Cosmo’s “What I Want in a Wife” feature from 1973 is every bit as bad as you’d expect

That tireless curator of the cheap, the kitsch and the downright bizarre, Pulp Librarian, has given us an insight into what passed for acceptable content in Cosmopolitan in 1973.

He shared a piece from the self-described progressive mag in which they asked male celebrities what they wanted in a wife, and it’s a bin fire in print form.

Hold the phone! Gyles Brandreth was an eligible bachelor?