"Dumbo Feather Pass It On is a stupid name for a magazine"
August 4, 2011 3:12 PM   Subscribe

Dumbo Feather is an Australian quarterly print magazine which features five "extended (20 page) profiles of people worth knowing, across enterprise, science, politics, fashion and the arts." They're only just establishing an online presence. Profile archive is slim at the moment, but does include a lengthy interview from their current issue with Chris Anderson, curator of TED. A blog entry asks readers to submit their favorite TED talks, and an ongoing feature: Harnell Fletcher's Interviews with Children is taking submissions, too.
posted by zarq (8 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
The title of the post, and the quoted description in the text come from the magazine's About page. Which I uh... meant to link to somewhere.
posted by zarq at 3:17 PM on August 4, 2011

I am intrigued, and will now look for ways to make my employer pay for a subscription. If only it didn't sound like a journal for marital aids.
posted by obiwanwasabi at 9:59 PM on August 4, 2011

I just came in here to say that Ze Frank is a fucking internet treasure. His TED talk is wonderful.
posted by Doleful Creature at 9:59 PM on August 4, 2011

I saw Dumbo Feather a few weeks ago and really liked it! At first I thought it came from my neighborhood in Brooklyn.
posted by sweetkid at 10:25 PM on August 4, 2011

I also am intrigued, this sounds like my kind of magazine. One question before I start to seriously consider a subscription, though: Are all their articles in the short intro/Q&A-format?
posted by soundofsuburbia at 1:50 AM on August 5, 2011

A friend who writes for Dumbo Feather says there are usually five very in-depth/long Q&A features, and a few subfeatures.
posted by postagepaid at 5:33 AM on August 5, 2011 [1 favorite]

postagepaid: Thank you for the info!
posted by soundofsuburbia at 5:43 AM on August 5, 2011

"Open them ears! The magic feather was just a gag! You can fly!"
--- Dumbo, 1941
posted by wheloc at 10:15 PM on August 5, 2011 [2 favorites]

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