Posts Tagged: vintage

Vintage Housewife holding telephone

The Telephone and the Housewife

It’s a very mobile Christmas. Imagine the old days of being tied to a desktop computer to do shopping. It’s so 2006. As we swipe our ways through the holidays on our smart phones, it’s hard to remember a time

Vintage Housewife holding telephone

The Telephone and the Housewife

It’s a very mobile Christmas. Imagine the old days of being tied to a desktop computer to do shopping. It’s so 2006. As we swipe our ways through the holidays on our smart phones, it’s hard to remember a time

Vintage catalog page guns

Guns for Christmas and Other Clever Catalog Gifts

Christmas catalogs have long been a cherished  staple in the American home. Just like today, the mid-century housewife flipped through the pages of her favorite catalog  and enjoyed the ease of shopping the telephone way with  a whole department store

Vintage catalog page guns

Guns for Christmas and Other Clever Catalog Gifts

Christmas catalogs have long been a cherished  staple in the American home. Just like today, the mid-century housewife flipped through the pages of her favorite catalog  and enjoyed the ease of shopping the telephone way with  a whole department store

vintage illustration man car and woman

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

vintage illustration man car and woman

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

vintage photo of people No One is Safe

A Paralyzing Fear

  A pandemic of panic seems to have swept the nation. Ebola fear has gone viral, spreading faster than the virus itself. Fear-mongering in the face of an unknown epidemic is nothing new. The panic and the rampant distrust, the

vintage photo of people No One is Safe

A Paralyzing Fear

  A pandemic of panic seems to have swept the nation. Ebola fear has gone viral, spreading faster than the virus itself. Fear-mongering in the face of an unknown epidemic is nothing new. The panic and the rampant distrust, 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 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 photo 1930s nightclub

Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer for Hipsters and Hi Society

Who would have guessed Pabst Blue Ribbon that iconic working class beer ironically embraced by hipsters has a pedigree more blue blood than blue-collar. 75 years ago Pabst positioned itself to appeal to the “gay, smart modern set” hoping members

vintage photo 1930s nightclub

Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer for Hipsters and Hi Society

Who would have guessed Pabst Blue Ribbon that iconic working class beer ironically embraced by hipsters has a pedigree more blue blood than blue-collar. 75 years ago Pabst positioned itself to appeal to the “gay, smart modern set” hoping members

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

vintage ad Seagrams 46 Communications of Tomorrow

Retro Tech- Men Who Plan Beyond Tomorrow

While thousands of new products and technologies will be shown off at the annual Consumer Electronics Show 2013 getting under way this week, I take a look back at the future technological wonders we dreamed about for the post war

vintage ad Seagrams 46 Communications of Tomorrow

Retro Tech- Men Who Plan Beyond Tomorrow

While thousands of new products and technologies will be shown off at the annual Consumer Electronics Show 2013 getting under way this week, I take a look back at the future technological wonders we dreamed about for the post war

WWII Ad Coca Cola Soldiers illustration

On the Front Lines with Coca Cola Pt II

During WWII the boys overseas were fighting for Mom, apple pie and a frosty bottle of Coke. Coca Cola, as much a part of the American Dream as a white picket fence and a home run, has long symbolized the

WWII Ad Coca Cola Soldiers illustration

On the Front Lines with Coca Cola Pt II

During WWII the boys overseas were fighting for Mom, apple pie and a frosty bottle of Coke. Coca Cola, as much a part of the American Dream as a white picket fence and a home run, has long symbolized the

vintage illustration Boy Scouts 1960s

A Boy Scout First

2013-Another Boy Scout first- ending their long-standing ban on Gay Scouts! Copyright (©) 2013 Sally Edelstein All Rights Reserved Boy Scouts Morally Straight and Gay  

vintage illustration Boy Scouts 1960s

A Boy Scout First

2013-Another Boy Scout first- ending their long-standing ban on Gay Scouts! Copyright (©) 2013 Sally Edelstein All Rights Reserved Boy Scouts Morally Straight and Gay