Not too long ago, when glossy magazines reigned supreme and world famous celebrities clamoured to get on any cover they could, overzealous photoshopping was one of most talked-about issues in the western world.
A lot's changed since then. Words have gone digital, and magazines have turned to pulp. Photoshop still happens - but usually in the hands of the subjects themselves, through Instagram and magic iPhone apps.
And what's more, they do a much better job of it than the professional art directors that preceeded them.
Below, we've gathered some of the most hysterically awful magazine covers of all-time. Enjoy the memories, and hug your modem harder than ever before...