Ünnecessary Ümlaut


A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Watch: Las Vegas Circa ’62 & San Francisco ’58

I love how you can see the edge of the 16mm film flashing by.

Just dreamy.

Though I’ve been in SF for well over a decade, I lived in Vegas for years and would go there every summer while growing up in Chicago. To say I have a soft spot for the “old” Vegas would be like saying I just sorta-kinda like beer.


See San Francisco 1958:   See the rest »

Vintage Vegas: Moustache Cup from Caesars Palace

Nowadays a ‘Moustache Cup’ would have a curly handlebar printed on the edge so drinkers look like they’ve got a dastardly ‘stache

But this is not your hipster’s coffee cup …

See the bit of moustache wax under “Las“? That’s the real deal, folks.

Moustache Cups had a protective strainer built-in so your ‘stache wouldn’t get soaked   See the rest »