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Posts tagged: Saturday Evening Post

If he falls and breaks his neck…

…I'm guessing she won't have any trouble finding a new man.

Halloween nostalgia

This illustration adorned the cover of the Saturday Evening Post dated Nov. 1, 1958.

Click on the link down below (the one on the very bottom) for more about it.

How do you react to this?

A) It makes me nostalgic as hell. B) I find myself thinking of how life for women is about to change. C) I hope they will be happy. D) Wonder when the divorce will be. E) I hope he's no Don Draper. F) I think that magazine cover is either the corniest thing I have ever seen or it could be a rare flash of genuine insight. G) “Vacuuming… oh, boy!” H) Other.

This artist must have known about dogs

As you can see, this issue of The Saturday Evening Post came out in December.

But every time I see this cover while doing online searches, I think of Memorial Day.  

Ever felt like this rookie?

“Where you from, kid?”

“Sandpoint, Idaho.”

“Never heard of it.”  

On newsstands this week in 1967

If this encounter didn't help Cheever clarify questions about his sexuality, I don't suppose anything would.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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