Feb 262015

We are now well into the Fashion Week season for Autumn/Winter 2015. From 25th February to March 3rd is Milan Fashion Week, followed by Paris Fashion Week from 4th to 11th March. There is a fantastic array of fashion journals and magazines found in SUNCAT. Strut down the (SUN)CATwalk and take a look at these stylish titles. You’ll never be unfashionable again!!

Image of two models in the Ny Nordisk mode, Catwalk Show, 2012.

Ny Nordisk mode, Catwalk show. Benjamin Suomela/norden.org, 2012. [CC BY 2.5 dk (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/dk/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons.

  • Flaunt.
  • The album of fashion : the highest Parisian authority on all matters relative to ladies’ and children’s dress.
  • The alamode : containing the English, French, and United States winter fashions for …
  • Plastique : explosive fashion.
  • Vogue. More dash than cash.
  • The “Standard” delineator of fashions, fancywork, and millinery.
  • Let them eat cake.
  • Oomph! : the code of style.
  • Rayon and synthetic yarn journal.
  • Lionheart magazine : for the roar in your heart.
  • Fantastic man : a gentleman’s style journal.
  • The milliner and dressmaker, and journal of fashion & the toilet.
  • The gentleman’s magazine of fashions and the tailors’ monthly pattern card of gentlemen’s fashions.
  • Phabrik.
  • View on colour : the colour forecasting book.
  • Another magazine : for men and women.
  • Hunger.
  • Hello Kitty fashion.
  • The glass of fashion up to date.
  • Loomis’ musical, masonic, and ladies’ fashion journal.
  • Belle prom : the prom magazine for the North East.
  • La belle assemblee, or, Bell’s court and fashionable magazine addressed particularly to the ladies.
  • Haute doll.
  • ffw>>mag!
  • The illustrated journal of fashions : gentlemen’s wardrobe.
  • Bias : journal of dress practice.
  • Devere’s half-yearly selection of Parisian costumes for English ladies.
  • The rake : the modern voice of classic elegance.
  • The fashionable magazine; or, Lady’s and gentleman’s repository : of taste, elegance, and novelty.

For more fashion-themed serials and other weird and wonderful titles take a look in SUNCAT.

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Feb 192015

Today (Thursday 19th February) is Chinese New Year, with 2015 being the Year of the Goat. Unsurprisingly, SUNCAT has quite a few weird and wonderful goat titles. In fact, it seems that anything with the word ‘goat’ in it is funny!! Hope you enjoy these.

Image of a goat, Kamandan, Azna County, Iran.

A goat in Kamadan Village, Azna County, Lorestan Province, Iran. Taken by Hamid Soufi, 2005.

  • The Dirty goat.
  • Irish goat news.
  • Billy goat banner.
  • Dairy goat gazette.
  • Canadian boer goat news.
  • Sheep and goat practice symposium.
  • Goats today : the monthly journal of the British Goat Society.
  • Dairy goat gazette and lively vivid escapades.
  • NSW sheep & goat situation statement.
  • The Official International Fainting Goat Association newsletter.
  • Ruminations : the Nigerian dwarf dairy goat journal.
  • Proceedings of the … annual Field Day of the American Institute for Goat Research.
  • Shades of brown : journal of the 3 Eyed Goat– Vegan-Communist.
  • Herd Book and Prize Record … with Kid Register and Stud Goat Register.
  • Wool & wattles : communications from the American Association of Sheep and Goat Practitioners.
  • People and dairy goats : newsletter of the Big Bend Dairy Goat Association.
  • Adventures in goatkeeping.
  • Hiking Washington’s Goat Rocks country.
  • S.L.A.N.T.: Saanen, LaMancha, Alpine, Nubian, Toggenburg.

For more goat-themed serials and other weird and wonderful titles take a look in SUNCAT.

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Feb 122015

As everyone knows, this Saturday is Valentine’s Day. There is no shortage of weird and wonderful love and romance-themed titles in SUNCAT. Here is a selection for you to enjoy!

Photograph of a small packet of love hearts

  • Love: the nuptial organ of the Cupid League. no. 1.
  • Cupid’s columns.
  • Cupid’s Cosmopolitan Courier : The only matrimonial publication printed in English and French.
  • Cupid : for love, courtship and marriage.
  • Marvel valentine special.
  • Valentine : (Valentine and TV Fan. Valentine and Roxy.).
  • The New Kids on the Block, valentine girl.
  • Valentine flowchart special.
  • It’s love, love, love.
  • Love buzz.
  • Cowboy love.
  • First love illustrated.
  • The Love School event.
  • Jacques Boivin’s love fantasy.
  • The dial of love.
  • The Batman adventures. Mad love.
  • Daily dose of love.
  • Mr. Anthony’s love clinic.
  • The Word love.
  • The Journal of Love.
  • How do I love thee? : the magazine for love poetry.
  • Love, Marriage & Common-Sense Series.
  • Dr. Anthony King Hollywood love doctor.
  • Famous Loves : true dramas of tender love and brooding passion.
  • The lamp of love.
  • The Delphick oracle, resolving the most curious questions in love and gallantry: as also in divinity, history … and all other arts and sciences … By a society of gentlemen.
  • Premier spas & romance.
  • Farm romance & adventure.
  • Kentucky romance quarterly.
  • Hospital Romance Library.
  • Purkess’s library of romance
  • Your Car. A magazine of romance, etc.
  • I’ll take romance!
  • Hopeless romantic news.
  • Satin sheets : a newsletter of romantic reading & living.
  • Rubies in the darkness : a magazine of traditional romantic and spiritually inspired poetry.
  • Room for romance. Great Britain and Ireland : the ultimate guide to romantic hotels.
  • The best places to kiss in Southern California : a romantic travel guide.
  • A moon, a girl, romance.
  • Ghosts : a magazine of romance and reason.
  • The romance of a great newspaper.
  • Sensation. A record of thrilling incidents & journal of sensational romance.

For more romance and love serials, as well as weird and wonderful titles in general, take a look in SUNCAT.

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Feb 062015

Tomorrow (February 7th) is National Libraries Day 2015. If, like the SUNCAT team, you love libraries, show it! Follow @NatLibrariesDay and check out #NLD15 on Twitter, like their FaceBook page, visit a library and event.

An image of the British Museum Reading Room

The Reading Room of the British Museum, 2004. Photograph taken by Riccardo Cambiassi (https://www.flickr.com/people/43671130115@N01). [CC BY 2.0 Generic (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons.

Here are some weird and wonderful titles with a reading theme from some of our 100 Contributing Libraries, plus CONSER, DOAJ and ISSN databases.

  • Read me.
  • Read this magazine.
  • The clicked and the read.
  • Learn to read with groovy animals!
  • Black & white & read all over.
  • I love to read Batman and Superman.
  • What romance do I read next?
  • The read all about all reg’d.
  • Have you read this?
  • Pepper Street the read-with-Mum weekly.
  • I’m too busy to read marketing report service.
  • Feet : what to read – South West Thames Regional Library Service.
  • Read these rules for running trains, & c. : with great care to notice changes / Boston and Maine Railroad.
  • La di da : a damned fine read for northern high society.
  • Mad dogs & Englishmen : the magazine to read in the midday sun.
  • The chap-book : being a miscellany of curious and interesting songs, ballads, tales, histories, &c. : adorned with a variety of pictures and very delightful to read.
  • The New Excitement; or, a book to induce young people to read; for 1838(-40). By the editor of the latter volumes of the Excitement.
  • Every Englishman’s French Journal, enabling everyone to read French with facility, by aid of copious explanations. no. 1-12.
  • Reading it write.
  • Cardiff Corvey : reading the romantic text.
  • The Reading ripple.
  • Candle light reading.
  • The Tessy & Tab reading club.
  • Die Reading Post.
  • Galaxy. A Magazine of Entertaining Reading.
  • The Home budget of wholesome reading for homely folk.
  • The Pearl, a monthly journal of facetiæ and voluptuous reading.
  • Marginalia: The Journal of the Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge.
  • The New York Merry Masker. An illustrated journal of humorous and entertaining reading. vol. 1. no. 1. Oct. 1875.
  • The Hilton bedside book : a treasury of entertaining reading, selected exclusively for the guests of the Hilton Hotels.

For all manner of titles, weird and wonderful as well as generally fantastic, take a look in SUNCAT.

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Jan 202015

We have all experienced some stormy times over the last week or so. Thankfully, this seems to have abated – for now! Here are some weird and wonderful storm and wind-related titles found in SUNCAT. Warning – some are not actually about stormy weather!

Photograph of large waves battering the Ashton area of Gourock, Inverclyde in Scotland during the 8 December 2011 Winterstorm.

Large waves battering the Ashton area of Gourock, Inverclyde in Scotland during the 8 December 2011 Winterstorm, also knows as “Hurricane Bawbag”. By easylocum (http://www.flickr.com/photos/easylocum/6479148985/) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

  • Storm courier.
  • Captain Storm.
  • Sew up a storm.
  • Storm Lake pilot.
  • Achilles storm featuring Razmataz.
  • Weathering the storm / Corus.
  • Manchester storm supporter survey.
  • Vision midweek storm.
  • Castle. A calm before storm.
  • The Pawn storm : journal of the Framingham Chess Club.
  • The Viking storm : the official Widnes Vikings magazine.
  • Battle with storm force.
  • Storm King sentinel.
  • The Commune : a herald of the coming storm.
  • Idiot wind.
  • Oh wind! Campbranch wind! Blow into my past! Oh wind!.
  • The Wind rose.
  • Practices of the wind.
  • Voices in the wind.
  • Whispering wind.
  • Wind-sock.
  • China wind sector : change of direction.
  • Into the teeth of the wind.
  • Wind up. A souvenir of ‘Breezy’ days at Gailes. Ed.: J.B. Nicholas.

For more storm and wind serials and other weird and wonderful titles have a search of SUNCAT.

 January 20, 2015  Posted by at 3:37 pm Weird titles Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Dec 182014

The SUNCAT team would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and happy New Year. Thanks to everyone who has contributed and used SUNCAT throughout 2014. Here are some weird and wonderful Christmas-themed titles to enjoy.

Image of the EDINA Christmas tree with a SUNCAT poster in the background.

The EDINA Christmas tree with a SUNCAT poster in the background.

  • Country accents Christmas cookies.
  • Shortcut holiday cooking.
  • Prevention’s have a natural Christmas.
  • Sunset Christmas ideas and answers.
  • Christmas with Victoria.
  • Christmas from the heart : home for the holidays.
  • Early American life holiday foods.
  • Christmas at home by the fireside.
  • Santa Claus collection.
  • Selling Christmas decorations.
  • Quilter’s newsletter magazine’s quilt it for Christmas.
  • Turkey marketing guide.
  • Turkey call / National Wild Turkey Federation.
  • Poultry meat broiler and turkey edition.
  • Cranberries : the national cranberry magazine.
  • Marketing Massachusetts cranberries.
  • Marketing California brussel sprouts.
  • Christmas gifts of good taste.

We look forward to making the SUNCAT service even bigger and better in 2015!

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Nov 212014

Today (21st November) is World Television Day. This day was declared by the United Nations General Assembly back in 1996 “in recognition of the increasing impact television has on decision-making by bringing world attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security and its potential role in sharpening the focus on other major issues, including economic and social issues”. Here are some light-hearted television-themed weird and wonderful titles found in SUNCAT.

An image of a Hungarian television set from 1959. ORION AT 602 - 1959.

Hungarian television set from 1959. ORION AT 602 – 1959. Creator ‘Takkk’. CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)

  • Good television!.
  • Television puppet show.
  • Actors television credits.
  • Scottish Television : Way ahead.
  • Fortress television guide.
  • British television advertising craft awards.
  • Kill your television.
  • Starburst : the annual of cinema & television fantasy.
  • Picture box : independent television for schools.
  • Zerb the journal for the Guild of Television Cameramen
  • The effects of television on college football attendance.
  • Closed-circuit television as a medium of instruction.
  • Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film & Television.
  • Film for Television – Alive or Dead.
  • Epi-log : the television magazine of science fiction, fantasy, and adventure.
  • The messy media : a symposium on the state of radio and television.
  • Frames of Mind: A Post-Jungian Look at Cinema, Television & Technology.
  • Afternoon TV.
  • Who does what in ITV and Channel Four and breakfast-time television.
  • 405 alive : recalling the golden years of black & white television.
  • Shop talk : the magazine for tv shopping fans.
  • Soaps : dishing out the dirt on all your TV regulars.
  • CBS’ watch! : your eye on entertainment.
  • Televisual Bulldog awards.
  • Zap.
  • ETV : emergency television.
  • Conspiracy TV.
  • Interactive Television Association hotline.
  • Show & tel.
  • Bad news Glasgow University Media Group.
  • We love telly!

For more TV serials and other weird and wonderful titles take a look in SUNCAT.

 November 21, 2014  Posted by at 9:51 am Weird titles Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Oct 232014

This Saturday (25th October) is World Pasta Day. Celebrate the great Italian staple, so popular throughout the world, by eating your favourite pasta dish! (Mine is spaghetti al pomodoro.) Alternatively, feast your eyes on these weird and wonderful pasta, pizza and Italian cooking titles found in SUNCAT.

A photograph of a plate of linguine with red prawns, herbs and cheese.

Authentic Roman linguine with red prawns, herbs and cheese

  • Pasta & C.
  • Pasta & basta.
  • Positively pasta! : the newsletter on pasta.
  • Pasta press : the newsletter for connoisseurs of flavored pasta — with a healthy twist!.
  • Worldwide Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Mfg Industry Report.
  • PMQ’s pizza magazine.com.
  • Jazz at the Pizza Express.
  • Dominos Pizza (UK) Case Study: Building From a Platform of Scale & Innovation to Grow During Recession Guide to UK pizza and Italian restaurant brands.
  • Black Book – Equitable Companies, Inc.: Will The Pizza Lady Deliver?.
  • Pizza Hut Case Study: Repositioning Fast Food as a Healthy Option.
  • Macaroni journal.
  • Your guide to 57 decadent cooking holidays in Italy.
  • Slow : the magazine of the Slow Food Movement.

Why not take a look in SUNCAT for more pasta and pizza titles, as well as other weird and wonderful journal titles?


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Oct 012014

Today (1st October) is World Vegetarian Day! It also signals the start of Vegetarian Awareness Month, which then ends with World Vegan Day on the 1st November. This, in turn, kicks off World Vegan Month! Take a look at some of the weird and wonderful vegetarian- and vegan-themed titles to be found in SUNCAT.

  • Tesco vegetarian collection.
  • Vegetarian visitor.
  • Vegetarian messenger.
  • Jewish vegetarian.
  • Holiday vegetarian.
  • The Friendly vegetarian.
  • Dietetic reformer and vegetarian messenger.
  • The vegetarian and fruitarian.
  • Tips for vegetarian activists.
  • Almonds & raisins : the Vegetarian Society’s annual.
  • VegOut : vegetarian guide to New York City.
  • Vegetarian and Our Fellow Creatures (1901-1903).
  • Cornucopian Club news : a vegetarian cuisine club newsletter.
  • Shades of brown : journal of the 3 Eyed Goat– Vegan-Communist.
  • The Weekly Star and Vegetarian Restaurant Gazette : The anti-alcohol, anti-tobacco, anti-vaccinator, anti-vivisection, anti-physic and anti-gambling journal.
  • Veg news.
  • The Welsh vegan = Y Figan Cymreig.
  • Divine vegan living.
  • The good news : the Good Life Gathering’s official low-fat newsletter.

For more vegetarian and vegan journal titles and other weird and wonderful serials take a look in SUNCAT.

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Aug 262014

In the United States today (26th August) it is National Dog Day! Here, at SUNCAT, we appreciate man’s best friend and in honour of all canines we have compiled a weird and wonderful list of dog-related titles. Below is also an image of the statue of Greyfriars Bobby, a very popular tourist attraction here in Edinburgh.

Statue of Greyfriars Bobby found in Edinburgh.

Statue of Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh – taken by Michael Reeve. CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)

  • Earth dog – running dog.
  • Natural dog.
  • Dusty dog.
  • Good dog!
  • Bottom Dog.
  • Pale dog.
  • Mad dog.
  • Action dog.
  • The Flying dog.
  • Modern dog.
  • Dog & driver / International Sled Dog Racing Association.
  • Space dog.
  • The Dog fancier.
  • International dog fancy.
  • Jughead’s pal Hot Dog.
  • The whole dog journal.
  • Bulldog Reporter’s Daily Dog.
  • Desert dog news.
  • Stray dog almanac.
  • Rex the Wonder Dog.
  • Dog watch : a weekly newspaper for the purebred dog fancy.
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog.
  • Black bob, the dandy wonder dog.
  • Eukanuba : the magazine that understands your dog.
  • The butcher’s dog is always barking.
  • Have dog will travel : Oregon, Washington, Idaho / Barbara Whitaker.
  • Off-lead : the national dog training monthly.
  • The scurvy dog : the bedtime companion for the uninhibited youngster.
  • The Tail-Wagger.

For more dog titles and other weird and wonderful serials take a look in the new and improved SUNCAT.

 August 26, 2014  Posted by at 2:57 pm Weird titles Tagged with:  No Responses »