Friday, August 2, 2013

Put Me In Coach - Gallagher

Saturday Evening Post 1955

"I'm sending you in there, Bogwell, because you're the one man on this team whose father is the dean of the university"

Friday, July 26, 2013

Panic-Stricken - Dan McCormick

Saturday Evening Post - 1954

"I'll tell you something if you promise me you won't become panic-stricken."

Friday, July 5, 2013

Brother in Law - Lepper

Saturday Evening Post -1953

"Ha ha, gave me quite a start. For a moment I thought your brother was here."

Friday, June 28, 2013

A Night Out - Zeis

Saturday Evening Post - 1954

"Order for me, dear - I feel like having a cheese sandwich anyway."

Friday, June 21, 2013

Trying on Shoes - Kaz

Saturday Evening Post - 1953

"We did have some in smaller sizes, but they were sold to women with small feet."

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

$150,000,000 Auction - J Parker

1951 - Saturday Evening Post

"one hundert fifty million dollars"

Tapping in to the fear that you will unknowingly  buy something at auction. 

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Archaeology - Gallagher

Saturday Evening Post 1953

"It says, 'de knee bone connected to de leg bone, de leg bone connected to de hip bone..."

Perhaps a prehistoric anatomy lesson. 

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Happy Birthday - Stan Hunt

Saturday Evening Post - 1955

"Happy Birthday"

This carton seems to have different meaning almost 60 years latter. 

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Divorce Counselling - Ted Key

Saturday Evening Post - 1954

"Then it's agreed, You'll learn how to make coffee and he'll give up his bagpipe."

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Lawyer in Hell


"Law gorging on the SPOILS of FOOLS & ROGURS & HONEST MEN among
FOLLY & KNAVERY producing Repentance & Ruin"

Friday, April 5, 2013

Two Thousand Words - J. Bonestell

Saturday Evening Post 1955

"Anything wrong, Hon? You haven't said two thousand words all evening."

And a picture is worth a thousand words. 

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Just Ignore Him - Irwin Caplan

Saturday Evening Post - 1954

"Have you tried ignoring him?"

Sage advice form a time when children should be 'seen and not heard' and it iw not common pratice to medicate rambunctiousness children

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Little Brother - Salo

Saturday Evening Post - 1952

"I told sis you were here. She gave a little cry and went back to sleep."

Monday, March 18, 2013

Wheel of Fortune - Black Plague

c 1650  woodcut

Anicius Manlius Severinus Bo√ęthius, commonly called Boethius, was a philosopher of the early 6th century. Boethius’ Rota Fortuna, or wheel of fortune, casting a shadow over a dog; engraving emblematic of the black plague.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Moose Hunt - Caualli

Saturday Evening Post 1952

"I heard the moose yell 'Don't Shoot!', but I thought it was some kind of a trick"

Monday, March 11, 2013

French Cartoon - Raining Cats if not Dogs

French Cartoon c. 1850

French cartoon - In French there is the expression "raining cats and dogs" but this seems to depict just cats.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Have You Got a License for That? - Ben Thompson

Saturday Evening Post 1950

"Well, it's either a larger dog or a very small man!"

I didn't know you needed a licence for that.

Monday, March 4, 2013

House Call - Bram

Saturday Evening Post -1954

"When he got up this morning he took an aspirin and some vitamins, then he took pills for his ulcer and pills for iron. then after some cough medicine he took drugs for a cold, and when he lit a cigarette there was some kind of explosion"

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Laundry Day - Lamb

Saturday Evening Post 1954

"Henry - Will you watch what you're doing?"

Got a little help you don't need

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Gourmet Cooking (1953) - Lemes

Saturday Evening Post 1953

"They want the recipe for this. Get the can and read the label"

Gourment it is not

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Waiting for the Telephone - Bill Harrison

Saturday Evening Post - 1950

"No, I think he had it when he went in."

The experience of waiting in line for a payphone may be consigned to history.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Seeing Too Much of Each Other - Hank Baeb

Saturday Evening Post 1955

"I'm afraid they've been seeing too much of each other."

Dating is a time to find the fear that you will turn into your parents

Monday, February 18, 2013

Friday, February 15, 2013

Hand In The Kitchen - Arnie Mossler

Saturday Evening Post 1955

"I'd give you a hand, dear, but if you're anything like I am, I know how you'd hate anybody bungling round your kitchen when you're trying to prepare a meal."

Friday, February 8, 2013

Monday, February 4, 2013

Ben Thompson, Guide

Saturday Evening Post 1951

"You sure this guide knows his way around these parts"

You get what you pay for.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Just Married - Lamb

1952 Saturday Evening Post

"... the cuttest little airedale you ever saw ... she saved my life once ... pulled m eout of a churning river!"

We all have a history