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Oct
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IMPORTANT NEWS: Beyond the Roots of Lounge has moved to its own domain: www.beyondtherootsoflounge.com
Please be patient as we update internal links, etc.

IMPORTANT NEWS: Beyond the Roots of Lounge has moved to its own domain: www.beyondtherootsoflounge.com

Please be patient as we update internal links, etc.

Oct
14th
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Abandoned TWA terminal at JFK was open to the public recently, this and more photos at Gothamist.

Abandoned TWA terminal at JFK was open to the public recently, this and more photos at Gothamist.

Oct
7th
Tue
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Geoffrey Holder (RIP) for 7Up, the Uncola

Sep
30th
Tue
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Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin exit through the kitchen.

 (via SpyVibe: UNCLE TURNS 50)

Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin exit through the kitchen.

(via SpyVibe: UNCLE TURNS 50)

Sep
27th
Sat
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1960s-style bedroom in the real Erno Goldfinger’s restored flat
(via Flat in Erno Goldfinger’s Balfron Tower is lovingly recreated | Daily Mail Online)

1960s-style bedroom in the real Erno Goldfinger’s restored flat

(via Flat in Erno Goldfinger’s Balfron Tower is lovingly recreated | Daily Mail Online)

Sep
24th
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Three would-be “Morticias” who auditioned for The Addams Family. They all look familiar, but who are they? (Old Showbiz, any clues?)
Via LIFE

Three would-be “Morticias” who auditioned for The Addams Family. They all look familiar, but who are they? (Old Showbiz, any clues?)

Via LIFE

Sep
19th
Fri
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The Pan Am Experience, a 70s-repro film set you can visit for the cost of a real airline ticket.

 (via Pan Am Experience | Pan Am Flies Again)

The Pan Am Experience, a 70s-repro film set you can visit for the cost of a real airline ticket.

(via Pan Am Experience | Pan Am Flies Again)

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Crime of Passion was the Million Dollar Movie on KHJ Los Angeles via
oldshowbiz:

Crime of Passion was the Million Dollar Movie on KHJ Los Angeles via

oldshowbiz:

Sep
16th
Tue
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Culture appears more monolithic than ever, with a few gigantic corporations—Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon—presiding over unprecedented monopolies. Internet discourse has become tighter, more coercive. Search engines guide you away from peculiar words. (“Did you mean … ?”) Headlines have an authoritarian bark (“This Map of Planes in the Air Right Now Will Blow Your Mind”). “Most Read” lists at the top of Web sites imply that you should read the same stories everyone else is reading. Technology conspires with populism to create an ideologically vacant dictatorship of likes.
Aug
19th
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Mr. Pardo’s decision to stay at NBC when “The Price Is Right” departed was fortuitous because that left him available to announce a new NBC show that made its debut in 1964, “Jeopardy!” A trivia show in which contestants tried to provide the questions after seeing the answers, it was hosted by Art Fleming, who made a point of thanking Mr. Pardo by name in each episode, helping to elevate him further out of the announcer anonymity of radio.