Posts Tagged: humor

vintage illustration Tom Tomato circling the globe on pickle

Keeping Hubby Happy the Heinz Way

With Valentines day fast approaching, the media is running  rampant with  romance tips.   Forget everything else you’ve read – think Heinz. Who knew a simple condiment in your kitchen could come to your romance rescue? During the dark days of

vintage illustration Tom Tomato circling the globe on pickle

Keeping Hubby Happy the Heinz Way

With Valentines day fast approaching, the media is running  rampant with  romance tips.   Forget everything else you’ve read – think Heinz. Who knew a simple condiment in your kitchen could come to your romance rescue? During the dark days of

vintage comic Jimmy Olsen drag

Miss Jimmy Olsen – Comic Cross Dresser

Great Caesars Ghost! Is Superman’s pal Jimmy Olsen coming out of the closet as a cross dresser? Before we get a new spokesman for the transvestite community, lets take a deep breath. This cartoon cross dressing cub reporter for the

vintage comic Jimmy Olsen drag

Miss Jimmy Olsen – Comic Cross Dresser

Great Caesars Ghost! Is Superman’s pal Jimmy Olsen coming out of the closet as a cross dresser? Before we get a new spokesman for the transvestite community, lets take a deep breath. This cartoon cross dressing cub reporter for the

vintage woman home freezer

Kitchen Garden All Year Round

Thanks to war-time research and  American know how, growing up in suburban mid-century America  I would be the happy recipient of a veritable bushel basket of sun-kissed, vitamin rich fruits and vegetables. No other country we were told  “has the

vintage woman home freezer

Kitchen Garden All Year Round

Thanks to war-time research and  American know how, growing up in suburban mid-century America  I would be the happy recipient of a veritable bushel basket of sun-kissed, vitamin rich fruits and vegetables. No other country we were told  “has the

vintage illustration man with crown

A Retro Fathers Day Fit for a King

Once upon a time, but not too long ago, all Dads were king. Not only for a measly third Sunday in June, but to believe the mid-century American advertiser, the head of the household was the sovereign ruler of his

vintage illustration man with crown

A Retro Fathers Day Fit for a King

Once upon a time, but not too long ago, all Dads were king. Not only for a measly third Sunday in June, but to believe the mid-century American advertiser, the head of the household was the sovereign ruler of his

Vintage Illustration Girl

The Great American Slip Up

Americans seem to love the opportunity to embarrass themselves…almost as much as we love to watch ‘em. And if there is money involved so much the better. Between the internet and reality TV the possibilities for voluntary public humiliation are

Vintage Illustration Girl

The Great American Slip Up

Americans seem to love the opportunity to embarrass themselves…almost as much as we love to watch ‘em. And if there is money involved so much the better. Between the internet and reality TV the possibilities for voluntary public humiliation are

vintage illustration men and women on college campus

Matriculating Into Mid Century Matrimony

June is the month-long associated with graduates and brides and it wasn’t that long ago that they were often one and the same thing. If  author Susan Patton has her way, female graduates would do well to follow that same

vintage illustration men and women on college campus

Matriculating Into Mid Century Matrimony

June is the month-long associated with graduates and brides and it wasn’t that long ago that they were often one and the same thing. If  author Susan Patton has her way, female graduates would do well to follow that same

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

Colds & Cigarettes

What a Drag Under the weather? Try a smooth smoke. Why let a pesky head cold, sore throat or cough  get in the way of enjoying a cigarette or two? Folks back during the 1940’s had the right idea. With

Colds & Cigarettes

What a Drag Under the weather? Try a smooth smoke. Why let a pesky head cold, sore throat or cough  get in the way of enjoying a cigarette or two? Folks back during the 1940’s had the right idea. With

vintage illustration secretary 1952

Republican’s and the Retro Working Girl

Calling gender pay gap an embarrassment in 2014, President Obama said in his State of the Union address that ” it’s time to end workplace policies that belong in a Mad Men episode.” The Republican’s agenda would drag women back

vintage illustration secretary 1952

Republican’s and the Retro Working Girl

Calling gender pay gap an embarrassment in 2014, President Obama said in his State of the Union address that ” it’s time to end workplace policies that belong in a Mad Men episode.” The Republican’s agenda would drag women back

illustration Santa smoking

Santa’s Heart Healthy Holiday… Ho Ho Ho

  With his overweight girth, penchant for candy, coffee and cigarettes, it’s a Christmas miracle that twinkly-eyed Santa is still around to make his Christmas deliveries. One only hopes there’s a Cardiac Care unit in the North Pole. To believe

illustration Santa smoking

Santa’s Heart Healthy Holiday… Ho Ho Ho

  With his overweight girth, penchant for candy, coffee and cigarettes, it’s a Christmas miracle that twinkly-eyed Santa is still around to make his Christmas deliveries. One only hopes there’s a Cardiac Care unit in the North Pole. To believe