I found this unusual "putz" house at a sale this past summer. I initially didn't pay too much attention to the scene on the front, but when I got it home and took a closer look, clearly something very peculiar was taking place.
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Friday, December 2, 2016
Okay, I know I've been really slacking lately. Will an old copy of Good Housekeeping appease you? No? Well, take it anyway. It's all you're getting. Along with the Sears Wish Book and the Swiss Colony catalog, the Christmas editions of my mom's magazines always heralded Christmas for me.
Sunday, November 27, 2016
One of my earliest memories is being sprawled out on our kitchen floor on a Sunday morning reading "the funnies" while my mom cooked breakfast above me. This section from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on this date in 1977 features some familiar faces whose strips continue to today.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Sunday, November 6, 2016
1980, like this year, was an election year. My first thought looking at this cover was, "I didn't know Phil Donahue ran for president." It's actually John Anderson, whom I've never heard of before. He did win 6% of the popular vote in that election, but of course Ronald Reagan won with 50.7% of the vote carrying 44 states. And no, this is not an invitation to get political (past or present) in the comments.