Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Humor apprehension department

By way of obit, Gawker pointed to this Frank Kelly Freas cartoon from a 1950s MAD.

The Vogue and Esquire columns invite a straight reading, but I really don't get the Astounding column. Sci-fi rags propose the ideal woman as a bespectacled spinster scientist, but in fact sci-fi rags are read by hot young babe scientists? Is this from some alternate 1950s I have not yet heard about?


Blogger gwenda said...

I'm thinking someone had a little too much banatini when he ordered the drawerings.

2:41 PM  

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