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Highway 80 to Nowhere, 1928

Try to take

Highway 80

any where


& you’ll end

up in a lake -

Or  worse -

the desert


That’s because,

my friend, 212 more words

The Vintage Book Poem Du Jour

The Unknown (1927, Tod Browning)


Be honest here. Has it been too long since you spent time movie-wise on a pleasant romp about a serial strangler with two thumbs who’s joined a circus posing as a man with no arms, who latches onto a fragile (implied) rape victim terrified of men’s hands and who then kills her father when he catches them about to get kissy and then when he realizes his potential new squeeze will have to see him naked on his wedding night he goes to the doctor and has both his arms amputated for real? 348 more words

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Mykhailo Hrushevsky Ukrainian Institute (10564 – 98 Street)

The Mykhailo Hrushevsky Ukrainian Institute first appeared in Edmonton Henderson Directory listings in 1919. By 1921 it was at 10564 – 98 Street and its Principal was E.M. 81 more words

Schatten - Eine nächtliche Halluzination (1923)

Netflix is not the first place to look for a wide selection of silent films, but they do have a few available for streaming, one being 1923′s… 510 more words


Irvine & Stevenson buildings (part two)

Built: 1929 (rebuilding of structures erected 1882-1888)
Address: 59-67 St Andrew Street
Architects: Miller & White
Builders: Ellis & Glue
The 1920s neo-Georgian facade of this building disguises its industrial origins as Irvine & Stevenson’s nineteenth-century factory complex. 1,496 more words



I definitely like Art Deco more than Art Nouveau. It’s more elegant and simple in my opinion. French artist Erte created beautiful works of glamourous, elegant, yet powerful women in this style. 49 more words

Art & Design

1920s Summer Tea with Recipes from the Great Gatsby Era

Illustration by unknown artist for “Porch Teas” July 1926 issue of “Women’s Home Companion” at thegildedtimes.wordpress.com

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby did not receive the greatest reception when it was first published during April of 1925. 1,101 more words