Archive for the badassery Category

original Effigies shirt on ebay

Posted in American music, badassery, chicago, punk rock, Uncategorized on January 12, 2011 by All Conference Vintage

One of my favorite Chicago punk bands. If this shirt wasn’t tiny, I would buy it at any price!

Friday feelgood song of the week: "Black Sabbath" by Black Sabbath

Posted in Anglophilia, badassery, Friday feel good songs on October 30, 2009 by All Conference Vintage

What is this that stands before me?
How can you not get chills hearing the tritone or Diabolus in Musica played by necromancer Tony Iommi? Perfect Devil’s Night music.

i had a dream about Inglourious Basterds

Posted in badassery, Francophilia, i am endlessly fascinating, movies on October 8, 2009 by All Conference Vintage

… I had a dream that I bought Shosanna’s (Melanie Laurent) hat from this movie on eBay. No more vanilla ice cream before bed.

Friday feelgood song of the week: "Him or Me" by Paul Revere and the Raiders

Posted in American music, badassery, cars, fuzzy childhood memories, made in usa, showmanship, youth culture on September 18, 2009 by All Conference Vintage

Jeremy Roenick retires from hockey, retains his crown as most badass player in Sega Genesis NHLPA ’93

Posted in badassery, chicago, movies on August 6, 2009 by All Conference Vintage

Suspiria trading cards by Topps

Posted in badassery, fuzzy childhood memories, movies on July 30, 2009 by All Conference Vintage

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Originally uploaded by –Marcus–

Jesus christ, follow the link to look at this. My mind is blown.

"We Came in Peace for all Mankind" (1969)

Posted in american heroes, badassery, history, made in usa, manliness, technology on July 20, 2009 by All Conference Vintage





stop smoking poster (1977)

Posted in badassery, how much art can you take? with tags , , on July 17, 2009 by All Conference Vintage

“Concerned with the harmful effects of smoking, the World Health Organization and the Union Internationale Contre le Cancer (UICC) created this poster of a skeletal hand holding a cigarette. As an independent non-governmental organization founded in 1933, UICC objectives are to advance scientific and medical knowledge in research, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer, and to promote all other aspects of the campaign against cancer throughout the world. The skeletal image in this poster, a symbol of death, is a common feature in a variety of public health campaigns against alcohol use, venereal disease, and drug abuse. The image is designed to create an association between the behavior and its ultimate consequences. In this case, the textual message contrasts with the negative connotation of the image by recommending, “Stop smoking, improve your health.” “
grabbed from United States National Library of Medicine

HYPNOTISM! (1910)

Posted in badassery, ephemera, history, lost arts, vanishing America with tags , , , , on July 16, 2009 by All Conference Vintage

from the pages of Popular Mechanics, 1910.

Blondie "X offender" (1977)

Posted in badassery, made in usa, New York, on the TeeVee machine, showmanship on May 29, 2009 by All Conference Vintage

This is a badass, more punk rock live version of one of my favorite songs of all time.