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by mark71665
Sat Mar 24, 2007 1:40 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Sioux City Iowa
Replies: 2
Views: 1738

Iowa Attractions

http://www.roadsideamerica.com/shared/redirectFeatureLink.php?attrld=14295&type=1&status=4&attrNo=5751 Touch Conners, I've got your back covered. Do visit the Wells Blue Bunny Ice Cream Museum in Le Mars, IA, just a few miles NE of Sioux City. It's on the order of the Spam Museum-glad yo...
by mark71665
Thu Mar 15, 2007 8:38 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Spam Museum Austin Minnesota
Replies: 4
Views: 1703

SPAM MUSEUM-Been There, Done That!

http://www.spam.com/museum/ Me and the Mrs. have been to the Spam Museum in Austin, MN. There is nothing quite like it! Anything and EVERYTHING you ever (or never) wanted to know about SPAM is there under one roof. The Hormel Company has invested A LOT of $$ into the place. We bought a Monty Python-...
by mark71665
Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:21 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Shorewood Hills, WI, etc.-Frank Lloyd Wright Homes For Sale
Replies: 24
Views: 3306

Hi, gwdiener-Don't worry-you did fine re. making yourself clear. I'm with ya'! Wright wasn't much into conforming to protocol. I once read about him recounting his childhood experience of walking through the snow with his uncle, and his uncle looked back at the two sets of tracks in the snow. The un...
by mark71665
Fri Mar 09, 2007 1:22 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Shorewood Hills, WI, etc.-Frank Lloyd Wright Homes For Sale
Replies: 24
Views: 3306

So I guess another way to look at it is this: Why is it that you or I can do a bad painting of a tomato soup can and it's barely worth the price of the canvas...yet Andy Warhol could do the same thing and his is worth millions at auction? http://www.jssgallery.org/Other_Artists/Andy_Warhol/Campbells...
by mark71665
Thu Mar 08, 2007 2:37 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Shorewood Hills, WI, etc.-Frank Lloyd Wright Homes For Sale
Replies: 24
Views: 3306

Shorewood Hills, WI, etc.-Frank Lloyd Wright Homes For Sale

http://www.savewright.org/wright_on_the_market/pew/pew.html I feel like I hit the mother lode with this website, Save Wright. It's a complete listing of Wright homes for sale across the US. The John Clarence Pew house is absolutely GORGEOUS-OH so gorgeous inside, with its finished wood interior and ...
by mark71665
Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Bozeman, MT-Rustic Mid Mods
Replies: 2
Views: 1052

That's Western Montana for you. Bozeman is right in the middle of "rich man's playground" and...(sorry for saying this)...rich Californians have come in and bought up prime real estate and built trophy mansions and jacked up the prices. It's been going on for 20 years or better. $150,000 w...
by mark71665
Tue Feb 27, 2007 10:07 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Bozeman, MT-Rustic Mid Mods
Replies: 2
Views: 1052

Bozeman, MT-Rustic Mid Mods

http://eralandmark.com/php/ERAmlsdetails.php?class=RESIDENTIAL&mlsnum=134988 http://eralandmark.com/php/ERAmlsdetails.php?class=RESIDENTIAL&mlsnum=128831 http://eralandmark.com/php/ERAmlsdetails.php?class=RESIDENTIAL&mlsnum=133638 http://eralandmark.com/php/ERAmlsdetails.php?class=RESIDE...
by mark71665
Tue Feb 27, 2007 2:44 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Butte, MT Mid-Century Modern
Replies: 0
Views: 887

Butte, MT Mid-Century Modern

http://www.ubuildtours.com/tour.php?mls=70085 The exterior of this home is quite unique and the virtual tour reveals two stylish MCM fireplaces and a staircase. The updated interior reveals a mission-style decor which, for better or for worse, is not original to the house. (P.S. Kudos for the smooth...
by mark71665
Wed Feb 07, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The Shadow of Your Smile
Replies: 1
Views: 934

The Shadow of Your Smile

Hi, folks-This song was rolling around in my head tonight for whatever reason...(Do I NEED a reason?) :wink: Anyway, here's a clip of Astrud Gilberto singing her rendition of 'The Shadow of Your Smile' together with some other funky '60's bossa nova classics. Love and be loved this Valentine's Day! ...
by mark71665
Wed Jan 10, 2007 1:22 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Joe Barbera 1911-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1888

Iwao Takamoto, Creator of Scooby Doo, etc. Dead at 81.

www.animationguild.org/_Home/GA2005/pages/Takamoto.htm
Iwao Takamoto, the cartoonist who created Scooby Doo and a host of other characters, passed away 1/8/07, at the age of 81. Hanna Barbera has truly endured much loss in the last few months.
by mark71665
Mon Jan 01, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Little Miss Sunshine
Replies: 2
Views: 931

Little Miss Sunshine

http://www.foxsearchlight.com/littlemisssunshine/ The family and I rented 'Little Miss Sunshine' and watched it yesterday. It's a fun Sundance/Indie film, and a must-see for Mid-Mod fans. Some may already have seen it, I'm sure. The house is MCM, as is the 'Denny's' or 'Sambo's restaurant of Googie-...
by mark71665
Mon Jan 01, 2007 12:38 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: New film: Who Killed the Electric Car?
Replies: 43
Views: 10553

Film

That looks like a film I'd like to see. I'm glad they're coming out with it! Maybe it'll get people to thinking.
by mark71665
Thu Dec 28, 2006 10:00 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Billings, MT 1941 home with cool '50's interior
Replies: 0
Views: 673

Billings, MT 1941 home with cool '50's interior

http://www.floberg.com/search/search_detail.php?ML_Num=165737&Search=Quick&SType=ML_Num While this 1941 home predates the '50's and needs some help on the exterior, (Beautiful wooded lot, though!) pay attention to the interior, which has "all the elements": Original '50's era yello...
by mark71665
Wed Dec 27, 2006 1:10 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Newsboys-Take Me to Your Leader album cover (space vehicle)
Replies: 2
Views: 1737

Barris XPAC 400 Air Car

http://www.barris.com/gallery_cars/Novelty_ProductCars/gallery_xpac400.html http://www.barris.com/index.html (I'll answer this old question o' mine, myself.) The Newsboys vehicle was a George Barris design, which essentially floated on a 5-inch cushion of air, and could float over water or on land.....
by mark71665
Wed Dec 20, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Mrs. Elva Miller-Pop Legend
Replies: 7
Views: 1737

Mrs. Elva Miller-Pop Legend

http://franklarosa.com/vinyl/Exhibit.jsp?AlbumID=77 http://www.angelfire.com/ny/yorik/millerv.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGYTrXDF2DU http://www.mrsmillersworld.com/ Folks, this is Mrs. Elva Miller of Claremont, CA. This dear lady made her dent in the 1960's pop scene with her rather...UNIQU...
by mark71665
Tue Dec 19, 2006 10:19 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Joe Barbera 1911-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1888

The Jetsons

http://www2.warnerbros.com/warnervideo/ ... tsons.html Hats off to the man who brought us George, Jane, Judy, Elroy and Astro! *** They made 'The Flintstones' movie with live actors. Wouldn't 'The Jetsons' be a wild summer movie flick??!! :idea:
by mark71665
Tue Dec 19, 2006 10:00 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Vince Guaraldi-Charlie Brown Christmas Musician
Replies: 3
Views: 1041

Christmastime is Here lyrics

http://links2love.com/christmas-time-charlie-brown-song.htm Here are the singalong lyrics with MIDI accompaniment to Christmastime is Here. Jazz pianist David Benoit has a killer rendition of Christmastime , and others of Guaraldi's 'Charlie Brown' songs on the GRP label. http://music.msn.com/album/...
by mark71665
Tue Dec 05, 2006 1:58 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Tra La La-La La-La Laaa!
Replies: 3
Views: 1053

Joey Levine-Bubblegum Rock

http://home.att.net/~bubblegumusic/levine.htm I decided to 'Google' search Joey Levine, who penned several of the songs on the aforementioned 'Banana Splits' album. Turns out he really made his dent in American pop culture! Mind you, 'Bubblegum Rock' was never exactly my cup of tea... :roll: BUT it ...
by mark71665
Sat Dec 02, 2006 2:21 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Tra La La-La La-La Laaa!
Replies: 3
Views: 1053

Tra La La-La La-La Laaa!

http://www.toontracker.com/bsplits/bsplitsra.htm Hey, remember these guys on Saturday mornings? Now you won't be able to get The Banana Splits theme song out of your head for the rest of the day! :D
by mark71665
Wed Nov 15, 2006 1:52 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Ford Gumball Machines
Replies: 0
Views: 1043

Ford Gumball Machines

http://www.fordgum.com/mach.html
Remember seeing Ford gumball machines everywhere? Kiwanis Club and other organizations usually sponsored them. For a penny you got 2-3 pieces of great-flavored gum, and what was more sleek than a silver chrome Ford machine? Share your memories.
by mark71665
Thu Oct 12, 2006 7:36 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Downtown Las Vegas Pictures...
Replies: 151
Views: 65790

nix that last question.

Hey, sorry about that last Ansel Adams question. :oops: I checked out more of your photos and answered my own question. Cool black and white pics! :)
by mark71665
Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:43 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Downtown Las Vegas Pictures...
Replies: 151
Views: 65790

Tam 'o' Shanter

We stayed at the Tam 'O' Shanter Motel when I was a wee little lad. We also did the Circus Circus scene and ate at a Polynesian place called the 'Aku-Aku'...Oh, yes...we ate at The Landmark, which was Howard Hughes' answer (more or less) to the Space Needle. I guess that went the way of the wrecking...
by mark71665
Tue Oct 10, 2006 1:05 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: MCM Religious Architecture
Replies: 65
Views: 42134

Queen of Peace Parish-Madison, WI

http://www.qopc.org/Parish%20Profile/profile.htm This church has an almost futuristic-looking sanctuary. (Scroll down the page to see color photos.) Cool stained glass!
by mark71665
Sat Oct 07, 2006 7:12 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: MCM Religious Architecture
Replies: 65
Views: 42134

Christ Church-Los Altos, CA

http://ccla.us/tour2/sanctuar.htm BEAUTIFUL Stained Glass!
by mark71665
Tue Sep 26, 2006 9:13 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom
Replies: 16
Views: 4374

Archie Bunker

Speaking of that TV listing (above), I can tell my grandkids someday that I shook hands with Archie Bunker when I was 6. In the '50's he attended U of Montana for 1-2 years and came back to visit old cronies in 1971-2, right when 'All in the Family' was just in its early stages. These 'friends-of-fr...
by mark71665
Sat Sep 23, 2006 12:29 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Missoula, MT mountainside MCM for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 876

Missoula, MT mountainside MCM for sale

http://www.lambros.com/proplist_big.php?lid=151347 This circa 1959 MCM includes 40+acres of pure open mountainside and views of the Missoula Valley. The Cox family, who owned the home for decades, conveyed ownership of 475 acres atop the mountain (Mt. Sentinel) to local land trusts, thus insuring th...

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