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That’s life.

Photo from the other side of a loose Life magazine ad from 1959 that I picked up a while back.
Photo from the other side of a loose Life magazine ad from 1959 that I picked up a while back.

Just an awesome photo take long before Photoshop was a thing.

I dug a bit looking for a Google image search match to see if I could find the photographer’s name, but alas. If I ever find that out, I’ll let you know.

Stayin’ alive. Stayin’ alive. Well, more like tryin’ to stay alive and failin’, but that’s harder to sing.

American Modeler magazine - July 1958
American Modeler magazine – July 1958
Model Airplane News - 1961 Annual
Model Airplane News – 1961 Annual

What is that strange toy? It can’t possibly be based on a real plane, can it?

Yes. Yes it can. The “small, tubby airplane” is the Gee Bee! Also described as “A Cute But Dangerous Airplane” and the “Fastest and Most Dangerous Airplane in the World“.

Want one? As of May 2019, you can for the low, low price of only $899,000!

Wet Your Whistle

Needlecraft Magazine, August 1925

“Oh, you’re practicing social distancing in the future? What a shame. Well… I guess I’ll just have to help myself to your Gin Rickey and the rest of the pitcher too!”

Several governors have now declared square dancing to be an essential service.

Cover of Farm Journal magazine, July 1952
Cover of Farm Journal magazine, July 1952

What happens after MAGA folks are told to practice social distancing.

Cover of Farm Journal magazine, June 1950
Cover of Farm Journal magazine, June 1950

Whoa. It looks just like my iPhone!

So close.

Antic – The Atari Resource – August 1985
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The perfect word.

Behold, the out-of-print poster you never knew you wanted.

The perfect word.
Found in Rolling Stone Magazine, May 22, 1975.
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Soo-wee!

Ain’t no smell like a pig farm, ‘cept maybe a boy raised on a pig farm.

This Week in Ephemera

This is a score! The entire 1916 year of McCall’s magazine and in beautiful condition, especially considering these twelve issues are over a hundred years old.

“Does this transmitter make my ass look big?”

The inspiration for the 1970s children’s classic, “The Little Penguin Who Hated Science”.