The cover simply stating “A Hint in Confidence” – discreet, unsuspecting; Open it and an eminent authority will enlighten you you to the world of female intimate hygiene using lysol douche. For your health.
God forbid – the back of this photo reads: “You can destroy these if you want to.” A total, accidental thing of beauty – the skewed framing looks deliberate; the woman gazing into the open door makes one wonder who, or what, is inside. Something completely innocuous? We’ll never know.
Vintage Mildly NSFW - The Male Figure
Beefcake and Loincloths...
“The Male Figure” was your go-to vintage source for beefcake and loincloths. Published by a man known only as “Bruce,” these mini-mags were turned out cheap and fast – gloriously filled with simple hand-drawn illustrations and no-nonsense typeface. What’s not to like?
By now, most in America have seen and heard about Dome Buster 2010 – the biggest storm to hit Minneapolis/St. Paul since 1991, causing much chaos and ending with the dramatic (hilarious) collapse of the Metrodome roof. While scanning through my hoard of vintage postcards and photos I happened up this lovely antique postcard depicting Minneapolis’s Minnehaha Falls in winter, looking much the same as I’m certain it does now: