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Delayed Gratification #25 – new issue preview

The next issue of Delayed Gratification is almost here – and here’s a sneak preview!

Delayed Gratification #25 has gone to press and we’re more excited than ever to see this one in print. Covering one of the most eventful three-month periods since we began, and wrapping up a momentous year to remember, this issue presented one of our biggest challenges so far. What do October, November and December 2016 look like in full context and with the benefit of Slow Journalism hindsight? Here’s a taster, with photos taken over our art director’s shoulder during the final days of production…

How do you make sense of an unprecedented president? With comprehensive infographics and a grand historical perspective:

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We wish a fond farewell to too many public figures and cultural icons by far, lost in a year of relentless celebrity mourning:

ready mourning


And take an anxious peek ahead into our robot-led future (featuring automated pop songs and driverless tanks):

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All of which and more will be available on good old, dependable, beautiful printed paper from next Thursday 23rd March. Possibly distributed by robots.

So to delay your gratification a little further, please bear with us while we get this little lot bound:


A slower, more reflective type of journalism”
Creative Review

Jam-packed with information... a counterpoint to the speedy news feeds we've grown accustomed to”
Creative Review

A leisurely (and contrary) look backwards over the previous three months”
The Telegraph

Quality, intelligence and inspiration: the trilogy that drives the makers of Delayed Gratification”
El Mundo

Refreshing... parries the rush of 24-hour news with 'slow journalism'”
The Telegraph

A very cool magazine... It's like if Greenland Sharks made a newspaper”
Qi podcast

The UK's second-best magazine” Ian Hislop
Editor, Private Eye
Private Eye Magazine

Perhaps we could all get used to this Delayed idea...”
BBC Radio 4 - Today Programme