Champagne Ennui – How To Ring In The New Year Glamorously.

champagne-ennui

There’s an art to sipping champagne that these screen sirens have perfected. You must look glamorous, but bored. Elegant but blasé. As if you started every day in a gown with a glass of bubbly. We call it Champagne Ennui and here’s how it’s done. Read more

Throwin’ It Back, Hollywood Style. Champagne Gifs from the Movies for New Year’s Eve.

Vintage Hollywood Champagne gifs

New Year’s Eve. Resolutions, top hats, tiaras, Auld Lang Syne, noisemakers and, of course, Champagne. It’s hard to imagine ringing in the New Year without a glass of bubbly. The sippy, sexy beverage has had plenty of screen time over the decades. From the pop of the cork to the downing of the glass, Champagne and its effects have been represented in movies as far back as silent films. Read more

Welcome To New York 1911. Amazing Footage Will Take You Back In Time.

Welcome to New York, 1911. Youtuber Guy Jones came across some astounding old footage from the New York Museum of Modern Art’s film library. The documentary footage was taken in New York over 100 years ago, three years before the outbreak of World War I. MoMA’s restoration of New York 1911 was derived from the original nitrate print of the film and looked surprisingly good; with added music by Ben Model. But Guy Jones improved upon it by adding ambient sounds, instead of music, to the silent footage and slowing down the speed for a more natural appearance. Read more

40 Vintage Hollywood Colorful Christmas Celebrity Photos

Vintage Hollywood Christmas photos

It’s always fun to see all the vintage color Christmas celebrity photos for the holidays going as far back as the 1920s – but they are usually in black and white. However, as we moved into the 50s, 60s and 70s, they were shot with heavily saturated color, often using glorious Kodak Kodachrome. From Marlene Dietrich to Farrah Fawcett, here’s a look at 40 terrific old Hollywood vintage color Christmas pics. Read more

Sam Shepard Was The Right Stuff In So Many Ways (Tons of great photos)

photo by Larry Busacca, 2014

He was cool. He was smart. He was sexy. He was Sam Shepard, a brilliant playwright, talented actor and all around badass who he lost his life to ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, yesterday at the age of 73. We take a look back at his impressive career, life, loves and accomplishments. Read more

Photos of Notoriously Bad Moms Bette and Joan With Their Daughters

Just for fun on this Mother’s Day, I thought I’d share with you some great vintage photos of two of Hollywood’s most notoriously bad moms – and the subjects of the recent eight episode miniseries Feud: Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. Read more

Hollywood Easter Photos : The Weird and The Wonderful

Sharon Tate, 1965

Celebrities dying eggs, with bunnies and as bunnies. From vintage hollywood to today’s social media, here are 38 of the most interesting, bizarre and unexpected famous folks posing for Easter. Read more

Turkey & Breasts. Vintage Hollywood Thanksgiving PinUps. [30 pics]

vintage Hollywood Thanksgiving Pinups on if its hip its here

After the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, as you await your 2:00pm dinner and football games, I have just the thing to whet your appetite. A collection of vintage pinup photos of established actresses and unknown starlets posing with Thanksgiving props to promote themselves and their movie studios. Read more