Posts Tagged: humor

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Hooking Up Advice- A Vintage Valentine’s Day Dilemma

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

Hooking Up Advice- A Vintage Valentine’s Day Dilemma

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

Cartoon comic teen girl on phone

Fathers With Benefits

For perky Janice Anderson, Father didn’t just know best; for this mid century teen her Pop was her pal. Of course what wholesome teenager doesn’t dream about fun with her father? And what Dad doesn’t dream about dating his daughter

Cartoon comic teen girl on phone

Fathers With Benefits

For perky Janice Anderson, Father didn’t just know best; for this mid century teen her Pop was her pal. Of course what wholesome teenager doesn’t dream about fun with her father? And what Dad doesn’t dream about dating his daughter

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Wise Man Say: Politically Incorrect Comic No Funny

In the joke books we are never going to see again department, an honorary mention goes to this well-worn 1940 book Confucius Say which for a mere 25 cents manages to offend both women and Asian Americans in one fell

vintage cover Cartoon Book Confucius Say

Wise Man Say: Politically Incorrect Comic No Funny

In the joke books we are never going to see again department, an honorary mention goes to this well-worn 1940 book Confucius Say which for a mere 25 cents manages to offend both women and Asian Americans in one fell

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The Scents, Sounds and Flies of Summer

The scents and sounds of my 1960s childhood summers at my grandmothers beach club  would sizzle together creating the perfect summer cocktail.  Along with the rhythmic sounds of the ocean waves breaking on the beach, and the staccato click, clack,

Vintage Beach bathing Cap

The Scents, Sounds and Flies of Summer

The scents and sounds of my 1960s childhood summers at my grandmothers beach club  would sizzle together creating the perfect summer cocktail.  Along with the rhythmic sounds of the ocean waves breaking on the beach, and the staccato click, clack,

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Beach Club Preening

  How To Enjoy The Sun In Style In the summer of 1960 the glitter and glamor of my Grandmothers beach club often rivaled the showboating and schmoozing of the presidential campaign that summer. A glittering spectacle, out dazzling the

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Beach Club Preening

  How To Enjoy The Sun In Style In the summer of 1960 the glitter and glamor of my Grandmothers beach club often rivaled the showboating and schmoozing of the presidential campaign that summer. A glittering spectacle, out dazzling the

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Cheating Advice After Ashley Madison

Having an affair ain’t what it used to be. Now that Ashley Madison  client base has been hacked, the world’s leading on-line dating service  for married people has sent many a cheating spouse scrambling. It’s a heart breaker for those

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Cheating Advice After Ashley Madison

Having an affair ain’t what it used to be. Now that Ashley Madison  client base has been hacked, the world’s leading on-line dating service  for married people has sent many a cheating spouse scrambling. It’s a heart breaker for those

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Marriage and Career- You Can Have It All

Contrary to yesterday’s post with its kooky quiz asking girls to choose  “What Are You Best Fitted For Love or a Career?” one mid-century miss proved the test wrong. Yes indeedy, you could have both. “Why not,” she asked, “have

collage vintage pin up and housewife in kitchen

Marriage and Career- You Can Have It All

Contrary to yesterday’s post with its kooky quiz asking girls to choose  “What Are You Best Fitted For Love or a Career?” one mid-century miss proved the test wrong. Yes indeedy, you could have both. “Why not,” she asked, “have

vintage illustration woman

A Test of Gender

The school term was ending and community college sophomore Ginger Hawkins had taken all the tests and quizzes a gal could stand. Except one…maybe the most important test she would take that year. Strictly For Girls   The May issue

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A Test of Gender

The school term was ending and community college sophomore Ginger Hawkins had taken all the tests and quizzes a gal could stand. Except one…maybe the most important test she would take that year. Strictly For Girls   The May issue

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Metrecal For Lunch Bunch

For decades, Memorial Day has long been a solemn occasion. Besides reflecting on those brave souls whose lives were lost in service to their country, the holiday has also signaled the beginning of swimsuit season and with it the sobering

Vintage Housewife struggling with Weight

Metrecal For Lunch Bunch

For decades, Memorial Day has long been a solemn occasion. Besides reflecting on those brave souls whose lives were lost in service to their country, the holiday has also signaled the beginning of swimsuit season and with it the sobering

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Who Said a Woman Can Be President?

What would JFK think of Hillary’s bid for the Presidency? As Hillary Clinton begins her run for President  some Republican pundits are still debating whether a woman is worthy of sitting in the oval office. During another presidential election nearly

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Who Said a Woman Can Be President?

What would JFK think of Hillary’s bid for the Presidency? As Hillary Clinton begins her run for President  some Republican pundits are still debating whether a woman is worthy of sitting in the oval office. During another presidential election nearly