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Zelda Magazines, A Great Way To Pass The Time!

Want something to do while you’re at home? Read a back issue of Zelda Magazine! We have the current issue, as well as issues 5 through 20 available at here!


Zelda Advertisers: Discount Rates!

To help promote our sponsors, we are offering discounted advertising! Many of our advertisers are small, independent businesses (just like Zelda Magazine) and to help them stay in business and reach more customers, we are cutting our rates in half!

If you have a business related to art deco style, early 20th Century ephemera, […]

Doris Eaton Travis – Last Private Interview!

Doris Eaton Travis was the last living Ziegfeld girl, she passed away at 106 years old in 2010. Ten years ago, Diane Naegel interviewed her for Zelda Magazine. It was Doris’ last published interview.

Until now!

Diane and I met Doris the last time Doris came to visit New York, to talk with her […]

The Tenth Anniversary of Zelda Magazine!

Welcome to issue 21, the tenth anniversary issue of Zelda Magazine!

For our Fall/Winter issue our cocktail historian Garret Richard describes Planter’s Punch and author/historian/barkeep Jeff “Beachbum” Berry shows how Prohibition and Repeal led to the creation of “tropical” cafes, rhum rhapsodies, and the birth of tiki! We’ll explore flapper’s signature accessory, the headband, […]

Advertise in Zelda Magazine!

We are busy working on the twentieth issue of Zelda Magazine! Do you have products or services for the Jazz Age/Vintage music, art, literature, dance, etc crowd? We are taking new advertisers for the next issue of Zelda Magazine!

We have low rates for advertisements and special twenty discounts for repeat sponsors! […]

Join Zelda in NY this Wednesday at the All-Star Daiquiri Discussion presented by the Rum Reader!

Zelda Magazine is a sponsor of the next All-Star Daiquiri Discussion at Slowly Shirley on 9/18/19 in NYC! The Daiquiri: a seemingly simple drink, rich with endless variation to explore. It’s become a “bartender’s handshake” as a crucial go-to when assessing a bar’s skills. Learn about the Daiquiri’s history and subtleties of flavor from […]

Last Taboos Salon: Jazzocide!

Zelda fans in NY! If you love the Jazz Age, Prohibition-era stories, and meeting authors who are the experts, come to the Red Room in the East Village Tuesday night for Booze! Blood! Mayhem! Historian and journalist Tony Perrottet interviews New York Times bestselling author Karen Abbott about her sensational new book, The Ghosts […]

Zelda on the Nile

Authors and Egyptologists Colleen and John Darnell on the steamship Sudan on the River Nile with Zelda Magazine. Read issue 20 for their fantastic article about silent movie star and Egyptologist, Natacha Rambova!

Colleen and John Darnell with Issue 20 of Zelda Magazine and their article about Natacha Rambova. […]

Zelda Magazine at RumFest NYC

Zelda Magazine at the Real McCoy Rum booth at NY Rumfest with Bailey Pryor last weekend.

Get the latest issue of Zelda and read Mr. Pryor’s interview about 1920s rumrunning and rumrunner Bill McCoy today by clicking here!


The Twentieth Issue Of Zelda Magazine Is Now In Print!

In time for Spring, the twentieth issue of Zelda is available for purchase, just click on “Purchase Zelda” above! We have a new Egyptomania feature in our cover story about Silent Star turned academic Natasha Rambova, and we salute the days of Prohibition with articles about rum and rumrunning, the forgotten mineral water wars, and […]