costumes, fashion, movies, portable typewriters, typespotting, typewriters

Costume p0rn and Typewriters IV

The MummyI know I've talked about The Mummy and The Mummy Returns on this blog before, way back when. Why do I love these movies so much? I don't know. They aren't even remotely historically accurate, the mythology is way off base, the plots are so-so, and I have to cover my eyes any time… Continue reading Costume p0rn and Typewriters IV

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Costume p0rn and Typewriters III

Pan AmPan Am was, by far, my favorite new show of the past year. Sadly, I was one of very few who felt this way and it was axed after only one season. Still, it is available on the ABC website, iTunes, and probably coming to a Netflix queue near you sometime soon.Set in 1963,… Continue reading Costume p0rn and Typewriters III

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Costume p0rn and Typewriters II

GreaseOkay, so this one just barely counts for this list, from the one brief glance we see of Blanche tangled up in the ribbon of her Royal.I love this movie. But there are two things that I HATE about it. First, I can't stand the depicted bullying of Eugene. Bullying is never okay, and in… Continue reading Costume p0rn and Typewriters II

costumes, history, television, typespotting, typewriters

Costume p0rn and Typewriters I

I love historical costumes. I'm interested in most eras, but I especially love the Victorian period up through the early 60s--and it just so happens that those years were a typewriter heyday. Over the next few posts, I'll explore some of the shows/movies that I've seen recently (or would like to see again) that bring… Continue reading Costume p0rn and Typewriters I