Monday, August 21, 2017

The Funnies - Forgiveness (1914)


"Now, Ethel, Harold says he's sorry he broke your doll, so I want you to forgive him."
"I'd feel more like forgivin' him, Mother, if I could swat him one first."
Life Magazine, October 22, 1914

Monday, August 14, 2017

The Funnies - The Cost of Living (1920)

Everyman - Here's $5. Give me a piece of pie and a cup of coffee.
Waiter - Say! We don't serve half portions here!
The Judge Magazine, July 1920

Monday, August 7, 2017

The Funnies - Fighting the Flames (1914)

Fighting the Flames
Life Magazine, October 22, 1914

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The Funnies - Portrait of a Firecracker (1914)


Life Magazine, July 2, 1914

More firework hating from Life Magazine. I have to wonder if the publisher back in 1914 had a really bad encounter with a sparkler when he was a kid. He sure seems to be traumatized by pyrotechnics!

Monday, July 3, 2017

The Funnies: Americanism (1920)

History repeating itself with a different accent?
Give the American bluegrass a show
New York Times, 1920

Saturday, July 1, 2017

The Funnies - Bonus July Calendar

Our Cute Efficiency Vacation Chart for July or the Nifty Aid for Undetermined Souls with a Lust for Loafing
The Judge Magazine, July 1920

Monday, June 26, 2017