Cover Art By: Mort Kuntsler
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In the following 1956 article from the Post, a discouraged copy editor correctly anticipates that common abuses of the English language would become normal and even acceptable in the future.
Jeanne Wolf talks to Carol Burnett about her uniquely zany brand of comedy, rooted in pain.
Jane changed her despised childhood name when her sister was murdered when she was 17. Then a computer glitch forced her to confront her past.
Watch over this 1955 nursery with our latest Freeze Frame from the Post Vault.
Post editors knew what made February so dreary and offered an oft-ignored solution.
Human beings don’t like to exist in a state of uncertainty or ambiguity. When something doesn’t make sense, we want an explanation. The confidence artist is only too happy to help.
Americans still living the horse-and-buggy lifestyle thought automobiles were a dangerous nuisance and wanted them strictly regulated or banned from roads. The Post accurately predicted the way this story would play out.
What is it about putting words on paper that heals us so dramatically?
Three years after the Warren Commission released its report on the death of President Kennedy, many Americans didn’t buy its conclusion. The Post’s editors believed a new study would put the matter to rest.
Who doesn’t love Cracker Jack? We share brief history of the popular snack.
Learning to dive — and a whole lot more — in Mexico’s lush Yucatán peninsula.
Alfred Hitchcock did not hesitate to spew a constant stream of delightful Cockney-accented vituperation. Following, listed by subject, are some examples of Hitchcockian curmudgeonry.
Mort Künstler, our nation’s foremost historical artist, discusses the influence of Norman Rockwell, the distinction between fine art and illustration, and what drives him to paint.
Feeling stressed and anxious? This quick and portable breathing technique will relax you in minutes.
He’s best known as the hero of Chariots of Fire, but his true heroism was reflected decades later, halfway around the world, in a Japanese prison camp.
People gripe about all the troubles in our country, but no one points out that it’s nearly impossible to open the things we buy.
Have you heard the story behind Norman Rockwell’s illustration, The Gossips? Rumor has it that after it appeared on the cover of The Post, his neighbor never talked to him again.
In a culture where an insane amount of information is carefully sorted, curated, and organized for easy consumption, the librarian is more vital than ever.
Millions still resist the call of the smartphone. And it’s not just about the cost.
Every month, Amazon staffers sift through hundreds of new books searching for gems. Here’s what Amazon editor Chris Schluep chose especially for Post readers this season.
Curtis Stone, the Post’s new food columnist, bestselling author, and host of My Kitchen Rules, rises to the occasion as temperatures drop with savory, seasonal meals in a bowl.
Meet Myles McDonough, winner of the 2017 Great American Fiction Contest for his short story “Crack,” as well as the contest’s five runners-up.
A chance encounter between an Iraq War vet and an Iraqi immigrant awakens painful memories.
Urban elites with a fancy hobby teamed up with rural farmers in a movement that transformed the country.