ARE YOU A SELF-CONSCIOUS GUY? Vintage Educational PSA Film {c. 1951}

Had a lot of fun posting "Shy-Guy" yesterday, so thought we'd continue showcasing some of these awesome and entertaining vintage educational films. They sure were worried about the self-esteem of teenagers. This one shows how feelings of self-consciousness keep a high school boy from doing his classwork well or making friends easily. Poor dude feels …

WHY SO SHY, GUY??? Vintage Educational PSA {c. 1947}

  If you’re what they call a shy guy… There must have been a really urgent calling to help young men who suffered from social anxiety during the Post War period, because this is just one of dozens of educational films distributed to schools throughout America dealing with this. This one is one of the …

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {DECEMBER 2, 2016}

Subject Unknown.  + MYSTERY DAPPER DUDE+ {circa. 1940s} The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead —his eyes are …

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {APRIL 5, 2016}

+LAUREN BACALL+ {circa. 1940s} + Sensuous. Seductive. Strong. Can't get enough of these black and white stripes . . . her cigarette, the stunning jewels, chilling on the floor listening to vinyl... the photo of herself. ++++ Feel free to share the image  ++++ Lets all channel a little bit of this spirit. Until we …

STYLE {WISE} We Go Together Like Winter and a Sweater – Vintage Fall/Winter Menswear Inspiration

{source} Here in Southern Ontario things are getting grimmer by the day. Not that we don't like Winter - you know us boys love the comfort of a slouchy silk shirt or a easy breezy Hawaiian, but Old Man Winter just won't stop peaking his nasty head out to remind us we're on his turf! …

{MUSIC MINUTE} MURDER He Says! Betty Hutton cries out loud.

Growing up in the dirty thirties, with a rough and tough childhood, our lady crooner has been through a lot more than most have to experience! Bouncing around from city to city through her childhood gave this woman real tenacity.  Money troubles abound kept her family on their toes, shifting from town to town running …

The Dapper Mystery Men Who Guard The Secret of the Voynich Manuscripts . . .

The strange, wonderful, and perplex. The Voynich Manuscripts . . . the World's most wildly weird book. Full of strange diagrams and cryptic text, many generations have passed and still no one has been able to make anything of it.   The book is hidden deep away in Yale's Rare Book Collection making it kind …