miklem:

My latest post for laughingsquid features video of a startlingly Fast Striptease from 1942 by Georgia Sothern, aka The Human Dynamo. And some awesome vintage posters featuring her to boot. Have a great weekend!

It’s the violent head-bobbing that really makes the dance.

Lileks.com. I’m not sure if I started with the Gallery of Regrettable Food, Art Frahms’ bizarre celery fetish, or the dark side of mid-century modern, but this site’s been a treasure trove of pop culture bizarrities for a long, long time.

(Oh, hush up. Bizarrities is too a word.)

LILEKS (James) :: Hello.

Retro Glamour Girls: A fantastic collection of vintage girlie mag covers, starring the likes of Jayne Mansfield and Lily St. Cyr.

And even more old bookmarks!

peacockharpy:

1927 London … in colour. (hat tip to Making Light)

slackmistress:

pwrbttm:

theniftyfifties:

Pretty Italian leisurewear (Life, 1955)

i’m in love with the color tone of this picture. 

I need to be in this picture RIGHT NOW.

Yes, please.

A charming piece of Orientalism.

Retrogasm’s uploaded a whole series of these.
retrogasm:

Daguerreotype nude by Auguste Belloc, 1851-1853… very vintage beauty…

Retrogasm’s uploaded a whole series of these.

retrogasm:

Daguerreotype nude by Auguste Belloc, 1851-1853… very vintage beauty…