Monthly Archives: December 2014

vintage illustration New years Eve Revelers 1915

Happy New Year

  A toast to you all! As this year comes to an end, I once again express deep appreciation for your continued readership and support. In an age of information overload when we are inundated with vast amounts of data

vintage illustration New years Eve Revelers 1915

Happy New Year

  A toast to you all! As this year comes to an end, I once again express deep appreciation for your continued readership and support. In an age of information overload when we are inundated with vast amounts of data

vintage comic NYPD Police 1968

NYPD Black and Blue

How do we move forward when we’re stuck in reverse? We are now living in the future we looked forward to in 1968, a time when racial tensions blew up into riots expressing long simmering injustices,  a time of deep

vintage comic NYPD Police 1968

NYPD Black and Blue

How do we move forward when we’re stuck in reverse? We are now living in the future we looked forward to in 1968, a time when racial tensions blew up into riots expressing long simmering injustices,  a time of deep

vintage photo couple and Xmas gift mixer

Guaranteed Gal Pleasing Xmas Presents

The Thrill is Gone Now that Christmas is over…let the returns and regifting begin! Just when you thought the holiday shopping frenzy was over it starts all over again as the glut of unwanted gifts get returned. It’s Just What

vintage photo couple and Xmas gift mixer

Guaranteed Gal Pleasing Xmas Presents

The Thrill is Gone Now that Christmas is over…let the returns and regifting begin! Just when you thought the holiday shopping frenzy was over it starts all over again as the glut of unwanted gifts get returned. It’s Just What

Vintage illustration Santa Coke

A Merry Christmas

    Wishing all my readers a joyous and Merry Christmas filled with the magic of Santa’s spirit of giving to others. You Might Also Enjoy Santa’s Heart Healthy Holiday…Ho Ho Ho

Vintage illustration Santa Coke

A Merry Christmas

    Wishing all my readers a joyous and Merry Christmas filled with the magic of Santa’s spirit of giving to others. You Might Also Enjoy Santa’s Heart Healthy Holiday…Ho Ho Ho

painting Jesus Boyhood in America

Jesus All American Boy

One Nation Under God Few issues ignite more controversy than America’s Christian roots. Who could forget Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay’s insistent claim that not only had God created this nation, He wrote the Constitution too, thus sealing the

painting Jesus Boyhood in America

Jesus All American Boy

One Nation Under God Few issues ignite more controversy than America’s Christian roots. Who could forget Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay’s insistent claim that not only had God created this nation, He wrote the Constitution too, thus sealing the

vintage illustration torture slaves

Tortured Truth

Torture is not part of our American mythology of goodness and justice for all. “It’s not who we are,” Secretary of State John Kerry said in response to the CIA Torture Report. “…It’s contrary to our values,” asserted our first

vintage illustration torture slaves

Tortured Truth

Torture is not part of our American mythology of goodness and justice for all. “It’s not who we are,” Secretary of State John Kerry said in response to the CIA Torture Report. “…It’s contrary to our values,” asserted our first

vintage illustration ad Santa and Xmas lights

Xmas or Hanukkah – The True Festival Of Lights

 Normally, while Jews across the country begin celebrating Hanukkah, the festival of lights, Christians have had a good 2 week start on them with their own festival of lights- the installation of Xmas lights. Along with Black Friday the official

vintage illustration ad Santa and Xmas lights

Xmas or Hanukkah – The True Festival Of Lights

 Normally, while Jews across the country begin celebrating Hanukkah, the festival of lights, Christians have had a good 2 week start on them with their own festival of lights- the installation of Xmas lights. Along with Black Friday the official

vintage illustration WWII Soldier prison camp

Our Tortured Past

The torture was brutal- beatings, water boarding, deprivation and death. When the truth was revealed we were shocked. During WWII the Japanese treatment of POW was barbaric. When the truth was revealed, a rightly so public was outraged  at the

vintage illustration WWII Soldier prison camp

Our Tortured Past

The torture was brutal- beatings, water boarding, deprivation and death. When the truth was revealed we were shocked. During WWII the Japanese treatment of POW was barbaric. When the truth was revealed, a rightly so public was outraged  at the

Vintage school book illustration Policeman

A Primer on Police and White Privilege

White children learn early on the policeman is your friend. He keeps us safe. It is their truth. But the truth is often skewed, as simplistic  as these vintage school book illustrations. The truth is as simple as black and

Vintage school book illustration Policeman

A Primer on Police and White Privilege

White children learn early on the policeman is your friend. He keeps us safe. It is their truth. But the truth is often skewed, as simplistic  as these vintage school book illustrations. The truth is as simple as black and

Police NY News We Cant Breath

Choking on Our Civil Rights

 #ICantBreathe Police brutality-something old, something new, something borrowed….something definitely blue. When can we expect this tragic American tradition to change? …don’t hold your breath!    

Police NY News We Cant Breath

Choking on Our Civil Rights

 #ICantBreathe Police brutality-something old, something new, something borrowed….something definitely blue. When can we expect this tragic American tradition to change? …don’t hold your breath!