Atticus Finch, Royal Tenenbaum, Jor-El, Clark Griswold: Bill Newcott looks at the most unforgettable film fathers.
In 1951, The Saturday Evening Post told the story of the Singer Sewing Machine Company, which deployed thousands of salesmen across the globe to sell their time-saving devices.
A look at the etymology of both ‘radish’ and ‘radical’ will take you back to the roots of math, philosophy, and botany.
The American “throwaway lifestyle” didn’t come about by chance; it was a calculated strategy to sell more plastics.
Released one week apart 50 years ago, True Grit and The Wild Bunch highlighted a genre at its peak while on the brink of change.
The Civil WarMore on the Civil War
The Saturday Evening Post captured this 1864 firsthand report of the devastation wrought by the war on the civilian population.
A Union officer’s wife tells how she was captured, reviled, imprisoned, and then returned to her home — only to be confronted by a band of marauding Confederate cavalrymen.
An 18-year-old bugler with the Union Army tells what he saw at Appomattox during the truce ending the Civil War.
Of the 45,000 Union soldiers who’d been held at Andersonville Confederate prison during the American Civil War, 13,000 died. During the worst months, 100 men died each day from malnutrition, exposure to the elements, and communicable disease.