Lounge Life  Magazine

By Koop Kooper |  www.cocktailnation.net

NUTTY NEEDS YOUR HELP!

Help Nutty get out their new album! As lounge lothario sweet need to make sure this music continues so Click here to help out Nutty

New Albums

Stunning images show Palm Springs in its Golden Age during the 1960s

Palm Springs is famous for its lush golf courses, multi-million dollar vacation homes, and mid-century modern architecture.<p><i>Robert Doisneau : Palm</i> …

Palm Springs

Marty Allen, Zany Comedian With a Crazy Hairdo, Dies at 95

He and his longtime comedy partner, straight man Steve Rossi, were a ubiquitous television presence for more than a decade. Nat King Cole brought …

Garry Shandling

Vic Damone, Who Crooned His Way to Postwar Popularity, Dies at 89

Vic Damone, the postwar crooner whose intimate, rhapsodic voice captivated bobby soxers, middle-age dreamers and silver-haired romantics in a five-decade medley of America’s love songs and popular standards, died on Sunday in Miami Beach. He was 89.<p>Ed Henry, a family friend, said the cause was …

The Arts

See Inside North Korea’s Retro Soviet Planes

This isolated nation is frozen in the golden age of Soviet aviation.<p><b>Inside North Korea: Live From the Games,</b> an hourlong documentary special featuring live commentary from host & correspondent Bob Woodruff, premieres Sunday, Feb. 11, at 9pm ET (6pm PT) on National Geographic.<p>North Korea is one of …

North Korea

John Gavin, Actor in ‘Psycho’ and ‘Spartacus,’ Dies at 86

John Gavin, who reached the pinnacle of his acting career with roles in Douglas Sirk’s “Imitation of Life,” Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” and the epic …

Screen Actors Guild

Meet the Korean War veterans returning to South Korea for the Winter Olympics

At 83, it would be understandable if Jack Keep and Lew Ewing didn't feel like braving a long-haul flight to the sub-zero temperatures of South …

North Korea

Buying and Selling Classic Cars: How to Get it Right

Buying and selling classic cars can be a nice way to make some money on the side while also indulging a clear passion of yours.But how can you do it …

Selling

‘Barn-find’ gems: Ferrari, Cobra rescued, set for Gooding's Amelia Island auction

A pair of incredible “barn-find” classic sports cars, recently brought out into the sunlight after 26 years storage in a private garage in North …

Classic Cars

Two years before she died, Sharon Tate had an ominous dream.

Video by MWN<p>In 1967, Sharon Tate had a nightmare that felt so frightening and so surreal it still haunted her a year later.<p>Two years after that …

This new app is like Airbnb for luxury and vintage cars

Although you may have dreams of crossing the country in a stylish vintage convertible, your budget may have other ideas. But that doesn’t mean you …

Hospitality

Dinner ride tonight - unrestored original 1959 Buick Invicta with just 32K miles ... I call it the butterscotch Batmobile !!! ... https://t.co/sqYRjECaSf

Could Natalie Wood’s Mysterious Death Finally Be Solved?

Investigators say that Robert Wagner, who was married to Wood at the time, keeps changing his story, and is now a person of interest in the case.<p><b>Robert Wagner</b> is now a person of interest in the case of Natalie Wood’s 1981 death. The actor, who was married to Wood at the time, was, investigators …

Natalie Wood

We need to talk: why Britain loves radio phone-ins

For 50 years, listeners have been ranting, sharing intimacies and making extraordinary confessions over the airwaves. But do they democratise our national discourse, or degrade it?<p>On 4 February 1968, a disgruntled Nottingham resident picked up the phone to complain about his local council. He …

Karl Marx

How women’s experience with the automobile fundamentally differs from men’s

From a 1941 Ethyl Gasoline Corporation ad, via Plan59.<i>[Editor’s Note: While we reviewed Katherine J. Parkin’s</i> Women at the Wheel: A Century of …

American Philosophy

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad dies aged 91 at home in Sweden

Ingvar Kamprad, the billionaire Ikea founder who turned a small-scale mail-order business into a global furniture empire, has died at the age of 91, …

Furniture

The inventor of the modern album cover

Alex Steinweiss (1917–2011) invented the album cover as we know it. In 1939, this <b>23 year old graphic designer</b> revolutionized the music industry.<p>The …

Jazz

'Everybody knew': Palm Springs women expose 'the casting couch' as sexual abuse territory in Hollywood

CLOSE<p>Palm Springs Women in Film and Television members reflect on sexual harassment in Hollywood<p>It begins with an invitation for a young actress to …

Coachella Valley

Gidget Retro Teardrop Campers heads to court owing $3.5m to customers, creditors

The travel dreams of dozens of Australians have been left in tatters after a retro camper-maker <b>went</b> into voluntary administration owing $3.5 million …

Ford introduces 2019 Bullitt Mustang alongside long-hidden 1968 original

<i>The</i> Bullitt<i> hero car alongside the 2019 Bullitt Mustang at the 2018 North American International Auto Show. Photos by Ronan Glon, unless otherwise</i> …

Sports Cars

38 Pictures That Show The Decline Of America Since The 1950s

Corey Savage<p>Corey is an iconoclast and the author of ‘Man’s Fight for Existence’. He believes that the key to life is for men to honour their primal …

John Young, US astronaut and pioneer, dies aged 87

<b>US astronaut John Young, who flew to the moon twice and commanded the first ever space shuttle mission, has died aged 87, Nasa said.</b><p>"Today, Nasa and the world have lost a pioneer," agency chief Robert Lightfoot said in a statement.<p>Young was the only person to have flown missions on the Gemini, …

Space Science

Bernie's first car! Classic Jaguar that F1 supremo Ecclestone sold for £3,500 as a young car dealer is set to fetch £9 MILLION at auction

• <b>The Formula One magnate, 87, bought the car from Henlys of Manchester</b>• <b><br>But he quickly sold the D-Type on to amateur racer Peter Blond</b>• <b><br>It has had a</b> …

Remember the Radio Traffic Cowboys of the Skies

It was a marriage made in heaven. As America’s love affair with the automobile packed the highways faster than the country could build them, …

NEW DETAILS on the BATMAN ’66 Museum Exhibit

Posted By Dan Greenfield on Dec 26, 2017 | 0 comments<p><i>The curator pays us a visit…</i><p>Wally Wingert is a <b>Batman ’66</b> maven of the highest magnitude — known …

‘Santa Baby’ composer Phil Springer, 91, still can't figure out why his sexy Christmas song endures

Phil Springer maneuvers his knobby but agile fingers across the keys of the upright piano in his daughter’s living room and croons the opening lines of the Christmas song so sexy that when Eartha Kitt recorded it for the first time in 1953 it was banned in parts of the South:<p><i>Santa baby, just slip a</i> …

Gwen Stefani

Hugh Hefner's trust requires beneficiaries to stay sober

Even in death, Hugh Hefner is making sure his loved ones stay on the straight and narrow... that is, if they want a piece of his fortune.<p>The Blast …

The Details of JFK's "Affair" With Marilyn Monroe Are Way More Chill Than We've Been Told

Marilyn Monroe was one of the most glamorous and sought-after stars of her time. John F. Kennedy was, well, the president of the United States. After …

Marilyn Monroe

Mundell Lowe, versatile and elegant jazz guitarist, dies at 95

Mundell Lowe, a jazz guitarist whose versatility and understated elegance led to assignments accompanying such performers as Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Frank Sinatra and even Marilyn Monroe, died Dec. 2 at his home in San Diego. He was 95.<p>He had cancer and complications from a broken hip, said …

Jazz