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Vintage Valentines Day Ad Heinz Ketchup 1940

A Valentine From the Vault

With Valentines day fast approaching, the media is running  rampant with  romance tips.   Forget everything else you’ve read – think Heinz. Who knew a simple condiment in your kitchen could come to your romance rescue? During the dark days of

Vintage Valentines Day Ad Heinz Ketchup 1940

A Valentine From the Vault

With Valentines day fast approaching, the media is running  rampant with  romance tips.   Forget everything else you’ve read – think Heinz. Who knew a simple condiment in your kitchen could come to your romance rescue? During the dark days of

Vintage Cartoon Alternative Comics 1970s

How a 40 Year Old Cartoon Totally Captured Today’s Conservative Right

The White Patriarchy Way Is this the America some conservative Republicans want to return to? If this 1977 cartoon rings eerily familiar to today’s troubled political climate, it should. Set in the Seventies Like today, the country in the 1970’s

Vintage Cartoon Alternative Comics 1970s

How a 40 Year Old Cartoon Totally Captured Today’s Conservative Right

The White Patriarchy Way Is this the America some conservative Republicans want to return to? If this 1977 cartoon rings eerily familiar to today’s troubled political climate, it should. Set in the Seventies Like today, the country in the 1970’s

Vintage Comics Political Demonstrations 1970

Politics – Where the Boys Are

Due to a faux pas on Friday, a feminist icon found herself in a very politically incorrect moment. Gloria Steinem got into hot water when she commented that young women are supporting Bernie Sanders for only one reason… to meet

Vintage Comics Political Demonstrations 1970

Politics – Where the Boys Are

Due to a faux pas on Friday, a feminist icon found herself in a very politically incorrect moment. Gloria Steinem got into hot water when she commented that young women are supporting Bernie Sanders for only one reason… to meet

vintage photo disciplined chld

Trumpertantrum

We are witnessing a full blown Trumpertantrum Sore loser Donald Trump  deserves a time out. A quick consult with “Your Child and You –A Guide for Solving Childhood Problems” confirms what most Americans are saying. Donald Trump is  acting like

vintage photo disciplined chld

Trumpertantrum

We are witnessing a full blown Trumpertantrum Sore loser Donald Trump  deserves a time out. A quick consult with “Your Child and You –A Guide for Solving Childhood Problems” confirms what most Americans are saying. Donald Trump is  acting like

Bill Cosby 1965

Cosby Kiss and Tell

In 1966 suave leading man Bill Cosby lamented “Why won’t they let me kiss on TV?” Perhaps frustrated at not getting enough action on the small screen he took matters into his own hands in his private life. Exactly a

Bill Cosby 1965

Cosby Kiss and Tell

In 1966 suave leading man Bill Cosby lamented “Why won’t they let me kiss on TV?” Perhaps frustrated at not getting enough action on the small screen he took matters into his own hands in his private life. Exactly a

vintage ad to gain weight for women

No Bodies Perfect- Even Barbie

I’m worried about Petite Barbie. Now that America’s ideal beauty standards are evolving as full-figured, voluptuous bodies like Kim Kardashian and Beyoncé have become iconic and widely emulated, newly minted Petite Barbie may suffer the indignity of lingering on the

vintage ad to gain weight for women

No Bodies Perfect- Even Barbie

I’m worried about Petite Barbie. Now that America’s ideal beauty standards are evolving as full-figured, voluptuous bodies like Kim Kardashian and Beyoncé have become iconic and widely emulated, newly minted Petite Barbie may suffer the indignity of lingering on the

Vintage Chubbettes ad

Barbie’s Body Evolves

News flash: Barbie’s got some junk in her trunk! After nearly 57 years, Barbie is finally packing on some healthy pounds and she’s not rushing to sign up with Jenny Craig to shed them! In fact she’s quite okay with

Vintage Chubbettes ad

Barbie’s Body Evolves

News flash: Barbie’s got some junk in her trunk! After nearly 57 years, Barbie is finally packing on some healthy pounds and she’s not rushing to sign up with Jenny Craig to shed them! In fact she’s quite okay with

vintage 1930s photo couple shoveling snow

The Chilling Facts of Income Inequality

Depressing news- income inequality in America isn’t new. Frigid winters during the Great Depression could be particularly cruel as the chasm between the toasty haves and the chilly have not’s grew wider. Decked out in their luxurious Russian Lynx or

vintage 1930s photo couple shoveling snow

The Chilling Facts of Income Inequality

Depressing news- income inequality in America isn’t new. Frigid winters during the Great Depression could be particularly cruel as the chasm between the toasty haves and the chilly have not’s grew wider. Decked out in their luxurious Russian Lynx or

comics little dot snow

Snowstorm!

Snowmageddon2016 is here! Massive! Historic! Epic! Blockbuster ! The meteorologist’s hyperbole about the current snow storm Winter Storm Jonas barreling down the East Coast is epic itself. Like many others who are bracing for the storm, I have been glued

comics little dot snow

Snowstorm!

Snowmageddon2016 is here! Massive! Historic! Epic! Blockbuster ! The meteorologist’s hyperbole about the current snow storm Winter Storm Jonas barreling down the East Coast is epic itself. Like many others who are bracing for the storm, I have been glued

vintage photo pulp fiction woman

Remembering Abortion Before Roe v Wade

Today on the 43rd anniversary of Roe V Wade and with the Supreme Court set to revisit  women’s fundamental right to access abortion in the Whole Woman’s Health v Cole Case, the most serious threat to abortion rights since 1992-

vintage photo pulp fiction woman

Remembering Abortion Before Roe v Wade

Today on the 43rd anniversary of Roe V Wade and with the Supreme Court set to revisit  women’s fundamental right to access abortion in the Whole Woman’s Health v Cole Case, the most serious threat to abortion rights since 1992-