Category Archives: Curious Clutter

Digital Clutter

This is a followup to my earlier post about the art school formerly known as The Philadelphia College of Art. Thanks to the Internet Archive which is probably the greatest site on the internet a number of odd, wonderful and … Continue reading

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The Way It Was

This terrific map is from the 1982-83 Philadelphia College of Art catalog which I uncovered amid my clutter and marveled at the terrifically clean graphic design done well before anybody had heard of Illustrator, Freehand or CorelDraw. This was all … Continue reading

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Unintentional Spin-Art

Remember Spin-Art concessions at carnivals or at the Jersey Shore? It’s the first thing I thought of when I looked into a 55 gallon drum of waste ink at a local printer. Psychedelic, man!

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Never Say Never Again

PLUS 2 ALL NEW BLOCKBUSTERS!!!

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On Bainbridge

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Friday the 13th

Being that Halloween is practically upon us, I figured I would dust off this curious piece of ephemera found in a flat file cabinet at a Philadelphia area printer.

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Courtesy is Caring

I meant to put this name-badge up on Fathers Day, but, of course, I couldn’t find it, and it’s only natural that I came across it when I was looking for something else. I never did find the other thing … Continue reading

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Frankie Laine Meets the Queen

So what was her Majesty’s favourite – Mule Train or Rawhide? This is another mouldy oldie in a collection of records found in an old darkroom at a Philadelphia area printer.

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Recorded in London – February 1, 1959

As I’ve said in the introduction to this series of posts, the guys that listened to these records at the local print shop included an inordinate amount of show tunes.

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Blue Hawaii

Another disk from the stash of records found at a printer. This album included Rock-A-Hula Baby which was Dolores Fuller’s first published song. Fuller was bad film auteur Ed Wood’s ex-girlfriend and featured in a a few of his films. … Continue reading

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What’s Better than Roses on Your Piano?

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Aloha Means Good-Bye

Another platter from the Stax O’ Wax Collection of a huge stash of records found at a Philadelphia area printer.

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Stax o’ Wax – Huge Stash of Old Vinyl Records

A customized van full of happiness!

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The Photo Elective – Murphy’s Tavern

Last week we did pretty well with a visit to The Mardi Gras Club and were actually graced by the presence of the Miss Vicki. Over on the Facebook pages for Westville and Gloucester City there was a lot of … Continue reading

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