Monday, September 28, 2015

The Funnies - We're Looking Too (1921)

Girl: Have you hair nets?
Clerk: Yes, ma'am.
Girl: Invisible?
Clerk: Yes. ma'am.
Girl: Let me see one.

Life Magazine, October 20, 1921

Sunday, September 27, 2015

September Full Moon: 1941 Trip to the Moon

Rare 40's optimism has us all travelling to the moon on nothing more than a lump of U-235, apparently the only thing we need is a good insurance agent. No word as to why we'd want to meet on the moon next Tuesday. Probably moon business of some sort.

Monday, September 21, 2015

The Funnies - The Comedian (1922)

Belle: Jerry thinks he has a sense of humor.
Nell: He must have a sense of humor to think that.
Life Magazine, June 1922

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Funnies Bonus - Inferno (1919)

With half of California on fire and the rest catching, it only seemed appropriate to feature this one from the April 1919 issue of Life Magazine.

Monday, September 14, 2015

The Funnies - The Peacemaker (1922)

"An' make Jimmy Brown stop tellin' lies about me or you're goin' to see th' terriblest blood-curdlin' fight ye ever saw! Amen."
Life Magazine, 1922

Monday, September 7, 2015

The Funnies - Funereal Music (1922)

"Gee! Jimmy, what is it?"
"Sh-h! The orchestra's croaked!"
Life Magazine, 1922