Monthly Archives: November 2016

vintage ad illustration

Post Voting Stress Relief

Done voting? Time to break out the booze. As the end finally draws near to the most stressful and divisive election in memory, lets pause  to honor two great American institutions. Voting and whiskey. “Of all characteristics that bespeak America,”

vintage ad illustration

Post Voting Stress Relief

Done voting? Time to break out the booze. As the end finally draws near to the most stressful and divisive election in memory, lets pause  to honor two great American institutions. Voting and whiskey. “Of all characteristics that bespeak America,”

Vintage Suffragette Postcard

Nasty Women Vote

Nasty Women vote. So do women who are not “tens,” who’ve been called pigs, dogs and slobs. You know, women not worthy of being “grabbed by the pussy” by that repugnant, overweight Republican candidate for president. Suffragettes were called a

Vintage Suffragette Postcard

Nasty Women Vote

Nasty Women vote. So do women who are not “tens,” who’ve been called pigs, dogs and slobs. You know, women not worthy of being “grabbed by the pussy” by that repugnant, overweight Republican candidate for president. Suffragettes were called a

womans suffragette program

Wear All White To Vote

Thanks to climate change the unseasonably  warm fall on the east coast has discouraged me from putting away my summer whites.Now breaking a long-standing taboo of never wearing white after Labor Day, I will be dressing in head to toe

womans suffragette program

Wear All White To Vote

Thanks to climate change the unseasonably  warm fall on the east coast has discouraged me from putting away my summer whites.Now breaking a long-standing taboo of never wearing white after Labor Day, I will be dressing in head to toe

vintage comic book American presidents

How We Elect Our President- A Serious Topic in Classic Comic Form

In a time of great uncertainty, one thing is irrefutable. America will soon elect a new president.   Our long national nightmare of insults, spectacle, abuse and hyperventilation is nearly over, but who will stand alongside such illustrious company as

vintage comic book American presidents

How We Elect Our President- A Serious Topic in Classic Comic Form

In a time of great uncertainty, one thing is irrefutable. America will soon elect a new president.   Our long national nightmare of insults, spectacle, abuse and hyperventilation is nearly over, but who will stand alongside such illustrious company as

Walter Cronkite and Daffy Duck

Where Have You Gone Walter Cronkite?

In this age of deep distrust, “the most trusted man in America” is sorely missed more than ever. Walter Cronkite who reigned supreme at a time of journalistic  integrity, ( no millennials, that’s not an oxymoron) long before cable tabloid

Walter Cronkite and Daffy Duck

Where Have You Gone Walter Cronkite?

In this age of deep distrust, “the most trusted man in America” is sorely missed more than ever. Walter Cronkite who reigned supreme at a time of journalistic  integrity, ( no millennials, that’s not an oxymoron) long before cable tabloid

PT Barnum and Donald Trump

This Election Day Don’t Be a Sucker

In June 2015 when the  orange-hued Carnival Barker  tossed his hat into the circus  ring,  it seemed like a joke. No one’s laughing anymore. Now with the real possibility of a President Trump, the joke could be on us. The

PT Barnum and Donald Trump

This Election Day Don’t Be a Sucker

In June 2015 when the  orange-hued Carnival Barker  tossed his hat into the circus  ring,  it seemed like a joke. No one’s laughing anymore. Now with the real possibility of a President Trump, the joke could be on us. The

Vintage Cartoon Womens Lib Sexist

Sexism, So What’s New?

As this presidential election has made abundantly clear, sexism is not just some feminist fantasy. In a tumultuous campaign year of blatant misogyny where boys behaving badly have both demeaned and objectified women, and sexual misconduct along with  sexual harassment

Vintage Cartoon Womens Lib Sexist

Sexism, So What’s New?

As this presidential election has made abundantly clear, sexism is not just some feminist fantasy. In a tumultuous campaign year of blatant misogyny where boys behaving badly have both demeaned and objectified women, and sexual misconduct along with  sexual harassment

Vintage photo father and son factory worjers

Job Security a Thing of the Past -Vanishing America

Job security in a big manufacturing plant has gone the way of the tailed fin automobile. Today both are quaint notions, remnants of that mythological American dream past. The promises offered by  manufacturing was always a secure path to the

Vintage photo father and son factory worjers

Job Security a Thing of the Past -Vanishing America

Job security in a big manufacturing plant has gone the way of the tailed fin automobile. Today both are quaint notions, remnants of that mythological American dream past. The promises offered by  manufacturing was always a secure path to the