Oct 31, 2012

Witchcraft In Orbit

Witches, Ghosts And Goblins To Color
Treasure Books Inc (1965)
This spooky coloring book from 1965 twas shared by Todd Franklin of Neato Coolville, which has several pages from this book scanned and shared.  It was produced by Treasure Books Inc, which is the same publisher who was responsible for Funny Monsters coloring book that was shared by Aeron Alfrey last year.

This is my favorite page out of the ones that were shared by Todd.  It's pretty cool to see space-themed things in the years leading up to the moon landing.

Oct 30, 2012

Intergalactic Music Machine

Moog Inspired Art
DKNG Studios (2012)
This incredible artwork was created by Dan Kuhlken and Nathan Goldman of DKNG Design Studio for  Synth: A Group Art Show Inspired by Bob Moog.  This is their third consecutive year participating at Moogfest in Asheville, North Carolina, and for this year, they've created a design to fuse Moog's synthesizers with the cockpit of a spaceship to create an intergalactic music machine... and it glows in the dark!

Prints are available in the DKNG Store.

Oct 27, 2012

Little Harvey

The yard is covered in Japanese Maple leaves.

Oct 26, 2012

A Two-Bit Addict

Video Fever
ABC Los Angeles (1982)
Like any other trend that children and teenagers enjoy, parents groups and the media lost their minds about video games.  This five part series aired on the ABC Evening News in 1982 to discuss the dangers of addiction, blisters and "Pac Man Wrist".  This was recorded off of television back in the day and shared by Steven Hertz.

Oct 24, 2012

Baiser de Marseille

Baiser de Marseille
Gerard Julien / AFP
This photo was taken in Marseilles, France.  The two ladies are kissing each other in front of a group of bigots who have gathered to demonstrate against women's reproductive health care and gay marriage.

Oct 22, 2012

A Typical Children's Toy From The 80's

Rambo Combat Set
Largo Toys (1985)
First Blood premiered in theaters 30 years ago today.  I didn't see the movie many years later, but I did have this Rambo Combat Set when I was a kid.  This was back in the 80's when a kid playing with a plastic .45 and survival knife wasn't strange at all.  Truth be told, I really wanted it for the compass.

Oct 20, 2012

WBS Penguins Opening Day

Bridgeport Sound Tigers @ Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins
Mohegan Sun Arena - Wilkes-Barre, PA
October 20, 2012
We had a luxury box for the Penguins home opener.  It was a very nice experience.  There were baskets of popcorn and tortillas and dip, cookie trays, beer and soda and meatballs to enjoy.  The Sound Tigers beat the Penguins 3-2.

Oct 11, 2012

Teething On Ghost Monsters

Baby Pac-Man Sticker
Aladdin's Castle (1982)
The offspring of Pac-Man and Ms. Pac-Man had his own cabinet in arcades.  It had a pinball machine table and an arcade screen that players would access by hitting the ball at target.  This video game/pinball machine hybrid first appeared in arcades thirty years ago today.