At one point in the history of Italian advertisement, huge cutouts in the shape of bottles and canned meat started appearing on car roofs; there were shoes and tubes of toothpaste, odd torpedoes, and sharks. They were the “advertisement...Show More Summary
In 2008 Lady Gaga gave the world the gift of a song where she refers to her vagina as a Christmas tree, suggesting that she has a serious misunderstanding of how at least one of those works. Between that and other recent tracks, like Nate Dogg rapping about getting holiday head and the beloved family [...]
It could be curtains for Williamsburg's old-school diner that currently houses an offshoot of SoHo's La Esquina. New building applications unearthed by Brownstoner reveal plans to build a six-story building with retail and residential units at the diner's address at 225 Wythe Avenue. [ more › ]
These three new releases hail from Santa Rosa-based Sojourn. The wines themselves are made from grapes sourced all the Northern California wine country. Thoughts follow. 2012 Sojourn Chardonnay Durell Vineyard Sonoma Coast – Big andShow More Summary
A sampling of holiday-themed ads, featuring merry messages from brewers, department stores, disgraced politicians, and more. A scene from Christmas past… or Christmas present? A front-page story from the December 22, 1964, edition of...Show More Summary
Peek Frean, 1948 Rowntree’s Fruit Gums, 1949 Toni, 1949 Scroll Pens, 1949 Parker Pens, 1949 Austin Reed, 1949 See more »
Come with us as we check out some classic cars, boats and airplanes.
2014: Not exactly a vintage year in my opinion. Nevertheless, a year in which I wrote several things here worth remembering here at the end of this year’s days. This year the memorable pieces were primarily about writing, and sexism and/or discrimination, with the latter being viewed particularly through the odious nonsense of GamerGate. Show More Summary
SELECTIONS Jamaal Charles, RB, fourth Pro Bowl selection: Charles isn’t having a vintage season. He still needs 21 rushing yards to get to 1,000 and his production as a receiver is far down from where it was last year. But Charles is...Show More Summary
Head to the local vintage store for that last-second holiday shopping. Your loved one (and the planet) will appreciate it.
Staff at the New York Public Library recently found a recipe box containing a collection of interesting reference questions posed to librarians from the 1940s through the ’80s. People came to the library for reference, but also for info on buying and selling, looking for inspiration, crafty project ideas, and even to find photos. In […]
A brand new year deserves a brand new blank journal! Make yourself one using the covers of a vintage book and archival drawing paper. Here’s how! Supplies for New Year’s Vintage Journal: Vintage hardcover book Archival drawing or sketching paper... Continue Reading ? The post Make a Vintage Journal to Start the Year appeared first on Make and Takes.
I picked up a handful of assorted vg-ex cards and spent about an hour or so trying to create a post late Saturday night - adding pictures and commentary. After I thought I saved it and figured to set up another post - but I guess I wasn't...Show More Summary
Santa takes a break for a cup of joe at Liss Drugs in Jersey City in this undated photo. Courtesy of Jack Ricci. Angelo Falvo (standing, left) gives Santa a trim at Chris' Barber Shop on Farnsworth Avenue in Bordentown, circa 1950s. Falvo worked at the shop for 43 years. Show More Summary
I'm calling it. 2014: it's been emotional. It was a turbulent year in video games, perhaps not a vintage one, but dammit if we can't stop playing the things regardless. I know what I'm doing as soon as I've finished this post; the kettle's on, the mince pie is warmed and the Battle.net launcher is primed and ready. Show More Summary
Reese Witherspoon is blaming her career slump on her divorce -Crushable These vintage 1941 “Ideal Love Mate” trading cards are delightfully sexist -The Frisky See Beyonce and Blue Ivy‘s cutest moments of 2014 -Ok! Magazine This story...Show More Summary
All right, guys, this is the last post featuring handmade (and store bought) ornaments made for bees by bees. Happy holidays, everyone! to — Vintage mini teacup plus a cute little bee charm to to to — Handmade felt “Deviled” … read ...
There’s a guy at the Brooklyn Flea Market who sells an impressive and ever-growing collection of vintage/retro kids toys and collectibles, including action figures, matchbox cars, wind-up toys, Garbage Pail Kids, the random remains of long forgotten rock collections and the like. It’s fun to sift through everything he’s got, either to get nostalgic about [...]
2014 has been a curiously active year in vintage design. With the reintroduction of so many midcentury modern chairs, as well as an occasional table piece, clever kitchenware, and even a book, the market has been saturated with nostalgic...