Paper Dolls

With eyes always on nostalgia, pop culture has an endless arsenal of things they can revive, and it looks like paper dolls may be heading under the focusing lens. … Read More

She Said Yes

Stop the presses! Barbie and Ken are back together! Well, perhaps it’s not that dramatic, but for an on and off couple of over 40 years they’re ready to tell the world with a brand reboot. … Read More

Make Everything New, Old Again

I’m hoping Santa is going to upgrade my laptop and phone this Christmas and there’s only one choice for me:  The new Macbook air and iPhone 4. So when I came across these skinmods, the design geek in me got … Read More

Gaming Noir

For years Hollywood has pushed the black and white crime dramas, filled with enough sexual emphasis and plot twists to satisfy a paperback romance novel, but with this form of entertainment being so well accepted, why hasn’t it crossed over? … Read More

Snap Back

Google Maps with Street View is an amazing advancement in technology that allows you to take a look at locations anywhere in the world. And if that wasn’t enough, now there’s a website called Historypin that mashes up those locations with old photographs taken at precisely the same spot back in time. … Read More

Pickers, Pawners and Auction Hunters

The reinvention of reality TV from screaming twenty-somethings to screaming adults frantically trying to live their lives has grown fast. And in one area in particular, it’s booming. … Read More

Wisdom of a Mad Man

Don’t you love when you see something that you think is a “concept” then you find out it’s real and can be bought with a click of a button! That’s what happened when I saw this book: Sterling’s Gold: Wit and Wisdom of an Ad Man. … Read More

When Sugar Was Good

The latest throwback soft drink, Dr Pepper made with REAL sugar, is a reminder of the power of the Time Travel Wave. It takes us back to a time when eating and drinking, and yes, even smoking, was just as unhealthy as it is now—we just didn’t know it. … Read More

Open Source Environmental Genealogy

Using photography and open source maps as a window into the past. … Read More

Retro vs. Nerdism

For those of you that don’t buy into the feel good whimsy of General Mill’s retro cereal boxes and the rebirth of toys like My Little Pony and Carebears; there’s still a lot of nostalgia out there that’s beginning to widen out. … Read More