Tag: advertising postcards

  • You are What You Eat: A Look at Mid-Century Restaurant and Food Advertising Postcards

    You are What You Eat: A Look at Mid-Century Restaurant and Food Advertising Postcards

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    The 1950s were less than a lifetime ago and yet the food and the eating habits of Americans have changed dramatically. From breakfast to mid-night snacks Americans and most of the world have come from natural to processed foods and the debate still rages.

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  • Tea and the Taj Mahal

    Tea and the Taj Mahal

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    Tea drinkers around the world speak in their own special code. They say things like, “Put the kettle on” or “Don’t bruise the tea.” History has no ability to decode these social conventions, but if you care to have a cup, the kettle is always on at Ellie’s house.

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Past Article

Ray Hahn

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Music has been called the language of angels, but remember, for all the blessed angels there is an equal number of evil ones. Verdi’s opera, Aida, and Cindy Lauper’s Girl Just Wanna Have Fun are worlds apart, but there are postcards that connect them. Which is blessed and which is evil is the question.

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