Pop essays on books, films, TV, radio, and style authentic to and inspired by the iconic decades of the 20th century.


Virginia Vantries

Growing up in a Midwestern time capsule, I inhaled nostalgia like dust from creaking antiques, flickering movies, yellowing photos, and skipping records. I channeled my obsession into history and English degrees and a lifelong interest in the twentieth century, from the fun of its enduring aesthetics to the evils of its decaying legacy. Vintage stories have captured my imagination as an avid reader, film aficionado, amateur historian, and aspiring novelist.