Need help living a vintage life in the 21st Century? Here’s some places to check out!
Koop Kooper’s “The Cocktail Nation”: the hip spot for all things lounge, tiki and swank, “The Cocktail Nation” offers three radio shows every week bringing you the best lounge music of yesterday and today!
The “Mid-Century Advertising” Facebook group: celebrating the gorgeous advertisements and copy of the middle of the 20th century.
Vintage Advertising on Instagram: the IG home of the great ads of yesterday.
#TCMParty on Twitter: the most engaging live tweet gang in the Twitterverse.
The “Space Age Bachelor Pad Music” Facebook group: the best place on the web to see what the other cats and kittens are spinning.
Turner Classic Movies: the reason is obvious.
Poppity Talks Classic Film: an excellent blog celebrating classic film.
BAMF Style: a blog devoted to “iconic style from movies and TV”.
Ultra Swank: the number one place on the web for “retro adventures”.
Crooner Radio: maybe the best internet radio station playing the Great American Songbook.
TuneIn Radio: an excellent app that simply works like a radio. Many great vintage channels can be accessed through this app including – FM108.ca, Crooner Radio, Ràdio Bossa Nova, Hawaiian Rainbow, Conyers Old-Time Radio and maybe even your local station.
“Hollywood Remembered” @ridethepastlane: great historical content on a variety of topics from a very nice lady!
Silver Screen Classics: excellent “Category B” television channel. It is the “Bulldog Drummond Escapes” to TCM’s “Casablanca”.
Vintage Las Vegas: best place in the Twitterverse for vintage Vegas.
Racketeer Radio: an amazing vintage network from Ace Hartmann in Seattle. “The New Golden Age of Radio”.
Adsausage: an almost indescribable reservoir of vintage print material. Pop Culture, Fashion, Film, Music, Vintage Design and Los Angeles History.
Caftan Woman: head to this prolific lady’s website where you’ll find a plethora of information and many articles on the classic films we all love. Many links to likeminded bloggers across the internet.
Conrad J. Barrington @cjubarrington: Conrad has more pics of old Hollywood stars than any other defense attorney I know. He shares them all on his Twitter account.
Board The Mystery Train for definitive articles on the career of Elvis Presley. Ty’s blog takes deep looks at Presley’s music and films.
Trying to live the vintage life without Martin Turnbull’s Twitter account is futile. Check out @TurnbullMartin for amazing pics of Hollywood and Los Angeles of old.
It is really hard to find proper easy listening radio stations. Luckily for me – and for you – I have found Humboldt 101. They play exactly what we retro-types want to hear in this idiom.