I've watched several episodes of Mad Men, and I totally understand why its so appealing. It's well-written and very stark and blunt in its portrayal of social attitudes and norms from the 1950's and 60's. … more
Another singer who gets more credit for the rock and roll landscape than he deserves. His two hit singles, "La Bamba" and "Donna" prove he had talent, even though the latter is far too repetitive for … more
It is the absolute antithesis of everything the Hollywood studios are releasing today. There is no senseless violence, no special effects of any kind, practically no music and not a woman cannot … more
Over the years I have owned any number of Nat King Cole collections. Although I never failed to enjoy the music I found each of those vinyl LP's or compact discs to be flawed in some way. Collectors … more
Robin_Uncapher posted a Quick Tip about Mad Men.
October 09, 2010
One of my all time faves. Great Cast, James Mason one of my top three fave old time actors. Cary Grant needs no kudos from me, one of the best. Eva Marie Saint is gorgeous and sexy in this movie. I love … more
drifter51 posted a Quick Tip about Mitch Miller.
August 04, 2010
One of the most influential record producers of the 20th Century passes away at age 99. Was largely responsible for launching the career of Tony Bennett in the 1950's. And his weekly TV show "Sing Along … more
I am from Generation X, so 1959 is decidedly before my time. It is a year for which I feel no kinship or nostalgia. Yet I was captivated by the title of book, which beckoned me to investigate the events … more
cat_3105 posted a Quick Tip about Mad Men.
July 10, 2010
Donald Draper is the most lovable misogynist I've ever known, and I simply cannot get enough of Joan Holloway, (she was quite a fox as Saffron in Firefly, as well, but the clothing of this period really … more
If you are an older person that grew up in the fifties or sixties, then this is a book that you will love. As I flipped through the pages, many memories of television shows that I had seen but forgotten … more