Monthly Archives: May 2016

Vintage illustration WWII Soldier

Memorial Day a Day For Remembering

Memorial Day has the word “memorial” for a reason More than a Monday spent at beaches, backyard barbecues and blockbuster movies, Memorial Day is the day we remember and honor those who died serving our country. Unlike Veterans Day it

Vintage illustration WWII Soldier

Memorial Day a Day For Remembering

Memorial Day has the word “memorial” for a reason More than a Monday spent at beaches, backyard barbecues and blockbuster movies, Memorial Day is the day we remember and honor those who died serving our country. Unlike Veterans Day it

atomic bomb blast

Hiroshima Hits Home – A Blast From the Past

History is being made in Hiroshima today. Over 70 years after an Atomic blast ushered us into the nuclear age, President Barack Obama is visiting that very city where over 140,000 people died. The president will not apologize for the

atomic bomb blast

Hiroshima Hits Home – A Blast From the Past

History is being made in Hiroshima today. Over 70 years after an Atomic blast ushered us into the nuclear age, President Barack Obama is visiting that very city where over 140,000 people died. The president will not apologize for the

woman in bathing cap drinking Bud

Budweiser Markets America

Budweiser wants to make America great again. Literally. Just in time for this crazy campaign season, the king of beers  is  renaming itself “America” for the long, hot summer ahead. Available from  May 23 through election Day, the patriotic cans

woman in bathing cap drinking Bud

Budweiser Markets America

Budweiser wants to make America great again. Literally. Just in time for this crazy campaign season, the king of beers  is  renaming itself “America” for the long, hot summer ahead. Available from  May 23 through election Day, the patriotic cans

Goofus and Gallant Highlights Magazine

Lessons Learned From Goofus and Gallant

  Everything I learned about right and wrong behavior  lead straight back to Goofus and Gallant. Next to Romper Room’s “do-bees” and “don’t-bees,” that dynamic duo from Highlights Magazine served as the guidepost  for common courtesy  for baby boomer kids,

Goofus and Gallant Highlights Magazine

Lessons Learned From Goofus and Gallant

  Everything I learned about right and wrong behavior  lead straight back to Goofus and Gallant. Next to Romper Room’s “do-bees” and “don’t-bees,” that dynamic duo from Highlights Magazine served as the guidepost  for common courtesy  for baby boomer kids,

Vintage sexist cartoon

Donald Trump and the Mad Men World of Sexual Harassment

Take My Secretary, Please! Is anyone surprised that when it comes to women, Donald Trump and Don Draper have a lot in common? When it comes to creepy, retro sexism, The Donald trumps even Don Draper. Detailing Trump’s history of

Vintage sexist cartoon

Donald Trump and the Mad Men World of Sexual Harassment

Take My Secretary, Please! Is anyone surprised that when it comes to women, Donald Trump and Don Draper have a lot in common? When it comes to creepy, retro sexism, The Donald trumps even Don Draper. Detailing Trump’s history of

NY Post Headline Don Juan

Trump- All the Publicity That’s Fit to Print

File this story under Make America Fake Again Dept. When The Washington Post published a 1991 call  where Donald Trump pretends to be his own publicist named John Miller who can be heard on the tape boasting about his playboy

NY Post Headline Don Juan

Trump- All the Publicity That’s Fit to Print

File this story under Make America Fake Again Dept. When The Washington Post published a 1991 call  where Donald Trump pretends to be his own publicist named John Miller who can be heard on the tape boasting about his playboy

photo of man with blindfold on

Ronan Farrow Asks Us – Don’t Look the Other Way

We live in a culture of looking the other way. In Ronan Farrow’s gripping piece “My Father Woody Allen and the Danger of  Questions Unasked”  that recently ran in the Hollywood reporter,  he asks us not to look away. The

photo of man with blindfold on

Ronan Farrow Asks Us – Don’t Look the Other Way

We live in a culture of looking the other way. In Ronan Farrow’s gripping piece “My Father Woody Allen and the Danger of  Questions Unasked”  that recently ran in the Hollywood reporter,  he asks us not to look away. The

Racist signs Jim Crow

States Right to Discriminate

Under the banner of states sovereignty, North Carolina will fight for its right to discriminate against transgender people. Whether the  governor was Pat McCrory or George Wallace, haven’t we heard them whistle this same hateful tune down in Dixie before?

Racist signs Jim Crow

States Right to Discriminate

Under the banner of states sovereignty, North Carolina will fight for its right to discriminate against transgender people. Whether the  governor was Pat McCrory or George Wallace, haven’t we heard them whistle this same hateful tune down in Dixie before?

The Big Payoff – The Great American Contest

The American Dream of striking it rich by taking a chance on chance has never been more evident than in the afterglow of Powerball fever. That classic recipe for getting rich quick is one-handed down for generations, a potent mixture

The Big Payoff – The Great American Contest

The American Dream of striking it rich by taking a chance on chance has never been more evident than in the afterglow of Powerball fever. That classic recipe for getting rich quick is one-handed down for generations, a potent mixture

vintage illustration clown and elephant

Taming the Republican Rogue Elephant in the Room

Republicans who failed to stop the Trump clown circus when they had a chance have only themselves to blame for this debacle of divisiveness. Now Donald Trump is like a rogue elephant  that separates from the  herd roaming the landscape

vintage illustration clown and elephant

Taming the Republican Rogue Elephant in the Room

Republicans who failed to stop the Trump clown circus when they had a chance have only themselves to blame for this debacle of divisiveness. Now Donald Trump is like a rogue elephant  that separates from the  herd roaming the landscape