Kitsch During both world wars, though more popularly during WWII, victory gardens were encouraged among the people on the home front in America and Canada. There is quite a bit of propaganda encouraging the people to grow their own vegetables, fruits, and herbs so the troops can eat from commercial farms. Victory gardens allowed the average person to create a garden just for their household’s consumption, instead of as a source of agricultural income like with a small farm. If you’re a fan of “Bomb Girls”, a current TV show set in Canada during WWII, then you’ve seen some of the characters setting up a victory garden. It’s estimated that around 20 million victory gardens were ( continue reading... )
Episode 302 Mar 2nd 2014
We are back this week with our monthly look at classic comedy and this week a great sketch by Bob Newhart. We also talk about record hunting, plus another book from the penthouse library on one of the coolest cats in lounge. How about some very rare instruments for your band or perhaps just to put on display in your pad. We have some new music to play for you plus the best party events from across the globe in our world of swank!