About: Diana Denny

Diana Denny Diana Denny received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from long enough ago to qualify as a historical document itself. She has spent many hours in what is a playground for history buffs, The Saturday Evening Post archives.

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Cartoons: Nice Try

Watch for those who would pull the wool over your eyes; or hoodwink, buffalo, bamboozle and hornswoggle you. They’re everywhere.... More

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Classic Covers: The Theater

The actors, the audience … the excitement! We have covers showing all aspects of the theater—including a couple of rarely seen Rockwells. ... More

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Cartoons: Vahan Shirvanian

The long chicken-scratching at the bottom of these cartoons actually spells “Shirvanian,” and here is why he makes us laugh. ... More

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Classic Covers: Firefighters

As long as there has been fire, there have been firefighters. We salute them with classic covers from artists like Rockwell, Dohanos, and Falter.... More

"Hardly and of them have trouble reading that chart." from January 17, 1942
Cartoons: World War II

It was a time of draft boards, air raid sirens, and rationing. More cartoons from the wartime pages of the Post.... More

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Classic Covers: Election

It is said that politics makes strange bedfellows. Perhaps it does, but over the years, it has also made for great Post covers! ... More

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Cartoons: Campaign Comedy

First it was the Republican Convention. Then the Democratic Convention. My fellow Americans, it is time for a Cartoon Convention!... More

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Art: Till the Cows Come Home

A bevy of bovine beauties, from the humorous to the picturesque, appeared on our covers. Who knew cows were so popular with illustrators? ... More

"Teachers don't appreciate zingers..."
Cartoons: Back-to-School

Teachers and principals may not appreciate zingers, but our Post cartoonists sure do. It’s back-to-school time. ... More

"Just let him know that you’re not afraid of him." from October 1975
Cartoons: Welcome, Guests

Our cartoonists show how easy it is to make guests feel welcome. As long as you don't have a dog or a child ... or... More

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Classic Art: J.C. Leyendecker

From portraits of great leaders, to comical scenes, to the sumptuous and elaborate art he is known for, we love J.C. Leyendecker! ... More

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