For as long as there have been flying discs, they have been written about in national publications, exploring the sports, the athletes, and the culture.

 

 

1950s

New Toys for ChristmasMechanix Illustrated—Dec 1950 Events & Discoveries: Flying FrisbeesSports Illustrated—May 13, 1957 19th Hole: Frisbee, Ohio Version—Frisbee, Historian's Report—Frisbee, PhrisbeeSports Illustrated—May 27, 1957
19th Hole: Frisbee, Manners and Morals—Frisbee, They are Pros, GentlemenSports Illustrated—Jun 3, 1957 Games: The Name's FrisbeeNewsweek—Jul 8, 1957 Frisbee (cont.)—Sports Illustrated—Nov 16, 1957Frisbee (cont.)Sports Illustrated—Nov 16, 1957 Flying SaucersPeople and Places—Jun 1958
Time 09-15-1958TOYS: Hooping It UpTime—Sep 15, 1958      

1960s

A Boom with a BounceLife—Mar 13, 1965 Frisbee Free-for-AllCoronet—Nov 1969
 

1970s

Gentlemen, Start your Frisbees! by Hal HigdonFord Times—Apr 1970 Frisbee—the first space-age sport by Mike LaRocheAmerican Girl—Jun 1972 Rocket Powered Frisbee 7-2-1972Rocket Powered FrisbeeJul 2, 1972
 
The Frisbee FiascoTime—Nov 6, 1972 They are My Life and My Wife by J. D. ReedSports Illustrated—Feb 24, 1975 Zen and the Art of Frisbee—Exploring the Subtleties of the Most Gentlemanly of Sports by James R. PetersenOUI Magazine—1975 Winners: When it Comes to Flipped Disks (sic), Monika Lou is the Lady ChampPeople—May 15, 1976
Frisbee's on the rise by Lou Sabin—Boys' Life 06-1976Frisbee's on the rise by Lou SabinBoys' Life—Jun 1976 Esquire's Competition Kit—Frisbee for fanaticsEsquire—Oct 1976 Laugh (Archie) 11-1976Jinx, Thrown for a LossLaugh (Archie) #308—Nov 1976 People 4-25-1977Inventors (Ed Headrick)People—Apr 25, 1977
I Love Frisbee (Monika Lou)I Love Frisbee (Monika Lou)Popeye—May 1977 The Cracked Guide to FrizbeeCracked—Jul 1977 Newsweek—Aug 5, 1977Life/Style: And Now, Frisbee GolfNewsweek—Aug 5, 1977 Circus—Sep 8, 1977King of the Frisbees by Lewis GouldCircus—Sep 8, 1977
Dennis the MenaceDennis the MenaceFinland—1978 Smithsonian 01-1978Around the Mall and beyondSmithsonian—Jan 1978 Tipping, tackling, towering, stalling, discover the joys of FRISBEE by Kathryn TidymanBoys' Life—Mar 1978 What Next? Why, Frisbee Golf—Mechanix Illustrated March 1978What Next? Why, Frisbee GolfMechanix Illustrated—Mar 1978
The Frisbee Bowl?—Games 7-8-1978The Frisbee Bowl? (plus book reviews)Games—July/August 1978 American Collector—Aug 1978The Frisbee Frenzy: Whole New World by Corinne CooperAmerican Collector—Aug 1978 Frisbee Freak—High Times—Sep 1978Frisbee Freak by Kerry KollmarHigh Times—Sep 1978 Circus 11-21-1978Frisbee Phenom: National Champion Krae Van Sickle Has a Zen Approach to His Sport by Michael J. WeissCircus—Nov 21, 1978
How-To for Frisbee Players—Mechanix Illustrated December 1978How-To for Frisbee PlayersMechanix Illustrated—Dec 1978 Frisbee freestyle? Not exactly: the prize money is $50,000 by Marianne Tyler and Tom PiazzaUS—May 15, 1979 Encyclopedia—FrisbeeNational Lampoon—Jul 1979 Little Annie Fanny—Playboy—Aug 1979Little Annie FannyPlayboy—Aug 1979

1980s

Frisbee Flyers by Jane Smisor BastienFrisbee Flyers by Jane Smisor BastienPiano Solo—1980 It's beer, bratwurst and a guts game by Joe JaresSports Illustrated—Aug 3, 1980 SI 9-8-1980What's Round, Thin, Has a Hole in the Center and Takes Off? The SkyroSports Illustrated—Sep 8, 1980
Frisbee Takes Off by Michael DoyleFrisbee Takes Off by Michael DoyleWomen's Sports—Sep 1982 A Rude Awakening by Art Jahnke—Sportstyle 09-1983A Rude Awakening by Art Jahnke Sportstyle—Sep 1983 Alien Worlds v1n7 4-1984 thumbSmall ChangeAlien Worlds—v1n7—Apr 1984 SI 04-13-1985In Remembrance of Ashley Whippet, the Surest Jaws on All Four PawsSports Illustrated—May 13, 1985
Sports Illustrated—Oct 21, 1985On The Scene by Austin MurphySports Illustrated—Oct 21, 1985 LandsEnd Catalog Cover 1986Cover ArtworkLands' End—Jun 1986 Glamour 07-1986 thumbThrow a frisbee Like A ProGlamour—Jul 1986 Carnegie Mellon—v5n1—Fall 1986Ultimate Frisbee with Mr. Yuk by BruceCarnegie Mellon—Fall 1986
SI 02-09-1987$18,000 FrisbeeSports Illustrated—Feb 9, 1987 After 30 High-Flying Years, the Frisbee Still Soars by Mark DannaSports Illustrated—May 11, 1987 SI 09-07-1987Amy Bekken Schiller photoSports Illustrated—Sep 7, 1987 SI 9-21-1987No Romp in the Park by Ann KillionSports Illustrated—Sep 21, 1987
Flat Flip Flies Straight—The cosmic adventures of a man and his Frisbee by George LeonardEsquire—Feb 1988 Racking Up World Records (Cub Scout Tyler Roddick) by W. E. Butterworth IVBoys' Life—Jul 1988    

1990s

Top Spinner—Disney Adventures—Jun 1991Top SpinnerDisney Adventures—Jun 1991 New Times 7-24-1997Where the Frisbee First Flew by Jeff McMahonNew Times—Jul 24, 1997 The Flight of the Frisbee by Louis A. Bloomfield—Scientific American—Apr 1999The Flight of the Frisbee by Louis A. BloomfieldScientific American—Apr 1999

2000s

Frisbee 101Real Simple—Jul 2007
 
Archie Double Digest—#181—2007Riverdale Frisbee TournamentArchie Double Digest, #181—2007 Milestones: Fred Morrison by Phil KennedyMilestones: Fred Morrison by Phil KennedyTime—Mar 1, 2010
Magical Flight by Douglas R. Kelly—Retro Fan—Mar 2021Magical Flight by Douglas R. KellyRetro Fan—Mar 2021