A HiFi from Don Draper’s Apartment

We recently found this hifi in a local thrift shop, and after a little cleanup it now sits in our living room. It definitely has the Mad Men-era design, which we think is a pretty cool look. Click here to read more about it at joesradiopage.com.

Silent Summer 2012

The Silent Film Society of Chicago just announced its lineup for their summer film festival, one of our favorite events of the season. The festival runs on Friday nights from July 20 through August 24 at the Portage Theater in Chicago. This year will bring us some comedy from Harold Lloyd, some action from Douglas …

Revere Eight

This is the Revere Eight 8mm movie camera my dad used since the 1950s to capture our family events. It’s because of this that all my childhood memories look like The Wonder Years. He gave me this camera a few years ago, and I hope to one day get it working again.

Cinco de Mayo

With Cinco de Mayo coming up this weekend, it was time to make my Margarita Cake again. And once again, it was a huge hit with my family and coworkers. Here’s a link to my previous post about the cake. This year, I managed to find an orange cake mix (very popular this time of …