#DragHerstory: Who’s “America’s Next Drag Superstar”, Victorian Edition?


Penny Dreadful's transgender surprise wasn't really that shocking to me. I knew that Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney) was in for something extra when he met lady-for-hire Angelique (Jonny Beauchamp) When he shows up at Angelique's brothel for a Victorian-era paid booty call, the "lady" ... See the Rest

#TBT: 20 Amazing Street Photos of New York City In The 70s

68th and Broadway, facing Northeast, 1980

I was a teenager in Texas during all of it, so I missed out on the New York City of the 1970s. It was a very different place than where I live today. The Bowery, now lined with million dollar apartments, lived up to it's infamous name by hosting much of the city's illicit ... See the Rest

Vintage Hot Looks of the Day


Vintage Parisian goths circa 1910s. So chic! (via Rocaille) ... See the Rest

Art News 1: Danny Fitzgerald & Les Demi Dieux: Brooklyn Boys

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Throughout the 60s, from his home in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, Danny Fitzgerald (1921-2000) operated a studio under the name Les Demi Dieux with his partner and chief model Richard Bennett. (with cowboy hat) Danny considered them all demigods but in the flesh, these Brooklyn ... See the Rest

New York Lives: Howard Mendelbaum’s Photofest

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A sweet and sort of sad mini-documentary about Howard Mandelbaum, the photo collector, author, and co-founder of Photofest, an entertainment photo archive specializing in film, television, and theater stills, which houses over two million rare hard copy images. It's a dying ... See the Rest

Vintage Hollywood Halloween Publicity Shots

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Every year I try to post spooky vintage publicity stills of Hollywood stars from the golden era. And every year finding new stars and new pics gets harder and harder. I've never heard of half of these ladies. Etchika Chourea? Dusty Anderson? Still, I'd rather see retro-D-listers ... See the Rest

Vintage Hot Look of the Day


A potato chip bra at the National Potato Chip Convention of 1948. (via BuzzFeed) ... See the Rest

In Celebration of Man-Jewels


I so need a Pinterest board. ... See the Rest