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Wunnerful, Wunnerful, Easter

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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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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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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, April 5, 2015 10:21 PM

Apparently I have no shame.

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Ring-A-Ding-Ding, A Spy's Phone

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I'm a fan of FX's The Americans. So I was thrilled when I spotted the mod round brown Sculptura phone aka "the doughnut telephone" in the Jennings' master bedroom. I like to spot the vintage in TV ...
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"If I Had A Voice I Would Sing" (Along With The Theme To Vikings on History)

"If I Had A Voice I Would Sing" (Along With The Theme To Vikings on History) | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it
If you are a fan of Vikings on the History Channel, then you've probably fallen in love with the tv show's theme song. The song's official title is If I Had A Heart and it is by Fever Ray. You know...
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A fan of the show Vikings? Looking for the theme song?

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, March 18, 2014 5:22 PM

About the theme song for TV's VIkings


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Surviving The Night Of A Thousand Vaginas

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I was thrilled to see that Martha Plimpton wore her scarlet letter when she was on Craig Ferguson last week (23 January, 2014). Not only did Plimpton talk about her organization, A Is For, but she ...
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News about A Is For's reproductive rights event, backlash, and a weird film parody.

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What An Obsessive Collector Does

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As a collector of vintage retail store items, I was thrilled to spot Gimbels in episodes of The Goldbergs on ABC.

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I know other collectors do this -- fess up!

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I know others do this -- admit it!

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Loved To Death Or Irked To Death? | Inherited Values

Loved To Death Or Irked To Death? | Inherited Values | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it

Is anyone else annoyed by this season of Oddities: San Francisco?


Along with a new cast member (Lincoln Smith replaces Korrie Sabatini), the Oddities spin-off (which has fared better than the other spin-off, Odd Folks Home), has been tweaked for season two. Among the tweaks: lots of smirks, fake looks of horror and shock, and, I kid you not, actual “boing” and “doing” noises to emphasize them.

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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
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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 Tomorrow
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.