1920s

1940s Film Noir - BERLIN (AtoZ Challenge 2017) - In the 1920s in Germany arose a national cinema of international influence and its own language: Expressionism

Berlin (1940s Film Noir – #AtoZChallenge)

While Hollywood was the hotbed of filmmaking, especially in the 1920s and 1930s (when there was the absolute major output of featured film in the history of the American film industry), on the other side…


TAN (David Lawlor) - It’s 1914 and Liam Mannion is forced into exile for a crime he didn’t commit. He flees Balbriggan, the only home he has ever known and travels to England, where he enlists and endures the torment of trench warfare in France. Five years later he’s back in England, a changed man, living in the shadow of his battlefield memories

Thursday Quotables – Tan

‘So long ago… a different world, Liam… How the fuck are ye, and what the fuck are ye doin’ in that get up?’ his voice took on an angry edge. Liam leaned the rifle against…


Gang Roundup - March 2017 - A collection of posts about the 1920s, dieselpunk and a sprinkle of film noir

Gang Roundup – March 2017

Welcome to another gang roundup! Because of my two weeks without the laptop, I feard this roundup was going to be quite thin. Instead it turned out quite nice, don’t you think? Dieselpunk Lexicon Part…




Courtship in the 1920s - In spite of new attitude and behaviour that were certainly new and freer, the fundamental aspiration and expectations of young people weren’t all that different from their parents’. They were indeed enacting a social revolution, it just wasn’t as radical as we love to think.

The Freedom to Choose – Courtship in the 1920s

I dare you to try: google for ‘flapper’ or ‘courtship in the 1920s’ and you’ll probably find a lot of articles online that praise the freedom gals found in the Jazz Age with regard to…



Gang Roundup - February 2017 - A collection of posts about dieselpunk and history, plus some books and videos

Gang Roundup – February 2017

Had a lot of fun with the Gang Roundup in January, guys! Lot’s a good posts to share. I have to warn you that this roundup leans dangerously on the dieselpunk sid, but I do…


Gang Roundup - January 2017 - What's happening around the net involving dieselpunk, 1920s and noir

Gang Roundup – January 2017

Here we are, the first post of the year and it’s going to be a collection. You know, I’m still going to figure out what I’ll write for this blog this year. I do have…


Happy New Year 2017 - This is how the new year was celebrated in 1920s Berlin (video)

Happy 2017!

I’ll be honest, I won’t be sorry to see 2016 go. It was a hard time on so many levels, both personal and otherwise. But the beauty of a new beginning is that we can…


Merry Christmas (December 2016) - Christmas in the 1920s (video)

Marry Christmas… 1920s Style

To all of you who celebrate Christmas: have a very Marry Christmas with your family and loved one. To all of you who don’t: have a nice festive season. And as you know, I like…


Liebster Award - A Reader's Life (december 2016)

Liebster Award – A Reader’s Life

Yes true, JA Goodsell from The Course of Events Blog nominated me for this award ages ago, but I really wanted to respond the call before the year ends. So here I am, answering her…


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