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Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
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Betty Grable

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“Betty Grable sitting behind a child’s drum kit, which has ‘Mrs James Jivin’ Jills’ written on the bass drum, circa 1940.
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Set of 4 Vintage Retro My Little Pony Sewing Cards by Colorforms 1983 Hasbro 1980s

Set of 4 Vintage Retro My Little Pony Sewing Cards by Colorforms 1983 Hasbro 1980s | Kitsch | Scoop.it
A set of four (4) used sewing or lace-up cards featuring My Little Pony ponies. There is two large cards, featuring Moondancer and Cotton
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Are you ready for your Champagne Dance Party?

Are you ready for your Champagne Dance Party? | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Are you ready for your Champagne Dance Party?
At 7 pm Central, my hubby, daughter, & I will be live tweeting a PBS airing of The Lawrence Welk Show! It’s a-maze-balls. You can follow us. Or the...
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About some live tweeting we do...

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Cookyland. Where can we get tickets?

Cookyland. Where can we get tickets? | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Cookyland. Where can we get tickets?
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Vintage Lavender Lilac Pink Spaghetti Poodle Ceramic Figurine with Gold Accents Mid-Century Modern Kitsch Made In Korea

Vintage Lavender Lilac Pink Spaghetti Poodle Ceramic Figurine with Gold Accents Mid-Century Modern Kitsch Made In Korea | Kitsch | Scoop.it
The spaghetti ceramic figurines are classic Mid-Century kitsch -- perhaps none as iconic as the poodles! This particular vintage spaghetti
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Plastic Mr. Peanut Planter's Nuts Pitchman Vintage Mid-Century Figural Advertising Bank

Plastic Mr. Peanut Planter's Nuts Pitchman Vintage Mid-Century Figural Advertising Bank | Kitsch | Scoop.it
A vintage figural advertising piece from Planters promoting peanuts -- its the legendary Mr. Peanut! Made of plastic, light tan in color, this
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Unique Retro Vest Black & White Plastic Vinyl Belt Clips 1970s-80s

Unique Retro Vest Black & White Plastic Vinyl Belt Clips 1970s-80s | Kitsch | Scoop.it
This is a cool vintage vest, made of some type of plastic, almost has a vinyl feel to it. In black and white, a nifty pattern, resembling
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Kitchen Panic: a retro-game of frantic human gluttony

Kitchen Panic: a retro-game of frantic human gluttony | Kitsch | Scoop.it
You might think Hungry Hungry Hippos was the ultimate consumption game; but that was hippos, not humans. Kitchen Panic is about people.
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Wunnerful, Wunnerful, Easter

Wunnerful, Wunnerful, Easter | Kitsch | Scoop.it
In case you were wondering why there was such a liberal use of the #LawrenceWelk on Tweety Machine tonight, hubby & I were Live Tweeting tonight's PBS showing of the 1979 Easter episode of The ...
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Apparently I have no shame.

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I should probably be too embarrassed to post this. Wasn't it bad enough to do it? And give a recap? Now I have to share it??

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Remembering Retro Risque T-Shirt Iron-Ons

Remembering Retro Risque T-Shirt Iron-Ons | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Back in the day, you couldn't go to a mall and avoid a visit to (or the smell of) the t-shirt shop. There you could select your t-shirt style (ringers were de rigueur, but then the baseball shirts ...
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Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dies at 78

Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dies at 78 | Kitsch | Scoop.it
The 1975 fad made Mr. Dahl, a down-at-the-heels advertising copywriter when he hit on the idea, a millionaire practically overnight, but he came to regret the brainstorm that gave rise to it in the first place.
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Huge RARE Kitschy Mid-Century Modern Plush Stuffed Bunny Rabbit Kid's Stool Seat TV Tuffet by Atlanta Novelty White & Turquoise Blue

Huge RARE Kitschy Mid-Century Modern Plush Stuffed Bunny Rabbit Kid's Stool Seat TV Tuffet by Atlanta Novelty White & Turquoise Blue | Kitsch | Scoop.it
This is an a-maz-ing find. Back in the 1950s & 1960s, children had their own fun seats for watching television. (Some often pulled triple duty,
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"Trophy of the world's greatest hunt"

"Trophy of the world's greatest hunt" | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Cavalier_Dec1968_Vol19_No02_015 (by it’s better than bad)
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It's Always Something: Teen Dares Of 1971

It's Always Something: Teen Dares Of 1971 | Kitsch | Scoop.it
In January of '71, Teen dared us to do some radical things, like decorate our rooms, to use Kool-Aid labels to decorate our shoes...
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Land Shark

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Land Shark
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1954 Simca Ghia

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“1954 Simca Ghia.
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A 1950s WTF

A 1950s WTF | Kitsch | Scoop.it
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“#saltandpepper shaker circa 1950’s
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Did you know this was a Salt & Pepper Shaker set?!

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Kitschy “Wild West” Collectibles

Kitschy “Wild West” Collectibles | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Our display of antique & vintage “Wild West” goodies from our space at Exit 55 Antiques (Fergus Falls, MN). From the historical stuff to the kitschy goodness, we cover it. :p You can contact us here...
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Vintage Retro Hazel's Needlework Kaboodles Posey Pal Pink Pig Pet Pillow Latch Hook Kit 1970s

Vintage Retro Hazel's Needlework Kaboodles Posey Pal Pink Pig Pet Pillow Latch Hook Kit 1970s | Kitsch | Scoop.it
This latch hook kit is for a sweet happy pig-shaped figural pillow in bright pink. The kit is called Posey Pal Pet Pillow. Hazels
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Manly man zipped pouch for men

Manly man zipped pouch for men | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Even men, straightforward, tell-it-like-it-is men, have small bits of stuff that they should put somewhere other than in our handbags. Liberate your
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7 Dwarfs Publicity Tour 1938

7 Dwarfs Publicity Tour 1938 | Kitsch | Scoop.it
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“7 Dwarfs Publicity Tour
morgan 1938
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Eyeballs Like Light Bulbs

Eyeballs Like Light Bulbs | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Vintage Antique Die-Cut Mechanical Valentine Kitschy Boy Skier Funny Peepers 1930s You can also see this in action here.
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What Made People Lose Their Minds Over Beanie Babies?

What Made People Lose Their Minds Over Beanie Babies? | Kitsch | Scoop.it
In July of 1999, I traveled with my family to Tenby, Wales. The town is said to be picturesque, but I have no memory of its scenery—except for a small toy store we passed on our drive in. As soon as we settled into our hotel, my sister and I...
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Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
Other Topics
A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.