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Solid Potato Salad. ‘Nuff Said.

I’m not really sure what it is that’s so fascinating about this short clip from the 1944 film ‘Broadway Rhythm.’  Maybe it’s the incredibly clean barn that hides a theater or the way the Ross…


Janice Looks Like Steve

There was a time, many hundreds of years ago when the term “supermodel” wasn’t thrown around as loosely as it is today.  Then Janice Dickinson came around, the term came in to vogue and tall,…


RIP Ralph McQuarrie (Gallery)

In the late 70s and early 80s one of the most influential artists on me (before I discovered Picasso, Dali and Vallejo) was a man named Ralph McQuarrie.  Most people have heard of George Lucas…


Buscemi Goggles

I can’t look at this (obviously manipulated) photo of Steve Buscemi without vigorously rubbing my eyes, blinking and squinting because it makes me feel like I’m looking at him through a glass shower door or…


NY Times Lively Morgue Tumblr

The New York Times is releasing some pretty incredible photos from their art department archive known as “The Lively Morgue.” The unique aspect of this particular collection is that each image is presented front and…


1973 Oil / Gas Crisis

What with our current situation in the Middle East with all the wars (Iraq, Afghanistan) and embargoes (Iran) and dictators being overthrown (Gaddafi) and revolution (Egypt, Syria) this seems like a good time to remind…


Sick Video Blogger Cooks Dog

In a desperate bid to produce a viral video and get hits for his pathetic YouTube channel, a Los Angeles-based blogger duo cooked a dog live on video!  Animal rights activists are up in arms…


Monkee Davy Jones Dead at 66

Most of my childhood was taken up by reruns of The Monkees.  Before I really knew who The Beatles were, I knew Davy Jones, Mickey Dolenz, Peter Tork and Mike Nesmith and laughed endlessly at…


Mad Magazine Covers 1952-1955

One of my favorite sites on the net right now is Retronaut!  You should hop over and check them out and maybe grab their RSS for your feed reader!  They have all kinds of vintage…