this being a creature of Mondadori, the biggest publisher in Italy (yes, Berlusconi-owned if you need to know) you can be sure they will wait a while before pulling the plug, even if the venture were not to work as hoped.
It will be great fun. I am sure at the “Eye of the Tiber” they are preparing themselves already.
I am eagerly waiting for the internet presence to go live, but the already announced http://www.miopapa.it is not live yet.
From what I have known by googling around on Italian websites, the magazine has the following features:
1. Lots of photos. Big ones. They have to fill 68 pages every week, you know. Ok, half will probably be advs for condoms and the like…
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Posted on April 22, 2014, in Traditional Catholicism. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.
The very modest Robert Maxwell’s image used to adorn page after page of the Daily Mirror almost every day after he bought it for a song. Until, that is, circulation went into freefall – from which it never recovered.
The Daily Mirror is read by people generally beyond recovery anyway…
slightly off topic, but hai visto questo? :
Hhmmm… Third rate voice from the person most interested.
I don’t buy it.
The cover bears an eerie resemblance to Hello! magazine. I wouldn’t have the stomach to view the contents. The nausea’s already overwhelming.