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Right when I think I am out, The Wizard of Oz pulls me back in! I am a big fan of The Wizard of Oz and when the weather cools off, my fandom level rises as a I remember back … Continue reading →
Right when I think I am out, The Wizard of Oz pulls me back in! I am a big fan of The Wizard of Oz and when the weather cools off, my fandom level rises as a I remember back … Continue reading →
about 4 hours ago
In the 1980s Rainbow Brite was unleashed upon the world and this young lady was all over it in her homemade Rainbow Brite costume. I am not sure if she won any costume contests in it (she should have), but … Continue reading →
In the 1980s Rainbow Brite was unleashed upon the world and this young lady was all over it in her homemade Rainbow Brite costume. I am not sure if she won any costume contests in it (she should have), but … Continue reading →
about 5 hours ago
There once was an animated Halloween TV special from the late ‘70s, which aired yearly until the mid-‘80s, that shook me to the core and managed to take up residence in the attic of my brain. Its ghoulish cartoon characters … Conti...
There once was an animated Halloween TV special from the late ‘70s, which aired yearly until the mid-‘80s, that shook me to the core and managed to take up residence in the attic of my brain. Its ghoulish cartoon characters … Continue reading →
about 6 hours ago
This advertisement was for the Halloween costume contest and celebration that was being held at the Walt Disney World Village for Halloween in 1980. It looks like a fun day at the village with a costume contest, parade, a screening ̷...
This advertisement was for the Halloween costume contest and celebration that was being held at the Walt Disney World Village for Halloween in 1980. It looks like a fun day at the village with a costume contest, parade, a screening … Continue reading →
about 7 hours ago
Click the links to hear the following programs.Bhangra and Beyond: The History of Asian Music in Britain Sheila Chandra explores the history of Asian music in Britain.The Sound of Cinema Guests from the film world select favourite musica...
Click the links to hear the following programs.Bhangra and Beyond: The History of Asian Music in Britain Sheila Chandra explores the history of Asian music in Britain.The Sound of Cinema Guests from the film world select favourite musical moments from the big screen.The Widowers' Houses Martin Jarvis directs Ian McKellen in George Bernard Shaw's play about slum landlords. The Goon Show. Classic material from one of the all-time radio comedy greats.The Man in Black. A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales.Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone. Strange and unusual sounds in music both old and new.Between the Ears Celebrating 20 years of innovative and thought-provoking features that make adventurous use of sound and explore a wide variety of subjects. Made by leading radio producers.Late Junction A varied mix of music, ranging from the ancient to the contemporary.World on 3 Lopa Kothari and Mary Ann Kennedy present an eclectic mix of sounds from around the world, with exclusive sessions and concerts by leading musicians in world music.
about 8 hours ago
In 1979, The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t premiered on television. I did not catch it at the time, but like many people I caught it on the Disney Channel where it would be broadcast well into the 1990s. This is … Continue rea...
In 1979, The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t premiered on television. I did not catch it at the time, but like many people I caught it on the Disney Channel where it would be broadcast well into the 1990s. This is … Continue reading →
about 8 hours ago
If you don't mind being restricted to the green upholstery, the Perry sofa range from Linea - new in at House of Fraser - offers some great midcentury styling at an appealing price.  You might not get any choice in the finish ...
If you don't mind being restricted to the green upholstery, the Perry sofa range from Linea - new in at House of Fraser - offers some great midcentury styling at an appealing price.  You might not get any choice in the finish (green being the only option), but what the range does offer is a nice looking armchair and a three or two-seater sofa, as pictured here without a hefty pricetag attached. Each has a great midcentury shape, with a curved back and arms, and angled black legs.  The prices compare favourably with other similar designs from the likes of Made. Prices start at £399 and go up to £599 for the three-seater. See them online.
about 9 hours ago
I was looking for homemade costume ideas when I came across this post and photo about homemade costumes of the past that features these lovely Burger King Fries and Strawberry Shake costume. I had a great many homemade costumes as …...
I was looking for homemade costume ideas when I came across this post and photo about homemade costumes of the past that features these lovely Burger King Fries and Strawberry Shake costume. I had a great many homemade costumes as … Continue reading →
about 9 hours ago
The people behind the popular Midcentury Modern Show launch in a new London location this coming Sunday 13 October with Midcentury Show East in the fascinating venue of Erno Goldfinger's Haggerston School. And why the pic...
The people behind the popular Midcentury Modern Show launch in a new London location this coming Sunday 13 October with Midcentury Show East in the fascinating venue of Erno Goldfinger's Haggerston School. And why the picture of the mugs? They've commissioned a new design from People Will Always Need Plates to mark the occasion.  The Grade II listed school - the only school designed by the architect behind the Trellick Tower - was built between 1964 and 65, and can be found a short distance from Hoxton Overground station in east London. The show will have over 60 dealers set up at the school for the day, selling an enviable selection of top quality midcentury furniture and artwork.  The People Will Always Need Plates mug, meanwhile, features their depiction of the school and has been produced in a limited run of 300. You can preorder one on the website now, or pick one up from the fair itself while stocks last.  The show runs from 10am until 4pm, and entrance is £8. Find out more details on their website.  
about 11 hours ago
If you want one thing that encapsulates the work of particular designer, then in Olle Eksell's case it would be this Eyes Poster. The Swedish advertising illustrator drew the eyes for Mazetti in 1956 and this logo is the image that ...
If you want one thing that encapsulates the work of particular designer, then in Olle Eksell's case it would be this Eyes Poster. The Swedish advertising illustrator drew the eyes for Mazetti in 1956 and this logo is the image that remains most closely associated with Eksell. The poster reproduces the logo in pink, green and black on a 50cm by 70cm print. It is sold unframed for SEK 199 (a little under £20). You can buy the print online at Family Room.
about 12 hours ago