Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Get Michelle's JCrew Retro Look

When Michelle Obama appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno a week or two ago wearing these classy duds, I was tempted to call JCrew up ...
Wednesday, November 05, 2008

It's Funk Soul Brother, Charlie Brown!

What happens when you combine Fatboy Slim with clips from vintage Peanuts specials? You get this, a perfectly coordinated and very cool vid...
Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Robert Wagner Wags His Tongue

TV and movie star Robert Wagner is out plugging his new autobiography, Pieces of My Heart . I caught a radio interview with him yesterday on...
Monday, October 27, 2008

Mad About Retro Ads

"Where's the beef?" "Mama mia, that's a spicey meatball!" "He likes it! Hey, Mikey!" I bet you reco...
Friday, October 24, 2008

Opie and Richie Cunningham for Obama!

Ron Howard took a break from directing to visit his former television costars for some retro fun and to help promote Obama in the process. I...
Monday, October 20, 2008

RIP Mr. Blackwell and Levi Stubbs

Sadly, there are a few recent deaths in the news that I feel compelled to talk about. First, Richard Blackwell aka Mr. Blackwell, best k...
Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Musical Debate with Hall and Oates

OK, so it's not the real Hall and Oates but this recent SNL clip made me laugh so hard I had tears coming out my eyes. This catchy tune ...
Thursday, October 09, 2008

Cained Heat

What's this CD all about, Alfie? Apparently renowed British actor Sir Michael Caine is involved in the music business now, too. Earlier ...
Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Fashion is Crashing

Extra, extra, read all about it! The stock market is seesawing, our government is in shambles, and people are struggling to pay for gas, hea...
Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Hotdog!

Martha Stewart opened her show sometime last week with this 15-foot long hotdog. The first thing out of her mouth was, "They say that l...
Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Stay Tuned...

I'm sorry for the lack of posts lately, but things have been so crazy between work and submitting articles that shamefully I haven't...
Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Hot Dog Killer!

From the 1960s and the wonders of YouTube comes a bizarre propaganda video that was meant to scare people into not taking LSD. Note the omin...
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Lucky Lindy Hop

I start Lindy Hop dance lessons next month. Why Lindy Hop, as opposed to regular swing? Because to me, Lindy Hop is the real McCoy, the real...
Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Not OK Computer

My blog posts are going to be sporadic at best this week. The mother of all thunderstorms hit my neighborhood this past Saturday (I swear, i...
Thursday, August 14, 2008

Go Yearbook Yourself!

We knew this was coming...first you could Simpsonize yourself, then you could insert yourself into the JibJab cartoons. Now you can see what...
Wednesday, August 13, 2008

When It's Not Easy Being Green

I've been meaning to post about this fabulous site I discovered a while back, Eurobad . As you might've guessed from the name, Eurob...
Friday, August 08, 2008

RetroFest!

I've been stuck in the 40s era for so long that the other decades of the 20th century are crying foul, so it's time to shake things ...
Thursday, August 07, 2008

Is Retro Marriage Making a Comeback?

It seems the days of June Cleaver and the 1950s housewife aren't as dead as people thought. CNN recently reported that a number of marr...
Tuesday, August 05, 2008

A Picture is Worth A Thousand People

Last week my friend forwarded me a picture taken in 1918 of 18,000 men (who were training in Iowa to go off to the first world war) position...
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