More retro, modern or slightly off-topic stuff we love or hate. The adjunct to Beyond the Roots of Lounge
More on industrial musicals and “Everything’s Coming Up Profits,” from the Times
Beautiful vintage interior complete with a Standard Poodle pet Jennifer Greenburg’s portraits take look inside America’s Rockabilly community | Mail Online
Peter O’Toole really knew how to make an entrance. With David Letterman, c. 1995 #RIP
Vintage Pimm’s Cup party brochures, via Mail Online
Teak mid-century accessories, NY Times, Nov. 23, 1963
A tuxedo and a guitar: that was sho-biz.
(via Actor, singer Noel Harrison dies at 79 - The Washington Post)
Steve Young and Sport Murphy have written the book on industrial musicals, the motivational entertainment portion of some mid-century corporate sales meetings—see also our post from Beyond the Roots of Lounge.
(via Everything’s Coming Up Profits: The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals)
Bunny, the Queen of the In-Crowd, Harvey Comics, 1968.
And I thought Casper and Richie Rich were it for them…
(Source: cryptofwrestling, via excitingsounds)
Chemex products, Hammacher Schlemmer NYC, 1950s
(via Mr. Chemex: The Eccentric Inventor Who Reimagined the Perfect Cup of Coffee | Collectors Weekly)
Glass dome, rejected: this was the original plan for the Los Angeles Airport, Pereira and Luckman, 1952.
(via The Los Angeles that could have been: Amazing pictures of structures designed for LA but never built | Mail Online)