Hollywood hasn’t been returning my calls, but whatevs – I’m gonna make my own Retro Roadmap TeeVee Show! We had a swell time in the city discovering holiday traditions that live on, and I can’t wait to share them with you!
Just a quick little bit of good news from Mod B – for the month of October I’ve been asked to contribute to PreservationNation - the blog of the National Trust for Historic Preservation- whee! I’m literally a card carrying member of the NTHP, so I could not be more thrilled with this wonderful opportunity
Regular readers know how much Mod Betty loves vintage clothing- especially dresses, and finding out some of the history of them from her Vintage Clothing Resource “Fuzzie Lizzie” the Vintage Traveler. So it was quite a surprise when both of us were stumped by a couple of cute frocks from my collection – with the
Many people have said to me that Retro Roadmap would make an excellent TV show, but it’s taken Mod Betty a few years to get her courage up to put herself in front of one of them moving-picture type cameras.( Heck, it’s only with the encouragement of Charles Phoenix that I started putting myself in
Retro Roadmap Readers – I don’t know about you, but I always feel like I need to cram in as many fun things as possible into the 8-10 short weeks of the season we call summer. Maybe it’s because I have a summer birthday, maybe it’s because of all those years of being in school,
It’s a busy weekend for Mod Betty / Retro Roadmap when Blobfest is happening – come and join in the fun ! The 1958 movie The Blob starring Steve McQueen was filmed right here in Phoenixville, PA – and the Colonial Theatre features in one of the most memorable scenes, as shown below. Sounds like enough