Tag Archives: romance

Woman on Bench

The First of October

Four years after an accident forced Penny to skip a special autumn ritual, she returns to the park bench that brought the promise of first love. ... More

Classic Art: Leading Ladies

From the 1940s through the 1960s, you could read steamy romance stories in The Saturday Evening Post. We know, you’re shocked. But just as much fun as the stories were the sultry illustrations. We call them our “Leading Ladies.” Campy, vampy and, well, not always politically correct, these ladies were definitely not June Cleaver. ... More

Flirting With Norman Rockwell

Rockwell loved flirts. He must have, because he painted enough of them. Our flirtatious folks span the decades from 1917 to 1960 – an incredible forty-three years of chronicling people giving other people the eye. Happy Valentine’s Day, Norman! ... More

Classic Covers: A Kiss is Just a Kiss

Are you ready for the passionate kiss appearing on the cover in … are you ready … 1907? The beautiful painting by Frank X. Leyendecker (brother of renowned artist J.C. Leyendecker) shows a beautifully dressed couple at the piano, carried away by the music, one supposes. ... More