Monthly Archives: February 2014

vintage illustration Man sneezing 1950s

Colds, Flu and the Story of Kleenex

 It’s the height of cold and flu season again which means it’s all out war on sniffles and red running noses. For those battle fatigued sufferers, endless reinforcements of Kleenex are constantly being supplied to the front lines. Today we

vintage illustration Man sneezing 1950s

Colds, Flu and the Story of Kleenex

 It’s the height of cold and flu season again which means it’s all out war on sniffles and red running noses. For those battle fatigued sufferers, endless reinforcements of Kleenex are constantly being supplied to the front lines. Today we

vintage illustration 1930s wealthy couple

Income Inequality- The Chilling Facts

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 illustration 1930s wealthy couple

Income Inequality- The Chilling Facts

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 illustration Sonja Henie

Skater Sonja Henie – Go For The Gold

For the millions of millennial’s who are marveling at the grace and artistry of the figure skaters performing at the Olympic Games in Sochi, the name Sonja Henie probably draws a blank look. Henie…who? As speculation begins as to who

vintage illustration Sonja Henie

Skater Sonja Henie – Go For The Gold

For the millions of millennial’s who are marveling at the grace and artistry of the figure skaters performing at the Olympic Games in Sochi, the name Sonja Henie probably draws a blank look. Henie…who? As speculation begins as to who

vintage illustration Thomas jefferson

Mac & Cheese and the Pursuit of Happiness

George Washington may be the father of our country but it is Thomas Jefferson who is often credited with being the father of macaroni and cheese. No small wonder that the brilliant mind who promised us life, liberty and the

vintage illustration Thomas jefferson

Mac & Cheese and the Pursuit of Happiness

George Washington may be the father of our country but it is Thomas Jefferson who is often credited with being the father of macaroni and cheese. No small wonder that the brilliant mind who promised us life, liberty and the

illustration man at steering wheel car vintage ad

Snow Days and Warm Cars

Getting weary of winter? Lately it seems as if the world is one mass of howling icy cold with round after round of snow.  Braving blizzards  in your car, winter weather does its best to stop you. The mercury may

illustration man at steering wheel car vintage ad

Snow Days and Warm Cars

Getting weary of winter? Lately it seems as if the world is one mass of howling icy cold with round after round of snow.  Braving blizzards  in your car, winter weather does its best to stop you. The mercury may

vintage ad cartoon woman crying

Tempting Tips for Valentines Day

With Valentines Day right around the corner, the internet is awash with sensual suggestions on how to spice up your romantic life.With titillating tips ranging from exotic sex toys, sexy lingerie and an assortment of aphrodisiacs, surprisingly nary a mention

vintage ad cartoon woman crying

Tempting Tips for Valentines Day

With Valentines Day right around the corner, the internet is awash with sensual suggestions on how to spice up your romantic life.With titillating tips ranging from exotic sex toys, sexy lingerie and an assortment of aphrodisiacs, surprisingly nary a mention

Vintage illustration couple checking into hotel

Vintage Advice For Cheaters

For generations Valentines Day presented a quagmire for cheating spouses. Not anymore. There may not be Hallmark cards for this holiday but February 13 is known as Mistress Day, the day wandering husbands and cheating boyfriends set aside for the

Vintage illustration couple checking into hotel

Vintage Advice For Cheaters

For generations Valentines Day presented a quagmire for cheating spouses. Not anymore. There may not be Hallmark cards for this holiday but February 13 is known as Mistress Day, the day wandering husbands and cheating boyfriends set aside for the

Shirley Temple Vintage ad Lane Hope Chest

Shirley Temple and Valentines Day

During the 1930s a pint-sized curly-headed dynamo named Shirley Temple supplied a smile and a heap of hope for a Depression weary public by singing and tap dancing her way into our hearts. Is it any wonder that in a

Shirley Temple Vintage ad Lane Hope Chest

Shirley Temple and Valentines Day

During the 1930s a pint-sized curly-headed dynamo named Shirley Temple supplied a smile and a heap of hope for a Depression weary public by singing and tap dancing her way into our hearts. Is it any wonder that in a

vintage illustration boys playing football

Touchdown for Gays

The quarterback always scores a touchdown with the girl! Football has always been a real mans game. There’s nothing sissy about this sport built on machismo, muscle and violence! But the perception of a real man might soon be as

vintage illustration boys playing football

Touchdown for Gays

The quarterback always scores a touchdown with the girl! Football has always been a real mans game. There’s nothing sissy about this sport built on machismo, muscle and violence! But the perception of a real man might soon be as

vintage illustration Jon Whitcomb

A Vintage Valentines Day Dilemma -Do’s & Don’ts

To Canoodle or Not to Canoodle In Post-War America, love was in the air. Along with Valentines Day’s hearts and flowers, came big dates, big dances, and king sized expectations in high schools and colleges all around the country. But

vintage illustration Jon Whitcomb

A Vintage Valentines Day Dilemma -Do’s & Don’ts

To Canoodle or Not to Canoodle In Post-War America, love was in the air. Along with Valentines Day’s hearts and flowers, came big dates, big dances, and king sized expectations in high schools and colleges all around the country. But