[LMB] OT: (very) Why has saddle stitching gone away?

Sharon Micenko wembleyware at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 22:57:31 GMT 2018


It’s those damned Galactics and their evil influences...

> On 23 Nov 2018, at 4:14 am, Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> There were some magazines that classicly were saddle stitched. The particular ones that I am
> immediately thinking of were _Scientific American_ and _The New Yorker_. Recently (past five
> years or so) both magazines have discarded saddle stitching for what is close to perfect
> binding. WHY??? I really miss the saddle stitching mainly because I expect those magazines
> to have it and change is just wrong. The thing that triggered this tirade is the 26 November
> issue of _The New Yorker_. Thankfully there are some magazines such as _The American Rifleman_
> that retain it.
> 
> Harvey
> 
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