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Retro Model Du Jour

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Retro Pleasures: A Shave and a Haircut

Paleo Retiree writes: Thank god the era of the men’s hair stylist is over. Hair stylists, eh? Fussiness, “styling products,” girly smells … It seemed like part of the worldwide conspiracy to make men as vain, as vapid and as anxiety-ridden … Continue reading

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Another Era

Paleo Retiree writes: The way it used to be: A more recent staging of the same tune: Fun fact: Bob Crewe, the man behind this wonderfully arousing music — as well as behind rockin’ performances by the Four Seasons and … Continue reading

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’40s Plymouth

Paleo Retiree writes: One of the joys of life in California is the presence of lots more well-kept old cars than you’ll see elsewhere in the country. As far as I can tell, two factors account for this: 1) What … Continue reading

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Retro: Barber Shops

Paleo Retiree writes: These days I often find myself enjoying retro things. Is it my age that makes me so partial to old things, and to new things done in old styles? (If I’ve achieved true fuddy-duddyism, I have to … Continue reading

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