Here’s what the iconic SF landscape looked like in the 1930s. Also, heights: scary.
If we forget the past, then we are doomed to eat green ketchup again.
How is this even possible?!
Because let’s face it: Princesses are boring.
People should really think twice when picking a criminal alias.
What the Los Angeles hipster-happy neighborhood looked like in the ’30s and ’40s.
These days, everybody’s a critic. See what the discerning critics of Amazon have to say about AFI’s “Top Ten Greatest Movies of All Time.”
The lyrics to Lucille Bogan’s 1935 song, “Shave ‘Em Dry,” are so explicit they would make even Prince blush. (Lyrics NSFW)
One still very popular board game has been around since before the Civil War.
Where we’re going, we don’t need roads. (Or so you said at 21.)
In the 1920’s and early 1930’s, women dominated the screenwriting profession in Hollywood — and they were the highest paid, too. Here are a few of the most famous lady scribes.
“Why am I still hungover??”
These wonderful photos will transport you to beautiful pre-war Paris.
It’s 11 p.m. and you want to go out NOW???
These kids…playing it so cool all these years, when actually they got married over 70 years ago. Well, sort of.
This is basically the closest thing to a time machine.
Hungarian photographer/artist, Kerényi Zoltán, merges modern day photos with the vintage ones in his series titled, Ablak a Múltra/Window to the Past, and the results are amazing.
Guns, gigantic file rooms, and Shirley Temple was a frequent visitor.
In other news: Some of us never left 5th grade.
In 1933, Fitzgerald wrote an adorable letter to his daughter, who was away at camp. In it, he provided the secret to happiness.
A 1938 Popular Mechanics article tried to prove that cats could make excellent nannies.
Prohibition gave us both booze cruises and Boardwalk Empire. Also, the KKK was a big fan.
Disney would often film entire scenes - in a process called live-action reference - to help animators create realistic movements and scale.
Sweary, blonde, likes a drink. Bridget is all of us.
Amazing design for the jet-setters of the ’30s and ’40s.
Not that this 1937 job trend is in high demand nowadays.
In the 1930s, “skinny” was out and here’s the diet that made you awesome.
Screwing up a scene is so much better in black and white.