Daily Archives: May 4, 2011

14 posts

Hold On! is Available on DVD

The career of the British Invasion pop group Herman’s Hermits was in full, fan-shrieking, disc-selling orbit when their first top-billed movie came to theaters, so maybe it’s only natural to think NASA would want to name a rocket after them. Well, at least that’s what’s at stake in this 1966 […]

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Vintage Grace Cruise Line Ad

Yesterday I extolled the romantic notions I had about Train travel. Today I would like you all to sit back and daydream about the heyday of cruise lines (are we in a Renaissance?) When I traveled between New York and California, I always traveled Grace.

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The Tragic Tale of Battle Zone

Sometimes it seems like pop culture greatness is a difficult thing to achieve. With changing tastes and advances in technology there can be a fine line between being popular and circling the drain. Even “Retro” movements can have an influence on modern entertainment. But is pop culture destined to always […]