Picturing the recession – bu$ine$$ periodicals part II

(I’m porting this post, and others, over from my old blog because I want my obsession with journals to be all in one place on the internet)

Is your money sinking in shark-infested waters?
cpa1

Are you running from a blood-red tsunami?

nulc1

Perhaps a tornado of pink slips?
nulc2

Or is it just your computer that’s sinking?
td

aba2

No, I’ve got it now…your head’s in a vice!
nupc

Or maybe just your stack of cheese?
dynamic

What’s that? You tried to jump-start your carefully hoarded pile of dollar bills….
mb1

…it caused a lightning bolt to travel through your power lines…
fortnightly

and now your cash is just burning! burning!
aba

Try not to panic.
bw1

If you find yourself the victim of crippling insomnia…
dynamic2

Just remember, it could be worse.
economist

Think of happy things, like hopscotch.
bests1

I was going to do another Bu$ine$$ periodicals Hall of Shame, but the economy has lead to so many deliciously metaphorical covers that I couldn’t just focus on the horribly designed ones (though many of them are here. Even Business Week makes this quasi-Hall of Shame because of the un-originality of its use of Munch.)

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