Spotted this vintage 1910 poster over the weekend and’ve been wondering … is one of ’em a tranny? Where’s the girl? Notice how dastardly ‘staches and bladed weapons outnumber guns by a longshot (no pun intended).
You can really taste the skeez!
Spotted this at an antique shop in Santa Rosa. Yeah, she’s cute now. But wait ’til she grows up. They’ll be makin’ signs like this like this for her. Or, if you’ve got a thing for vintage signs, too: View The Old Hessel Store Sign Extravaganza Sebastopol.
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I love how you can see the edge of the 16mm film flashing by.
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.
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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.
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Pulled this pull-top out of the garage to share with you, ‘cuz you’re geeky like that. Western Beer, not to be confused with Great Western Beer, was brewed by Minnesota‘s Cold Spring Brewing from about 1969 through 1990 (according to Tavern Trove).
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Ivan Guerrero‘s latest Premake is a groovy one. Here’s all the clips that went into it: See the rest »
I was just notified that today, Jan 24, is Beer Can Appreciation Day (thanks, Jay). Here’s a vintage Acme beer can my wife gave me as a pencil holder, circa 1940s-ish.
I appreciate how the art looks almost like a tattoo up close … See the rest »
Popeye will trade you spinach for another chance at them Luckies.
We spotted this in an antique shop north of Ukiah, CA. Manufactured by O.D. Jennings & Co., this Cigarette Slot Machine gave you the option of buying the smokes you want or actually gambling for them. You know there’s a sweet smoking = gambling with your life pun in there, but I’m not touchin’ it.
There’s a reason SF Weekly called out Blue Ribbon Salvage and this weekend’s Renegade Craft Fair: See the rest »
Yes, it has rotating wheels on the bottom of the feet.
Yes, it has a spring-loaded Rocket Punch firing fist.
Yes, you are crazy for wondering if you need it. Of course you need a two-foot tall Star Wars Super Shogun Stormtrooper.
In the world of jumbo-sized Japanese toys known as Jumbo Machinders, or even Shogun Warriors, no new characters have been produced in this size for over 25 years. Until now.
More info and killer pics at starwars.super7store.com »
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BONUS: JUMBO MACHINDER VINTAGE TV SPOTS
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Goofy profile. Gorgeous pics.
New York DP and Photographer Timur Civan, with help from his “Russian lens technician”, took a circa 1908 (possibly earlier) Wollensak 35mm F5.0 Cine-Velostigmat hand-cranked cinema camera lens and grafted it onto a Canon 5D Mark II.
(*For the less geeky, the 5D’s a seriously kick-ass digital cam that shoots still and video and full HD*)
Could this be the first-ever documented fist bump?
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Wheels Willy (1977) wants to show you his one-eyed willy. With a patch over one eye and a name like Willy why the hell would they mold his hand like that? He doesn’t come with any accessories. But maybe he hasn’t found the right one yet (*rim shot).
Luke Duke (1981) is just missing his rubber waist-band. I’m sure Willy can keep his eye out for one.
Helped a good friend move out of what used to be my wife’s old apartment. Back behind the victorian moldings of their built-in bookcase were dozens of vintage beer cans—as if the former occupants would toss ’em up and over after they’d knock ’em back. A nice little time capsule of pull-top Lucky Lager, Miller High Life, Hamm’s, Rainier, and Olympia vintage beer cans.
“From the land of sky blue waters.”
Love the design of this Hamm’s tall boy.
Olympia … “It’s the Water.” Not to be confused with Hamm’s sky-blue variety.
BONUS: VINTAGE HAMM’S BEER COMMERCIALS
And remember those Hamm’s “rippling” beer signs? Hypnotic.