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Another peacock post

Another peacock post

The Found’s Albert Tanquero e-mailed me a link to one of their new cards after reading my recent peacock post. Their new line of graphic Matchbox cards is amazing! ↔

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Guest Post: Albert Tanquero’s California Adventure (Pt. 2)

Guest Post: Albert Tanquero’s California Adventure (Pt. 2)

Thanks to Albert Tanquero for contributing the story of his California shopping trip, trawling antique stores in search of  strange and unusual vintage photos and other ephemera – inventory for his his thriving Ebay vintage photo store and inspiration for he and his partner Jim York’s innovative stationary company The Found. Check out their new […]

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Guest Post: The Found’s Albert Tanquero on the Rose Bowl Flea Market (Pt. 1)

Guest Post: The Found’s Albert Tanquero on the Rose Bowl Flea Market (Pt. 1)

When my friend Albert Tanquero told me about his crazy shopping trip to L.A.’s Orange Bowl Flea Market, I asked him to write about it, and he kindly agreed. Albert’s one of the busiest guys I know, so it means a lot that he takes the time to contribute now and again.  In addition to […]

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Architectural Anarchy at Andersonville Galleria

Architectural Anarchy at Andersonville Galleria

Gosia I. Korsakowski’s regularly sends out e-mails with images of items she’s to her vintage Etsy shop.  More than once, the e-mails have prompted me to visit Gosia’s space at the Andersonville Galleria where I inevitably find five more things I want.  She’s smart huh?  Things must be going well, because Gosia recently partnered with […]

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More bad bedroom mojo?  Stop the insanity!

More bad bedroom mojo? Stop the insanity!

Happy Thanksgiving.  I could get all maudlin on you, but I’m feeling generous. ¤ Creating an accent wall in my bedroom was the topic of one of my very first posts back in March of 2008.  Of course, at the time I had no idea it would be but the first in a multi-part series […]

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Human target decor: Bad mojo, very cool or just plain ugly?

Human target decor: Bad mojo, very cool or just plain ugly?

For much of the sixties, seventies and eighties, Batman’s costume had a big yellow logo around the bat.  Stylish?  Debatable, but I think most of us would say no.  Plus, the bright yellow circle made a pretty good target.  As comics took a so-called grim and gritty turn in the 80’s, the emblem also seemed […]

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Photo Essay (Poladroid Edition):  Kiddieland

Photo Essay (Poladroid Edition): Kiddieland

Click play on the right hand sidebar YouTube player for today’s musical accompaniement, You Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone) by the 80’s rock band Cinderella. Polaroid enthusiasts old and new protested the company’s recent decision to stop making film for the iconic instant camera.  But what choice did it have?  I felt […]

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