Monthly Archives: December 2015

Bring on the Bubbly: Ring In The New Year, 1920s Style!

Here’s to champagne, the drink divine, That makes us forget our troubles; It’s made a dollar’s worth of wine, And three dollars’ worth of bubbles. —Toast from Harry Montague’s The Up-to-date Bartenders’ Guide: a Valuable Ready Reference Guide to the Art … Continue reading

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Have Yourself a Roaring Twenties Christmas…

  Looking to add a dash of 1920s glamour to your holiday festivities? Then look no further than this list, which offers tips, tricks, tons of photos, and even a recipe or two to jazz up your Christmas—most of which … Continue reading

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Meet American Cinema’s First Gangster: The Snapper Kid

He walks into the frame at the 1:45 minute mark, and by 1:56 he’s getting slapped across the face by Lillian Gish for trying to steal a kiss. Pugnacious, quick, and tough, yet also charming, the Snapper Kid is film’s … Continue reading

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