{MUSIC MINUTE} “Sunset Boulevard / Main Titles” by Franz Waxman

{circa. 1950} It has come to my attention that there may be people out there who have no idea aboutĀ Sunset Boulevard – only one of the best films of all time by iconic director Billy Wilder. This disturbs me slightly, so here’s a glimmer of that inspiration in guise of one of our classic {MUSIC…

Fly Me To The Moon! 1967 Cosak by Dormeuil Mens Suit Advertising Campaign

The competition for mens suiting was fierce throughout the 1960s – an absolute essential piece of every working man’s wardrobe, while also a time that signalled the decline of this timely tradition. More than ever, ad men and women were looking for new and exciting ways to capture the attention of dapper gentlemen around the…

{HOW-TO} Vintage Style Inspiration : Jonny Quest !

It seems Summer isĀ finally here, and with the warming weather we are sure to find ourselves in the midst of more and more adventure as the season rolls on. Yes indeed, and probably for many, the joys of the Summer heat are sure to incite one or many exciting and unexpected journeys and voyages. Whether…

Don’t be Deceived! Devils Wake, Walk, and Bite (too) !!! {Open 24 Hours}

Was this man genuinely exorcising wayward evil spirits from this young woman in the Philippines, or is this an elaborate missionary hoax? This photograph was taken from a souvenir pictorial to the film “Bitten by Devils” produced by the ordained Evangelist minister, Lester Sumrall. Lester was born in New Orleans on February 5, 1913, and…

Watch Kenneth Anger’s “Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome” (1954)

When I first saw “Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome” several years ago I immediately fell in love. I had seen some of Anger’s other works in the past, and happened to stumble upon this amidst my online wanderings, and was blown away by the sheer magnitude and forte this film offered, whilst also being, at…

{Music Minute} “Shaung Shaung Yan” by Den Bai Ying

Found my In the Mood for LoveĀ soundtrack lying around at home. It’s been a while since I’ve listen to it. I had boughten it high school, enticed by the album cover and vaguely noting some Awards buzz that had been circulating on the internet at that time, I thought my disposable teenage income was worth…