Well, it’s Goodbye Pensioners…

To Help Save the Australian Economy the Morrison Government is considering deporting Old Age Pensioners who the Dept. of Deportation and Transport, feels don’t serve any useful purpose living in Australia. “They have been a burden on all of us for far too long, they just cost the Government so much” said the Prime Minister. […]

Roger Corman’s “The Man with X Ray Eyes.”

BY LEE PFEIFFER Long regarded as one of Roger Corman’s most ambitious and poignant films, “X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes” comes to Blu-ray as an impressive special edition from Kino Lorber. Corman became a legend by overseeing production of countless low-budget horror and exploitation films beginning in the late 1950s. What the movies […]

The Pygmy Marmoset.

The pygmy marmoset is a tiny primate that is native to rainforests of the western Amazon Basin in South America. At just 100 grams, the pygmy marmoset is known to be the smallest known species of monkey in the world. It averages at about 15cm in height with a 20cm long tail behind it. The […]

Fashion photography by Vogue.

Gloria Swanson, 1924. All photographs courtesy of Lumas Gallery. Photograph: Edward Steichen/VOGUE Archive Collection From Gloria Swanson to Kate Moss, desert starkness to urban grit, a new exhibition cherrypicks the most arresting images from every era of fashion photography. Snapshot, 1956. Photograph: Richard Rutledge/VOGUE Archive Collection Anouk Aimée, 1965. Photograph: Bert Stern/VOGUE Archive Collection Sun, […]

Dressing Up for the Telephone, c. 1900.

How to Dress When Using Your Telephone, ca. 1900s. These beautiful vintage black and white photograph show young women posed using telephones in the early 20th century. See more Images via vintage everyday: fashion

1950s Men’s Hairstyles.

All I can say as an old Aussie who was a youngster in the 1950s is that I wish our Aussie barbers were as good as these American barbers back then. So I put I put a picture on the front of  Vincent D. “Gomer Pyle” from Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket” which is more […]

Edwardian Women & their Gigantic Hats.

Looking at the favourite Fashion Style of Women From the early Years of the 20th Century one feels that women from the Edwardian era favoured very weighty looking-fashion styles, from big gowns to giant hats. Although diverse in shapes, it’s really hard to wear these hats now. Beautiful? Take a look… Source: vintage everyday: Giant […]

Joyland: An abandoned amusement park in Kansas.

Joyland: An abandoned amusement park in Kansas. Joyland was once the largest theme park in central Kansas but today it remains abandoned and vandalised. It opened in 1949 and it remained in continuous operation for 55 years, until 2004 when it shut down due to economical troubles and safety concerns. The park had more than […]

BIG BASH 2020 – POSTPONED.

Pictured: A very hardworking Jenny Easther who along with Jude Marks and Alex Riley put in a lot of time and effort to get Big Bash 2020 up and running. However, as the Coronavirus virus started to spread worldwide and the Federal Government banned gatherings of 100 people we had no choice but to postpone […]

‘Back from Extinction’ Gilbert’s Potoroo 216.

Gilbert’s potoroo was only rediscovered in 1994. (Credit: Bill Hatcher) She’s known simply as 216. But she’s unquestionably special, and as the small, black bag is peeled back to reveal her long snout and large dark eyes she’s greeted with a hushed ripple of reverential “oohs” and “aahs”. This is the 216th Gilbert’s potoroo to […]