This weeks TIME Magazine cover.

Controversial cover to go for...but if they want to start a political war then Soviet.

There's something very Monty Python-esque about this gif.

Did a quick edit

I can't wait to go buy this animated cover at my newsstand.

This reminded me of the Civilization II and Civilization III where you could upgrade your palace.

How many Russians do you think they could Kremlin side the Oval Office?

Needs a foot to stomp it down at the end

Needs a foot!

However many they can Putin to it I guess...

I didn't realize moving magazine covers were a thing yet. I thought that was just in Harry Potter. Edit: I was totally being sarcastic because I knew this couldn't actually be on a cover of a print magazine, but you guys have showed me some cool stuff with the art for digital magazines. Thanks!

Wait so the WH is colluding with... an orthodox church?

Capitalism isn't giving me the bonuses I was hoping for. Let's switch to a dictatorship for a while.

We should probably stop Lenin them in

just keep stalin them at the front door for a while

Just print the damn gif.. What are ye waiting for?

Edit: my asinine comment led me to learn about lenticular printing. Thanks peeps!

I think a lot of people think "big colorful round spire things" when they think of Russia. I'm willing to bet a lot of people wouldn't know what that building was without context (like myself).

I was waiting for the stomp.

Russia Hysteria is hitting a boiling point.

I mean, from a top-down perspective...they are.

Cleaning up borders and making sure your country has a cool shape on the map are perfectly acceptable reasons to go to war!

Civ 3, where Fascism and Monarchy really are the best systems.

Shouldnt they have used an image of the Kremlin?? isnt this a pic of Saint Basil's Church?? link to the =Kremlin: https://www.google.com/search?q=kremlin&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwif-M_76fnTAhVGSiYKHQ...

Thankfully, we aren't at the mercy of a vindictive gamer who declares war for no reason whatsoever.

Yes designers understand that the most important thing is the message, and this reads Russia although it isn't necessary connected to their government

Donald Trump is actually being controlled by the pygmy's. A secret source told me. 100% accurate and reliable.

Somebody is wanting to spread the red scare again.

The best way to get them out is also how to keep them from getting in. A strong nyet.

Or a good Marxman hiding in a bush

Propaganda.

Am blind where I am right now, but I'm guessing you typed "That's exactly what it is" to the guy above. If so, brilliant and well done. I can see it in my head.

I think I saw that exact phrase in a newspaper from the 60s

TIME has been doing it a lot lately. A couple other ones have experimented with like augmented-reality covers where you hover your smartphone over it and it does something cool

Can't play sound where I am right now, but I'm guessing you put it to the the Flying Circus theme music. If so, brilliant and well done. I can hear it in my head.

time thinks their readership is too dumb to recognize the actual kremlin

We're all waiting for a giant foot to come down from the sky & stomp on this shit.

Yea, X, Y, and Time.

mmmmm, infinite wurst

So, they want to throw away their last shred of credibility and integrity.

j/k, they haven't had any for years.

Aren't you Vlad you are here to witness this?

Got to visit that Harry Potter universe.

Fun fact. The reason Gandhi was such a dick was because at the beginning of the game he started with an aggression level of 1. This was intended to lower as the game went on. However, the developers never checked to make sure it wouldn't go below zero. When this happens, and integer underflow occurs, which makes the number instantly go to the maximum. So, essentially, Gandhi would always end up with maximum aggression and declare war on everyone.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5ziOSjXdo4

I'm not! The New Yorker did one several months ago and it was awesome.

I mean, it's more fun than it is functional really, but it's still pretty cool

Wait, do I need one of those "third dimension" printers that I keep hearing about?

As an anonymous source myself, I claim that Donald Trump is actually under the control of the ice cream industry.

Expect to see the full expose in the New York Times tonight!

"The 1980's are calling and asking for their magzine cover back..."

If Trump colluded with the rissians count me in for the revolution, until you give me full proof that he did, this is all just a political witch hunt in my book.

Like what if it was France. I would expect nothing less than the Eiffel Tower. Which was built as a temporary structure for a world's fair.

Quit Russian the jokes

Honest question. If all the allegations turn out to be true, would you retract a statement like this? Or would you think it was the evil media that took him down?

Stolen from MAD Magazine ...

He pounded the shit out of me later though :)

so fucking hot

Man, if somehow there's actually nothing going on with Russia, we're gonna feel like such tits.

Not sure if you get full Marx for that one...

That's exactly what it is

But it's commie at an alarming rate!

I don't know if you're fucking with us or not, but I really hope not, that's the coolest thing ever.

Yup, 1/10 literally unwatchable

That's infinitely worse.

Saint Basil's Church is much more recognizable.

They really are... Russian to collusions!

We've got CNN's story for tonight here folks

Not wrong on their part.

This is all borschit

I mean what people forget about TIME is that they aren't always taking a side when they do covers like this. Whether it is true or not, the Russian allegations are a popular topic of discussion right now and it would be foolish and irresponsible for TIME not to mention it. It's like when they featured OJ Simpson on a cover. Did he commit murder? The courts said no, the people said yes. Who knows? But it's a topic of discussion. Therefore, important enough for TIME to publish. If you're so insecure about your stance on the topic that non-agenda-allusion to it bothers you, then maybe reevaluate your stance.

They've always fucking done this with controversial topics. They entertain the idea of "is it?/is it not?"

If you see this cover and think either "TIME is anti-trump propagandizing" or "Yes! TIME thinks Trump should be in jail! I love it!", then do you even fucking know what TIME magazine is? Christ...go through their history. Hell, they gave Hitler "Person of the Year" in the 30's. Why? Not because they agreed with his stances even in the slightest, but because he was impacting the world at that time. (No, I'm not comparing Trump to Hitler).

TL;DR: TIME recognizes the cultural importance of this division in opinion when it comes to Trump/Russia allegations. So the topic deserves a cover.

Exactly. Plus, who doesn't hate Gandhi?

how would anyone find potential proof without investigation and constantly asking Trump and his administration about it.

Did anyone else hear the Tetris theme in their heads? No, just me then? Alright.

Hitler was Person of the Year in '38. There isn't an implicit 'best' in that title. As far as I know, it's more of a 'most influential', be that positive, negative or somewhere in between.

That's exactly what he typed

Nice fearmongering.

Remember when Putin was Time's 2007 Person of the Year?

http://content.time.com/time/specials/2007/personoftheyear/

Pepperidge Farm remembers.

Edit: Nice job repeating the same comment over and over regarding that it doesn't mean they are well liked or necessarily "good". I read the article.

Didn't take long for you to Russian there and make a bad pun...

Also something Mad Magazine-esque.

https://twitter.com/MADmagazine/status/865222808351252480

I think it was worse than that wasn't it. Like he started off with aggression level of one. Then when democracy is discovered it goes to -1. I thought the game read it as 224, on a scale of 1 to 10. EDIT: Lo siento you guys it is 255 not 225.

presidents like John F K when they say to much.

here you go: an A town stomp. I prefer this kind of stomping; to the stompings they do to even

2008 Esquire cover

This reminds of the that was so cool when I saw it on the shelf one day. What ever happened to e-ink , e-paper or whatever it was anyway? It all just fizzled out seems like...

Holy fuck I would love to see TIME get sued by MAD for this. Just to think that they'd be getting sued by what is essentially a joke magazine.

If it were France this image would be a White House made out of cheese and baguettes. I can't see any other possibility being viable when this is on the table.

Fake News

To be fair, colorful onion domes would make the White House a lot less boring. I mean, you see that huge thing in Russia? It's like the fucking palace from Aladdin, and meanwhile, all we got is an old-as mansion. Putting giant painted onions all over it sounds like a good archetectural idea.

This tastes very much like xenophobic, cold war era propaganda.

I feel like Red scare doesn't make sense as Russia hasn't been 'Red' for nearly 30 years.

As a journalist without a degree in journalism (someone I know has one and he told me it exists so that's good enough) I can confirm that your unnamed secret source is legit.

Ooh ooh, now turn Europe into a Mosque!

edit: example

I'm illiterate, deaf and blind, but I am clairvoyant so I know exactly what your fetish is.

Where's liberty prime when you need it!

Propaganda is real

Times New Romanov

I'm able to read where I am right now, so I'm not just guessing you wrote 'That's exactly what he typed' to the guy above. So, brilliant and well done. I can see it clearly in front of me.

Paul Manafort isn't real

Carter Page isn't real

Michael Flynn isn't real

Trump asked Comley to swear loyalty to him and fired him for not stopping the Russian investigation because trump is too innocent.

Right.

Uh oh, looks like I triggered some trumpers with facts. I guess feels>reals, right snowflakes?

Your tldr is longer than the first part of your post.

Not if they wanted anyone who isn't heavily interested in Russian politics to get the message.

Fucking beautiful job! Too bad it's probably gonna stay kinda buried. But great stuff either way!

1980's called, they want their foreign policy back.

God theyre chasing this russian thing hard lol.

CYMKt

This is perfect!

Guys, quit Russian to conclusions.

That is Saint Basil's Cathedral. The Kremlin is located along Moskva River and looks like a giant rectangular white building.

So Time is about as credible as MAD magazine now?

I was waiting for it and was sorely disappointed.

TIME's Person of the Year is not and never has been an honor. It is not an endorsement. It is not a popularity contest. At its best, it is a clear-eyed recognition of the world as it is and of the most powerful individuals and forces shaping that world—for better or for worse. It is ultimately about leadership—bold, earth-changing leadership. Putin is not a boy scout. He is not a democrat in any way that the West would define it. He is not a paragon of free speech. He stands, above all, for stability—stability before freedom, stability before choice, stability in a country that has hardly seen it for a hundred years. Whether he becomes more like the man for whom his grandfather prepared blinis—who himself was twice TIME's Person of the Year—or like Peter the Great, the historical figure he most admires; whether he proves to be a reformer or an autocrat who takes Russia back to an era of repression—this we will know only over the next decade. At significant cost to the principles and ideas that free nations prize, he has performed an extraordinary feat of leadership in imposing stability on a nation that has rarely known it and brought Russia back to the table of world power. For that reason, Vladimir Putin is TIME's 2007 Person of the Year.

If you one reads the article it's clear why he was the TIME POTY